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Karen Beddow founded Mini Travellers in 2014 while doing what she loves most...going on holiday!

Mini Travellers is for parents looking for holiday ideas, destination reviews, days out and things to do with the kids. We also have family travel tips, activity ideas and all other things family holiday related. Take a look at some of our latest reviews for holidays and day trips in the UK.

Giffords Circus – ¡Carpa! Review

From the moment we entered the car park to watch Giffords Circus – ¡Carpa! we were transported to a different era with the circus girls ushering us to our car parking space. We walked towards the big top tent (an actual big top tent!)and we were surrounded by the smell of popcorn, candyfloss and hay (a very provoking …

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The Doctor Who: Time Fracture Review

Doctor Who: Time Fracture puts fans at the heart of the story, plunged into a journey across space and time. Travelling through amazingly realistic worlds, audiences will discover that it’s time to step up, be the hero and save the universe! The Doctor Who Time Fracture is an immersive, fun, clever and entertaining experience suitable for …

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Review | Kids Inflatable Stand Up Paddle Board from EZ Shopper

SUP’s or Stand Up Paddleboards are the must have piece of kit. Their popularity exploded in the UK in lockdown and people have continued to paddle as and when they can. The best thing about SUP’s or Stand Up Paddleboards is that they are brilliantly suited to beginners and kids. Here we review the Kids …

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There’s no such thing as bad weather, only unsuitable clothes

It’s that time of year when the weather is changeable and we never know whether we are going to have a lovely Summer day or freezing cold rain. It’s also the time of year when more outdoor events start getting planned and the last thing you want to do is cancel. Space and time away …

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Philharmonia at the Movies: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

How do I review the performance Philharmonia at the Movies: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial ? What can I say about either ET, Steven Spielberg, John Williams or the Philharmonia that hasn’t already been said before? Philharmonia at the Movies: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial sees an 80-piece orchestra perform John Williams’ much-loved score live to this all-time great Spielberg cinematic classic on the big screen …

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Childrens Book Recommendations for Spring | Spring is Sprung and Easter Vibes 

Spring is finally here: the birds are singing, the bees are buzzing, the sun is shining (oh no, wait… it’s snowing!)… and it’s time for us to take a look at some of the most fantastic books out there with that in mind. So, here’s a list of our best books about Spring and nature, …

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Review of The House with Chicken Legs at Home Theatre Manchester

As the curtain fell and the audience took to a standing ovation, you couldn’t help but feel we had been part of something truly magical, a journey between different worlds, that left three nine years old boys questioning the afterlife. The House with Chicken Legs at Home Theatre Manchester was a dazzling show that you …

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Easter Egg Hunts in the North West | National Trust Properties

National Trust Easter Egg Hunts in the North West! It’s that time of the year again when the National Trust team put on an outdoor adventure with chocolate eggs! What more could you want. National Trust Egg Hunts are back for 2022. They are available on a drop-in basis with no booking required. Please check with …

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Ultimate Packing List for Walt Disney World and Beyond with Under 5’s

Here is an Ultimate Packing List for Walt Disney World and Beyond with Under 5’s We created an Ultimate Packing List for Travelling Abroad with Your Baby earlier this year and a Skiing packing list last year and for Our 14 day Walt Disney World and beyond trip I have created another!  Primarily I created this for me, …

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