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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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The Lost Carnival Revealed

On Bank Holiday Sunday we went to The Lost Carnival at Burrs Country Park in Bury and it was brilliant.  Even though I had read one of our writers posts on Friday I still didn’t know what to expect. The post had said it was Weirdly Wonderful and I agree, that …

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The Lost Carnival – Weirdly Wonderful

The phrase ‘weirdly wonderful’ is a perfect description for The Lost Carnival. We had a bit of an idea of what to expect but that idea in my mind did not match reality. The reality was far better.Upon arrival you go into the Big Top where they set the scene …

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Poppy Cat at Nickelodeon Land, Blackpool

We had a fantastic day trip to Nickelodeon Land. It was one of those days when the stars aligned. The sun shone all day, the Pleasure Beach surprisingly wasn’t very busy at all, the kids all behaved and had a brilliant time and we had loads of fun with The Harman …

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Quarry Bank Mill, Cheshire

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.   The Easter bank holiday …

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Splashworld, Southport

I was lucky enough to meet Becky this weekend and can confirm she does not have a fat bottom however you should really head over and have a look at her blog called Diary of a Fat Bottomed Girl – I still love the fab tagline. ‘Fat bottomed girls they make the rocking …

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AppleJacks Adventure Park, Warrington

If you haven’t already found Becky’s blog then you should really head over and have a look.  Called Diary of a Fat Bottomed Girl – I’m sure she hasn’t really, but the blog does have a fab tagline. ‘Fat bottomed girls they make the rocking world go round’. I love that.  Beck …

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A Family Day at Haigh Hall, Wigan

If you haven’t already found Becky’s blog then you should really head over and have a look.  Called Diary of a Fat Bottomed Girl – I’m sure she hasn’t really, but the blog does have a fab tagline. ‘Fat bottomed girls they make the rocking world go round’. I love that.  Beck …

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Day Trip to the Crocky Trail in Chester

If you haven’t already found Becky’s blog then you should really head over and have a look.  Called Diary of a Fat Bottomed Girl – I’m sure she hasn’t really, but the blog does have a fab tagline. ‘Fat bottomed girls they make the rocking world go round’. I love that.  Beck …

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Beauty and the Beast, Epstein Theatre

On Saturday we went to The Epstein Theatre again, this time to see Beauty and the Beast put on by LHK productions, which was an Easter pantomime. I’ve mentioned before how much I love this theatre, it’s so small and genuinely welcoming. You feel like you’re involved in the show …

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Apple Jack’s Adventure Park, Warrington

Reviewed by Emma Phillips Mum of 3. The sun was out for the last day of the Easter holidays so we decided to head off to Apple Jack’s Adventure Park at Apple Jack’s Farm in Warrington. Our party consisted of my husband and I, our three kids aged 4, 2 and …

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Fairy Tales and Trails – Arley Hall

Yesterday we met the Grandparents and my Brother and family at Arley Hall and Gardens in Cheshire. The sun was shining and Spring most definitely seemed to be in the air.  We arrived as the gardens opened at 11am and in the end, didn’t leave until around 3.30pm with three …

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The Tiger Who Came to Tea, Epstein Theatre Liverpool

Yesterday we were invited to The Epstein Theatre to a launch party celebrating The Tiger Who Came to Tea which will be Live on Stage at The Epstein Theatre in Liverpool from Tuesday 9th June to Sunday 14th June 2015. Tickets are £12.  The book (which is a huge favourite …

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West Kirby Beach

I never thought I’d live near the beach. I grew up near Manchester and never thought the beach would be part of my daily life, but now it is, I actually can’t imagine living without it. Before I moved I had a stressful job in Leeds and hubby lived on …

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Family Holiday at Center Parcs Whinfell Forest

Emily is Mum to two boys aged 7 and 4 and currently pregnant with her 3rd baby.  She lives in the North East goes on regular day trips and likes to try and holiday further afield at least twice a year.  Emily will be a regular contributor at Mini Travellers …

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Tam O’Shanters Farm, Wirral

I’ve written about Tam O’Shanters Farm before. It is very close to us and we visit regularly. I’m sad to say it is now closed on a Monday and a Tuesday but the sign does say that is only until half term. You never know it might find some funding, …

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Geronimo Festival, Tatton Park

If you have been inspired by our post on the Geronimo Festival at Tatton Park running over the weekend of 23rd-25th May 2015 then here is a chance to win a Family Pass.   Simply enter by following the instructions on the Rafflecopter link below. The Gernonimo Festival plans on being ‘a …

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Geronimo Festival, Tatton Park – Organised Mayhem

When we first found out we had been chosen as an Official Geronimo Festival Bloggers for 2015 we were really really excited.  My three Mini Travellers are 4,3 and 3 and they hadn’t ever been to a festival before so I was incredibly excited at the prospect of taking them …

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Crocky Trail Chester

I had seen this place advertised a few times before but always thought my girls would be too young.  However having seen a recent advertisement on Mums in the Know for Wirral, which said it was only £6 for adults in January and Under 5’s went free (mine are 4, …

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Gullivers Hotel – Wheelchair Friendly?

This review has been written by Dawn. Mum to Lewis and Rachel.  You can read more from Dawn in our post ‘Are your car seats safe enough?‘ On Sunday 28th December, we arrived at the Gullivers Hotel for our Christmas panto package mini break.  We are Mum, Dad, Lewis aged …

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Frozen Experience, Tarvin Sands

Due to the success of the Frozen Experience at Christmas, the Magical Experience are putting on the show at February Half Term! Performances run from 14th February to 22nd February 2015, with shows running every day at 12.30pm, 2.30pm, 4.40pm and 6.30pm.  BOOK ONLINE NOW!! https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/tarvinsandsreindeercentre to book your experience …

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Rainy Day in Liverpool with the Kids – Walker Art Gallery (!?!)

Yesterday it rained and rained and rained. We had planned on a day out in the park but even my husband who is usually optimistic about getting out in the rain couldn’t bring himself to play outside.  I asked our eldest what she wanted to do and she said she …

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Things to do with Kids near Manchester and Liverpool

As we live in the North West, a lot of the reviews of days out we have written ourselves are within an hour of Manchester or Liverpool.  Living in this part of the world you need to be prepared to head out come rain or shine. So what are are our …

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Winter Wonderland at Center Parcs Whinfell

This review is by one of my friends Jess about her recent trip to the Winter Wonderland at Center Parcs, Whinfell with her husband and two year old twins. This post contains some gorgeous photos Jess writes a fab blog over at Mummyofboygirltwins.com and she can regularly be found tweeting …

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