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Family Day Out at Formby Sand Dunes

If you haven’t ever visited Formby Sand Dunes then you are missing a trick.  The dunes will forever have a special memory in my heart as we met some very good friends there just moments after finding out that we were having twins and that they would be born when my …

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Premier League Primary Stars | An Amazing New Initiative Your School Wants To Be Involved In!
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Premier League Primary Stars | An Amazing New Initiative Your School Wants To Be Involved In!

Earlier this week,  along with Everton player Morgan Schneiderlin, I visited St Aloysius Catholic Primary School in Huyton to mark the recent launch of Premier League Primary Stars, the Premier League’s new national curriculum-linked education programme. Premier League Primary Stars uses the appeal of the Premier League and professional football …

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A Joules Picnic for a Sunny Afternoon

On a sunny but windy afternoon last weekend we had a very English picnic (in Wales!).  We arranged to meet up with my good friend Rachel who writes the amazing The Ordinary Lovely blog and try out the new picnic range from Joules.  It’s a tough job but someone has …

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Family Day Out with the Ford Kuga from Peoples Ford www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Family Day Out with the Ford Kuga from Peoples Ford

Last weekend we were lucky enough to try out the new Ford Kuga from the lovely people at Peoples Ford in Liverpool. When I say new, I mean actually brand spanking new with barely a mile on the clock. It was spotless.  So what did we do – we took …

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Family Friendly Hotels with Apartments and Villas

A big dilemma that many families face when thinking about their holiday is the temptation of the luxury of hotel versus the practicality of a villa or apartment. The perfect solution is to take an apartment or villa connected to a hotel or resort. This option gives you the best …

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Considering owning a second home on the Costa del Sol?

Have you ever considered owning a second home on the Costa del Sol? Growing up it was definitely something I considered a lot, something I thought I’d aim for, but then my twenties came and brought with it parties and clubs and backpacking and island hopping. The thoughts of a …

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Monday Escapes

Welcome Back to Monday Escapes on Monday 23rd April.  We’ve had another busy month and has some fantastic adventures over our Easter holidays, including a trip in a Motorhome, a day trip to the Crocky Trail, a Go-Ape adventure, a trip to Chester Zoo and a mini holiday in Swansea …

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Wales with the Kids | The Ultimate Bucket List www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Wales with the Kids | The Ultimate Bucket List

Here at Mini Travellers, we find it difficult to stay away from Wales. The beautiful beaches, stunning scenery, extensive history, varied wildlife and welcoming culture makes it one of our favourite staycation destinations. Wales ticks all the boxes when it comes to family travel, avoiding the stresses of everything that …

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Review: David Williams' Gangsta Granny www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Review: David Walliams’ Gangsta Granny

We loved our trip to the Empire Theatre in Liverpool to see The Birmingham Theatre Company’s production of David Walliams’ Gangsta Granny. It was a post-Easter holiday treat for us but owing to the short running time (just 2hrs 10 mins to include an interval) and the earlier start time …

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Review: TomTom GO 5200 Sat Nav www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Review: TomTom GO 5200 Sat Nav

The TomTom Go 5200 is a new portable Sat Nav from TomTom, it’s the company I think of when I think of Sat Nav as it was the first brand of Sat Nav I ever owned. The Go 5200 has a five inch touch screen, voice activation, real time traffic …

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Review: Goldilocks and the 3 Bears, Dukes Theatre, Lancaster www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Review: Goldilocks and the 3 Bears, Dukes Theatre, Lancaster

On Wednesday 12th April 2017 me and my 4 year old little girl, Daisy, were lucky enough to be invited to the Dukes Theatre to watch the ballet performance of Goldilocks and the 3 Bears. Daisy is well aware of the story and loves baby bear’s porridge, chair and bed …

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Glamping at Watkinsons Farm, Ormskirk www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Glamping at Watkinsons Farm, Ormskirk

I gave myself a bit of a challenge this Easter School Holiday … I wanted to go away for a few days, somewhere I could go on my own with our two boys (aged 4 and 6) for the first night, with my husband joining us for the weekend (by …

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4 Day Short Break in Swansea Bay, Wales with Kids

We love Wales here at Mini Travellers and over Easter we were excited to be invited to visit Gower , the Mumbles, and Swansea itself, by the team at Visit Swansea Bay. We drove down to South Wales through the valleys from Wirral to Mumbles on Monday morning, avoiding any of …

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Safari Style Clothes for Girls with Bobux and JoJo Maman Bebe www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Fun Safari Style Clothes and Shoes for Girls

We are off to Rwanda in just 6 weeks time. If you want to know why we are going do take a look at my post on  5 Reasons we are Visiting Rwanda with the Kids but I am now in full sorting mode.  Easter Holidays are now over and it …

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Venice with Kids On a Budget! www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Venice with Kids on a Budget!

When we were choosing a destination in Europe for Easter holidays, I asked my 9 year old son where he would like to go. He surprised me completely by choosing Venice. I was expecting Spain as he is currently learning Spanish, maybe somewhere by the sea with a beach to …

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Review: Babe The Sheep-Pig – The Little Pig With Big Dreams | Live on Stage

Who knew counting sheep could be such fun?  Three generations went to watch Babe this Easter Weekend and it managed to do what has previously only been achieved by Strictly Come Dancing!  Entertain all of us in equal measure. Your probably familiar with the premise – cute piglet has aspirations beyond …

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Monday Escapes

Welcome to Monday Escapes on Monday 10th April.   I’m currently on my way to Wales with my Mum and my three Mini Travellers to spend 4 days in the Mumbles to see what Visit Swansea have to show us. Claire from Tin Box Traveller, your host today, went earlier in the …

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Review: Go Ape Junior Tree Top Adventure www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Review: Go Ape Junior Tree Top Adventure

During the Easter holidays we went to do the Go Ape Tree Top Junior Adventure at Delamere Forest. My nephews were visiting for a couple of days so I needed to try and find an activity that would keep all the kids happy.  I thought we would all have fun trying …

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5 Essential Things to Pack for a Short Road Trip www.minitravellers.co.uk
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5 Essentials to Consider for a Short Road Trip

Going away for the weekend? It’s time to pack the suitcases! Of course, the size of your car may allow you to take lots of things ‘just in case’… But what if you’re travelling with family and you really need to use the space of your car boot carefully? One thing …

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Ten Top Tips | First Time in a Motorhome with Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Ten Top Tips | First Time in a Motorhome with Kids

Thinking of hiring a motorhome for the first time? Here are Ten Top Tips for your First Time in a Motorhome with Kids. We’ve wanted to holiday in a motorhome for some time. We chatted about a week in the Lake District, a road trip to Cornwall, a month in …

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Free Lessons with Tennis for Kids 2017: Start Your Tennis Journey | #TennisForKids

In 2016 I signed my eldest daughter Lily (then 5) up for free lessons with the Lawn Tennis Association. It was a 6 week course called ‘Tennis for Kids’ at a local tennis club on a Friday evening after school.  She was initially worried about going and it took me ages …

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3 National Trust Days Out with Children in The Cotswolds www.minitravellers.co.uk
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3 National Trust Days Out With Children in The Cotswolds

We love The Cotswolds and National Trust days out here at Mini Travellers and we were surprised to learn the other day that some people still don’t think their properties are suitable for children.  The National Trust has put children at the heart of a lot of their properties over the last few …

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Family Friendly Events in 2017

Family Friendly Events in 2017 by Suzy of Our Bucket List Lives The point of our bucket list is to not only cross off things that we have done but to inspire ourselves to do things that we’ve not yet done with Jamie, or even ourselves. When I typed into Google ‘Best …

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#UKexplore – March 2017

March was a month of two halves weather wise wasn’t it. We had some beautiful weather and it has been so nice to look through all your amazing photos of daffodils and blossom, yet at times we have seen rain, hail and even snow! We have had some beach trips …

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