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 Weekend at Center Parcs, Whinfell Forest | Family Friendly Weekend www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Center Parcs at Sherwood Forest | Why it didn’t work for us!

Center Parcs at Sherwood Forest and Why it didn’t work for us My husband and I (with our two boys aged 4 and 6) are quite outdoorsy people, we love walking, camping, sailing etc. however have never been to Center Parcs.  Why not, I hear you ask? Well, simply that …

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Wonderful Week in Wales | Family Holiday in Brecon Beacons www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Wonderful Week in Wales | Family Holiday in Mid Wales

Where should you go on a Family Holiday in Mid Wales? We can recommend Lower Cefn Perfa! During October half term we decided for a number of reasons to holiday in the UK rather than abroad and were lucky enough to work with Original Cottages and head down to Wales …

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Bluestone Wales Ten Top Tips www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Reviews of Bluestone Wales | Family Friendly Accommodation

Bluestone Wales is a luxury UK holiday resort which is very popular due to its family friendly accommodation. Here are a number of Reviews of Bluestone Wales for you to consider before booking! *Please be aware that a number of these reviews are from Bloggers who have been asked to …

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Weekend in Belle-Île off the coast of Brittany www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Family Holiday in Brittany | Visit Brittany

Over the Summer we had a wonderful Family Holiday in Brittany as guests of Visit Brittany. It’s so close to the UK, being a short hop across the English Channel, but the variety of places you can visit will take your breath away.  You can watch what we did on …

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Greenwood Grange Holiday Cottages in Dorset www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Greenwood Grange Holiday Cottages in Dorset

During the October half term break we were lucky enough to be invited to stay at Greenwood Grange Holiday Cottages in Dorset. A six hour non eventful drive from Norfolk, not helped by the wind from Storm Brian, brought us to our destination, broken by a couple of pit stops; …

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Does an Autumn Weekend in Bournemouth get a Thumbs Up? www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Does an Autumn Weekend in Bournemouth get a Thumbs Up?

During October Half Term we were really excited to be invited by Bournemouth Tourist Board to go and find out what an Autumn weekend in Bournemouth and the surrounding areas had to offer a family. Out accommodation was a fabulous Beach Lodge right on the beach at Boscombe and we …

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Kelling Heath Holiday Park, Norfolk | Long Weekend with Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Kelling Heath Holiday Park, Norfolk | Long Weekend with Kids

Find out what a Long Weekend at Kelling Heath is like with Kids! One of the things that we’ve been keen to do since living in Norfolk is explore all of the various parts of the county. We knew that living here would open up lots of new places to …

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Aviemore: A Family Playground.
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Aviemore: The perfect family Christmas adventure?

by JW Patrick [wwwfamilytraveljournal.co.uk] What can you do at Aviemore? My family used to visit Aviemore every year when I was a child, to see Father Christmas at Santa Claus Land (which sadly no longer exists) but thirty years later, with young children of my own, we return regularly to …

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5 Reasons to Visit Norfolk with Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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5 Reasons to Visit Norfolk with Kids

Norfolk is just over 2 hours from London and here are 5 Reasons why you should visit Norfolk with kids. *NB Post created in collaboration with Norfolk Country Cottages. BeWILDerwood! BeWILDerwood is a huge, award winning forest of family fun and outdoor adventure. There are treehouses, zip wires, jungle bridges, …

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Family Winter Holidays in 2017 and 2018

*This post has been created in collaboration with The Family Holidays Company. The magic of winter is just around the corner and we can’t wait for the holidays! The wonderful Christmas Markets, the beautiful ornaments, the ice skate rinks, the occasional snowflakes, the Christmas sales… who doesn’t love winter? Sure, …

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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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Rainy Weekend at Center Parcs, Whinfell Forest | Family Friendly Weekend www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Rainy Weekend at Center Parcs, Whinfell Forest | Family Friendly Weekend

Our review of a rainy weekend at Center Parcs, swapping buggies for bikes at Whinfell Forest. For young families looking for a first adventure away from home with toddlers and babies, Center Parcs is the undisputed king. It’s like a rite of passage in parenting.  We went a couple of …

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5 of the Top Rural Getaways in the UK for Autumn www.minitravellers.co.uk
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5 of the Top Rural Getaways in the UK for Autumn

As Autumn gets into full swing, the season’s changing landscapes, beautiful colours and cool crisp air make it the perfect opportunity to take an exciting break in the tranquillity of the countryside.  Country holidays provide a pleasant contrast to the traditional coastal break, and it’s here you will discover a …

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15 Reasons to Visit Los Angeles with Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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15 Reasons to Visit Los Angeles with Kids

Here are our 15 Reasons to Visit Los Angeles with Kids! *This is a post created in collaboration with Luxury Retreats. When I think of Los Angeles I imagine Hollywood and fabulous people, I think of driving in in an open top convertible having driven down the Pacific Coast Highway, …

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Weekend in Belle-Île off the coast of Brittany www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Weekend in Belle-Île off the coast of Brittany

Belle-Île is 9 miles (15km) off the coast of the Gulf of Morbihan in France and is Brittany’s largest island. Belle-Île means quite literally a “Beautiful Isle at Sea” When the island naming committee met around the campfire a few centuries ago I suspect it was a very brief discussion.  …

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Are you looking for a UK family holiday? The Lake District has so much to do.
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Taking a UK Family holiday to the Lake District

Having been instructed that all family holidays were to be taken in the UK this year, we decided to descend on the Lake District in the Summer to see whether we would be able to sufficiently wear the kids out with fresh air to get a couple of hours of …

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A view of a azzure water and Nissi beach in Aiya Napa, Cyprus
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Taking Family Holidays Abroad in 2018

Family Holidays Abroad 2018 When is the ideal time to start planning your 2018 family holiday? From our experience, we think that the earlier you book, the better deal you will get! So if you’re looking to book a summer holiday in sunny Europe, here are some of our favourite …

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2 Nights in Redon with Kids | Visit Brittany www.minitravellers.co.uk
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2 Nights in Redon with Kids | Visit Brittany

We recently spent 2 nights in Redon with Kids and this is what we got up to. Redon is not far from Josselin where we started our tour around Brittany and spent 24 hours earlier in the week. Redon is a bigger town than Josseling, or certainly feels that way, …

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10 Reasons to Book a Family Friendly Villa Holiday in Corsica www.minitravellers.co.uk
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10 Reasons to Book a Family Friendly Villa Holiday in Corsica

Why you should pick Corsica for your next Family Holiday in a Villa! During the first week of the Summer holidays in July we spent a week in a family friendly villa in Corsica with Simpson Travel.  It was an absolutely glorious week jam packed week with swimming, beaches, food …

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24 Hours in Vannes with Kids | Visit Brittany www.minitravellers.co.uk
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24 Hours in Vannes with Kids | Visit Brittany

Vannes is a walled town in the Brittany region of northwest France.  Find out what we did when we spent 24 hours in Vannes with Kids. Vannes old town is characterised by narrow cobbled streets and medieval gates. There is a beautiful Cathédrale Saint-Pierre de Vannes in the centre of …

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Blackpool Review - The Family Friendly Destination
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Is Blackpool a Family Friendly Destination?

When you think of Blackpool it conjures up many images, but is Blackpool a Family Friendly Destination? You may have fond memories of day trips with Grandparents if you were brought up in the region, blurred memories if you’ve ever been there on a stag/hen do, or indeed no memories …

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5 Reasons to Visit the Dorset with Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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5 Reasons to Visit Dorset with Kids

Between Hampshire and Devon, Dorset can be overlooked for a holiday but here are 5 reasons why you should visit Dorset with kids. 1. Beaches Miles and miles and miles of amazing beaches. The Jurassic Coast is 96 miles of glorious coastline between Old Harry Rocks at Studland, all the …

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24 Hours in Josselin with Kids | Visit Brittany
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24 Hours in Josselin with Kids | Visit Brittany

Josselin is a beautiful medieval town in Brittany set on the river Oust. Josselin boasts a beautiful château, a bustling town square with restaurants, cafes and a busy Saturday market.  Combine those with a warm and welcoming Bed & Breakfast with a family room on the top floor and you …

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