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The Red Lion, Thornby

Muddy says: If you're looking for a popular local with a friendly buzz and consistently tasty food; you might just have found it at this 400-year-old hostelry...

Food & Drink

Beauty Classics

Muddy says: The best cosmetic tattooist in the Midlands, Elizabeth's artistic skills and experience mean you are in VERY safe hands!

Beauty & Skincare

Fritz Photography

Muddy says: Capture the moments that mean the most with Fritz Photography's very distinctive style that sees families returning again and again.

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Ruby & Claret

Muddy says: wine heaven right in the heart of Earls Barton with pop-up events, tastings and a huge sense of community on offer!

Food & Drink

The Kings Head, Spratton

Muddy says: A unique venue, as opposed to just a pub, it's known for its VERY good food offering. It's an exclusive dining experience that really is a little bit different.

Coffee Shop

Magazine Heaven

Muddy says: Who says print is dead? Magazine Heaven is the ultimate hot spot for magazine lovers and foodies (fab artisan cafe in-store)!


The Tollemache Arms, Harrington

Muddy says: Northants is blessed with picturesque countryside, so what better way to enjoy it than with a visit to an extremely foodie, award winning country pub

Food & Drink

The Red Lion, East Haddon.

Muddy says: A mix of modern and classic, sophistication and cosiness, The Red Lion Pub and Hotel is based in the lovely, scenic village of East Haddon


Pohutukawa Coffee

It’s exciting, it’s new, it’s dog and ecofriendly! If you're looking for a new and vibrant place to enjoy a drink and a bite to eat, come check out Pohutukawa Coffee. It's Kiwi doncha know!


The Woburn Hotel

Muddy says: Found in the pretty Georgian Village of Woburn on the Bucks/Beds border, The Woburn Hotel has a classic English charm and top-tier dining, all set within the beautiful Woburn Estate.

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La Terraza Tapas

Muddy says: Sangria at the ready! Enjoy delicious and traditional style tapas whilst staying right here in our 'hood. No need to book flights to get that Spanish feeling.

Food & Drink

The Rum Bah Bar

Muddy says: It's fun, it's bright and it's full of flavour. It's the Rum Bah Bar, and boy is it magical.


Elegant House Cleaning Company

Muddy says: domestic services of all kinds from cleaning and laundry to appointment booking and dog walking! Now you can relax with an almost chore-free life.

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June Plum, Wellingborough

Muddy says: a Wellingborough hotspot bringing ultimate island vibes through perfectly spiced food and cool ass cocktails!

Food & Drink

Luna Flix

Muddy says: Experience classic and new films like Dirty Dancing and Bohemian Rhapsody in the great outdoors at some of the finest outdoor locations.

Culture & Attractions

Explore Chocolate

Muddy says: Handmade artisan chocolates crafted with the finest quality products and unique recipes you won't find anywhere else. They even offer chocolate tasting sessions. Yum!


The Workhouse

Muddy says: this coffee shop is filled with countryside charm but with a glimpse of that contemporary London feel that gives it an edge and makes it a great brunch spot!


Photo-times Photography

Muddy says: Elise's passion for photography is infectious and she makes sure you capture those special moments together; from maternity, families and pets to boudoir sessions to make you look and feel gorgeous!

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The Church Restaurant

Muddy says: a fine dining hot-spot right in the heart of Northampton town. This is a former Muddy Award winner causing quite the culinary stir under new ownership.

Food & Drink

Elms Meadow, Pytchley

Muddy says: four very hip giant tipis in the heart of the Northamptonshire countryside. The epitome of bohemian glamour, they will make your dream wedding come true!

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Burnt Lemon Catering

Muddy says: Pop-up supper clubs, huge events or just a dinner party at home, these award-winning chefs now how to cook up a storm


Castle Theatre, Wellingborough

Muddy says: This theatre goes above and beyond in offering the finest selection of theatre. From panto to comedy, everyone can sit back and enjoy the show!

Culture & Attractions

Colmworth Golf Club

Muddy says: this glorious 18 hole golf course goes above and beyond- with fishing, foot golf, holiday cottages and a café, there's something for everyone!


Brampton Grange, Chapel Brampton

Muddy says: This is a gorgeous venue for any special event, and when you've booked it's all yours, exclusively. Great for when your party is a PROPER party!


The Griffin’s Head, Mears Ashby

Muddy says: Creative dishes served in a gastro style with plenty of drinks offerings to wash them down with. Excellent home-made sausage rolls and scotch eggs at the bar too.

Food & Drink

Love2Yurt, Farthinghoe

Muddy says: A unique over-night stay or a luxury party venue, Love2Yurt provides it all! Fit for families or business gatherings in the lush surroundings of the Northants countryside


The Red Lion, Cranford

Muddy says: a Muddy fave that puts a smile on our face every time, a traditional pub with a contemporary edge, serving the best local Northants pub grub.

Food & Drink

The Old House Boutique B&B, Higham Ferrers

Muddy says: a cracking medieval building which is a mix of traditional vibes but with a quirky edge. It comes complete with a pretty courtyard (perfect to enjoy wine in the sun) and a smashing breakfast. We've stayed countless times!


Pear Tree Cottage Annex Everdon

Pear Tree Cottage Annex, Newnham

Muddy Says: Local Tourists pay attention. Here's a high quality bolthole with access to beautiful Northants walks, and some wonderful hostelries. You're far from the madding crowd and close to some well deserved R&R


Rose and Crown Bistro, Yardley Hastings

Muddy says: Fabulous food menus, amazing wine menus, and a genuinely friendly welcome makes this a must visit Northants destination (and pooches are welcome too).

Food & Drink

Brooklyn Pizza Bar

Muddy says: A relaxed atmosphere with great authentic food and drink. It’s the perfect ‘cool’ hangout spot for teens, grownups and families alike.

Food & Drink

185 Watling St. Pub & Kitchen, Towcester

Muddy says: A trendy local spot in the centre of Towcester to dine out, drink cocktails and enjoy a scenic garden on a sunny day in the beautiful, well-kept garden.

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