Days OutWales

Newborough Beach, Anglesey

This lovely post about Newborough Beach has been written by May Mahon who visited Newborough Beach with her young family. We will definitely be visiting soon. The walk from Newborough Beach to Llanddwyn Island must be one of the most stunning in all of the UK, and child friendly too. …

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Family HolidaysFrance

Disneyland Paris in a day

A fantastic post by the lovely Laura who writes a fantastic blog, click on the link here to read it: Click Here  Laura also tweets @mummytoboyz  or you can find her on facebook https://www.facebook.com/mummytoboyz too. We decided that we were brave enough to tackle our first (and only one so …

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Cruise Holidays with Children

This piece about cruise holidays with children was written by Lynsey Smith who has just returned from a cruise with her husband and children, and has years of experience recommending cruises to others. Lynsey is very willing to talk to anyone about a cruise with children and share her experiences, …

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Days OutMidlands England

Warwick Castle – A Fantastic Family Day Out

A review of Warwick Castle by Sarah who blogs at Extraordinary Chaos, click here to read her fantastic blog. Sarah can also be found tweeting @sarahjchristie Last year we visited Warwick Castle, we chose to go in July as Horrible Histories were there and both the boys love Horrible Histories. …

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FranceTravel Tips

Tips for Disneyland Paris (Accommodation)

Yesterday I asked a group of people, whose opinions I love, for their tips on what accommodation to book to go to Disneyland Paris.  Mr MT doesn’t think the girls are old enough to appreciate it yet so not sure we will go this year (we know he’s wrong) but …

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Days OutNorth West England

A-Z of Chester Zoo

Those people that know my family know we love Chester Zoo. We go at least once a month if not more. Round our parts once your baby reaches 6 months old it’s time for an annual family pass as it’s incredibly good value. You only have to go three times …

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Days OutNorth West England

Brimstage Maze, Wirral – More than a Maze

We are lucky enough to have a fantastic summer attraction near us on the Wirral, Brimstage Maze.  It usually opens just before the summer holidays and stays open until Mid – September.  For the last few years we have bought a summer pass (£25 per visitor, Under 3’s free) and …

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Days OutNorth West England

Review: Family Day Out at Beeston Castle, Cheshire

Here at Mini Travellers we are always looking for different days out, and when I asked my 3 year old what she wanted to do when her godfather came up from London she announced that she wanted to climb a mountain. Daddy had just climbed the National 3 peaks for …

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EuropeFamily HolidaysTurkey

Lykia World Resort, Olu Deniz, Turkey

Another guest post by the lovely Steph who blogs at diaryofamidlifemummy.com and takes such beautiful photos of her holidays as well as writing reviews. You can also follow Steph @midlife_mummy on twitter. Last year we approached my parents and asked if they would like to come on a family holiday …

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Days OutNorth West England

Gruffalo Trail – Delamere Forest

Down at Delamere Forest and plenty of other forests across the UK the Forestry Commission has launched the Gruffalo Trail. On the back of the success of the Stick Man trail last Winter, this is a really simple idea to encourage more people into the deep dark woods. It isn’t …

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Days OutNorth West England

Farmer Teds Farm Park, Ormskirk

What a great family day out at Farmer Teds Farm, come rain or shine. Farmer Teds Farm is quite clearly a farm but it is also so much more. Being about an hour away from us, just north of Liverpool we first went earlier this year on our way up …

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EuropeFamily HolidaysFrance

Les Menuires, France (Ski)

This holiday review is by Steph who writes a fantastic blog over at Diary of a Midlife Mummy she also tweets @midlife_mummy and you can follow her here This review is of Steph’s ski trip in January 2014 it contains some superb photographs and makes us really want to go skiing with …

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CotswoldsFamily HolidaysMidlands EnglandUnited Kingdom

Bruern Cottages, Cotswolds

In March 2011 when we still only had one Mini Traveller and she was only 6 months old we went on our first holiday.  Being our first holiday we didn’t fancy a long flight and as Europe is still pretty cold in March we opted for a drive down the …

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Days OutTheatre

In the Night Garden – Live Show

It was with some trepidation we set off to watch the In the Night Garden Live Show. I mean I try to avoid actually watching the television programme with all the funny noises, and character names I will never remember, but this was to be a full 55 minutes with …

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EuropeFamily HolidaysFrance

Eurocamp and Exploring in Paris with Children

A guest post about Eurocamping in Paris with children by Catherine of Head in a Book who blogs at headinbooks.wordpress.com and can be followed on twitter @headinbook This really is what it says on the tin. It’s therefore a bit of a departure from my usual blogs! I have meant to …

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PortugalTravel Tips

Sanity at Faro Airport

Adeus Faro! For those with little ones, there is a children’s play area in Faro airport which helps pass the hour or so between baggage drop and being called to the gate. After security, but before passport control, head past all the shops to the far end of the terminal …

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Travel Tips

Flying with Toddlers – 10 Top Tips

Recently we flew to Greece with our three mini travellers, who are 3.5 and 2.5 (twins) and we survived. We had to leave the house at 4am and didn’t arrive at the villa until lunchtime. So how did we do it? Tip 1: We packed a breakfast picnic the night …

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Days OutSouthern England

Peppa Pig World – How to survive

We don’t live far from Paultons Park, the host of Peppa Pig World, so when we won tickets in the Hampshire Top 10 attractions fathers day competition we saved ourselves a few quid and headed along for the boys last term time trip. We used to have season tickets so …

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Venosa Beach resort and Spa
EuropeFamily HolidaysTurkey

Venosa Beach Resort and Spa, Turkey

On Thursday we got home from our two week Summer holiday in Didim, Turkey. At least we landed back into Gatwick with some sunshine instead of the usual rain! It was so hot in Turkey ranging from 30 to 35 degrees but as soon as it got too hot at …

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Villa Casa de Baixo, Vilamoura, Portugal – We Struck Gold

It was such a simple plan – two families with three boys between us (4, 2 and 1.5 years old); an agreed destination of Portugal (on the basis of a short flight and short transfer times); self catering (husbands’ BBQing); and a pool with a safety fence (essential) – but …

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Holiday Village Majorca

A guest post by Amy Cooper who blogs at Everything Mummy and tweets at @AmyCooperEM. She travelled to Majorca with her young family and wrote the following review: Me and the brood decided to brave our first family holiday abroad last year, this was before baby Lottie, so just Me, …

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Parque Santiago 2 – Twin Fun in Tenerife

A guest blog by Ruth Start who tweets as @2babies_1me and travelled to Tenerife with her twins. When people discovered I was expecting twins, as a single mum,  I was frequently met with such cheery encouragement as “you’ll never be able to leave the house” and “you can forget all those …

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