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Bucklebury Farm Park logo with stag illustration

Bucklebury Farm Park

Muddy says: Muddy says: Sack the digital nanny and let the kids run wild. Bucklebury Farm Park is the perfect playground for your mini beasts to let off steam.

Activity Days

Grape smith wine shop Barrs Yard Hungerford Berkshire logo on background of grapes

GrapeSmith Hungerford

Muddy says: Drinks o'clock? This independent wine merchant in Hungerford offers an exceptional range of wines to quaff, savour or cellar as well as local craft beers, ciders and boutique spirits.

Fine Wine

Colline Bakes Berkshire cake maker logo

Colline Bakes

Muddy says: Freshly baked, perfectly iced, cleverly creative, these sweet treats are a cut-above your usual Victoria sponge. For birthdays, christenings, weddings – or just because.

cake

Rustic teepee wedding with wooden chair, trestle tables and hanging greenery – Birch Associates Events

Birch Associates Events

Muddy says: Planning a party? Raise a glass to the clever folk at Birch Associates Events. Their can-do attitude and bespoke service make for a fuss free, fun filled do.

Catering

Go Ape High rope and forest segway adventures logo

Go Ape

Muddy says: Aaaaarraaaagh! Tarzan incoming. Time to get high on life at Go Ape – a forest adventure for all the family that will test your balance, bravery and dignity. Wheeeee!

Activities

red brick and flint double fronted Victorian building of Town centre pub the Newbury Berkshire

The Newbury Pub, Newbury

Muddy says: This Muddy Award winner doesn't disappoint, with stylish interiors and foodie credentials – the Michelin inspectors were impressed, and so are we.

Eating Out

Stunning riverside location of the Swan at Streatley boutique hotel Berkshire with historic steamer boat

The Swan at Streatley

Muddy says: A riverside boutique hotel in Streatley with a grown-up vibe, fab gym and cracking coffee – respect! Dog-friendly rooms available too.

Accommodation

Bar 56 Wokingham white and grey exterior of Georgian pub

Bar Fifty Six, Wokingham

Muddy says: There are 56 reasons to love Bar Fifty Six in Wokingham and they start and finish with great wine. No Sade, no snobs, just a cool place to hang out.

Bars

Two sailing boats take to the water at Bray Lake Watersports in Berkshire

Bray Lake Watersports

Muddy says: The most fun you'll have getting wet, this activity centre lays on a variety of watersports for adults and kids so you can all let off steam.

Activities

Festival face with painted flowers framing the eyes

Sunny Faces

Muddy says: An explosion of glitter and greasepaint, Sunny Faces' stunning face and body art is fab for parties, festivals, weddings and corporate events.

Activities

Prosecco Colucci’s

Muddy says: Prosecco Colucci is a premium Italian sparkling wine that's giving the best Champagnes a run for their money – trust me, once you pop you can't stop.

Fine wines

Redcrest Events

Muddy says: Save your carpets and take your do outside. Redcrest Events provide beautiful marquees, handprinted linings and no-hassle organisation.

Catering

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