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8 Places to Visit with Kids at Easter Within 8 Hours of the UK

Notionally we are going to Barbados at Easter for two weeks.  14 lovely long days in the sun sipping cocktails – sounds amazing doesn’t it. However part of me wants to do something different. To take the girls on more of an adventure.  We booked the flights with air miles …

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5* Luxury Family Break at St Mawes Retreats, Cornwall www.minitravellers.co.uk
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WIN 5* Luxury Family Break at St Mawes Retreats, Cornwall

We have just been lucky enough to spend the first week of January having a 5* Luxury Family Break at an amazing house in St Mawes, Cornwall. We stayed in Dreamcatchers run by St Mawes Retreats and I can genuinely say this property was like a 5* hotel without the confines of …

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Treehouse Lodge with Forest Holidays www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Treehouse Lodge with Forest Holidays

We recently had a Monday to Friday getaway to a tree house lodge with Forest Holidays. Ever the intrepid explorers we ventured all the way to Thorpe Forest, which is a grand total of 40 minutes from our house! We thought about going to one of their other locations around the …

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Family Friendly Holiday in Greece with Simpson Travel www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Family Friendly Villa Holiday in Greece with Simpson Travel

Having spent the two previous summers at Simpson Travel’s amazing Family Friendly resort Mousses in Lefkas I was very keen to try out their villas and put to the test whether their exceptional customer service could be matched in a stand alone villa. The premise of a Simpson Travel holiday …

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7 Reasons We Loved Staying in a Villa with Villa Plus www.minitravellers.co.uk
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7 Reasons We Loved Staying in a Villa with Villa Plus

Back in November 2014 we stayed in Villa Inma Calero in Puerto Calero, Lanzarote with Villa Plus.  There was seven of us as we took the Grandparents too. We love staying in a Villa as a family (particularly as an extended family) for a number of reasons but these are …

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Mini Travellers Year in Review 2016 www.minitravellers.com
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Mini Travellers Year in Review 2016

Last year I read a post by Cathy of Mummy Travels who joined in with the Take 12 Trips challenge, thought up by another blogger, Need Another Holiday, the idea was simply to take 12 trips in 12 months. I put together my list last year and we took a whopping 54 trips! The trips …

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Tredethick Farm Cottages Cornwall www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Tredethick Farm Cottages, Cornwall in Winter

Cornwall in the summer is amazing though you are never really guaranteed beach weather whatever the season. It’s a trip we make each year as a family and have enjoyed exploring the rugged coast line and hidden beaches come rain or shine. So how would it fair for a winter …

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Bluestone Wales Ten Top Tips www.minitravellers.co.uk
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10 Top Tips for Bluestone Wales

Visiting Bluestone in Wales soon? Here are 10 Top Tips! 1.Book a buggy if you’re not up for walking everywhere. Not only are they fun and a novel way to get around – although nowhere is very far (within 5-10 mins to walk.) There’s plenty of buggy parks and recharging …

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I’m Dreaming of a Blue Christmas – A Festive Visit to Bluestone, Wales www.minitravellers.co.uk
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I’m Dreaming of a Blue Christmas – A Festive Visit to Bluestone, Wales

We’ve always liked the thought of a pre-Christmas break so When the chance to head to Bluestone came up – we literally jumped at the chance. We’ve been once before when Miss Marnie had just turned two a few years back – and we took my mum along too for …

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Eco City Tour in Rome with Kids; Angel Tours www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Eco City Tour in Rome with Kids; Angel Tours

The Eco City Tour of Rome has got to be one of the best ways to view the major tourist attractions of Rome when you are travelling with kids. This October my husband and I travelled with our three kids (age 2, 3 and nearly 6) to the Italian capital (staying …

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Four Seasons Limassol, Cyprus for a 5 * Family Holiday www.minitravellers.co.uk
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5 Reasons to Visit Cyprus at October Half Term

We have just returned from 6 nights in Cyprus at October Half Term and can highly recommend it for some early Winter Sun.  Why? Well the main reason is that it can be sooooo easy! 1 Weather The weather was amazing and perfect for kids. Not too hot that they …

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Exploring Prague with Kids

Prague is the beautiful capital city of the Czech Republic. Despite it’s geographical location in WW2 , the city and it’s beautiful architecture miraculously escaped unscathed from 1939-1945. It remains today, what many other European countries would have looked like if they weren’t bombed in WW2. For some time, Prague has …

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Camping Fabulous in Rome with Eurocamp www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Camping Fabulous in Rome with Eurocamp

This half term we decided to go on a city break adventure to Rome with our three children aged 2, 3 and very nearly 6!  During our week we made real Italian pizza and went to the Vatican with all the kids thanks to Rome4Kids; we toured the Colosseum with …

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Four Seasons Limassol Cyprus 5* Family Friendly Luxury Hotel www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Four Seasons Limassol, Cyprus for a 5 * Family Holiday

At October Half Term we were lucky enough to spend 6 nights in Cyprus, 3 nights at the Amathus Beach Hotel and 3 nights at the Four Seasons Cyprus, both based on the beach front just outside Limassol. The Four Seasons Limassol is a five star deluxe hotel which prides …

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Is it Worth a Trip to Koh Samui, Thailand via Dubai with Kids? www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Is it Worth a Trip to Koh Samui, Thailand via Dubai with Kids?

BC/Before Children, Craig did a LOT of travelling and I did a little, and we had lots of adventures together. Our favourite places were all in Asia and we had a fabulous trip to Thailand about 14 years ago. We wanted to show the kids somewhere a bit different and …

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Amathus Beach Hotel, Limassol for a Family Holiday

At October Half Term we were luck enough to spend 6 nights in Cyprus, 3 nights at the Amathus Beach Hotel and 3 nights at the Four Seasons Cyprus, both based on the beach front just outside Limassol. The Amathus Beach Hotel is a luxury hotel that welcomes families with …

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5 Reasons to Visit Jakarta with Kids

When I think of Jakarta and Indonesia, I think back to my months travelling round the world straight after university with some good friends and not very much money.  I think of endless beaches, cocktails, parties and hostels where no-one ever got any sleep. I think of partying and then …

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5 Reasons to Visit Majorca with Kids

There are many reasons to visit Majorca if you have young children however for me and my family the following points are the top 5 reasons why you should visit Majorca with Kids: 1. Affordable  Majorca is a completely affordable destination whether you put the trip together yourself and book flights and accommodation …

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5 Reasons why Mark Warner Holidays are worth it www.minitravellers.co.uk
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5 Reasons Mark Warner Holidays Are Worth It!

A guest post from Donna with 5 Reasons why Mark Warner Holidays are worth it! A year ago I would love reading about other people’s Mark Warner breaks, watching their holiday videos and following their status updates. But, having only ever travelled abroad without children and only ever going to …

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What Makes a Family Holiday Amazing by Kids

Are you abroad this Half Term or having a Staycation in the UK? We are lucky enough to be in Cyprus and having a fabulous time but whilst me and hubby would put Sun as a top requirement in choosing our Summer holidays, would the kids, or would they put …

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Our Most Memorable Family Adventure

Our Most Memorable Family Adventure by Mr Mini Travellers! I love to travel, my wife loves to travel (no kidding), as a family of five we love to travel and have had many adventures from Skiing in France to Sailing in Greece to Disney World Florida.   There was a moment …

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WHY WE WOULD RECOMMEND LA CROIX DU VIEUX PONT
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La Croix du Vieux Pont: A Campsite near Paris

When planning our holiday in France, we wanted to be somewhere within easy reach of Disneyland, Paris and the Somme region for day trips, we wanted somewhere with plenty of room for our three active boys and we wanted it on a very tight budget. Looking at the various options …

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Where to Stay for 5* Luxury in Cyprus with the Kids

October Half Term is one of the trickier times to book a warm family friendly holiday abroad. It can be hard to find places (with a short flight) where you will get the sun, but equally where it won’t matter too much if you don’t as there are other things …

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Surf Snowdonia For Kids

Right at the end of the summer I was invited to spend 2 nights and 3 days at Surf Snowdonia with my 3 girls (all under 6). We stayed in a new glamping pod at the side of the world’s first inland surf lagoon in North Wales – Random – yes I …

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