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The Imperfect Family Holiday in Mallorca

We wanted to get away from London after Christmas, but since we are trying for baby number two, we were not sure until last minute whether I would be able to fly. Of course, we could drive, though it would be a long drive to get anywhere sunny and warm. …

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The Siege of Christmas | Contact Theatre Manchester
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Chased by a Mince Pie! The Siege of Christmas

The Siege of Christmas at the Contact Theatre, Manchester. Yesterday, we were invited to the Contact Theatre for an immersive theatre experience.  The audience is invited to join Santa’s secret agent, Nutcracker, on an urgent mission to find the stolen spirit of Christmas.  The adventure starts in the foyer, when …

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Forth Bridge
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A day out with a difference – Forth Bridge Walk and Deep Sea World

Do you fancy Forth Bridge Walk? A long walk beside a dual-carriageway might not top most people’s lists for a Great Family Day Out but this walk, along the Forth Road Bridge, is pretty special. Both our children, including our 7 year old daughter, a very ‘Whingey Walker’ on the …

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Warwick Castle’s Halloween Experience
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Warwick Castle’s Halloween Experience

Warwick Castle has been turned into a Haunted Castle for Halloween! We’ve never been to Warwick Castle before as it’s too far to be a day trip.  So when Warwick Castle invited me, along with my friend and our 3 children (8, 8 and 5) to come and join them …

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Legoland Film Premiere – A full day out!

Is there more to Legoland Discovery Centre than the latest film? On Saturday evening we were invited to attend the premiere of the latest Lego film The Ninjago Movie at Legoland Discovery Centre Manchester in the Trafford Centre.  The added bonus of the showing was the option to spend an …

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Treetop Trek | Is it a family adventure?

High in the sky, a Treetop Trek Adventure On Saturday, my husband and I took our daughter, our son and 4 of his friends to do the Treetop Trek at Heaton Park in Manchester. There are two different courses – a Mini Trek for adults and kids of 5 and …

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You Are Cordially Invited to The Scarecrows’ Wedding | Review

The Scarecrows’ Wedding. It’s ‘the best wedding yet; a wedding that no one will ever forget’ but your fancy hat is optional. Actually, please don’t wear your fancy hat; the children in the rows behind you won’t be able to see. You should wear your dancin’ shoes, though. You—and your …

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Wales with the Kids | The Ultimate Bucket List www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Wales with the Kids | The Ultimate Bucket List

Here at Mini Travellers, we find it difficult to stay away from Wales. The beautiful beaches, stunning scenery, extensive history, varied wildlife and welcoming culture makes it one of our favourite staycation destinations. Wales ticks all the boxes when it comes to family travel, avoiding the stresses of everything that …

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Fun day out with friends in New Brighton Wirral with Pirates, Fairies and Lunch
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Pirates, Fairies and Blackberry Grove

On a beautiful Spring day I set off to New Brighton with my good friend Julia aka Rainbeaubelle, her little girl and my twins. We haven’t had much sun round these parts for a while and so the blue skies and warm (ish) day was a real treat.  We took …

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Paradise Island Adventure Golf, Cheshire Oaks

We were recently invited to Paradise Island Adventure Golf at Cheshire Oaks. As the UK’s leading indoor adventure golf provider the Cheshire Oaks attraction is is the latest addition to the chain who can also be found in Glasgow, Manchester, Sheffield and Livingston. I do like a bit of mini …

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Blue Planet Aquarium, Ellesmere Port

On Tuesday (during term time) I spent a lovely 3 hours at the Blue Plant Aquarium with my four year old twin girls. We arrived just after 10 and left around 1. This fits in with the time the Blue Planet suggest it will take to tour the Aquarium and …

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Broom House
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Family Visit to Broom House, Durham

Another review by one of our regular contributors Emily who visited Broom House with her family. Our mission: Find a fun, inexpensive day out for a group including two hard-to-please dads, a heavily pregnant mum, a mum with a new baby and five kids aged from 3 to 13. Tough …

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Ski Clothes for Kids – #MarkWarnerMum

  As you may know I have been chosen as a #markwarnermum for 2015. We are going to Tignes soon and we are hoping to show that Skiing is not just for Daddies. We have been collecting together all our ski clothes and are going to run a little series …

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Geronimo Festival, Tatton Park – Organised Mayhem

When we first found out we had been chosen as an Official Geronimo Festival Bloggers for 2015 we were really really excited.  My three Mini Travellers are 4,3 and 3 and they hadn’t ever been to a festival before so I was incredibly excited at the prospect of taking them …

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#Power of Soft

Our entry into the Tots100 competition with Fairy Non Bio to win £500 worth of John Lewis vouchers.

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How well do you know your Julia Donaldson? Take our quiz!

You have read them hundreds of times.  But how much can you remember!  Did you know the Forestry Commission are running Gruffalo’s Child Trails this winter.   For details take a look at our page:  Free Gruffalo’s Child Trail ProProfs – Julia Donaldson Quiz

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Abergele and Pensarn Beach

Yesterday we went to Abergele/Pensarn beach on our way down to Gwynfryn Farm in Pwllheli. Now with this review I am not necessarily saying you should all rush out and visit as I am well aware that it doesn’t have lots to recommend it to others but I will try …

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