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Road Trip through Spain & France to Italy!

So, instead of our usual route to Italy (Old Kent Road, channel tunnel, France/Belgium/Germany/Switzerland) we found ourselves in the Basque region of northern Spain.  The plan now was to spend some time in San Sebastián, before making our way down the French (autoroute) side of the Pyrenees, a further stop …

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Holiday in Northumberland

This family of five went glamping and wondered why they had never done it before. You can follow them at fiveadventurers.com or on twitter @fiveadventurers Fiveadventurers have also reviewed their accommodation Pot-a-Doodle-Do click here to see this review. We visited Northumberland over Spring May bank holiday and came back mesmerised …

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Devon Summer Holiday

This post about Devon beaches has been written by Julia who writes a lovely blog Rainbeaubelle for big and little people. Click here to read more.  You can also follow @Rainbeaubelle on twitter here. Summer holidays, so far, have been taken up with a lot of travelling, fun, family time, …

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Haven Devon Cliffs

A holiday review by the lovely Laura who blogs at mummytoboyz.blogspot.co.uk and can be found on twitter@mummytoboyz.  If you would like to see another review of Haven Devon Cliffs click here. We recently went on holiday to Haven’s Devon Cliffs Resort. This isn’t a sponsored post but we were so impressed by …

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Abersoch and Anglesey Beaches

This post about Abersoch and Anglesey has been written by Julia who writes a lovely blog Rainbeaubelle for big and little people. Click here to read more.  You can also follow @Rainbeaubelle on twitter here. We’ve been lucky enough to get away for a second family holiday this year, as …

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Bluestone, Pembrokeshire – A great family holiday

This is a super review of Bluestone by the lovely Bonita who writes an excellent blog called Mamas Very Important Baby click here to see more fantastic posts. Bonita also tweets as @mamasVIB. We’d talked about heading to Bluestone in Wales for a while – especially after my best friend …

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Bosinver Farm Cottages, Cornwall

This review has been written by Sally Gould who travelled to Bosinver with her husband and two gorgeous little boys. Having spent a wonderful week in Tenby last summer, we wanted to holiday in the U.K. again. With two boys aged 2 and 4 to consider, it was important for …

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The Beaches of West Wales – No Place Like Home

This lovely post by Heledd is sure to make you want to visit the beaches on the West Coast of Wales including the Welsh New Quay. If you enjoy this post you can read Heledd’s blog Running in Lavender by clicking here or follow her on twitter @HeleddLavender I grew …

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The Yorkshire Dales in ‘Rori’ the VW Campervan

This holiday review has been sent to us by the lovely Pauline Rigby who had a fantastic trip in Rori the Campervan with her Mum and two young Mini Travellers. We have just recently returned from a 4 night stay in Rori the VW campervan. We hired Rori from Dales …

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Disneyland Paris in a day

A fantastic post by the lovely Laura who writes a fantastic blog, click on the link here to read it: Click Here  Laura also tweets @mummytoboyz  or you can find her on facebook https://www.facebook.com/mummytoboyz too. We decided that we were brave enough to tackle our first (and only one so …

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Lykia World Resort, Olu Deniz, Turkey

Another guest post by the lovely Steph who blogs at diaryofamidlifemummy.com and takes such beautiful photos of her holidays as well as writing reviews. You can also follow Steph @midlife_mummy on twitter. Last year we approached my parents and asked if they would like to come on a family holiday …

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Les Menuires, France (Ski)

This holiday review is by Steph who writes a fantastic blog over at Diary of a Midlife Mummy she also tweets @midlife_mummy and you can follow her here This review is of Steph’s ski trip in January 2014 it contains some superb photographs and makes us really want to go skiing with …

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Bruern Cottages, Cotswolds

In March 2011 when we still only had one Mini Traveller and she was only 6 months old we went on our first holiday.  Being our first holiday we didn’t fancy a long flight and as Europe is still pretty cold in March we opted for a drive down the …

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Eurocamp and Exploring in Paris with Children

A guest post about Eurocamping in Paris with children by Catherine of Head in a Book who blogs at headinbooks.wordpress.com and can be followed on twitter @headinbook This really is what it says on the tin. It’s therefore a bit of a departure from my usual blogs! I have meant to …

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Venosa Beach Resort and Spa, Turkey

On Thursday we got home from our two week Summer holiday in Didim, Turkey. At least we landed back into Gatwick with some sunshine instead of the usual rain! It was so hot in Turkey ranging from 30 to 35 degrees but as soon as it got too hot at …

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Villa Casa de Baixo, Vilamoura, Portugal – We Struck Gold

It was such a simple plan – two families with three boys between us (4, 2 and 1.5 years old); an agreed destination of Portugal (on the basis of a short flight and short transfer times); self catering (husbands’ BBQing); and a pool with a safety fence (essential) – but …

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Holiday Village Majorca

A guest post by Amy Cooper who blogs at Everything Mummy and tweets at @AmyCooperEM. She travelled to Majorca with her young family and wrote the following review: Me and the brood decided to brave our first family holiday abroad last year, this was before baby Lottie, so just Me, …

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Parque Santiago 2 – Twin Fun in Tenerife

A guest blog by Ruth Start who tweets as @2babies_1me and travelled to Tenerife with her twins. When people discovered I was expecting twins, as a single mum,  I was frequently met with such cheery encouragement as “you’ll never be able to leave the house” and “you can forget all those …

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Fougere, Dordogne – Room for all the family

We travelled to Fougere in June 2013.  This was week two, of our two week holiday in the worst weather France had had in June for some years. The less said about the weather the better. To see my original rant about the weather you can read my earlier post …

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Country Kids , Languedoc– Not just once but five times!

Our first guest blogger Mimi Thomas (who travelled to Country Kids with her husband and three children five times between 2008 and 2013) has written the following review for Mini Travellers. We have been to Country Kids five times between 2008 and 2013. It is a great place for a …

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Bernisson Monsegur, Dordogne – A Toddlers Playground

Mini Travellers stayed at Bernisson with fabulous friends (Mr & Mrs LH and their 1.5 year old son). In 2013 our eldest was 2.5 and the twins were 1.5 years old.  We flew from Liverpool to Bordeaux with Easyjet. Thanks to Easyjet’s family friendly luggage policy we could take our double …

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Pot-a-Doodle-Do, Northumberland – Glamping

We visited the Just So Festival (that will be a whole other review) last year and doing anything we do, we do it wholeheartedly.  The last time I went camping was during my Duke of Edinburgh Bronze award at the tender age of 15. So we did our research and …

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Wild Rose Park, Cumbria – A little gem

We have family living in and around Appleby and we usually stay with them, however this time we went with our dog (puppy at the time) and decided to stay in a caravan. We are not into Haven or very lively sites and found this little gem hidden away just …

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Ribby Hall, Lancashire – Review by Center Parcs fans

It is always tricky finding family friendly holiday destinations (hence this blog) especially with toddlers.  After three trips to Center Parcs in two years for short breaks we fancied something different (and a bit cheaper). We live in the North West and the idea of going up to the Fylde …

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