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 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.  “We live …

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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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Haven Thornwick Bay Holiday Village | Family Holiday www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Haven Thornwick Bay Holiday Village | Family Holiday

This year we made the decision to not go abroad for our summer holiday. The biggest reason was that our youngest, who is 2, is a bit of a handful and requires a lot of attention. We thought that it made sense to avoid airports and flights and opted to holiday …

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Boroughbridge Camping and Caravan Club Review www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Boroughbridge Camping and Caravan Club Review

Boroughbridge Camping and Caravan Club site is located just off the A1 and near to Ripon, Harrogate and York. Due to its location it is often used as a stop-over site for people travelling between the north and south and vice-versa. However, reading the reviews of the site fans of …

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Pre-School Years are the Best Years to Travel to Exotic Destinations with Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Pre-School Years are the Best Years to Travel to Exotic Destinations with Kids

Would you like to go to an exotic destination with your family? Pre-school years can be a the best time to take advantage of off-peak rates for a tropical holiday, before you’re tied in to travelling only during school holidays. The only challenge may be taking a longer flight with …

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Glamping at Tamar Lake | Family Friendly Campsite Cornwall www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Glamping at Tamar Lake | Family Friendly Campsite Cornwall

We were invited to stay at Tamar Lake campsite this August, in a ‘glamping’ pod. Tamar Lake straddles the borders of Devon and Cornwall- apparently the old border line falls in the middle of the lake! The camspite is in a beautiful setting overlooking the lake and has around 20 …

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Is Eurocamp a Toddler Friendly Holiday? www.minitravellers.co.uk
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7 Reasons Eurocamp is a Toddler Friendly Holiday

I went a couple of Eurocamp holidays before my husband and I had children. Both times we went to Southwest France, and both the campsites were a short walk to the beach. I really enjoyed the flexibility of being able to eat out or cook for yourself in France. French …

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Ruzizi Tented Lodge | Akagera National Park www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Family Holiday in Rwanda | 14 Day Adventure

In May 2017 we spent 14 days in Rwanda with our three children aged just 6, 5 and 5.  Most people I have to say when we told them we were going thought we were absolutely crazy, however we had an amazing trip and it has shown us that the …

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Autumn Destinations for Family Holidays

Are you feeling spontaneous?  We have had a look at some of the best destinations where you can enjoy some Autumn sun! With temperatures ranging from 21 to 27 degrees, Lanzarote is one of our favourite destinations for a spontaneous autumn break. Only a short flight away, the Canary island …

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Ribby Hall Village: Baby and Toddler Breaks at a 5* Holiday Village in Lancashire www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Ribby Hall Village: Baby and Toddler Breaks at a 5* Holiday Village in Lancashire

Ribby Hall Village is a 5* holiday village near Blackpool in Lancashire, which offers short breaks and family holidays. There is a wide range of accommodation including holiday cottages, pine lodges and even larger cottages which are suitable for larger groups or 3G holidays. There are fantastic facilities for babies …

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Crealy Meadows - Safari Tent Glamping in Devon www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Crealy Meadows – Safari Tent Glamping in Devon

If you’ve visited Devon and the surrounding areas with your family you have probably seen the leaflets and signs for Crealy; you may have even visited. However, being relatively new to holidaying in Devon and Cornwall with the family (we have tended to head off to the Lake District!) we …

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