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Recommended National Trust Places with Playgrounds

Here are our recommended National Trust properties with Playgrounds. The National Trust has put children at the heart of a lot of their properties over the last few years and if your last experience of a visit was when you were a child then you need to go back, as things have changed a lot! National …

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Hogwarts in the Snow | Warner Brothers Studio Tour

HOGWARTS IN THE SNOW RETURNS TO WARNER BROS. STUDIO TOUR LONDON – WITH EVEN MORE SNOW! 14TH NOVEMBER 2020 – 17TH JANUARY 2021 For the very first time, from Saturday 14th November – Sunday 17th January 2021, visitors will be able to explore another of their favourite sets in the snow as Diagon Alley undergoes …

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Creswell Crags – a museum in Derbyshire like no other

Creswell Crags is a museum like no other. Set on beautiful grounds with an adventure playground, a gorge, visitor centre, gift shop and coffee shop – what makes this truly special is the caves. We went for a really memorable day out, including a cave tour. Creswell Crags is a spectacular magnesian limestone gorge on the …

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Visiting the Antony Gormley Statues in Liverpool | Another Place, Crosby

These spectacular sculptures by Antony Gormley are situated on Crosby beach in North Liverpool. The installation called Another Place is made up of around 100 cast-iron, life-size figures. The Antony Gormley installation on Crosby beach in North Liverpool is free to visit and open 365 days a year. Top Tip: Check the Tide Times You …

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A wonderful family day out to Castle Howard

Castle Howard is a stately home just outside of York. It has landscaped gardens, a garden centre, farm shop, various cafes and an adventure playground. But what makes it stand apart is it’s sheer size and beauty. Castle Howard is actually one of the “great palaces of Europe” and it truly deserves that title. Set …

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Review of Gandeys Circus – Unbelievable

Gandeys Circus is one of the biggest and best known touring circuses in the country and when they invited Mini Travellers to review their new show at Aintree racecourse- called Unbelievable; we couldn’t wait. Circuses have always fascinated me; ever since I was a little girl and the fairground rolled into town each August, taking …

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10 Family Friendly Alternatives to Disneyland Paris

10 Family Friendly Alternatives to Disneyland Paris for you to consider Not everyone loves Disneyland Paris. It may be out of your price range or it may be too big and too overcrowded, so I regularly get asked for Disneyland Paris alternatives and what other theme parks in Europe we might recommend. So in no …

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The Elderflower Fields magic grows with Elderflower Field Midlands in 2020!

Elderflower Fields Midlands, 29-31 May 2020, Stanford Hall, Leicestershire. WIN a Family Weekend Ticket to Elderflower Fields Midlands at the bottom of this post worth £300! Elderflower Fields is all about families trying new things and after eight years of fantastic feedback the So Sussex team are excited to take on the challenge of a …

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Alice in Winterland at Lightwater Valley

This winter, Lightwater Valley is home to over 100 giant, illuminated, light sculptures of Alice, the Mad Hatter, the Cheshire Cat, Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, Humpty Dumpty and many more of those Lewis Carroll’s childhood characters we all know and love from the Alice in Wonderland and Alice Through the Looking Glass stories.  Last …

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