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  • Kingswood School, Bath

    Muddy says: The only school founded by famous Methodist John Wesley (but it's not too 'religious'), offers a good-all round education with excellent results and pastoral care to match

  • Kingswood Prep School and Nursery, Bath

    Muddy says: Children can be children at this co-ed prep and brand new nursery with Scandi-style facilities and more, set in 100-acre of parklands overlooking the city

  • Ice Ice baby!

    Ice skating at the UK's largest covered ice rink – which just happens to be in Weston-super-mare

  • The wonderful Wizard of Oz

    This isn't Kansas, it's Somerset, in a clever re-working of the iconic tale at The Brewhouse in Taunton

  • Sidcot School, Winscombe, nr Bristol

    Muddy says: It's a Quaker school but you don't have to be a Quaker – or even religious – to come to this progressive, outward-looking school which values independent thinkers of all abilities

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    Sidcot Junior School, Winscombe, nr Bristol

    Muddy says: This independent day school for boys and girls aged 3-11, founded on Quaker principles, is inclusive, unpretentious, grounded – and fun

  • Christmas shows and pantos in Somerset

    Pantos, musicals, puppetry and adults-only (yes!) – it's the Muddy guide to Xmas shows in Somerset and beyond. Oh no it isn't... Oh yes it is...

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    Happy Days Nursery, Bath

    Muddy says: a forward-thinking nursery and pre-school which sets out to put the kids at its heart (and really does)

  • Christmas in the West End

    Shows, panto, ballet, musicals, even a bit of puppetry ... check out our pick of the West End this holiday season

  • Badminton School, Bristol

    Muddy says: A dynamic day and boarding school for girls aged 3-18, the school's careful balance of intellectual firepower with common courtesy and support stands its girls out from the crowd

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