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New Brewery Arts

Muddy says: There’s lots of Muddy love for this quirky hub of crafty, inspired creativeness. Classes, courses, workshops, galleries and, of course, a cafe

Arts Centres

Lucas Jet Parties

Muddy says: A massive thumbs up to Lucas Jet Parties, a brilliant and bonkers circus entertainment company, perfect for kids parties!

Kids

Splash of Colour

Muddy says: 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.

Cafés

When Lulu Met Weasel

Muddy says: Utterly gorgeous to-die-for children’s teepees, handmade in Wiltshire by Sarah Phillips-Chirwa.

Gifts

Bowood House

Muddy says: The most positively perfect place for a day out with the kids, with gardens to die for and adventure playgrounds galore

Activities

Cotswold Discovery Trail

Muddy says: We love this really cool new way to get out and about, exploring the Cotswolds

Activities

Adam Henson with a White Park bull

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

Pure Punjabi

Muddy says: We love this amazing mother and daughter team, whose fab company offers Indian cookery courses, home meal kits and wedding event catering

Caterers

Longleat

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

Activities

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

Days Out

rail of kids' designer clothes

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.

Children's

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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

Spice jars

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

child wings punching air blue sky purple t-shirt

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

woman girl baking

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

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

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!

Ante-Natal

Ducklings Toyshop Lego toy

Ducklings Toyshop

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

Kids

Rush Skatepark Brimscombe Stroud

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

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Vaughan’s Cookery School

Muddy says: Need a hand sharpening those culinary skills? We love Vaughan’s cool, calm and inventive approach to getting your cooking back on track

Activities

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