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#UKexplore – June 2016

Since the launch of #UKexplore on 7th April 2016 Rachel and I are thrilled to have had over 2000 photos tagged #UKexplore on Instagram and over 1000 of those just this month. The competition we ran with Cotswold Outdoor really got you out and about tagging your photos, and we have LOVED seeing …

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#UKexplore - May 2016
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#UK Explore – May 2016

When we launched #UKexplore on 7th April Rachel and I had no idea how popular it was going to be.  We are thrilled to have over 1000 photos tagged since then. If you aren’t aware what #UKexplore is it is our new Instagram community that we have invited you all to join …

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Speke Hall and Giant Childe of Hale Trail
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Speke Hall – Giant Childe of Hale Trail and Alice

On a sunny Spring weekend in April we visited Speke Hall in Liverpool. We are regular visitors to Speke Hall as it’s only 40 minutes away from us as a visit last summer was the reason I started up my National Trust membership again. We haven’t however been to visit …

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Introducing #UKexplore

As you will know if you read this blog regularly I love getting my Mini Travellers outside; whether that is down to the local beach, to the woods behind our house, the park, or the countryside a little further afield.  We get out whatever the weather is, as as the …

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Chirk Castle
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3 Child Friendly National Trust Sites Near Chester

I’ve joined in with some other bloggers to showcase English Tourism Week and I’ve put together three suggestions for things to do near Chester.  You can also check out all the other wonderful ideas using the links at the bottom of this post. For us buying our National Trust membership last year …

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Victorian Christmas Activities at Speke Hall

On Sunday we braved the elements to spend a day at Speke Hall in North Liverpool.  Speke Hall is one of our local National Trust properties and we’ve spent many a summers day wandering in the woods around the Hall and playing in the gardens. The weather forecast for the …

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Cragside, Northumberland

By Emily Gettins Cragside has long been one of our family’s favourite days out. I have many happy memories of days there as a child and love seeing my children experiencing the same.    It is a National Trust property just outside Rothbury in Northumberland and the house was the …

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Rufford Old Hall, Ormskirk

This review is by Hayley who writes a fantastic blog, with wonderful photos, Hayley from Home.  Like us here at Mini Travellers, Hayley has three children including twins., although hers are all boys.  She visited Rufford Old Hall with her husband and three children and it is a great review …

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Knole Park, Kent

Ting Dalton loves travelling with her son and writes a fab travel blog called Travel Monkey. She can be found tweeting @my_travelmonkey When considering a day out with the kids or things to do in a new area, why not try our search function, click here to try it.   We’ve been venturing out …

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Family Day Out to Erddig

The girls announced at breakfast that it was Spring (1st March) and that we needed to go out for a picnic. Whilst the sun was shining we thought a picnic was a little adventurous, so we packed some snacks and drove over to Erddig, near Wrexham. We joined the National …

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A Family Day out at Box Hill, Surrey

Ting Dalton loves travelling with her son and writes a fab travel blog called Travel Monkey. She can be found tweeting @my_travelmonkey When considering a day out with the kids or things to do in a new area, why not try our search function, click here to try it.  You can also read another …

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Polesdon Lacey, Surrey – Bluebell Fields and Grand Estates

Ting Dalton writes a really good blog called Travel Monkey and can be found tweeting @my_travelmonkey .  If you would like to find other reviews of National Trust visits, please type National Trust into the search box. When considering a holiday, a day out with the kids or things to …

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Chirk Castle – A National Trust Gem

This review is by one of my blogger friends Jess about her trip to Chirk with her husband and two year old twins. Jess writes a fab blog over at Mummyofboygirltwins.com and she can regularly be found tweeting @soot1978. Jess can also be found on facebook at www.facebook.com/pages/Mummy-of-boy-girl-twins So what …

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Erddig House and Gardens, Nr Wrexham

This review is by one of my blogger friends Jess about her trip to Erdigg with her husband and two year old twins. Jess writes a fab blog over at Mummyofboygirltwins.com and she can regularly be found tweeting @soot1978. Jess can also be found on facebook at www.facebook.com/pages/Mummy-of-boy-girl-twins So what …

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Chirk Castle, Nr Wrexham, Wales

We have had a brilliant day today. The girls have finally got to an age where a full day out with them is good fun, they can manage without a nap and enjoy exploring. After visiting Speke Hall yesterday and joining the National Trust again, we decided to make the …

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Speke Hall with Mini Travellers
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Speke Hall, Liverpool

There was a teacher training day today, so the kids were off pre-school and we decided to make the most of it by heading over to Speke Hall with our next door neighbours. They are National Trust members so it was a ‘free’ day out for them, and we have …

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Box Hill, Surrey Downs

 This lovely post by Heledd about a sunny family day out on Box Hill. As always the post is full of beautiful photographs. If you enjoy this post you can read Heledd’s blog Running in Lavender by clicking here or follow her on twitter @HeleddLavender Last Sunday, the sun came out to play and we …

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National Trust – 50 things to do before you are 11 and 3/4

This morning we saw a tweet from the lovely Kerri-Ann Hargreaves who writes a fab blog called Life As Our Little Family.  Click here to have a read. Kerri-Ann pointed us towards the National Trust 50 Things to do before you are 11 and 3/4. Now our Mini Travellers have …

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