Outdoors

  • 7 brilliant beer gardens

    Suns out, Guns out? Not for this demure Muddy, however I will be frequenting a beer garden should the rain hold off, and there’s some suitably welcoming spots to choose from.

  • Muddy teams up with Althorp

    Who will you vote for as your favourite exhibitor at this brilliant festival of food, fun and frolics?

  • Muddy checks out 25 cool places to camp

    Those yurts, lodges and cool glampy sites get booked up waaaaay in advance, so heres a heads up on 25 best places to start your search.

  • Waendel walking on sunshine

    The Muddy household looks forward to this weekend for lots of reasons. It’s dog and kid friendly, you don’t have to be super-fit to take part, and there are numerous watering holes on every route

  • 10 brilliant things to do this week…

    We’ve got glamour, we’ve got St Georges day and the rug rats have gone back to school! The county has more than its fair share of indoor and outdoor fun on offer, so pour a coffee, pull up a pew and enjoy the silence while you plan your week’s fun! Las Vegas Party Night, Whittlebury Hall, […]

  • It’s here; The Althorp food and drink festival 2017

    I said it last year, but is there a food festival in such scrumptious surroundings as one of the most beautiful, private stately homes in the UK, Althorp House? Right on our doorstep, laid out on rolling green hills, miles from the madding ‘Northamptonshire’ crowd, it’s going to be a foodie paradise. Following on from a […]

  • A second glass of fizz on March 26? Go on, yer Mother would!

    Mothering Sunday – A day out for Mums, Sons, Daughters and anyone inbetween… They come in all shapes and sizes, we love them, and they can drive us mad but on this day more than any other we celebrate them all.   There are a host of lovely lunches already planned for our Northants Mums, […]

  • High Five Northants – Bargain Days Out

    It’s almost March, and I don’t know about you, but I’m still paying off the excesses of last Chrimbo (I really don’t remember ordering proper Champagne in the restaurant that time, doh). In a bid to counteract me sitting at home and feeling sorry for myself, Muddy contributor Lucy Banwell has curated the best free days out in Northants. […]

    • 16 great things to do in Northants!

      Pinch punch first of the month. This week’s What’s On has us running from one side of the county to the other like a March Hare.  We’ve got gorgeous gardens, beautiful spring bouquets and should it get a bit nippy out there we’ve got plenty of Northants arts and culture to keep us company. We’ve […]

    • Muddy Guide – 9 great day trips for half term

      Didn’t quite make it to skiing this half term? Nope, me neither! But who cares, for we have delights aplenty in Blighty and not just out on our doorstep. Here are some great options if you fancy a day trip out. Warwick Castle Half term week for schools in Warwickshire is 20 – 24 Feb fact fans, […]

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