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    10 fun things to do over Easter

    What to do with the kids over the Easter hols, from Easter egg hunts in unusual places to eyeballing the galaxy and days out in the woods

  • 10 cool things to do with the kids in half term

    Eek! Don't know what to do with the kids over half term? Muddy to the rescue with 10 awesome activities to lure the little (and not so little) blighters away from their screens

  • Ice Ice baby!

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

  • 32 brilliant days out with the kids

    The weather's divine, a staycation is on the cards, and the children need occupying. Oh hello Muddy Stilettos!

  • Summer hols survival kit

    Gin not included. What's on for kids in and around Somerset in July, August and the beginning of September

  • Easter holiday survival guide

    30 cracking ideas for when the kids start whingeing 'what can we do today..?' over the Easter hols

  • Half term with the kids

    If – what do I mean 'if'? – when your kid whines 'I'm boooored what can I doooo? – just look here for ideas for every single day

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    Skate, scoff, quaff

    A crisp and sunny winter's day – perfect conditions for wrapping up warm and taking to the ice

  • boy with red safety helmet on zip wire over green fields

    Summer holiday saviours!

    Cool courses, camps and other childcare-masquarading-as-fun options to help ease your way through the Summer

  • Into the woods: Shearwater Lake

    Seen that National Trust list of 50 things to do before you’re 11 and ¾ ? Well you can tick most of them off during a single afternoon at Shearwater Lake, a large freshwater lake close to the village of Crockerton set amongst the woodlands on the Longleat Estate.  Squeeze out the few last drops of […]

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