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5 Reasons to Visit Cornwall this Year with Kids

Having just returned from an amazing holiday in Cornwall in January, I wanted to tell you about 5 Reasons to Visit Cornwall this year with Kids. Beaches It’s obvious isn’t it, but it has to be said, it’s for the beaches! Cornwall has some of the best beaches in the world (check out this Top …

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Should you visit The Eden Project with Kids Under 8?

Is the Eden Project with Kids Under 8 any good? Before we visited the Eden Project on a cold day in January I had read some really good things about it – unmissable, fantastic day out, incredible. Having visited on a wet cold day in January with three five year olds and a 2 year …

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Is it Worth Visiting The Lost Gardens of Heligan in the Rain with Kids?

Is it worth visiting The Lost Gardens of Heligan in the rain with Kids?  The overwhelming answer to this question is yes. Yes it is worth visiting The Lost Gardens of Heligan in the rain with Kids? You need the right clothes on and you need to enjoy being outside, but we had a fun 3 …

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5* Luxury Family Break at St Mawes Retreats, Cornwall

We have just been lucky enough to spend the first week of January having a 5* Luxury Family Break at an amazing house in St Mawes, Cornwall. We stayed in Dreamcatchers run by St Mawes Retreats and I can genuinely say this property was like a 5* hotel without the confines of the hotel.  It provided us …

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5 Reasons to Visit St Mawes Castle, Cornwall with Kids

St Mawes Castle in Cornwall, managed by English Heritage kept three 5 year olds and a 2 year old, plus their Mums happy for a good couple of hours on a slightly damp Saturday morning in January. It’s £5 for adults to get in and £3 for children over 5, although we were kindly granted entry …

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10 Reasons to Visit the National Maritime Museum Cornwall with Kids

During our stay at St Mawes Retreats in early January we took the ferry across the estuary from St Mawes to Falmouth and visited the National Maritime Museum Cornwall. The museum is a 10/15 minute walk from the ferry so it’s the perfect way to get from St Mawes to Falmouth, my kids even thought …

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Tredethick Farm Cottages, Cornwall in Winter

Cornwall in the summer is amazing though you are never really guaranteed beach weather whatever the season. It’s a trip we make each year as a family and have enjoyed exploring the rugged coast line and hidden beaches come rain or shine. So how would it fair for a winter break… well it wasn’t the …

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Hendra Holiday Park, Newquay

Hendra Holiday Park is a family-run, award-winning family and couples holiday park situated near Newquay, ideally located to explore Cornwall. Surrounded by beautiful countryside, only minutes from Newquay’s famous beaches and within easy reach of hundreds of holiday attractions. Hendra offers many superb facilities including children’s activities, a full entertainment programme throughout the season, land …

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Why Falmouth is the Ideal Escape with Toddlers

There’s something about a Cornwall break that offers a wonderful sense of escapism not always found from other UK breaks. Perhaps it’s because it’s at the foot of the country, one way in and one way out on the A30. But what that means for us, lifelong fans of Cornwall, is the chance to feel …

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Bosinver Farm Cottages, Cornwall

Bosinver Farm Cottages are a firm favourite with Mini Travellers readers.  We received a review back in August 2014 from Sally who had adored her visit to Bosinver and reported that “A wonderful holiday was had by all and we would certainly recommend it!” You can read Sally’s review here. We have just received this …

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Family Holiday at White Acres Holiday Park

This review is by Karen Whitlock who writes a wonderful blog over at Stopping at Two. Karen travelled to White Acres Holiday Park for a family holiday with her husband and two girls.   Click here to see more from Karen. You can also follow Karen on twitter  @karenjwhitlock.   During the Whitson Bank Holiday weekend we were …

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