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  • BBC Countryfile Live Blenheim Palace presenters sat on hay bales

    A country fair with a difference

    Countryfile Live is more multi-media modern festival than trad country show. It's rocking up in Blenheim Palace soon - we've filleted the best bits for your delectation.

  • Field in striped dress holding smiley face

    25 things to do with the kids

    Don’t panic, stay strong, the summer hols will be a doddle with your must-read Muddy Guide. Stock up on wine, get planning… we will survive.

  • Lizzy Yarnold OBE Team GB double Olympic gold medallist in skeleton

    Muddy meets: Lizzy Yarnold

    Hurtling headfirst down a track at 90mph is a breeze in comparison to the grilling she got from St Andrew's School kids.

  • Thames Lido Victorian lido modernised with bright colours. yellow parasols Reading Berkshire

    Ready, set… Get wet!

    Hey hot stuff! Bit sweaty? Strip down to your cossie, we’re diving in. Here are 10 watery hot spots to cool off in a heatwave.

  • Red brick mansion house of Pangbourne College Devitt House Pangbourne Berkshire steps down on the lawn area

    Pangbourne College, Berkshire

    A co-ed secondary day/boarding school with naval traditions near Reading, Pangbourne College's emphasis is on 'joining in' and good manners. Tick and tick.

  • Muddy Berkshire editor Rachel jane in Royal Berkshire Shooting School cap, safety glasses and a gun

    Lock, stock & two smoking barrels

    More women than ever are taking up clay shooting, so Muddy gives it both barrels at Royal Berkshire Shooting School. Duuuuck!

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    Reading Blue Coat, Sonning

    It's hard to find fault with this boys day school in Sonning. Inclusive and amazing results. Impressed.

  • Flaming good burgers

    To Eton, for posh burgers, craft beers and thick oozy milkshakes at urban micro-chain, Flaming Cow.

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