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Santa Express on the East Lancashire Railway

This review of a Christmas day trip has been submitted by Emma who writes a great blog over at Farmer’s Wife and Mummy. Emma can also be found tweeting @EmmaLander2 and on facebook at www.facebook.com/farmerswifeandmummy  So yesterday we visited the East Lancashire Railway in Bury for one of their Santa …

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Chirk Castle – A National Trust Gem

This review is by one of my blogger friends Jess about her trip to Chirk with her husband and two year old twins. Jess writes a fab blog over at Mummyofboygirltwins.com and she can regularly be found tweeting @soot1978. Jess can also be found on facebook at www.facebook.com/pages/Mummy-of-boy-girl-twins So what …

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Erddig House and Gardens, Nr Wrexham

This review is by one of my blogger friends Jess about her trip to Erdigg with her husband and two year old twins. Jess writes a fab blog over at Mummyofboygirltwins.com and she can regularly be found tweeting @soot1978. Jess can also be found on facebook at www.facebook.com/pages/Mummy-of-boy-girl-twins So what …

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Speke Hall with Mini Travellers
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Speke Hall, Liverpool

There was a teacher training day today, so the kids were off pre-school and we decided to make the most of it by heading over to Speke Hall with our next door neighbours. They are National Trust members so it was a ‘free’ day out for them, and we have …

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Character Visits for Half Term

We have had some fantastic posts submitted about family day trips over the last few months, so we thought we would pull together our list (in no particular order) and maybe you can try some of these over half term with your own Mini Travellers. 1 Peppa Pig World We …

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Hello Kitty Secret Garden, Drusillas Park, East Sussex

I am so excited by this post by Heledd about a family day out in a Hello Kitty Secret Garden, my three girls would LOVE this place. As always the post is full of beautiful photographs. If you enjoy this post you can read Heledd’s blog Running in Lavender by …

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Messy Day Out – Big Draw

Last weekend we went to a fabulous event at a local museum called The Big Draw. I am hopeless at letting the girls get messy at home (I have issues I know) so to go somewhere where they could get as messy as they like and someone else cleared up …

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Magical Christmas at Castle Howard, York

This review about Christmas at Castle Howard 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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Box Hill, Surrey Downs

 This lovely post by Heledd about a sunny family day out on Box Hill. As always the post is full of beautiful photographs. If you enjoy this post you can read Heledd’s blog Running in Lavender by clicking here or follow her on twitter @HeleddLavender Last Sunday, the sun came out to play and we …

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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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Free Frozen Colouring Pages

Download the 30 free pages of Frozen coloring pages here.  Click on the download button to open the PDF file and then save to your computer to print out when the rain starts! Whilst you are here, why not have a look at some of our recommended day trips for …

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A bit carried away with Christmas day trips…

So you know I said in this earlier post about Winter Wonderland at Center Parcs, that I love Christmas, well it seems I have got a bit carried away. I started to look at the Christmassy things we could do with our girls and well I seem to have booked …

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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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Morfa Nefyn
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Morfa Nefyn, LLyn Peninsula

Morfa Nefyn had been on the list of places we needed to visit whilst on our holiday at Gwynfryn Farm, just outside Pwhelli. A number of friends and colleagues had suggested we visit so we put it on the ‘Must Do’ list.  We didn’t know where we were going  or …

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Climbing with your children – A different day trip

Climbing is talked about a lot in our family, my SIL and BIL are huge climbers and they go most weekends. The kids have tried it, and I have once. It’s actually a great thing to do with the little ones and Julia who writes a lovely blog Rainbeaubelle for …

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Battersea Park: A little zoo in a big park

Ting Dalton writes a really good blog called Travel Monkey and can be found tweeting @my_travelmonkey . This article is about the little known Battersea Park Zoo. I’ve lived in London most of my life, and have been to Battersea Park several times. But it wasn’t until my friend suggested …

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Christmas Tea Party with Peter Rabbit, Lake District

We have previously published reviews of the fabulous Beatrix Potter tea parties. Two of our guest reviewers have said how wonderful they are, and you can read their reviews here Tea with Beatrix Potter  and The World of Beatrix Potter So when we heard about their Christmas Tea Party we …

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Legoland, Windsor

Ting Dalton writes a really good blog called Travel Monkey and can be found tweeting @my_travelmonkey . This article about Legoland contains some really good tips. To read another article on Legoland, click here. When a friend suggested we meet up and take the kids to Legoland, I was all for …

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Cheshire Reindeer Lodge and Christmas Tree Farm

Last year my brother and SIL were spending Christmas in Whitby, so they came to see us the weekend before Christmas instead. They were driving over from Bolton on the Friday so I had a look round for something Christmassy we could do during the afternoon with the kids. After …

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Fenwicks Christmas Window, Newcastle

Fenwicks Window opening means it is Christmas in the North East.  What is it for you? Samantha writes a fantastic blog over at North East Family Fun.  Samantha has been chosen to be a Butlins Ambassador this year too so she will be writing lots of reviews which you will …

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Harrods Santa Adventure, London

This review about visiting Santa at Harrods 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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Christmas time in London with Mistletoe and Wine!!

This review about Christmas ideas in London 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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Christmas at Thomas Land
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Magical Christmas at Thomas Land – All you need to know

Why not try Thomas Land this Christmas like Samantha and her family.  Samantha writes a fantastic blog over at North East Family Fun.  You can follow North East Family Fun on twitter too @NEFamilyFun. Here is an extract from Samantha’s bog post, for the full post click here! We paid Thomas …

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The Gruffalo Trail – Alice Holt Forest

Ting Dalton writes a fab blog with wonderful photos in called Travel Monkey and can be found tweeting @my_travelmonkey. If your Mini Travellers like The Gruffalo have a read of our post about Delamere Forest and the Theatre Review too by BrummyMummyof2. It was some time ago that I discovered …

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