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  • Day trippers

    Half way through half term (*smiles through gritted teeth*). Please the little people and save your sanity by checking out these 10 family day trips.

  • Half term fun

    A bit lastminute.com with your half term plans? What you need is the impeccably curated Muddy pick of the half term children’s activities in Somerset and Dorset. Et voilà…

  • Downside School

    Muddy says: This Catholic day and boarding school with Benedictine values may be steeped in history and tradition but is keeping ahead of the game

  • Hanford

    Muddy says: A true idyll of childhood, it's Hanford all the way for a quirky, quintessentially English girls boarding school in the heart of the rolling countryside

  • Clayesmore Prep School

    Muddy says: I've been eager to snoop around this fab co-ed school for yonks, and boy, was it worth the wait! Set in the most to-die-for surroundings, Clayesmore Prep is a school with a real family feel

  • Clayesmore Senior School

    Muddy says: Set in the most bucolic countryside and with a main building that is oh-so-pleasing to the eye, there's a lot more to Clayesmore than its setting

  • Sherborne School

    Muddy says: An academically outstanding full boarding school for boys aged 13-18, located uniquely throughout the lovely market town of Sherborne.

  • Canford School, Canford Magna, Wimborne

    Muddy says: A day and boarding school for girls and boys aged 13-18, leading the way academically in the region.

  • Port Regis Prep School

    Muddy says: A co-ed day and boarding school for ages two to 13 - one of the great Prep schools where you'll find outstanding facilities and results, and a lot of fun

  • Sandroyd Prep School

    Muddy says: We were blown away by this co-ed prep school on the stunning Rushmore Estate - acres of bucolic grounds, impressive results and lots of old-fashioned fun

    • Your ultimate Autumn Walks guide

      Grab your kids, your besties, your dog and anyone else who is free to join you on our first Autumn Walks initiative with Joules - and win coats and wellies for the whole family!

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      Back-to-school essentials

      Holidays nearly over? Oh, what a *shame*! Sort your kids with our pick of everything they need for the new school term - and then it's a party round at mine.

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