My Faves

Click the bookmark icon to save all the stuff you love.

Be the first to know

Your inside line on the new, unique and unmissable across Northamptonshire

Sign up to our newsletter

Wellbeing

  • 10 lonely walks in Northants

    Day 1 of self-isolation and already climbing the walls? You can still get out in the fresh air and let the Mudlets run amok. Here's our roundup of the best walks in and around Northants.

  • Military Wives

    Sing it loud

    The Italians could teach us Brits a thing or two about the power of belting out a few tunes from your balcony. Last week, in a show of solidarity amid coronavirus lockdown, Italians of all ages, unable to attend their usual churches, concerts or even cafes, joined voices to sing a bit of Puccini from […]

  • Community - Muddy Call to Arms

    A Muddy call to arms

    The escalation of you-know-what means our beloved local businesses are battling to survive - but we have some ideas to help. Ready, steady, support!

  • Kristina-and-Ben

    Muddy Meets Kristina Rihanoff

    We caught up with the jaw-droppingly gorge (yes, even in no make-up after an hour of teaching hot yoga) Strictly pro turned yogini and entrepreneur at her super-slick studio, Soo Yoga in Northampton, to chat about her passion for helping others to prioritise their health and wellbeing.

  • A new wellbeing technique

    Find out what this incredible therapy is all about and how it can improve your mental and physical health. It's so good it's even cured Fibromyalgia.

  • 6 of the best… candle subscriptions

    Ooooh, something smells lovely! These clever candle subscriptions make a thoughtful winter gift (even if it's for yourself - shhhhh, we won't tell).

  • New year, new you!

    Hooked by Veganuary or found a new love for exercise? Rushden Lakes can help you along the way to a healthier 2020, from food to exercise, sports to yoga.

  • New year, new gym! 9 brill Northants fitness spots.

    Determined to get fit and ready for 2020. We've rounded up the very best health and fitness spots to suit all budgets and goals.

  • Are you sober curious?

    Whether you're doing Dry January or cutting down, we're all re-examining our relationship with alcohol! Could "sober curious" be for you?

  • 6 Must Visit Spa & Wellness Spots in Northants

    2020 is all about taking care of yourself, so if you have a tiny bit of spare time, these hotels and day spas will give you some well-earned TLC!

  • Are you sabotaging your own fitness?

    We've all been there with the 'New Year, New Me' thing but do you keep it up? Here's 5 common ways we sabotage our fitness and 3 awesome local wellbeing venues to keep you on track!

  • Spa time!

    Summer's over, we've all gone back to work and, quite frankly, I'm in need of a spa day. Who's with me? Here's the Muddy guide of the best pamper spots across the Muddy counties. 

  • How to be happy in 2019

    New Year, new chance to give yourself a great big shot of positive energy with one of these 28 inspirational ideas.

School Reviews

Our honest reviews of the UK’s best schools

Read the reviews

Little Black Book

Our handpicked selection of best local businesses

View the businesses
Back Home

The Urban Guide to the Countryside - Northamptonshire

Reader Treats Just For You!