#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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Join a free webinar with Minitravellers and Eventbrite to learn about promoting family events!

Join a free webinar with Minitravellers and Eventbrite to learn about promoting family events Events that the whole family can enjoy are growing by the second and it’s a fruitful space for keen event organisers to enter. Whether it’s an event specifically designed for children or a music festival that …

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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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Would you love to take your family for a camping trip? Read out post 'First Time Camping For The Family'.
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First Time Camping For The Family

When Lara was invited camping by my very kind friend Leeanne, it became quickly apparent that I was not going to escape with a quiet weekend at home with my boys. Craig began to moan that I had been holding him back for years with from his dream to camp …

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Premier League Writing Stars | A Poetry Competition for Primary School Children www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Premier League Writing Stars | A Poetry Competition for Primary School Children

Yesterday the Premier League launched a poetry competition for children aged 5 to 11. Premier League Writing Stars is backed by names from the worlds of football and literature. The campaign is open to all primary schools in England and Wales and aims to get young people writing poetry in …

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Are you looking for a UK family holiday? The Lake District has so much to do.
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Taking a UK Family holiday to the Lake District

Having been instructed that all family holidays were to be taken in the UK this year, we decided to descend on the Lake District in the Summer to see whether we would be able to sufficiently wear the kids out with fresh air to get a couple of hours of …

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Treasure on the Wall | Luxury Photo Collages

We all have so many photos these days but all too often they get stuck on a memory stick or on your phone.  However Treasure on the Wall creates luxury photo collages and it is a truly exceptional way of displaying those memories. It’s quite difficult to express in words …

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A view of a azzure water and Nissi beach in Aiya Napa, Cyprus
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Taking Family Holidays Abroad in 2018

Family Holidays Abroad 2018 When is the ideal time to start planning your 2018 family holiday? From our experience, we think that the earlier you book, the better deal you will get! So if you’re looking to book a summer holiday in sunny Europe, here are some of our favourite …

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Travel Tips: Why I Always Pack Dioralyte www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Travel Tips: Why I Always Pack Dioralyte

Every time we go away I take a bag of medical supplies with me. I keep it in the cupboard, pack it every time and hope we never need to use it. However when we went as a family to Rwanda earlier this year my medical bag (actually bags) were …

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2 Nights in Redon with Kids | Visit Brittany www.minitravellers.co.uk
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2 Nights in Redon with Kids | Visit Brittany

We recently spent 2 nights in Redon with Kids and this is what we got up to. Redon is not far from Josselin where we started our tour around Brittany and spent 24 hours earlier in the week. Redon is a bigger town than Josseling, or certainly feels that way, …

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Family Den Building and Decorating at Center Parcs www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Family Den Building and Decorating at Center Parcs

During our weekend away we booked onto the Family Den Building and Decorating at Center Parcs. The information on the website says ‘Join in with our woodland adventure and build lasting memories with your family and friends’. Facts: Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes Age: 3 years plus Price: £46.50 per …

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Monday Escapes www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Monday Escapes

Good Morning Monday, what is it like where you are? In case you missed our announcement two weeks ago I’m going to share with you again the news that the Monday Escapes team have launched a new family travel website: Cruising With Kids. Our aim is to share what’s new …

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10 Reasons to Book a Family Friendly Villa Holiday in Corsica www.minitravellers.co.uk
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10 Reasons to Book a Family Friendly Villa Holiday in Corsica

Why you should pick Corsica for your next Family Holiday in a Villa! During the first week of the Summer holidays in July we spent a week in a family friendly villa in Corsica with Simpson Travel.  It was an absolutely glorious week jam packed week with swimming, beaches, food …

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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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24 Hours in Vannes with Kids | Visit Brittany www.minitravellers.co.uk
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24 Hours in Vannes with Kids | Visit Brittany

Vannes is a walled town in the Brittany region of northwest France.  Find out what we did when we spent 24 hours in Vannes with Kids. Vannes old town is characterised by narrow cobbled streets and medieval gates. There is a beautiful Cathédrale Saint-Pierre de Vannes in the centre of …

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Digital Kids Show is returning this November

An amazing fun family day out has returned to Event City in Manchester on 18th and 19th November this year. With six sellout tours, countless TV appearances and accomplishments including winning BGT 8 years ago Diversity are heading to the Digital Kids Show! An amazing lineup of some of the world’s biggest …

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Willows Activity Farm, St Albans

Find out what we thought of Willows Activity Farm We left home nice and early to arrive at Willows Activity Farm for their opening time, aiming to make the most of our day out. When pulling off the M25 I was slightly scared to see we were one of many …

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St Berts Clothing at Center Parcs

We had a fab weekend recently to Center Parcs and I’ve got a full review to follow but I also have a lot of photos to process before I can write it.  We have however found time to make a video – well Lily has and you can find that …

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Blackpool Review - The Family Friendly Destination
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Is Blackpool a Family Friendly Destination?

When you think of Blackpool it conjures up many images, but is Blackpool a Family Friendly Destination? You may have fond memories of day trips with Grandparents if you were brought up in the region, blurred memories if you’ve ever been there on a stag/hen do, or indeed no memories …

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5 Reasons to Visit the Dorset with Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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5 Reasons to Visit Dorset with Kids

Between Hampshire and Devon, Dorset can be overlooked for a holiday but here are 5 reasons why you should visit Dorset with kids. 1. Beaches Miles and miles and miles of amazing beaches. The Jurassic Coast is 96 miles of glorious coastline between Old Harry Rocks at Studland, all the …

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24 Hours in Josselin with Kids | Visit Brittany
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24 Hours in Josselin with Kids | Visit Brittany

Josselin is a beautiful medieval town in Brittany set on the river Oust. Josselin boasts a beautiful château, a bustling town square with restaurants, cafes and a busy Saturday market.  Combine those with a warm and welcoming Bed & Breakfast with a family room on the top floor and you …

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River Dart Country Park – Our Favourite Day Out in Devon! www.minitravellers.co.uk
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River Dart Country Park – Our Favourite Day Out in Devon!

River Dart Country Park was our favourite day out with the kids in Devon! One of the things we were most looking forward to during our trip to Devon was the River Dart Country Park.  I understand, it doesn’t sound much but this award-winning attraction, is set in 90 acres …

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Haven Thornwick Bay Holiday Village | Family Holiday www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Haven Thornwick Bay Holiday Village | Family Holiday

This year we made the decision to not go abroad for our summer holiday. The biggest reason was that our youngest, who is 2, is a bit of a handful and requires a lot of attention. We thought that it made sense to avoid airports and flights and opted to holiday …

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Travel Tips: Craft Time Mosaics www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Travel Tips: Craft Time Mosaics

Craft Time Mosaics are perfect for travelling with kids! Earlier in the Summer we got a large box of individually wrapped Craft Time Mosaics from Brainstorm for the girls to take away on holiday. Anyone who knows me well will know that I don’t just dislike craft, I positively detest it, …

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