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10 Things to do in Hull with Kids

Not without its critics (as always), Hull was UK City of Culture in 2017, and what an amazing year it was. Those that doubted that Kingston-upon-Hull, to give it its full name, would not be able to pull anything off to justify the title were proven wrong. Frequently. So here …

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Top 10 things to do in Durham with Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Top 10 things to do in Durham with Kids

A Guest Post about the Top 10 things to do in Durham with Kids Durham is in the North East of England, about 15 miles south of Newcastle. The City and surrounding County itself is set on the banks of the River Wear and is filled with stunning architecture, scenic …

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Ilam Park to Dovedale Stepping Stones | National Trust
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Ilam Park to Dovedale Stepping Stones | National Trust

Whilst we were away at Sandybrook Lodges in the Peak District we planned to walk from Ilam Park to Dovedale Stepping Stones. We visited Sandybrook Lodges in the Peak District in the first week of 2018 and had some really terrible weather for a lot of the time. We made …

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REVIEW: Bounce Below Junior at Llechwedd Slate Caverns, Snowdonia
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Bounce Below Junior at Llechwedd Slate Caverns, Snowdonia – NOW CLOSED

Bounce Below Junior is now closed Review: I had wanted to take the girls to Bounce Below since I’d seen the advert on the TV a few years ago. It seemed like such a crazy concept to have trampolines suspended in slate mines and looked like a lot of fun.  …

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Digital Kids Show is returning this November www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Digital Kids Show Review, Event City, Manchester 2017

As most parents will be able to agree with our children are becoming ever more IT literate and the rise of the YouTube generation is in full flow. I have to admit I am not really a computer game player but my kids are finding there own interests. When I …

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Top Ten Tips for Visiting Winter Wonderland - Event City www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Top Ten Tips for Visiting Winter Wonderland – Event City

Here are Top Ten Tips for visiting Winter Wonderland at Event City 1. Santa Visit  The Santa visit is one of the highlights for me and definitely was for our 4 year old daughter too. The whole experience is wonderful with a greeting from an elf with a diamanté beard, …

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

Nottinghamshire is a great county to visit for family friendly days out. It borders Lincolnshire, South Yorkshire, Derbyshire and Leicestershire making it accessible for many people. Although we live in Lincolnshire we often find ourselves in Nottinghamshire. There is plenty to do in the area and with a lot of …

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Queue-busting tips for visiting Santa at Willow’s Farm this Christmas www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Queue-busting tips for visiting Santa at Willow’s Farm this Christmas

Here are some Queue-busting tips for visiting Santa at Willow’s Farm this Christmas! I am not sure there is a festive activity that is not available at Willow’s Farm this Christmas. They really have thought of it all, and as you might expect from Willow’s Farm, they do it all …

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Christmas at Harlow Carr | Glow Winter Illuminations www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Christmas at Harlow Carr | Glow Winter Illuminations

Have you wondered whether to take the kids to the Glow Winter Illuminations at Harlow Carr? Ever since the children were babies, one of our favourite things about Christmas is the lights; so many sparkly lights! So we were really looking forward to visiting one of the RHS Glow Winter …

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Tips for Ice Skating with Kids at Liverpool Ice Festival www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Tips for Ice Skating with Kids at Liverpool Ice Festival

Earlier this week we went Ice Skating with the Kids at Liverpool Ice Festival and here are 5 Top Tips! Go in the week – not at the weekend! You’ll thank me for it, I promise!  Even though you book the Ice Skating in time slots, it WILL be full …

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Day Trip to Brownsea Island www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Day Trip to Brownsea Island | The Birthplace of Scouting

What can you expect on a day trip to Brownsea Island! For anyone who has children in Scouting, Brownsea Island is the place of Scouting legend! Known as ‘The Birthplace of Scouting’ it was the site of Baden-Powell’s first ‘experimental camp’ and with a young, enthusiastic Beaver and (currently resting …

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11 Reasons to Visit Stockeld Park at Christmas www.minitravellers.co.uk
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11 Reasons to Visit Stockeld Park at Christmas

11 things we love about the Christmas Adventure at Stockeld Park Colette at We’re Going on an Adventure Blog tells you her 11 reason to Visit Stockeld Park at Christmas here is the first one… 1. There’s so much to do that you don’t have to pay for (and a range of …

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3 Amazing Family Friendly Festivals from 2017

It’s time to look back on the Summer of 2017 and the Family Friendly Festivals and see what people have loved this year. There was a lot around to choose from and if you feel inspired after reading this post and watching these videos, you can find the dates of …

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FREE Highway Rat Activity Trail from the The Forestry Commission www.minitravellers.co.uk
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FREE Highway Rat Activity Trail from the The Forestry Commission

Where you can find the FREE Highway Rat Activity Trail from The Forestry Commission Following on from the success of the Gruffalo Trail, the Gruffalo’s Child Trail, Superworm and the Stick Man trail (and they really have been a success) the Forestry Commission has launched The Highway Rat Activity Trail. …

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5 Reasons to Visit North Yorkshire with Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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5 Reasons to Visit North Yorkshire with Kids

North Yorkshire the home of the Forbidden Corner, York, Williams Den, Fountains Abbey and Niddfest.  Here are 5 Reasons why you should visit Yorkshire with kids. *NB Post created in collaboration with Ingrid Flute’s Yorkshire Holiday Cottages Forbidden Corner | Yorkshire Dales Built as a private folly, which then opened to …

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Rainy Day at Drusillas Park
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Rainy Day at Drusillas Park

Is it worth going for a Rainy Day at Drusillas Park? Our long awaited half-term trip to Drusillas Park did not disappoint. Amelia (7), Florence (5) & Nancy (2) were joined by friends, three brothers of the same age, which added to the excitement. All six children had a fun …

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10 Things To Do In Harrogate With Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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10 Things To Do In Harrogate With Kids

Here at Mini Travellers we like finding out what people would recommend that you do in their favourite cities so we asked Victoria from Starlight and Stories for 10 Things to do in Harrogate with Kids. This is what she came up with! 10 Things To Do In Harrogate With Kids …

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The Enchantment of Chester Zoo

As an honorary northerner there’s things that I haven’t done in the North West that are considered sacrilege for true Northerners. Now imagine how I felt the first time I realised that I found out my wife hadn’t watched terminator 2? This is the reaction that Mrs P had when …

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10 Things to do in York with Kids
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10 Things to do in York with Kids

We recently published a post on the joys of train travel with Virgin Rail.  As a result of that article we were asked if it is really possible to go away for the weekend with your family, by train, and not have to utilise any other of form of transport …

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

We recently published a post on the joys of train travel with Virgin Trains.  As a result of that article we were asked if it is really possible to go away for the weekend with your family, by train, and not have to utilise any other of form of transport …

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5 of The North West’s Top Attractions For Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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5 of The North West’s Top Attractions For Kids

Here are 5 of the North West’s Top Attractions For Kids *This is a guest post by GOGO Charters Families often spend holidays in a lively city, the countryside, or the beach. The North West offers all three types of destinations within one beautiful region. Conveniently situated in the middle of …

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

Here at Mini Travellers we like finding out what people would recommend that you do in their favourite cities so we asked Jenni from Chilling With Lucas for 10 Things to do in Preston with Kids. This is what she came up with! 1. Brockholes Brockholes is set on the …

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October Half Term at Woburn Safari Park www.minitravellers.co.uk
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October Half Term at Woburn Safari Park

Mini Travellers on Safari… in Bedfordshire with an October half term trip to Woburn Safari Park. A day at Woburn Safari Park starts with a Road Safari drive in your own car. The drive usually takes around an hour, but could be stretched out for longer, as long as your …

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Attingham Park at Halloween | National Trust Days Out www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Attingham Park at Halloween | National Trust Days Out

During our week in Newtown in Wales we decided to drive an hour to visit Attingham Park National Trust as it came highly recommended by other parents. Having checked on the website and realising that there was a Spooky Trail on, I packed the bag of fancy dress I had added …

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