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A day trip to the Lost Gardens of Heligan

f you’ve followed me for a while you’ll know that we visit Bude in North Cornwall every year and this year was no different – we spent the first week of the Easter holidays there.  Whenever we go we make sure that we fulfill certain traditions (like having an ice …

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Digger Land in Devon - Our Family Review www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Digger Land in Devon – Our Family Review

I think it is safe to say that my little boy is digger obsessed! He owns a fleet of diggers and is never without one. Going past a construction vehicle of any sort (as long as it is yellow!) causes much excitement on any car journey accompanied by a call …

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lake at stourhead taken by devon mama 11 National Trust Days Out With Children in Devon & Dorset www.minitravellers.co.uk
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11 National Trust Days Out With Children in Devon & Dorset

We love Devon & Dorset and we also love the National Trust here at Mini Travellers and we were surprised to learn the other day that some people still don’t think their properties are suitable for children. The National Trust has put children at the heart of a lot of …

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8 Things To Do In Plymouth Before You Catch The Ferry To France

For many travellers, Plymouth is often seen as little more than a transport hub for connecting ferry services to France. As such, the most the average traveller gets to see of the city is the odd pub or fast food outlet in the vicinity of the ferry port. Which is …

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5 reasons to Visit Cornwall this tear with kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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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 …

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5 Reasons it is Worth Visiting The Lost Gardens of Heligan in the Rain with Kids? www.minitravellers.co.uk
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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. You need the right clothes on and you need to enjoy being outside, but we had a fun 3 hours there on a wet January day with three …

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St Mawes Castle Cornwall with kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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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 …

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Family Day Out to Charmouth Beach
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Family Day Out to Charmouth Beach

On a recent holiday to Somerset, we decided we couldn’t end the week without a ‘beach day’.  After a little local research (asking a local parent!) we found out that although Lyme Regis was an excellent beach to visit,  we would be better off heading a little further away and …

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Forde Abbey Historic House & Gardens
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Forde Abbey Historic House and Gardens

Forde Abbey Historic House and Gardens is a little gem of a find nestled in the heart of Somerset. On a recent family holiday we were staying down the road and needed a morning out with our two early risers while the rest of the family (mainly involving teenagers!) slept… …

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RSPB Centre at Weymouth Radipole Lake

Another great post from this great blog called Dorset Mums which is all about life in Dorset, activities, places to visit, things to do and more. If you live in Dorset or are planning on visiting, you should check it out. You can also find Fiona tweeting @Dorsetmums. Fiona has written this post about …

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5 Family Activities in Salcombe to enjoy in September

You may think that the best time to come on holiday to Salcombe is during the traditional ‘Summer months’ of June, July and August. However, September holidays in Salcombe are possibly an even better choice for young families with pre-school age children, with a whole host of different activities readily …

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Blue Pool and Tea House
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The Blue Pool and Tea House

I’ve just recently discovered this great blog called Dorset Mums which is all about life in Dorset, activities, places to visit, things to do and more. If you live in Dorset or are planning on visiting, you should check it out. You can also find Fiona tweeting @Dorsetmums. Fiona has written …

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Abbotsbury Swannery, Dorset

I’ve just recently discovered this great blog called Dorset Mums which is all about life in Dorset, activities, places to visit, things to do and more. If you live in Dorset or are planning on visiting, you should check it out. You can also find Fiona tweeting @Dorsetmums. Fiona has written …

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Rock Reef, Bournemouth Pier

I’ve just recently discovered this great blog called Dorset Mums which is all about life in Dorset, activities, places to visit, things to do and more. If you live in Dorset or are planning on visiting, you should check it out. You can also find Fiona tweeting @Dorsetmums. Fiona has written …

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10 GREAT THINGS TO DO IN AND AROUND ILFRACOMBE…

We recently stumbled across a great blog called Country Mummy, full of days out in the South West and asked them if we could post some of their blog posts on Mini Travellers, thankfully they said yes, so here we go.  Country Mummy is a community focused website designed to champion …

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Family Day out in Portland, Dorset

Elaine, is from Poole in Dorset. Married to Paul for the past 12 years and mother to Elliot who her blog is named after and inspired by!  Entertaining Elliot is a fabulous blog full of fun and lovely photos, you should head over and have a look. Elaine can also be found …

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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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WWT – Wetlands for life – Slimbridge Wetland Centre

 This review is by Karen Whitlock who writes a wonderful blog over at Stopping at Two click here to see more from Karen. You can also follow Karen on twitter @karenjwhitlock.   New Year’s Eve was a cold but dry day, so in the afternoon we headed out to Slimbridge WWT to catch the wild …

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Room on the Broom, Dean Heritage Centre

This day out looks amazing. The Room on the Broom trail is finishing but being replaced by The Very Hungry Caterpillar and we are sure there will be a review of that soon! This review is by Karen Whitlock who writes a wonderful blog over at Stopping at Two click here to see more …

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The Camel Trail, Cornwall

Ting Dalton loves travelling with her son and writes a fab travel blog called Travel Monkey. She can be found tweeting @my_travelmonkey When considering a day out with the kids or things to do in a new area, why not try our search function, click here to try it. When …

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The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Cornwall

Ting Dalton loves travelling with her son and writes a fab travel blog called Travel Monkey. She can be found tweeting @my_travelmonkey When considering a day out with the kids or things to do in a new area, why not try our search function, click here to try it. We …

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Coombe Mill – Can’t speak highly enough of it!

Ting Dalton loves travelling with her son and writes a fab travel blog called Travel Monkey. She can be found tweeting @my_travelmonkey .  Coombe Mill is a popular place with Mini Travellers and you can read another review here. When considering a day out with the kids or things to …

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West Wittering Beach, West Sussex

Ting Dalton writes a really good blog called Travel Monkey and can be found tweeting @my_travelmonkey . Ting has written other articles we have published on Mini Travellers a couple of these can be found here: Battersea Park Legoland Alice Holt, Gruffalo Trail There’s nothing better for the soul than …

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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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