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A day out with a difference – Forth Bridge Walk and Deep Sea World

Do you fancy Forth Bridge Walk? A long walk beside a dual-carriageway might not top most people’s lists for a Great Family Day Out but this walk, along the Forth Road Bridge, is pretty special. Both our children, including our 7 year old daughter, a very ‘Whingey Walker’ on the …

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Travel Tips: GoGo squeeZ snacks | Mini Travellers Review www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Travel Tips: GoGo squeeZ snacks | Mini Travellers Review

We were recently asked to try out the GoGo squeeZ snack range of fruit snacks and YogurtZ pouches in a variety of flavours. *NB This is a collaborative post with GoGo squeeZ. We had some friends over for the weekend and were going on a walk out to some islands near us, …

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Afternoon Tea and Spa at The Midland Hotel with Spa Seekers www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Afternoon Tea and Spa at The Midland Hotel with Spa Seekers

During October I was lucky enough to be invited to Afternoon Tea and Spa at The Midland Hotel with Spa Seekers to try out their Autumn Spa Day package. It was an even nicer opportunity as I got the chance to spend the afternoon with some of my favourite people …

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Thank You Steve

Thank You Steve Thank you Steve for your tablet invention. Your quantum leap in boredom prevention.   There’s only so much i-Spy one can do on a 3 hour journey across the M62.   And so when we fly our kids now only complain Oh why isn’t there Wifi on …

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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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Warwick Castle’s Halloween Experience
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Warwick Castle’s Halloween Experience

Warwick Castle has been turned into a Haunted Castle for Halloween! We’ve never been to Warwick Castle before as it’s too far to be a day trip.  So when Warwick Castle invited me, along with my friend and our 3 children (8, 8 and 5) to come and join them …

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Quick Ferry to France or Slow Ferry to France? www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Quick Ferry to France or Slow Ferry to France?

On our trip to Brittany in August we took the slow ferry to France from Portsmouth to Caen and the quick ferry back from Cherbourg to Portsmouth here is what we thought of both options. We haven’t done Ferries since the kids were born. In fairness I haven’t taken a …

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5 Reasons to Visit Norfolk with Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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5 Reasons to Visit Norfolk with Kids

Norfolk is just over 2 hours from London and here are 5 Reasons why you should visit Norfolk with kids. *NB Post created in collaboration with Norfolk Country Cottages. BeWILDerwood! BeWILDerwood is a huge, award winning forest of family fun and outdoor adventure. There are treehouses, zip wires, jungle bridges, …

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Legoland Film Premiere – A full day out!

Is there more to Legoland Discovery Centre than the latest film? On Saturday evening we were invited to attend the premiere of the latest Lego film The Ninjago Movie at Legoland Discovery Centre Manchester in the Trafford Centre.  The added bonus of the showing was the option to spend an …

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Loch Tay
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Loch Tay for Families

Loch Tay in Scotland, surrounded by mist capped mountains, is just stunning and the wealth of activities available nearby make it a fabulous destination for the whole family to enjoy. We visit Loch Tay regularly and it’s simply impossible to get bored. Less than two hours drive from both Glasgow …

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Where are the Cheapest Places to Ski this Winter

According to research (produced in partnership with Crystal Ski Holidays) this year’s report by the Post Office, the UK’s leading provider of foreign currency, has found that Ski resort prices are down in three-quarters of the 22 European resorts surveyed¹ *This post has been created in collaboration with Post Office …

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Will my kids enjoy the new £3m adventure park William’s Den?
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William’s Den | The Brand New Adventure Attraction in Yorkshire

Will my kids enjoy the new £3m adventure park William’s Den? If you take the kids to the new William’s Den you must remember to take them a change of clothes and a towel! Whatever the weather, kids are drawn to the rainmaker shower in the indoor area like a …

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Family Winter Holidays in 2017 and 2018

*This post has been created in collaboration with The Family Holidays Company. The magic of winter is just around the corner and we can’t wait for the holidays! The wonderful Christmas Markets, the beautiful ornaments, the ice skate rinks, the occasional snowflakes, the Christmas sales… who doesn’t love winter? Sure, …

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Maison de la Nature et des Mégalithes at St Just www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Maison de la Nature et des Mégalithes at St Just with Children

What we loved about Maison de la Nature et des Mégalithes at St Just and how it can work with Children too. One of the things arranged for us on our trip in Brittany was a visit to the Maison de la Nature et des Mégalithes at St Just. There have been …

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CBeebies The Snow Queen Ticket Ballot

It’s that time of year again; when applications are to be made for tickets to the recording of the CBeebies Christmas Show.  The ballot is open, for one week only from today until 17th October 2017. This year the CBeebies Christmas Show will be CBeebies The Snow Queen, and they’re …

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Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment | Tickets on Sale now! www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment | Tickets on Sale now!

Tickets go on Priority Sale for Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment at the Echo Arena Liverpool today! Rev up for non-stop fun with four of your favourite Disney stories when Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment comes to Echo Arena Liverpool from Wednesday 11th April until Sunday 15th …

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Review: BookBeat the new audio book streaming service www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Review: BookBeat the new audio book streaming service

Why BookBeat – the new audio book streaming service – is the perfect travel companion! This post is in collaboration with BookBeat. For £12.90 per month, BookBeat gives listeners unlimited access to thousands of audiobooks, which you can access whenever they like, through your phone. BookBeat is only available in the UK. …

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Treetop Trek | Is it a family adventure?

High in the sky, a Treetop Trek Adventure On Saturday, my husband and I took our daughter, our son and 4 of his friends to do the Treetop Trek at Heaton Park in Manchester. There are two different courses – a Mini Trek for adults and kids of 5 and …

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Monday Escapes

Good Morning Monday, it’s the week that ends with my 40th birthday party and me turning 40 on Wednesday this week – argh! What have we been up to? We had a fun weekend with friends last weekend and wandered out to Hilbre Island to give the dogs a run …

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Awesome Walls Climbing Clip 'n' Climb Liverpool www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Awesome Walls Climbing Clip ‘n’ Climb Liverpool

Climbing has gone technicolour at Awesome Walls with the opening of Liverpool’s first Clip ‘n Climb Adventure Park! Clip ‘n Climb takes climbing into another dimension, creating an immersive, fun, vibrant and adrenaline fuelled experience. Lights, colour, shapes and textures all work together to create a world of fun and …

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Is Lightwater Valley a gem of a theme park?
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Is Lightwater Valley good for Kids Under 6?

Lightwater Valley for families This Summer I took my three little thrill-seekers to Lightwater Valley Theme Park in Ripon during our stay at Boroughbridge Camping and Caravan Club Site, which is around 15-20 minute drive away. Having not been to Lightwater Valley before I didn’t know very much about the …

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Hatchimals Surprise Review | What is the Hatchimals Surprise? www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Hatchimals Surprise Review | What is the Hatchimals Surprise?

Hatchimals became 2017’s Christmas Must-Have Toys. They were sold out everywhere and this year it’s likely to be the Hatchimals Surprise Twins! So what do you get in the box? One Hatchimals Egg Quick Start Guide Instructions What do you do? Don’t take the Hatchimals out of the box until …

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Rainy Weekend at Center Parcs, Whinfell Forest | Family Friendly Weekend www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Rainy Weekend at Center Parcs, Whinfell Forest | Family Friendly Weekend

Our review of a rainy weekend at Center Parcs, swapping buggies for bikes at Whinfell Forest. For young families looking for a first adventure away from home with toddlers and babies, Center Parcs is the undisputed king. It’s like a rite of passage in parenting.  We went a couple of …

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5 of the Top Rural Getaways in the UK for Autumn www.minitravellers.co.uk
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5 of the Top Rural Getaways in the UK for Autumn

As Autumn gets into full swing, the season’s changing landscapes, beautiful colours and cool crisp air make it the perfect opportunity to take an exciting break in the tranquillity of the countryside.  Country holidays provide a pleasant contrast to the traditional coastal break, and it’s here you will discover a …

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