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Beauty and the Beast, Epstein Theatre

On Saturday we went to The Epstein Theatre again, this time to see Beauty and the Beast put on by LHK productions, which was an Easter pantomime. I’ve mentioned before how much I love this theatre, it’s so small and genuinely welcoming. You feel like you’re involved in the show …

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Point & Shoot – Carousel

My Point & Shoot this week linking up with You Baby Me Mummy and Snowing Indoors  is a photo from the carousel at Beamish and my eldest with her Grandma.

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David Swimwear from Patricia Eve

Patricia Eve started life as a one-woman agency in 1977, and over the next 37 years has developed into a family business distributing lingerie, swimwear and nightwear throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland. One of the collections they distribute is David and the kind people at Patricia Eve have kindly …

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Picnic Ideas

Are you a picnic type of family?  W always take a picnic on a day trip or a long journey. We always did as kids and now as Mum I know why. It’s not only to do with the cost, it is the convenience too. My kids always want to …

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Apple Jack’s Adventure Park, Warrington

Reviewed by Emma Phillips Mum of 3. The sun was out for the last day of the Easter holidays so we decided to head off to Apple Jack’s Adventure Park at Apple Jack’s Farm in Warrington. Our party consisted of my husband and I, our three kids aged 4, 2 and …

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Thomas Land, Drayton Manor – It’s Expanded and is Better!

This is a brilliant post by Bex about the expansion of Thomas Land at Drayton Manor. Having been ourselves at Christmas with friends and loved it, we are excited that they have made it bigger and even better.  Bex describes herself as a Northern Mummy, living a Midland life. Late …

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My Captured Moment

This is week 14 of the fabulous link up My Captured Moment hosted by Heledd at Running in Lavender. You can find it here.  This is a picture of my daughter at Puzzlewood last weekend.

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The Magical Woodland Puzzlewood

On Good Friday we got up with the birds at 6.30am to set off down to Gloucester and miss the bank holiday traffic. We had arranged to meet the lovely Karen from Stopping at Two and her family at Puzzlewood, a magical woodland in the Forest of Dean. I have …

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Gulliver’s Land, Milton Keynes

Katrina from Mum for Fun  has written this fabulous guest post for us here at Mini Travellers.  If you haven’t already discovered Katrina’s blog you should head over to have a read, or follow her updates on twitter @klchambers or Bloglovin. Katrina describes herself as Full-time worker and first-time Mum of 3 year …

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My Captured Moment

This is week 13 of the fabulous link up ‘My Captured Moment’ hosted by Heledd at Running in Lavender. You can find it here. This is a picture of one of my twins dressing up whilst on a fab day out at Erddig.

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Villa Pia – Affordable Luxury?

In the 15 years before I had the children I had been lucky enough to visit Italy every year. I adore the place. I love everything about it.  I love Rome, Sienna, Positano, Lucca, Sam Gimignano, Milan, Brindisi, Pisa, Florence, the list goes on! I have travelled all over Italy, …

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Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it – Roald Dahl Museum

We is in Dream Country. This is where all dreams is beginning – Roald Dahl, The BFG A little nonsense now and then, is cherished by the wisest men ― Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator It doesn’t matter who you are or what you look like, so long …

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Point & Shoot – Puzzlewood 

My Point & Shoot this week linking up with You Baby Me Mummy and Snowing Indoors  is a photo from last weekend at Puzzlewood – in the Forest of Dean with Stopping at Two.

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Eureka – The National Children’s Museum

Last weekend we visited Eureka Museum in Halifax. We were meeting friends from Manchester and Harrogate so decided to meet somewhere middlish. There was 3 families with eight children aged between 2.5 and 8 and they all absolutely loved it.  We arrived at 11 and only left at 4 because …

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Thinking about a Walt Disney World Holiday

If you’ve read my blog before you probably know that we have three little girls aged 4, 3 and 3 who love nothing more than pretending to be princesses.  We have been considering a Walt Disney World trip for a while now but wondered if they were a bit too …

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Deer Shed Festival 2015 – SOLD OUT!!!

UPDATE: The Deer Shed Festival in North Yorkshire has officially sold out to its 8,000 visitor capacity in 2015.  With almost 7 weeks until the Deer Shed Festival (which takes place in Baldersby Park 24th-26th July) a spokesperson for the festival jokingly suggested that there’s something uneasy about selling out with so much time …

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Mad Hatter Family Day; Nr Richmond

Middleton Lodge is a private Georgian country estate near Richmond, North Yorkshire. Renowned in the area as a beautiful wedding venue and boutique hotel, this very special venue is putting on two family events this year. The first of which is an Easter Family Fun Day, click here for more …

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YHA 85th Birthday Competition

It’s YHA’s 85th birthday in April and to celebrate they’ve got some great prizes to give away for anyone that’s got itchy feet.  Throughout their birthday week they’ll be giving away £100 worth of YHA vouchers per day (13th – 17th April 2015) in their biggest competition to date plus …

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Kids Learning to Ski on a Mark Warner Holiday

We were recently lucky enough to go on a fully inclusive ski holiday with Mark Warner.  We stayed at an amazing hotel in Tignes called Chalet Hotel Aiguille Percee, and were lucky enough to experience some fantastic service from staff at the hotel, in particular the childcare staff  I’ve already published a …

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Stick Man – Live on Stage

Stick Man lives in the family tree, with his Stick Lady Love and their stick children three…’ On Thursday I took a morning off work to take my eldest daughter to see Stick Man at the Waterside Arts Centre in Sale. The production is touring nationally and has been put on …

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Mr Tumble’s Circus – Live on Stage

What did you do this Easter? Easter egg hunt? Eating chocolate eggs? Day out? Theatre? We went to see the CBeebies Show –Justin & Friends: Mr Tumble’s Circus!  Not only was Mr Tumble in this show (one of my girls all time favourites) but so was Justin (different person apparently – how do …

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My Captured Moment

This is week 12 of the fabulous link up ‘My Captured Moment’ hosted by Heledd at Running in Lavender. You can find it here. This is a photo from a blustery walk round the marine lake in West Kirby.  Wonderful to be near the sea whether warm or cold!

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Disney on Ice – It is Amazing!

This review of Disney on Ice has been written by Tanya Leary who writes an excellent blog which you can find here. Mumma Leary also tweets @mumaleary and can be followed on facebook here. I am so envious about the trip. On Friday night, as I relaxed in the bath with Sandi Toksvig; …

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Tips for surviving planes, coaches and automobiles en route to a ski resort!

When you talk to people with young children about the possibility of a family ski holiday one of the things that they worry about is the transfer time from the airport to the ski resort.  It was one of the things that I definitely worried about, and one of things …

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