Which month is the best month to go to Center Parcs? www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Which month is the best month to go to Center Parcs?

Center Parcs is a family favourite for holidays here in the UK. There are activities available all year round both inside and outdoors, but the big question is; Which month is the best month to go to Center Parcs? Here we have reviews from bloggers who have visited throughout the …

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David Walliams’ Awful Auntie | Richmond Theatre
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Review | David Walliams’ Awful Auntie | Richmond Theatre

Amelia (nearly 8), Florence (nearly 6) and I (just over 40!), were absolutely delighted to be invited to see Birmingham Stage Company bring David Walliams’ [truly] Awful Auntie to Richmond Theatre. As we hopped off the bus and turned the corner onto Richmond Green, we could tell this was going …

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Fun Christmas Present Ideas for a Family that Loves to Travel
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Fun Christmas Present Ideas for a Family that Loves to Travel

So it’s that time of year that I start to panic about what I’m going to buy everyone for Christmas.  Thankfully, everyone in the family is as equally travel obsessed as me so at least I have a starting point.. So here are a few things that I think a …

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Printing Memories with HP Sprocket Photo Printer www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Printing Memories with HP Sprocket Photo Printer Bundle

Do you ever feel like some occasions pass in a blink of an eye and you don’t get chance to remember them? Then you need the HP Sprocket Photo Printer. I’ve tried to get better over the last few years about printing photo books from holidays or actually getting photos …

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The Siege of Christmas | Contact Theatre Manchester
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The Siege of Christmas | Contact Theatre Manchester

With less than 5 weeks until Christmas, we’re starting to get in the festive mood and we’re getting excited about Christmas fun with the children.  We can’t wait to take our three to an immersive theatrical experience at the Contact Theatre in Manchester – The Siege of Christmas.    A festive …

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Weekend in Belle-Île off the coast of Brittany www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Monday Escapes

Happy Monday one and all.  I have a real sense of the Monday Blues today as last week we had the most amazing week in Oman, without the kids and whilst we missed them like crazy it was a wonderful time for the two of us to rest and relax …

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FREE Highway Rat Trail Coming Soon from The Forestry Commission www.minitravellers.co.uk
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FREE Highway Rat Activity Trail Coming Soon from The Forestry Commission

FREE Highway Rat Activity Trail Coming Soon from The Forestry Commission Following on from the success of the Gruffalo Trail, the Gruffalo’s Child Trail, Superworm and the Stick Man trail (and they really have been a success) the Forestry Commission is moving into Winter with The Highway Rat Activity Trail. …

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10 things to do in Bath
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10 Things to do in Bath with Kids

Here are 10 Things to do in Bath with Kids Bath has been on my travel list for years, and last week I finally got the chance to visit this historic city. It was our first trip to Bath as a family, and whilst we were looking forward to exploring a …

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5 Reasons to Visit North Yorkshire with Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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5 Reasons to Visit North Yorkshire with Kids

North Yorkshire the home of the Forbidden Corner, York, Williams Den, Fountains Abbey and Niddfest.  Here are 5 Reasons why you should visit Yorkshire with kids. *NB Post created in collaboration with Ingrid Flute’s Yorkshire Holiday Cottages Forbidden Corner | Yorkshire Dales Built as a private folly, which then opened to …

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Rainy Day at Drusillas Park
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Rainy Day at Drusillas Park

Is it worth going for a Rainy Day at Drusillas Park? Our long awaited half-term trip to Drusillas Park did not disappoint. Amelia (7), Florence (5) & Nancy (2) were joined by friends, three brothers of the same age, which added to the excitement. All six children had a fun …

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Rainy Weekend at Center Parcs, Whinfell Forest | Family Friendly Weekend www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Center Parcs at Sherwood Forest | Why it didn’t work for us!

Center Parcs at Sherwood Forest and Why it didn’t work for us My husband and I (with our two boys aged 4 and 6) are quite outdoorsy people, we love walking, camping, sailing etc. however have never been to Center Parcs.  Why not, I hear you ask? Well, simply that …

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10 Things To Do In Harrogate With Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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10 Things To Do In Harrogate With Kids

Here at Mini Travellers we like finding out what people would recommend that you do in their favourite cities so we asked Victoria from Starlight and Stories for 10 Things to do in Harrogate with Kids. This is what she came up with! 10 Things To Do In Harrogate With Kids …

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10 Travel Essentials for a Luxury Trip

We are currently spending 5 nights in Oman WITHOUT the children…. We flew with British Airways using our air miles in business class which we’ve never done together before and the whole experience was just superb. I hope my Instagram feed isn’t making you too envious with the blue skies …

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The Enchantment of Chester Zoo

As an honorary northerner there’s things that I haven’t done in the North West that are considered sacrilege for true Northerners. Now imagine how I felt the first time I realised that I found out my wife hadn’t watched terminator 2? This is the reaction that Mrs P had when …

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The Snowman | Opera House Theatre Manchester www.minitravellers.co.uk
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The Snowman | Opera House Theatre Manchester

This winter the Snowman has come to the Opera House Theatre in Manchester. The much loved film has been turned into a magical stage show and last week we were lucky enough to be invited along to review it. Armed with sweets and drinks I headed into the theatre stalls …

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12 Christmas Gift Ideas for Gin Loving Mothers (or Fathers!) www.minitravellers.co.uk
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12 Christmas Gift Ideas for Gin Loving Mothers (or Fathers!)

Here are 12 Christmas Gift Ideas for Gin Loving Mothers (or Fathers!) or even just things you can buy yourself to celebrate the Christmas spirit! Gin Baubles A collection of 6 Christmas Tree Baubles, containing 3 different delicious gin concoctions.  To be honest I think these should be advent gifts though. …

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Autumn Leaves and Bobux Boots www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Autumn Leaves and Bobux Boots

I have a love for Bobux Boots. My girls have literally lived in Bobux shoes for the last couple of years. We have trainers, sandals, school shoes and we’ve had their boots for the last three years running too. I was so pleased when we were sent these boots to …

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Wonderful Week in Wales | Family Holiday in Brecon Beacons www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Wonderful Week in Wales | Family Holiday in Mid Wales

Where should you go on a Family Holiday in Mid Wales? We can recommend Lower Cefn Perfa! During October half term we decided for a number of reasons to holiday in the UK rather than abroad and were lucky enough to work with Original Cottages and head down to Wales …

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Review: BenQ TreVolo S Bluetooth Speakers www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Review: BenQ TreVolo S Bluetooth Speakers

Our review of the BenQ “TreVolo S” Bluetooth Speakers *We were sent the TreVolo S speakers to review. BenQ make Bluetooth speakers. Who knew. And very good ones at that! First things first I like simple things. Before we get to the sound, for me the most important thing for …

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Bluestone Wales Ten Top Tips www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Reviews of Bluestone Wales | Family Friendly Accommodation

Bluestone Wales is a luxury UK holiday resort which is very popular due to its family friendly accommodation. Here are a number of Reviews of Bluestone Wales for you to consider before booking! *Please be aware that a number of these reviews are from Bloggers who have been asked to …

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Weekend in Belle-Île off the coast of Brittany www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Family Holiday in Brittany | Visit Brittany

Over the Summer we had a wonderful Family Holiday in Brittany as guests of Visit Brittany. It’s so close to the UK, being a short hop across the English Channel, but the variety of places you can visit will take your breath away.  You can watch what we did on …

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Monday Escapes www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Monday Escapes

Good Morning one and all, how are you? It’s another Monday morning but my one next week is going to be much more exciting as I will be in Oman! EEK.  However to keep me holiday focused before then I’ve been watching our Brittany video over and over again. Ww …

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10 Things to do in York with Kids
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10 Things to do in York with Kids

We recently published a post on the joys of train travel with Virgin Rail.  As a result of that article we were asked if it is really possible to go away for the weekend with your family, by train, and not have to utilise any other of form of transport …

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Greenwood Grange Holiday Cottages in Dorset www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Greenwood Grange Holiday Cottages in Dorset

During the October half term break we were lucky enough to be invited to stay at Greenwood Grange Holiday Cottages in Dorset. A six hour non eventful drive from Norfolk, not helped by the wind from Storm Brian, brought us to our destination, broken by a couple of pit stops; …

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