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

FREE Highway Rat Activity Trail Coming Soon 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 is moving into Winter with 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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Tatton Park at Halloween | National Trust Days Out www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Tatton Park at Halloween | National Trust Days Out

Find out what’s on at Tatton Park at Halloween and whether you should go! I visited Tatton Park at Halloween with my three children (11, 9 and 7). There were Halloween activities in the Old Hall, Mansion House, Gardens and the Farm. We started at the Old Hall, which is set …

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Utah Beach D-Day Museum | Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, France www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Utah Beach D-Day Museum | Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, France

On our way home from our week exploring Brittany we needed to find something to do close to Cherbourg before our 5pm ferry and so we ended up at the Utah Beach D-Day Museum. We were staying further down in France in Redon, so we wanted to drive the 3-4 …

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A Joules Picnic for a Sunny Afternoon www.minitravellers.co.uk
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7 National Trust Days Out with Children in the North East

We love National Trust days out 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 their properties over the last few years and …

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A day out with a difference – Forth Bridge Walk and Deep Sea World

Do you fancy Forth Bridge Walk? A long walk beside a dual-carriageway might not top most people’s lists for a Great Family Day Out but this walk, along the Forth Road Bridge, is pretty special. Both our children, including our 7 year old daughter, a very ‘Whingey Walker’ on the …

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Warwick Castle’s Halloween Experience
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Warwick Castle’s Halloween Experience

Warwick Castle has been turned into a Haunted Castle for Halloween! We’ve never been to Warwick Castle before as it’s too far to be a day trip.  So when Warwick Castle invited me, along with my friend and our 3 children (8, 8 and 5) to come and join them …

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Will my kids enjoy the new £3m adventure park William’s Den?
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William’s Den | The Brand New Adventure Attraction in Yorkshire

Will my kids enjoy the new £3m adventure park William’s Den? If you take the kids to the new William’s Den you must remember to take them a change of clothes and a towel! Whatever the weather, kids are drawn to the rainmaker shower in the indoor area like a …

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Maison de la Nature et des Mégalithes at St Just www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Maison de la Nature et des Mégalithes at St Just with Children

What we loved about Maison de la Nature et des Mégalithes at St Just and how it can work with Children too. One of the things arranged for us on our trip in Brittany was a visit to the Maison de la Nature et des Mégalithes at St Just. There have been …

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Treetop Trek | Is it a family adventure?

High in the sky, a Treetop Trek Adventure On Saturday, my husband and I took our daughter, our son and 4 of his friends to do the Treetop Trek at Heaton Park in Manchester. There are two different courses – a Mini Trek for adults and kids of 5 and …

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Awesome Walls Climbing Clip 'n' Climb Liverpool www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Awesome Walls Climbing Clip ‘n’ Climb Liverpool

Climbing has gone technicolour at Awesome Walls with the opening of Liverpool’s first Clip ‘n Climb Adventure Park! Clip ‘n Climb takes climbing into another dimension, creating an immersive, fun, vibrant and adrenaline fuelled experience. Lights, colour, shapes and textures all work together to create a world of fun and …

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Is Lightwater Valley a gem of a theme park?
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Is Lightwater Valley good for Kids Under 6?

Lightwater Valley for families This Summer I took my three little thrill-seekers to Lightwater Valley Theme Park in Ripon during our stay at Boroughbridge Camping and Caravan Club Site, which is around 15-20 minute drive away. Having not been to Lightwater Valley before I didn’t know very much about the …

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Halloween at Drusillas Park
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Getting into the spirit of a Halloween Half-Term at Drusillas Park

Drusillas Park Halloween Adventure Halloween seems to to be rapidly consuming October half term. I hope that we won’t spend our entire week dressed up in ghoulish outfits and consuming excessive sugar, but Halloween will certainly feature heavily. Last year we took the opportunity to grab some winter sun in Tenerife, …

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#UKexplore September 2017 www.minitravellers.co.uk
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#UKexplore September 2017

We’ve had a crazy busy September with the return to school and lots of new clubs and activities to settle into.  We’ve also had a weekend away at Center Parcs and been to The Good Life Experience in Chester for the first time. I’ve loved seeing photos that have started …

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Digital Kids Show is returning this November

An amazing fun family day out has returned to Event City in Manchester on 18th and 19th November this year. With six sellout tours, countless TV appearances and accomplishments including winning BGT 8 years ago Diversity are heading to the Digital Kids Show! An amazing lineup of some of the world’s biggest …

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