10 Things to do in Snowdonia with Kids
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10 Things to do in Snowdonia with Kids

Snowdonia isn’t very far from us at all and when we don’t know what we are going to do for the weekend or week at a time, we often pop down there, so we decided to put together a list of Things to do in Snowdonia with Kids. This list …

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Mini Travellers Children’s Book Ideas for August 2018 www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Mini Travellers Children’s Book Ideas for August 2018

Whether you’re at home or abroad this summer, we’ve got some brilliant books to keep your little ones entertained. Picture Books The Girls by Lauren Ace and Jenny Lovlie (Caterpillar Books) The Girls tells the story of four friends who meet under an apple tree and share their secrets and …

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Northumberland Camping and Caravanning Club Sites Review
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Northumberland Camping and Caravanning Club Site Review

We’ve just spent the most glorious week camping at Northumberland Camping and Caravanning Club Sites in our motorhome on the stunning Northumberland coast. We used to spend a week up in Northumberland every September before the kids started school, and our last visit was just after our youngest was born 8 …

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Review | Amazon Fire HD 10 Kids Edition Tablet
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Review | Amazon Fire HD 10 Kids Edition Tablet

Launched in June 2018, the Fire HD 10 Kids Edition features a brilliant 10.1” 1080p Full HD screen, a powerful processor, 32 GB of storage, and up to 10 hours of battery life, plus a year of Amazon Fire for Kids Unlimited, a kid-proof case, and a 2-year worry-free guarantee – all for only £199.99 …

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Family Holiday in Southport
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Family Holiday in Southport

We are big fans of an English seaside resort, so were delighted to be invited to have a family holiday in Southport during the summer holidays, sampling some of the town’s numerous attractions. NB: Jane and her family were hosted on their family holiday in Southport and invited to participate …

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Is Hampton Court Palace Flower Show Child Friendly?
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Is Hampton Court Palace Flower Show Child Friendly?

My last visit to Hampton Court Palace Flower Show was ten years ago, in life-before-parenthood, so there was no need to wonder whether Hampton Court Palace Flower Show was child friendly. That year my mother-in-law and I took a boat along the Thames to the show. We enjoyed a civilised …

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Weekend in Belle-Île off the coast of Brittany www.minitravellers.co.uk
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10 Places in France Perfect for a Family Holiday

The key to a successful and enjoyable family holiday lies in two things – simplicity and entertainment. So here are 10 Places in France Perfect for a Family Holiday. NB: This post has been created in collaboration with Brittany Ferries. First of all, it needs to be quick, easy and …

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Stay Off Site at Camp Bestival or On Site at Camp Bestival in 2019?
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Stay Off Site at Camp Bestival or On Site at Camp Bestival in 2019?

So recently we visited Camp Bestival and decided to stay off site rather than camp onsite. So why would we decide to stay offsite at Camp Bestival rather than staying on site? People decide to stay off site at Camp Bestival for many many reasons 1/ Some have never visited …

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Camping with Kids
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Travel Tips: Sleeping Bags for Festivals

Ideas on the best sleeping bags for festivals for the whole family, from babies to adults.

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A review of Kynren - An Epic Tale of England
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A review of Kynren – An Epic Tale of England

The question I’ve been asked on social media the most since we went to Kynren on Friday night is ‘Is it worth it’? Is Kynren worth the cost? YES emphatically is my answer, Kynren is most definitely worth the cost and definitely worth the trip. Yes it can be expensive …

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Do you believe in fairies? | Fairy Hunting at Weston Park

Do you believe in fairies?  We most certainly do and when we were asked to go fairy hunting at Weston Park this Summer we were very excited to see what was in store for us… Weston Park itself is set amongst historical ‘Capability’ Brown parkland and it is the area …

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Unusual Sleepovers in London | Golden Hinde Night Voyage
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Unusual Sleepovers in London | Golden Hinde Night Voyage

Whilst most of England were watching their teams’ final World Cup match, my daughters (aged 8 & 6) and I caught the train to Southwark, where they excitedly jumped aboard the Golden Hinde for an unusual sleepover in London… it was set in 1577. As per instructions we arrived at …

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Review | The Tiger Who came to Tea | Live on Stage
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Review | The Tiger Who came to Tea | Live on Stage

On a scorching hot Sunday my three daughters (aged 8,6 and 2) and I headed to Piccadilly Theatre to see The Tiger Who Came to Tea, which is celebrating its 10th year live on stage. This much-loved classic children’s book, now 50 years old, takes you back to childhoods of …

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Coastal Adventures: Exploring the Stunning Dorset Coast
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Coastal Adventures: Exploring the Stunning Dorset Coast

So, whilst we were in Dorset last weekend for Camp Bestival, we took the opportunity to have our very own Coastal Adventure. NB: This post has been created in collaboration with Parkdean Resorts and if you are looking for more inspiration for coastal adventures check out Parkdean Resorts’ coastal blog post. If you’ve not …

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Nozstalgia at Nozstock Festival – still partying hard at 20 Years Young
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Nozstalgia at Nozstock Festival – still partying hard at 20 Years Young

We’ve just spent our 3rd year running at the fantastic Nozstock Festival, a family-run, family-friendly festival in the rolling Herefordshire countryside. Find out what we thought… NB: Jane and her family were guests of Nozstock but all views and opinions are their own. Nozstock started life as a private party thrown …

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What The Ladybird Heard Review, The Lowry, Manchester
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What The Ladybird Heard Review, The Lowry, Manchester

Today we were lucky enough to not only watch a magical performance of What The Lady Bird Heard at The Lowry, but to meet its inspirational cast. A group of people who have my youngest planning to make her long-term career aim (Ice cream lady) part time, to include Sunday …

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Cirque du Soleil is delighted to announce a brand-new UK arena tour with OVO.
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Cirque du Soleil Brings ‘OVO’ to Arenas Across the UK

Cirque du Soleil is delighted to announce a brand-new UK arena tour with OVO. OVO is to embark on a huge UK Arena Tour starting in Liverpool on 16th August 2018.  The arena tour of OVO will run from 16th August to 7 October 2018. Tickets on sale now via …

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#UKexplore July 2018
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#UKexplore July 2018

Another amazing month, 2018 will definitely go down in Summer history in the UK. We’ve had some fab trips to festivals over the last month and loved them all! When I am exploring the UK I tag all my UK days out photographs #UKexplore on Instagram and if you aren’t …

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Top Tips if you're heading to Camp Bestival in 2019
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12 Top Tips if you’re heading to Camp Bestival in 2019

In 2018 we spent our first weekend at Camp Bestival. We had an amazing weekend with some great friends and have plans to return next year.  I’ll share with you throughout this post things we loved but I’ll focus on some tips to help you get the most out of …

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Tree Top Adventure at Go Ape Black Park, Buckinghamshire

On a sunny Sunday, we took our three mini travellers to Go Ape in Black Park, Buckinghamshire. I had been previously with my two eldest daughters, but it never crossed my mind to take the two year old too. However, Go Ape Black park benefits from the addition of Nets …

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Review | Coleman Event Shelter | FastPitch™ Shelter XL
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Review: Coleman Event Shelter | FastPitch™ Shelter XL

Discover the Coleman Event Shelter FastPitch and find out how quick it is to pitch in our review.

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Top Tips if you're heading to Deer Shed Festival in 2019
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11 Top Tips if you’re heading to Deer Shed Festival 2019

Our first weekend of the summer holidays was at Deer Shed Festival in North Yorkshire.  We had the most amazing weekend of sun and fun and will definitely want to return next year.  I’ll share with you throughout this post things we loved but I’ll focus on some tips to …

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Girl on the beach in Greece
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Travel Tips: Always Packed Beach Bag | Beach Ready!

How to create an ‘always ready’ beach bag, and be beach ready for your next trip.

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