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  • Best local cycling routes

    Avoid boredom on your bike by exploring your local hood with a fresh two-wheeled perspective in our pick of the best cycling routes. Tackle some of these routes with or without the family. 

  • 10 lockdown walks with a coffee pitstop

    Going stir crazy locked up inside with the kids this week? Stretch your legs and refuel en route with these brilliant local walks, all with pitstops for coffee and cake. Grab your wellies and go!

  • Superflashy news flash

    Find out which global sports superstar is heading to our hood, new restaurant alert and the festival that's confirmed to go ahead this summer!

  • Snowdrops everywhere! 7 local lockdown walks

    They're coming out! The loveliest places (that we're allowed to visit in lockdown) to catch winter snowdrops across Leicestershire and Rutland over the next few weeks.

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    Man the forts! The best castles within 90 minutes

    Ready for a right royal day out over half term? We've rounded up 10 of the coolest castles in Leicestershire and Rutland and beyond that are open to visit. Tiara at the ready, let's go!

  • 6 things to try this week

    The temperature may've dropped but there's still fun to be had this week!

  • Get up and get out – where to go post lockdown!

    As lockdown is slowly easing, it’s the best time to soak up the summer and explore your local hood – make the most of your local countryside and head to places you’ve heard about but never been to. Here’s a few suggestions to get you started. Yew Trees Avenue, Rutland The fascinating yet tranquil Yew […]

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    Elderflower Fields Festival, Midlands

    Expect a wild weekend adventure of music, sports, delicious locally produced food, nature and the arts, all set in the glorious Leicestershire countryside.

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    It’s Panto Time 2019

    It's what you've all been waiting for. Oh no it isn't! Oh yes it is! Oh no.... OK, enough! Here are the perkiest pantos in Leicestershire, Rutland and beyond. You ready, Widow Twanky?

  • Insider’s Guide to Uppingham

    Thinking of planning an overnighter or a weekend away? You don't need to venture far to have fun. Here is your Muddy guide to the best places to eat, drink, stay and play in Uppingham, Rutland.

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