Cornbury Festival 2017 | Family Friendly Festival www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Cornbury Festival 2017 | Family Friendly Festival

Unbeknownst to us, this was the final year of Cornbury Festival. Which is so disappointing for a lot reasons, which you will find out more as you read on. One of this year’s sponsors was Dorset Cereals. Having them on board was a really great idea, especially for the people camping there over the …

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Family Friendly Goodwood Festival of Speed www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Family Friendly Goodwood Festival of Speed

Is Goodwood Festival of Speed Family Friendly? The Festival of Speed event takes place each year at Goodwood and celebrates machines from the ground breaking, classic, quirky, dangerous, noisy and fast. It sounded like the perfect place to take three generations of my male biased family so off I went, …

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4 National Trust Days Out with Children in Northern Ireland

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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Geronimo Festival 2017 | Family Friendly Festival www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Geronimo Festival 2017 | Family Friendly Festival

This year, the Geronimo Festival took up a new residency at Arley Hall in Cheshire. Having only ever visited Arley Hall for a (rather lovely) wedding, we were interested to see how this year’s festival differed from last year (our review for last year is here)… Arley was a little …

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Treetop Nets in Heaton Park, Manchester www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Treetop Nets in Heaton Park, Manchester

I visited Treetop nets in Heaton Park, Manchester on its opening weekend with my husband and three children (aged 10, 9 and 6). Treetop Nets is made up of giant trampolines, walkways, slides and tunnels all made from netting, strung high above the ground in the trees. After a short …

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Fabulous Family Friendly Attingham Park - National Trust www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Fabulous Family Friendly Attingham Park | National Trust

Since having our first child 7 years ago, we have been happy supporters of the National Trust; anywhere that offers a place to run around, traffic free paths and more importantly good tea and cake is a winner for us! Having lived in Shropshire since we had our daughter, we …

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Stay Play Explore Leicester | Weekend Away with the Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Stay Play Explore Leicester | Weekend Away with the Kids

Do you fancy going to Leicestershire for a weekend getaway?” My husband asked. I was intrigued. Why would we want to go there? “Have a look at this company, Stay Play Explore.” I browsed through the website www.stayplayexplore.co.uk for a few minutes. The activities and attractions on offer looked great and the …

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The Pena Palace, Sintra with Kids - A Fairytale Destination www.minitravellers.co.uk
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The Pena Palace, Sintra with Kids – A Fairytale Destination

During our stay at Martinal Chiado in Lisbon we went on a day trip to the Pena Palace in Sintra.  It was such a fairytale destination and the kids absolutely loved it, however there are a few things you need to know to make the day a success if you’re …

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9 National Trust Days Out with Children in Wales

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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Review: Zip World | Tree Top Nets | Treehoppers | Fforest Coaster
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Review: Zip World | Treetop Nets | Tree Hoppers | Fforest Coaster

Treetop Nets is an amazing idea as you get to trampoline, tumble, slide and play with huge inflatable balls high up in nets up in the trees. It is literally like a breath of fresh air compared to indoor trampoline parks! There’s even a tree top chill out area. Our …

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Shropshire Kids Fest 2017 | Family Friendly Festival www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Shropshire Kids Fest 2017 | Family Friendly Festival

In 2016, Shropshire Kids Fest took over the Quarry Park in Shrewsbury for its first year (see review here). This year, we were invited back with the promise that things were bigger and better for the second year, and we weren’t disappointed! Shropshire Kids Fest is aimed at children of …

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Cornbury Festival 2017 | Family Friendly Festival www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Dates of the Top 17 Family Friendly Festivals 2018

A post including the dates of Family Friendly Festivals in 2018 from the beginning of the Summer to the end. 1.Elderflower Fields East Sussex 25-28th May 2018 Elderflower Fields is perfectly catered for children. In 2017 all the activities were fun, well considered and just right for young kids (from …

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8 National Trust Days Out with Children in the West Midlands

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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Elderflower Fields Family Festival

Having never been to a festival in my life, I’ve often wondered ‘did I miss out?’ Should I have ‘done’ Glastonbury , V Festival or maybe Reading in my younger, pre-kids years? Then I remember that I’ve never liked the thought of camping – which probably explains why I never …

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A day trip to the Lost Gardens of Heligan www.minitravellers.co.uk
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A day trip to the Lost Gardens of Heligan

f you’ve followed me for a while you’ll know that we visit Bude in North Cornwall every year and this year was no different – we spent the first week of the Easter holidays there.  Whenever we go we make sure that we fulfill certain traditions (like having an ice …

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4 National Trust Days Out with Children in the East Midlands

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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Weekend in Great Yarmouth with Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Weekend in Great Yarmouth with Kids

So when your husband tells you he’s really pleased he has got a Airbnb booking for your house for Easter, you would probably assume he checked the actual dates of Easter weekend. But no. He had also rented the house out to a Stag party, which did little to help …

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4 National Trust days out with Children in the East of England

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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Mini Break in Swansea Bay, Wales with Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Visiting Museums in Swansea with Kids

During our recent short break to Swansea Bay in Wales we visited two FREE museums: The National Waterfront Museum and the Swansea Museum, but if you only have a little time which one is best? The National Waterfront Museum, has an interactive and high tech approach to Wales’ history.  The kids had …

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Is the Crocky Trail Good for Kids Aged 5? www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Is the Crocky Trail Good for Kids Aged 5?

Over the Easter Holidays we visited the Crocky Trail in Chester with kids ranging from 5-11. It’s tricky to find activities that will keep that age range of kids busy but having had fantastic success with our trip to Go Ape Junior the day before I had high hopes for …

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3 National Trust days out with Children in London

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.  When we head to London though we don’t naturally think of visiting a National Trust property but here are three …

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5 Reasons to Visit Oystermouth Castle with Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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5 Reasons to Visit Oystermouth Castle with Kids

One of the fun things we did on our recent short break to Swansea Bay in Wales was visit Oystermouth Castle. Oystermouth Castle sits on the hill just off the front in Mumbles and to be honest doesn’t look like much from the sea front. Looks can however be deceiving and the …

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Fossil Hunting on Charmouth Beach www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Fossil Hunting on Charmouth Beach

Ever since our trip to Charmouth Beach last Summer my daughter has been desperate to become a modern day Mary Anning and take part in some fossil hunting of her own. However, as we have absolutely no idea what we are looking for or how to look for such a …

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Digger Land in Devon - Our Family Review www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Digger Land in Devon – Our Family Review

I think it is safe to say that my little boy is digger obsessed! He owns a fleet of diggers and is never without one. Going past a construction vehicle of any sort (as long as it is yellow!) causes much excitement on any car journey accompanied by a call …

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