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    6 Delightful daffodil walks in Northants

    They're the cheerful little trumpets that herald the arrival of spring and here are the best places in Northants to see them right now...

  • SUP Northants

    58 ultimate outdoor meet-ups 2 hours from Northants

    Walking is sooo Lockdown 3. Come March 29, we’re ready for some new outdoors activities with friends or family. Try one of these fresh day trip ideas all within a 2 hour drive of Northants.

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    Fantabulous Easter fun in Northants

    Lockdown's easing and we're itching to do something other than stare at our own four walls for once. Enter your Muddy godmother with 10 of the most happening events to put a spring in your step this Easter.

  • Snowdrops everywhere!

    The snowdrops have arrived and we've located the best drifts to visit near you. Some of our top snowdrops spots haven't been able to open yet this year, so if you know a secret location, please let us know in the comments below and remember to keep it local.

  • Fermyn Woods Country Park

    Where can I take the kids during lockdown?

    Yep, we’re feeling it too. We’ve been locked down during a dark, dank month and yet we still have children who need fresh air and exercise. Calling all options: now is the time to present yourselves.

  • Halloween at Blenheim

    Half term bangers.

    With Halloween round the corner it's nearly time for the little darlings to be back home for a whole week. Yippee... But fear not, Northants is bursting with fun activities and things to do to keep the kids happy this half term. It'll be a scream. Mwahahahaha!

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    Muddy visits Delapré Abbey

    A stately, honey-hued landmark at the heart of the county town, Delapré Abbey is a secret treasure trove of art, history, intrigue and scandal with 500 acres of parkland and gardens to explore.

  • Romeo and Juliet Handlebards Lamport

    What’s on this week near you

    Mon 10 - Sun 16 August: Super-cool foodie pop-ups, art exhibitions, outdoor movies and theatre and some blushingly large sticks. It's all happening near you this week.

  • BUCKNELL WOODS

    8 brilliant bike rides in Northants

    Seasoned pro or one of the thousands who opted to get on their bikes during lockdown, we've tested some great local rides to give those glutes a workout.

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    Top 10 prettiest picnic spots in Northants

    Ain't no picnic like a Muddy picnic and with lashings of whipped cream on our strawbs all we need is the softest grass and the prettiest view. Here's our pick of the top ten spots in Northants. Did somebody say cocktail sausage?

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