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Weekend in Belle-Île off the coast of Brittany www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Weekend in Belle-Île off the coast of Brittany

Belle-Île is 9 miles (15km) off the coast of the Gulf of Morbihan in France and is Brittany’s largest island. Belle-Île means quite literally a “Beautiful Isle at Sea” When the island naming committee met around the campfire a few centuries ago I suspect it was a very brief discussion.  …

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Cornbury Festival 2017 | Family Friendly Festival www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Dates of the Top 17 Family Friendly Festivals 2018

A post including the dates of Family Friendly Festivals in 2018 from the beginning of the Summer to the end. 1.Elderflower Fields East Sussex 25-28th May 2018 Elderflower Fields is perfectly catered for children. In 2017 all the activities were fun, well considered and just right for young kids (from …

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100 Amazing National Trust Days Out With Children www.minitravellers.co.uk
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100 Amazing National Trust Days Out With Children

We love 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 years and …

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FAMILY FRIENDLY FESTIVALS

Fortieth Festival Party | Festival Themed Garden Party
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Fortieth Festival Party | Festival Themed Garden Party

So what do you do when you have spent a Summer at Festivals with the kids and you turn 40 in the October. You have a Fortieth Festival party! Why ever not! Well the reason you shouldn’t I suppose is because I had decided not to have a party: I …

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Victorious Streets Paved with Glitter
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Victorious Festival, Portsmouth – Is it a Family Friendly Fesitival?

What is there for families at Victorious? We are lucky enough to have done a few family-friendly festivals and have always really enjoyed taking the children so they can experience the sights , sounds, atmosphere and diversity of a festival before they go crazy on their own! We have also …

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English Medieval Festival for Families at Herstmonceux Castle

This August Bank Holiday my wife, I and our three children were invited to attend the 25th Anniversary English Medieval Festival at Herstmonceux Castle near to Hastings in East Sussex. We were delighted as it seemed just the sort of event our family would love: rustic camping and outdoor medieval-themed …

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#UKexplore October 2017

October has been a funny month, full of lovely moments but also some crazy busy stressful times too.  I celebrated mny 40th which was amazing and you can see some photos here if you want to see what we got up to, we also had a wonderful week in Wales …

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Attingham Park at Halloween | National Trust Days Out www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Attingham Park at Halloween | National Trust Days Out

During our week in Newtown in Wales we decided to drive an hour to visit Attingham Park National Trust as it came highly recommended by other parents. Having checked on the website and realising that there was a Spooky Trail on, I packed the bag of fancy dress I had added …

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Tatton Park at Halloween | National Trust Days Out www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Tatton Park at Halloween | National Trust Days Out

Find out what’s on at Tatton Park at Halloween and whether you should go! I visited Tatton Park at Halloween with my three children (11, 9 and 7). There were Halloween activities in the Old Hall, Mansion House, Gardens and the Farm. We started at the Old Hall, which is set …

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FAMILY TRIPS TO CORNWALL

Glamping at Tamar Lake | Family Friendly Campsite Cornwall www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Glamping at Tamar Lake | Family Friendly Campsite Cornwall

We were invited to stay at Tamar Lake campsite this August, in a ‘glamping’ pod. Tamar Lake straddles the borders of Devon and Cornwall- apparently the old border line falls in the middle of the lake! The camspite is in a beautiful setting overlooking the lake and has around 20 …

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A day trip to the Lost Gardens of Heligan www.minitravellers.co.uk
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A day trip to the Lost Gardens of Heligan

f you’ve followed me for a while you’ll know that we visit Bude in North Cornwall every year and this year was no different – we spent the first week of the Easter holidays there.  Whenever we go we make sure that we fulfill certain traditions (like having an ice …

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Rumsdale Cottage | Family Friendly Cottage in Lanreath Cornwall

Cornwall is one of my most favourite places in the world. When we arrive I am instantly transported back to childhood memories of long summers spent with my grandparents. I took the girls down to Lanreath near Looe for a little break this Easter holiday’s staying in the gorgeous Rumsdale …

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