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    Things to do with the kids this summer

    Stuck on what to do with your children for SIX whole weeks? Don't panic, Muddy has you covered with the best bits of Hants & IoW.

  • Sweetest summer fashion

    There's no shortage of gorgeous children's companies, but high street brand Joules is our pick for the best-dressed kids on the beach.

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    The best lidos & splash parks

    Get a good dose of Vitamin D and splashy fun with our top picks for outdoor lidos and pools in Hants & IoW.

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    Canoe believe it?

    Paddles at the ready! Muddy takes to the water on a family canoeing adventure in the New Forest.

  • Cute babywear

    Is there a new little prince or princess in your family too? Click this way for the cutest newborn clothes around. Awwww!

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    Walhampton School

    Muddy says: This pre- and prep has a strong academic record, lots of wonderfully quirky features for non-conventional kids and even its very own sailing lake.

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    Highfield and Brookham Schools, Liphook

    Muddy says: This pre-prep and prep school offer a whopping 175 acres of space for kids to run around in while they excel academically.

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    Meoncross School, Stubbington

    Muddy says: This independent co-ed for ages 2.5 - 16, is situated just outside of Fareham and boasts a real family vibe and an epic Beach School.

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    Winter Walks

    Need to stretch your legs and work off that Christmas indulgence? Then boot up and head out with six glorious strolls around the counties.

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    West Hill Park School, Fareham

    Muddy says: A happy, romping countryside prep, where children develop in a kind, secure environment & gain regular scholarships to top public schools.

  • Eagle House School, Sandhurst

    Looking for a co-ed day and boarding school (3-13 yrs) on the Berks/Surrey border with a strong all-rounder rep? Well, whaddya know!

  • 32 brilliant days out with the kids

    The weather's divine, a staycation is on the cards, and the children need occupying. Oh hello Muddy Stilettos!

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