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Free Frozen Colouring Pages

Download the 30 free pages of Frozen coloring pages here.  Click on the download button to open the PDF file and then save to your computer to print out when the rain starts! Whilst you are here, why not have a look at some of our recommended day trips for …

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A bit carried away with Christmas day trips…

So you know I said in this earlier post about Winter Wonderland at Center Parcs, that I love Christmas, well it seems I have got a bit carried away. I started to look at the Christmassy things we could do with our girls and well I seem to have booked …

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Chessington Hotel, Chessington World of Adventures

This review of Chessington Hotel has been written by Tracey who blogs at WilliamsWorld. Click here to see her great blog. You can also follow Tracey on twitter @traceycwilliam. I had booked the hotel as a surprise for our sons 12th birthday. We went and had a look round the hotel …

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Tredethick Farm Cottages, Cornwall

Naomi and Dave Jones have just come back from a week at Tredethick Farm Cottages and had the most perfect holiday, so they got in touch to tell us about it. The team at Tredethick understand families perfectly. The facilities are all of such a high quality and there is …

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Center Parcs, Woburn Forest

This fabulous family holiday review of Center Parcs Woburn Forest has been written by Tracey who blogs at WilliamsWorld. Click here to see her great blog. You can also follow Tracey on twitter @traceycwilliam. Center Parcs really is a must visit, and the new village sounds like it is no …

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Adventures in Arran, Scotland

This review has been written by Katy Banner who has a house on the lovely island of Arran. We have always loved Arran and now our boys are 6 and 8 we love Arran even more. If your children love the outdoors then Arran is full of adventures, biking, hiking, …

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Morfa Nefyn, LLyn Peninsula

Morfa Nefyn had been on the list of places we needed to visit whilst on our holiday at Gwynfryn Farm, just outside Pwhelli. A number of friends and colleagues had suggested we visit so we put it on the ‘Must Do’ list.  We didn’t know where we were going  or …

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Climbing with your children – A different day trip

Climbing is talked about a lot in our family, my SIL and BIL are huge climbers and they go most weekends. The kids have tried it, and I have once. It’s actually a great thing to do with the little ones and Julia who writes a lovely blog Rainbeaubelle for …

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Battersea Park: A little zoo in a big park

Ting Dalton writes a really good blog called Travel Monkey and can be found tweeting @my_travelmonkey . This article is about the little known Battersea Park Zoo. I’ve lived in London most of my life, and have been to Battersea Park several times. But it wasn’t until my friend suggested …

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Christmas Tea Party with Peter Rabbit, Lake District

We have previously published reviews of the fabulous Beatrix Potter tea parties. Two of our guest reviewers have said how wonderful they are, and you can read their reviews here Tea with Beatrix Potter  and The World of Beatrix Potter So when we heard about their Christmas Tea Party we …

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Legoland, Windsor

Ting Dalton writes a really good blog called Travel Monkey and can be found tweeting @my_travelmonkey . This article about Legoland contains some really good tips. To read another article on Legoland, click here. When a friend suggested we meet up and take the kids to Legoland, I was all for …

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FREE Gruffalo’s Child Trail

Following on from the success of the Gruffalo Trail (and it really has been a success) the Forestry Commission is moving into Winter with the Gruffalo’s Child Trail. The new trail is open from 3 October 2014 to some time in February 2015.  What  a lovely thing to do in …

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Cheshire Reindeer Lodge and Christmas Tree Farm

Last year my brother and SIL were spending Christmas in Whitby, so they came to see us the weekend before Christmas instead. They were driving over from Bolton on the Friday so I had a look round for something Christmassy we could do during the afternoon with the kids. After …

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Fenwicks Christmas Window, Newcastle

Fenwicks Window opening means it is Christmas in the North East.  What is it for you? Samantha writes a fantastic blog over at North East Family Fun.  Samantha has been chosen to be a Butlins Ambassador this year too so she will be writing lots of reviews which you will …

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Harrods Santa Adventure, London

This review about visiting Santa at Harrods is by Mammy Flynn who writes a blog called Fun with the Family which you can read by clicking here. If you like this review you can see more by Mammy Flynn by following her on facebook. Click here to be taken straight …

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Magical Christmas at Thomas Land – All you need to know

Why not try Thomas Land this Christmas like Samantha and her family.  Samantha writes a fantastic blog over at North East Family Fun.  You can follow North East Family Fun on twitter too @NEFamilyFun. Here is an extract from Samantha’s bog post, for the full post click here! We paid Thomas …

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The Gruffalo Trail – Alice Holt Forest

Ting Dalton writes a fab blog with wonderful photos in called Travel Monkey and can be found tweeting @my_travelmonkey. If your Mini Travellers like The Gruffalo have a read of our post about Delamere Forest and the Theatre Review too by BrummyMummyof2. It was some time ago that I discovered …

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Fish & Chips in Criccieth, Llyn Peninsula

I don’t really have lots to say in this post as we weren’t in Criccieth for long. We didn’t get chance to visit the Castle itself (although we are likely to on our next visit); we didn’t get to the beach; we didn’t even get to the legendary Cadwalders Ice …

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Wicked Wednesday – Roller Coaster Nerves

Just waiting to set off. Will I like it Mummy. At Gullivers World.

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Black Rock Sands, Porthmadog, Wales

We went to Black Rock Sands on the second day of our holiday at Gwynfryn Farm and loved it. It had been recommended by my brother and his wife who went the first week of July with their young family. You head into Porthmadog, and turn up the road at …

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National Trust – 50 things to do before you are 11 and 3/4

This morning we saw a tweet from the lovely Kerri-Ann Hargreaves who writes a fab blog called Life As Our Little Family.  Click here to have a read. Kerri-Ann pointed us towards the National Trust 50 Things to do before you are 11 and 3/4. Now our Mini Travellers have …

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Tam O’Shanter Urban Farm, Wirral

We don’t normally wade in on Council cuts here at Mini Travellers. We are about holidays and days out with Mini Travellers.  The fun stuff not the politics.  We also appreciate the context decisions are being made in, and know that sometimes uncomfortable and unpopular decisions need to be made.  …

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Out and About in Teneriffe

Ting Dalton writes a really good blog called Travel Monkey and can be found tweeting @my_travelmonkey . This article about places to visit in Teneriffe contains some really good tips. Teneriffe was a great holiday for one of our other guest bloggers who travelled with her twins to Parque Santiago 2. Although …

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Porth Mawr, Abersoch, Wales

Having spent the morning at Gwynfryn Farm where we were staying, we drove down to Abersoch Beach for the afternoon. None of us had been for years and as we drove through the village my husband was noting what shops/restaurants had changed and how even more upmarket it looked.     We drove …

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