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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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Gulliver’s Warrington – A fab family day out

We have just had one of the best days out as a family we have ever had. Part of this was definitely the age the girls have got to, the moods they were all in, the fact it was incredibly quiet and the exceptional September weather but we had a …

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Seascale and St Bees, Lake District

This review was submitted by Emma who went on holiday to the Lake District with her husband and two young boys. We were staying on the western side of the Lake District and surprisingly had some lovely weather so we took advantage of it by visiting a couple of beaches. …

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Muncaster Castle, Ravenglass, Cumbria

This guest post has been written by Emma who visited Muncaster Castle with her husband and two children whilst on holiday to the Lake District. We visited Muncaster Castle, in Ravenglass, Cumbria, on the request of our eldest son Freddie (almost aged 4, we also had our 2 year old …

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Tea with Beatrix Potter, Lake District

This review about Tea with Beatrix Potter 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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Wheelock Farm, Sandbach – A ‘wheely good day out’

This review has been written by Laura Benson who had a ‘wheely good day out’ with her daughter. To follow Laura on twitter @lauarbenson1989 click here. Not far from my house is a wonderful little gem of a farm in Wheelock Hall Farm. The entrance fees (although it has increased) …

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The World of Beatrix Potter, Lake District

This review has been written by Laura Benson who had a lovely day at The World of Beatrix Potter with her daughter. To follow Laura on twitter @lauarbenson1989 click here. On a recent family holiday to the Lake District we had it in our mind to visit an attraction related to the …

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Attingham Park, Shrewsbury

This lovely blogger has written a great review of the National Trust Deer Park at Attingham. Mummy M blogs at Mummy M’s Memories which you can find here. Mummy M also tweets as @MummyMmemories Last week, my sister asked if I could pick something up for her in Shrewsbury. With …

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Just So Festival 2014 – Just So Much Fun

A guest post by Baby Isabella who blogs at http://www.dearmummyblog.com and can be found on twitter @dear_mummy. We love the top ten festival tips in this write up. August 15th – August 17th 2014 Dear mummy, phew! What a weekend we’ve just had! We travelled 3 hours up to Cheshire for the …

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Reddish Vale Animal Farm, Stockport

Tucked away down a country lane in Reddish, South Manchester is Reddish Vale Farm. The small animal farm is attached to a Riding School which also does birthday parties and whilst it doesn’t look like much when you pull up outside, it kept our gang of kids (ranging from 2 …

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Trentham Monkey Forest, Stoke

A day trip post by the lovely Laura who blogs at mummytoboyz.blogspot.co.uk and can be found on twitter@mummytoboyz.  Whilst we were up north for the Ideal Home Show we stopped off for a visit at Trentham Monkey Forest. The Monkey Forest is a unique attraction near Stoke which opened in 2005 following the success …

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A-Z of Chester Zoo

Those people that know my family know we love Chester Zoo. We go at least once a month if not more. Round our parts once your baby reaches 6 months old it’s time for an annual family pass as it’s incredibly good value. You only have to go three times …

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Brimstage Maze, Wirral – More than a Maze

We are lucky enough to have a fantastic summer attraction near us on the Wirral, Brimstage Maze.  It usually opens just before the summer holidays and stays open until Mid – September.  For the last few years we have bought a summer pass (£25 per visitor, Under 3’s free) and …

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Review: Family Day Out at Beeston Castle, Cheshire

Here at Mini Travellers we are always looking for different days out, and when I asked my 3 year old what she wanted to do when her godfather came up from London she announced that she wanted to climb a mountain. Daddy had just climbed the National 3 peaks for …

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Gruffalo Trail – Delamere Forest

Down at Delamere Forest and plenty of other forests across the UK the Forestry Commission has launched the Gruffalo Trail. On the back of the success of the Stick Man trail last Winter, this is a really simple idea to encourage more people into the deep dark woods. It isn’t …

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Farmer Teds Farm Park, Ormskirk

What a great family day out at Farmer Teds Farm, come rain or shine. Farmer Teds Farm is quite clearly a farm but it is also so much more. Being about an hour away from us, just north of Liverpool we first went earlier this year on our way up …

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Day Trip to Liverpool with Kids

As a local, and someone who drives into Liverpool most days to work, it has taken me a while to write this post.  Could somewhere we visit for a day trip, or somewhere I work, actually end up being my favourite city?  We travel so much that I wasn’t sure. …

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