Breakfast with Father Christmas at Erddig National Trust www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Breakfast with Father Christmas at Erddig, National Trust

On Saturday morning we met The Ordinary Lovely family at Erddig for another #UKexplore meet up. We had previously met up with them at Erddig for the Apple Festival in September which you can read about here, but this time it was for two reasons – to have Breakfast with …

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Family Friendly Festivals 2017 www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Dates of the Top 15 Family Friendly Festivals 2017

A post including the dates of Family Friendly Festivals in the UK in 2017 from the beginning of the Summer to the end. 1.Elderflower Fields East Sussex 26-29th May This festival promises to be a weekend of adventure, discovery and inspiration. All the planned activities are aimed towards families and children. …

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What's on in Liverpool this Christmas #OneMagicalCity www.minitravellers.co.uk
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What’s On in Liverpool this Christmas #OneMagicalCity

It’s probably easier to ask what isn’t going on in Liverpool this festive season than what is. Branded and using the hashtag #OneMagicalCity Liverpool is most definitely magical this season. I have received more invitations than I could attend this year but on Saturday we tried to fit as many …

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What to do in Paris in 24 Hours www..minitravellers.co.uk
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What to do in Paris in 24 Hours

I’ve just been lucky enough to spend 48 hours in Paris without the kids. Now I know the title to this review says 24 hours, but that was basically the time I had in Paris that I wasn’t spending at the prestigious Les Spot des E-Fluent conference (now in year 5) …

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Manchester City FC’s Christmas Stadium and Club Tour www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Manchester City FC’s Christmas Stadium and Club Tour

On Sunday we had the opportunity to visit the Manchester City Stadium for their special christmas tour which is named Santa v Elves! We are a family of five with 3 sons aged 5, 7 and 9. As our children and my husband are football mad this seemed an ideal …

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Lapland UK - Where Magic Really Does Exist www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Lapland UK – Where Magic Really Does Exist!

And don’t you agree that Christmas time is the most magical of all? Fortunately for us, we were given the opportunity to have the magic start early for my little girls, as they were cordially invited by none other than Father Christmas himself, to come visit him at his home …

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Tatton Park’s Christmas Gloriumptious Mansion www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Roald Dahl’s Gloriumptious Christmas at Tatton Park

We were kindly invited by Mini Travellers to attend the opening evening of Roald Dahl’s Gloriumptious Christmas at Tatton Park on Friday, with a visit to the Mansion and to see the arrival of Father Christmas in the Lantern Parade. My youngest, Daniel, age 7 and his best friend Lucas …

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Apesia Hills Donkey Sanctuary Limassol Cyprus www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Donkey Safari at Apesia Hills Donkey Sanctuary Limassol Cyprus

During our stay in Cyprus we spent a morning at Apesia Hills Donkey Sanctuary which is in the hills just outside Limassol.  I love having a hire car when I’m visiting somewhere so that we can just decide to head out for the morning and explore the area not feel stuck in the …

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The Elf Adventure Challenge at Cheshire Ice Cream Farm www.minitravellers.co.uk
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The Elf Adventure Challenge at Cheshire Ice Cream Farm

Today we visited the Cheshire Ice Cream Farm to take part in their Elf Adventure Challenge.  The premise is simple, they invite you to “Come and learn what it takes to be a Christmas Elf with fun, challenges and Christmas spirit for the whole family” We had a slot at 10.40 …

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A Tapsy Tour of the Colosseum in Rome with Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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A Tapsy Tour of the Colosseum in Rome with Kids

On day 5 of our trip to Rome (staying at Eurocamp) we had arranged to visit the Colosseum with Tapsy Tours which I had been looking forward to since we booked the trip earlier this year.  After so many wonderful experiences earlier that week, would this trip match up with …

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Eco City Tour in Rome with Kids; Angel Tours www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Eco City Tour in Rome with Kids; Angel Tours

The Eco City Tour of Rome has got to be one of the best ways to view the major tourist attractions of Rome when you are travelling with kids. This October my husband and I travelled with our three kids (age 2, 3 and nearly 6) to the Italian capital (staying …

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Tatton Park’s Christmas Gloriumptious Mansion www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Tatton Park’s Christmas Gloriumptious Mansion

This Christmas Tatton Park’s Mansion is taking on a magical feel with inspiration from Roald Dahl’s greatest stories. From Monday 21 November, you can enter a festive world where Roald Dahl’s extraordinary story telling weaves itself through the grand staterooms and into the bustling servants’ quarters. As part of a year-long …

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Is Ironbridge Gorge Museums Worth a Visit with Kids? www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Is Ironbridge Gorge Museums Worth a Visit with Kids?

If you live in or around Shropshire, you know you are in the shadow of a World Heritage Site; The Ironbridge…but are you aware of all that the Ironbridge Gorge Museums have to offer children in need of entertaining? We were asked to spend our Half Term Holiday looking at …

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Go Ape Tree Top - Junior Course Reviewed www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Go Ape Tree Top – Junior Course Reviewed

When Go Ape appeared in the UK around 16 years ago, as a young (ish!), free adventurous couple we wasted no time at all in getting stuck in.  Climbing, balancing and zip-lining through the trees was right up our street!  But what does such an adventurous activity hold for young …

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City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO) Family Concert 'Dance around the World'
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City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO) Family Concert ‘Dance around the World’

Symphony Hall, Birmingham is a fabulous venue showcasing artists from all genres, but did you know they also hold Family Concerts four times a year? Having never taken my 6 year old to a more ‘adult’ venue such as this, when we were offered the chance to review the Autumn …

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Amathus Beach Hotel Limassol Cyprus www.minitravellers.co.uk
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5 Top Tips For Visting Waterparks with Kids

We love waterparks here at Mini Travellers: they get better and better as the kids get older. Mainly because me and hubby are both huge fans of the slides and the more they will go on with us the better. It can however be difficult to decide what to take …

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Rome4Kids Vatican Tour www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Pizza Making and The Vatican with Rome4Kids

On day 3 of our Rome adventure (whilst staying at Eurocamp just outside Rome) we spent the day with Rome4Kids. Our first activity was at the Pizza Masterclass for Pizza Lovers. We made our way to the Coloseo (Colosseum) via the bus and metro, and then walked around 30 minutes across town …

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Brick Live www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Brick Live 2016! Built for Lego Fans!

Brick Live is ‘built by Lego fans, for Lego fans!’. Now in its third year, the annual show at the NEC in Birmingham offers Lego fans (of all ages!) the opportunity to immerse themselves in all things Lego for the day. The show runs for 4 days over October Half …

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llechwedd slate caverns Snowdonia www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Llechwedd Slate Caverns, Snowdonia

Right at the end of the Summer I stayed at Surf Snowdonia with my friend and her children too and we spent a little bit of time trying out some of the other adventurous activities down in that area of Snowdonia. One of the activities that had been arranged for us …

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Pines & Needles Christmas Tree www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Getting Ready for Christmas

So now October Half Term is finished and Halloween is over and done with for another year, it is time to start thinking about Christmas – I don’t specifically mean buying gifts per se – but I know some of you super organised people are actually doing that too. What I mean …

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Greenwood Forest Park in North Wales
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Greenwood Forest Park in North Wales

Based in Snowdonia, GreenWood Forest Park is the UK’s only eco-adventure theme park. It is located in the small village of Y Felinheli, right on the northern coast of Gwynedd in North Wales. Voted the Best Family Attraction in North Wales for 5 years, this is one very green attraction and …

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5 Reasons to Visit Suffolk in the Autumn with Kids

I don’t know about you but I love the change of season and really enjoy the change in the type of days out with kids it can bring.  It can however be trickier to decide on what to do if the weather isn’t so nice and whilst you may not …

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Days Out with Kids – Muck Boots and Little Bird!

We love days out with kids here at Mini Travellers, as you know it is what we are all about.  However we love Sunny days out with kids the best, particularly when we have new clothes to try out. Here are some of my favourite photos from a #UKexplore day …

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The Enchantment of Chester Zoo
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Review of The Enchantment of Chester Zoo

The Enchantment of Chester Zoo puts Chester Zoo together with the pioneering experts at Wild Rumpus – architects of the award winning Just So family arts festival. We visited yesterday and we  LOVED this event as we are huge fans of Chester Zoo, being members for 5 years and complete Just So Festival and …

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