Oddbods Day out in Bournemouth with National Express
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Oddbods Day out in Bournemouth with National Express

Mini Travellers were invited to Bournemouth to meet international children’s TV stars, the Oddbods, and check-out National Express’ new VUER app. This clever new app means passengers can watch hours of movies and television onboard on their own device, including over 200 minutes of Oddbods footage for the younger passengers. …

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Coastal Adventures: Exploring the Stunning Dorset Coast
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Coastal Adventures: Exploring the Stunning Dorset Coast

So, whilst we were in Dorset last weekend for Camp Bestival, we took the opportunity to have our very own Coastal Adventure. NB: This post has been created in collaboration with Parkdean Resorts and if you are looking for more inspiration for coastal adventures check out Parkdean Resorts’ coastal blog post. If you’ve not …

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10 Things to do in Gloucester with Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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10 Things to do in Gloucester with Kids

10 Things to do in Gloucester with Kids! Guest post from Stopping at Two Having lived in Gloucester for over 15 years, I have really grown to love this part of the world. There is always something to help entertain the kids either close to the city centre itself, or slightly …

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5 Reasons to Visit the Dorset with Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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10 Things to do in Dorset with Kids

The Top 10 Things to do in Dorset with Kids Guest Post I love living in Dorset, on the South Coast. We are very lucky to have so many amazing places right on our doorstep to visit. If you’re looking for some inspiration I have come up with 10 Things …

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River Dart Country Park – Our Favourite Day Out in Devon! www.minitravellers.co.uk
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River Dart Country Park – Our Favourite Day Out in Devon!

River Dart Country Park was our favourite day out with the kids in Devon! One of the things we were most looking forward to during our trip to Devon was the River Dart Country Park.  I understand, it doesn’t sound much but this award-winning attraction, is set in 90 acres …

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Powderham Castle – This Wealth of Robin Hood Fun Won’t Tax You! www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Powderham Castle – This Wealth of Robin Hood Fun Won’t Tax You!

We visited Powderham Castle as part of our journey from the North West down to Devon. We stopped overnight at Gloucester and then drove a further 2 hours. This place was ideal as it was half an hour from where we were staying and gave us plenty to do on …

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Cheddar Gorge and Caves | Family Day Out in Somerset www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Cheddar Gorge and Caves | Family Day Out in Somerset

We had a lovely day out in Cheddar Gorge, a place full of things to do; we saw the caves, shopped, dressed as cavemen, made clay pots, ate great food, tasted cheese and walked up 274 steps! There is plenty to do in the Gorge and beautiful sights, in and …

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Noah's Ark Zoo Farm Review | Family Fun in Bristol www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm Review | Family Fun in Bristol

With the summer holidays now firmly upon us, I’m sure I’m not the only parent out there to be hunting down exciting things to do with our kids, or on the lookout for wonderful new places to take them for a lovely day out. So this is where I would …

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A day trip to the Lost Gardens of Heligan www.minitravellers.co.uk
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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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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. 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 …

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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 Things to do in and around Ilfracombe

We recently came back from a great little getaway to North Devon and have listed below for you 10 Things to do in and around Ilfracombe. For the Devon days out page, I wanted to begin with Ilfracombe as we have very fond memories of our ‘baby moon’ there.  I booked …

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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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