The Urban Guide to the Countryside
Cambridgeshire Edition

Category: Kids

Mother’s Day – need a hand?

9 Mar 2017
The Tumberlain Hotel, Cambridge Garden Room

Mother’s Day is just around the corner and if you haven’t arranged anything yet you better get a shift on. Everything gets booked up so flipping early and who wants to be in the doghouse for the next month (mini mudders are you listening?). Whether it’s Sunday lunch or afternoon tea I’ve pulled together a delicious bundle of ideas, across the whole of the county, that will get you back into your mother’s good books.

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Book now: Muddy Festival guide for Cambs and beyond

12 Jan 2017
Summer Festivals

The music festival season feels a long, long way off right now (although we wouldn’t say no to a pear cider if you’re offering) but these days you’ve got to book mega early if you want to be happy campers come summer. Many dates for 2017 have already been released and the biggies sell out fast – we haven’t managed to score Glastonbury tickets for years – but the good news is lots of the local events still have availability and most of them are family friendly.

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Muddy Walks: Houghton Mill and meadows walk

11 Jan 2017

You know how you have to exercise but as January moves on you can’t quite force yourself into lycra? A brisk walk along the banks of the Great River Ouse at Houghton Meadows could be exactly what you and yours need to blow away the cobwebs without having to put on your sweat bands. It’s an easy flat circular route and although much is over grass if you’ve got an off-roader buggy it will handle the ground easily.

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The Top 6 Cosiest Pubs

1 Dec 2016
The Elitsley, Elistley, Cambridgeshire

Baby it’s cold outside – OK understatement, it’s arctic! Nothing for it but to hunt out the thermals, grab some woolly socks and make a beeline to one of the toasty, pubs to keep you warm through January. This list has been selected with as much geography as I can muster to ensure that those Muddy readers hibernating in Huntingdon and Peterborough are catered for as well as those holed up in Ely and Cambridge.

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