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Born to Parent

Muddy say: We love this innovative, flexible approach to classic ante-natal and post-natal courses - you tell Born To Parent what you need and they'll do it!

Babies

The Garden at Miserden

Muddy says: A huge green thumbs up to this stunning, timeless garden, with tip-top events including outdoor theatre and a pop-up restaurant. Oh, and there's camping too!

Cafes

SCHOOL OF WIZARDRY

Muddy says: Calling all Witches, Wizards, Warlocks and everything in between. The School Of Wizardry is here!

Activities

Cheddar Gorge & Caves

Muddy says: Cheddar Gorge-ous more like, with wildlife and views up on the cliff top; awesome rock formations and evidence of prehistoric humans down in the caves

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Longleat

Muddy says: Could this be the very best family day out in the whole of Wilts? Yup, we reckon so!

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Visit Hillbrush, Mere

Muddy says: Vintage brush machines, a fab sun terrace and artisan coffee bar – can you get more cool and quirky? This is Muddy to a tee.

Cafes

Marlborough College Summer School

Muddy says: Got a long summer holiday ahead of you to fill? No worries, Mudsters - we've got you covered

Camps & Courses

Theatreland Workshop

Muddy says: Got Mudlets between 7 – 17 who were born to go on the stage? Then look no further - we've got the course for you!

Activities

Victoria Tapper Photography

Muddy says: Capture that moment with beautiful, unforgettable shots of your little ones by fave Muddy photographer Victoria Tapper. She's got it, folks!

Kids

Monkey World

Muddy says: Fancy an ethical, educational yet super-enjoyable day out for the kids? Monkey World has it all

Activities

Kids Arcade

Muddy says: On a mission to bring super cool, stylish kids’ clothes to the countryside, we can’t get enough of this pop-up shopping sensation.

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It’s Platinum Not Grey

Muddy says: Apart from being the beauty salon with the coolest name EVER, this new salon in Gorse Hill is young, funky and has a group pamper room. What more do you need?

Beauty Salons

Splash of Colour

Muddy says: Get creative at this little gem in the heart of Salisbury. Kids' parties, rainy day sessions, baby's footprints (too cute)...it's all here.

Cafes

The Farm Cookery School

Muddy says: Kids' holiday clubs, children's parties, plus classes for us grown-up lot in everything from making soup to baking bread at The Farm. Love it!

Activities

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The Parenting Partnership

Muddy says: We love this lifeline to parents which offers courses, workshops and one-to-one consultations that give you the tools to raise confident, happy and resilient kids.

Kids

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Kowalah

Muddy says: No more babysitters falling asleep on the sofa while your kids stay up all night (yes, that happened to me.) Kowalah are here to put the fun into sitting

Babysitting Services

Cotswold Farm Park

Muddy says: We just love this super farm (home of celebrity farmer Adam Henson, don’t you know) that delivers off-the-scale cute baby animals and 360-degree agricultural entertainment.

Activities

Party on a Plate

Muddy says: Take the pain out of kids' parties and get this lot to do EVERYTHING for you. Love love love it!

Cake Makers

Ducklings Toyshop

Muddy says: We love this local, colourful toyshop with tip top toys at great prices

Kids

Rush Skatepark

Muddy says: If you’re looking for a blast of wheely good fun, this award-winning skatepark in Brimscombe near Stroud will get the pulse racing!

Activities

Coach House Tutors

Muddy says: A happy, homely tutoring service where kids are taught how to prepare for the 11+ and Common Entrance in a safe, stress-free environment. Sounds like just the ticket!

Kids

When Lulu Met Weasel

Utterly gorgeous, to-die-for children’s teepees, handmade in Wiltshire by Sarah Phillips-Chirwa. We love their A Silver Lining and 5-sided Woody Wonderland. Don’t forget to add lights, scatter cushions, squishies, oh and make sure you get yours personalised! All teepees are 100% British handmade and are CE tested, and they don’t just make teepees for little […]

Babies

The Little Mum To Be Co

Gorgeous newborn gift sets, baby bibs and, most popular of all, tote changing bags. Plus, to-die-for baby hats and bandanas – we love their Unicorns and Owls ranges. They also offer a wide range of Pink Lining baby bags (I’ve got three of them, so you know they’re fab!) Best of all, The Little Mum […]

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