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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 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.  “We live …

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Cornbury Festival 2017 | Family Friendly Festival www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Dates of the Top 16 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

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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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Review: Coleman Rocky Mountain 5 Tent www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Review: Coleman Rocky Mountain 5 Tent

Coleman sent us over their Coleman Rocky Mountain 5 family tent for us to test and review, find out what we thought! Before we had children, camping was our staple weekend away…all we needed to do was throw a tent and some sleeping bags in the car and we were …

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WE LOVE THE NATIONAL TRUST

#UKexplore September 2017 www.minitravellers.co.uk
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#UKexplore September 2017

We’ve had a crazy busy September with the return to school and lots of new clubs and activities to settle into.  We’ve also had a weekend away at Center Parcs and been to The Good Life Experience in Chester for the first time. I’ve loved seeing photos that have started …

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9 National Trust Days Out with Children in the North West & The Lakes

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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#UKexplore August 2017 www.minitravellers.co.uk
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#UKexplore August 2017

How can it be nearly time for school to start again. For most kids school will start again on Monday.  We have a couple more days off, a birthday party and an adventure to take before mine go back, but what a Summer it has been. It’s taken some keeping …

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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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Travel Tips

Believe us we know all about the worries about travelling with kids.   Below are some articles from the blog about how parents have prepared for and coped with travelling, and particularly flying with children.

For some family friendly holiday ideas take a look at our Google+ Hangout chat with Brit Mums founder Sussana Scott hosted by Travel Republic.

Please drop us a line if you have any tips and advice that have worked for you and your family.  We would love to hear from you.    Contact Us