The Lost Present | An Interactive Christmas Adventure Around Leeds City Centre
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The Lost Present | An Interactive Christmas Adventure Around Leeds City Centre

With the usual enthusiasm we have for Christmas in November I joyfully arranged for myself, my mum and two girls (aged 6 and 10) to participate in “The Lost Present” an interactive Christmas adventure around Leeds city centre. NB: We were invited to review but all views and opinions are …

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So in no particular order here are some ideas of things to do in New York with kids!
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Things to do in New York with Kids

I’ve always had a bit of a soft spot for New York and know where my favourite places are, but as we are heading to New York next year with the kids for the first time, so I put a callout for some fellow bloggers to tell me all about …

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Santa’s Spectacular at Willow’s Activity Farm
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Santa’s Spectacular at Willow’s Activity Farm

We were delighted to be returning to Santa’s Spectacular at Willow’s Activity Farm again this year (as we loved Santa’s Spectacular at Willow’s Activity Farm in 2017). Our three daughters, now aged 8, 6 and 3, were all equally excited, but for different reasons. NB: Lucy and her family received …

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Warwick Castle at Christmas

Despite only living an hour away, we haven’t ever managed to make it to Warwick Castle, so when we were invited to visit Warwick Castle at Christmas, we were only too happy to oblige! Making full use of our Knights Costume and Sword, we arrived in the Castle grounds and …

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Review | The Wizard of Oz at Storyhouse Chester
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Review | The Wizard of Oz at Storyhouse Chester

Did you see The Secret Seven at StoryhouseLive last Christmas? We did and we loved it.  This year you can join Dorothy, Toto and her friends for The Wizard of Oz a major new stage production of the classic MGM musical motion picture, featuring all the favourite songs, including Somewhere Over The Rainbow …

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Christmas at the London Transport Museum

I should probably start by declaring that the London Transport Museum has, for years, been one of our go-to attractions in London. Not only does it have lots of buses and trains to play on (always a winner with our 6 year old son) but it has also been very …

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Peter Pan at Dukes Theatre, Lancaster
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Peter Pan at Dukes Theatre, Lancaster

As a family, we are keen fans of the Dukes Theatre productions and over the last few years we have enjoyed several performances in the fabulous grounds of Williamson Park which have all been fantastic. Following the advertisement of this year’s festive production we were very keen to attend to …

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The Comedy About A Bank Robbery at the Criterion Theatre
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The Comedy About A Bank Robbery at the Criterion Theatre

I was invited to watch The Comedy About A Bank Robbery at the Criterion Theatre in London and I was accompanied by my son who is 11 years old. The play begins with a daring prison break, aided by the prison guards themselves. From the beginning, the actors burst onto …

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Top 10 most unique attractions to Disneyland Paris
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Disneyland Paris 2019: The Biggest Changes on the Way

Disney is making sweeping changes internationally.  One of the most exciting expansions Disney is undertaking is a huge upgrade to Walt Disney Studios at Disneyland Paris. The major expansion will mark the arrival of three new themed lands, including an Arendelle, and Star Wars and Marvel Lands.  These new areas …

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Win a Nozstock Festival Family Ticket for 2019!

Fancy winning a Family Ticket to Nozstock Festival? You can do at the bottom of this post! Mini Travellers have been to Nozstock now in 2016, 2017 and 2018. You can read all the reviews about our experiences in these reviews below! Mini Travellers do Nozstock in 2016! In 2017 …

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Top 5 Places to find Disney Princesses at Walt Disney World
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Top 5 Places to find Disney Princesses at Walt Disney World

For your upcoming Walt Disney World holiday don’t forget to add “mingle with royalty” to your travel plans.  Disney World is not just the place for meeting Mickey and his cartoon pals, but if you do want to here are 5 places that you can find Mickey too!.  You can …

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Family Friendly Tours in Florence | Tapsy Tours

We know from experience that doing family friendly tours in cities with people who know the city like the back of their hand can turn a trip from something quite tricky with children into something incredibly special. Mini Travellers absolutely LOVED their Family Friendly Tapsy Tours of Rome a few …

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The Wind in the Willows, Polka Theatre, Wimbledon

The Wind in the Willows, is at the Polka Theatre, Wimbledon, until 17 Feb 2019. This is our review. The highlight of the Polka Theatre’s Winter Season has to be this wonderful adaptation of Kenneth Grahame’s classic book, The Wind in the Willows, first published 110 years ago. This well known …

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Autumn Bike Ride and Bella Italia
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Bike Rides and Bella Italia

Sometimes you have a day where you just need to get outside. Thursday last week was for me one of those days. I was waiting on some news and I needed to clear my head so when one of my friends suggested a bike ride I jumped at the chance. …

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Darwin Forest Country Park, Peak District Review
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Multigenerational travel: a deep dive into the growing trend

Multigenerational holidays are a fantastic way to spend quality time together as a family. Giving everyone a chance to relax, unwind and enjoy each other’s company, this type of escape has proved enduringly popular over the years. However, planning a multigenerational escape isn’t always straightforward. Due to the different generations …

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Afternoon Tea at the Radisson Blu with Buy a Gift!
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Afternoon Tea at the Radisson Blu with Buy a Gift!

So all in all the last few weeks have been a bit rough. Not rough for me, but for quite a few of those around me and I think I’ve absorbed quite a lot of anxiety.  So I had a lovely day last week and I popped on some new …

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The Elf Adventure Challenge at Cheshire Ice Cream Farm www.minitravellers.co.uk
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10 reasons to visit the Elf Adventure at the Ice Cream Farm

10 reasons to visit the Elf Adventure at the Ice Cream Farm It’s an excellent alternative to a Santa visit for younger ones. For those who are still working the whole Santa thing out and may still be a little wary of the Big Jolly Man in the bright red …

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Beauty and the Beast | Unity Theatre
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Review | Beauty and the Beast at Unity Theatre Liverpool

Unity Theatre, Action Transport Theatre and DaDaFest (a Liverpool disability and Deaf arts organisation)  have turned the age old classic of Beauty and the Beast into something that little bit different this Christmas. NB: We were invited to watch Beatty and the Beast at the Unity Theatre in Liverpool and …

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Ultimate Family Guide To Disneyland Paris
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Ultimate Family Guide To Disneyland Paris

Disneyland Paris is one of the most magical places in the world to visit with kids. If you are a planning a family getaway to Disneyland then here’s everything you need to know about a family trip to Disneyland Paris; from where to stay, to what to do, to how …

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Winter Wonderland Liverpool | Santa at the Bombed Out Church | Review
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Winter Wonderland Liverpool | Santa at the Bombed Out Church | Review

Liverpool’s famous “bombed out church” at the bottom of Hardman Street has been transformed into a Winter Wonderland for Christmas, so with the promise of an action packed creative hour or so, culminating in a visit to Santa,  5 year old Oscar and Martha and I went along to sample …

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What's on at Christmas in Liverpool 2018
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What’s on at Christmas in Liverpool 2018

There is so much going on this Christmas in Liverpool 2018 from the Christmas markets, to Liverpool ONE festivities, to family events and the Ice festival down on Pierhead! Liverpool Ice Festival We took a visit to Liverpool Ice Festival which is now in its third year. The ice rink, …

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Santa's Lapland Search for Santa Day | Mini Travellers
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Santa at the Chill Factore in Manchester

This Saturday as we welcomed in the month of December, we made the journey across the M62 to visit Santa in the snow.  I know the weather keeps going a bit mad, but this wasn’t one of those occasions, we were going to see Santa at the Chill Factore in …

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Church Farm Santa Experience 2018
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Church Farm Santa Experience 2018

I have heard people wax lyrical about the Church Farm Santa Experience for years now but for one reason or another we have never made it. With kids aged 8, 7 and 7 I feared we had left it too late to get the best out of it, and whilst …

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Mini Travellers Children’s Book Recommendations for December

It’s not long until Christmas and we’ve got a fantastic selection of festive books for you, perfect for presents and stocking fillers for the children and teens in your life. NB: This post contains some affiliate links. Picture books Grandpa Christmas by Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Jim Field (Egmont)  Every …

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