Muddy says: From a frisbee to a fire juggling torch, expert circus skills supplier Oddballs can help, while sister brand Longboards will sort your skate needs.
Muddy says: These lovingly Sussex-made characters are perfect for gifts, children's rooms and Christmas trees
Muddy says: A play centre with a difference, Little Street is the perfect place for little people to try fun roles in a world scaled down to their size
Muddy says: historic plants, sweeping views and frequent family events mean there's always a reason to return to this special place
Muddy says: Toys and clothes for babies and toddlers that aren’t just adorable, they’re design-led and eco-friendly too
Muddy says: Varied ways to get close to wildlife on land and water and a busy programme of children's activities make this a natural winner for a day out
Muddy says: this ethical children's clothing company uses organic fabrics and shares its profit with charity. Its designs are pretty cool too!
Muddy says: Musical sessions for children – yawn! Not anymore… With its soundtrack of rock, pop, folk and blues, Music for Aardvarks will really get your child grooving
Muddy says: This huge museum brings history to life with demonstrations, vintage vehicle rides and more. A sure bet for a family day out.
Muddy says: These fun sewing workshops from a fashion designer will help you run up anything from a dress to, err, nipple tassles, whatever your ability
Muddy says: Find year-round indoor and outdoor family fun at Fishers, with animal encounters, play zones, rides and much more to keep you and yours amused
Muddy says: Turn even fussy eaters into mini food explorers with these fun children's recipe kits, available by subscription. They're also a great gift idea.
Muddy says: we love these head-turning geometric knits from Sussex designer-maker Gabrielle Vary, all available online
Muddy says: This compact racecourse backed by the South Downs is a hidden gem. Make a day of it with a meal on site or hire a venue with a view for a big bash.
Muddy says: The Pet Shed specialises in natural food and stylish accessories - and when the owner has 19 animals of her own you know you're in expert hands!
Muddy says: choose new or pre-loved ski clothing and accessories in the relaxed environment of this appointment-only barn shop.
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