Review | England’s Medieval Festival at Herstmonceux Castle 2018
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Review | England’s Medieval Festival at Herstmonceux Castle 2018

We were delighted to be invited back to England’s Medieval Festival at Herstmonceux Castle near Hastings for the 26th annual event. Having been the year previous we looked forward to it all year and this year was just as fabulous as the last. This particular family festival has now become …

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Towersey Festival Review 2018
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Towersey Festival Review 2018

Towersey Festival reaches the grand old age of 55 next year, making it one of the most longstanding festivals in the UK. From humble beginnings in a Pub Barn, Towersey Festival is now based in the Show Grounds of Thame in Oxfordshire, and attracts around 10,000 visitors. Many families return …

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Electric Fields Festival Family Review 2018
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Electric Fields Festival Family Review 2018

We’ve just returned from a fun weekend in Scotland at Electric Fields Festival. Set in the grounds of Drumlandrig Castle, just one hour from the border.  We took our little ones; almost 3 and 9 months, read on to see what we thought.  Camping at Electric Fields Festival We arrived on …

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The Great British Food Festival
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The Great British Food Festival

The Great British Food Festival is an annual event across several locations in the UK running from May to September.  The ‘perfect recipe for a fun, foodie, family day out’, the festival take place at some of the UK’s most beautiful stately homes.  We are lucky enough to have Weston …

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Chilled in a Field Festival 2018 | Family Friendly Festival
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Chilled in a Field Festival 2018 | Family Friendly Festival

Chilled in a Field Festival held on 3-5 August 2018 at Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum  was a small but perfectly formed festival. This was our first festival as a family, and apart from far-off teenage memories of Reading festival, my first for a long time. Chilled in a Field Festival …

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Top Tips for Just So Festival 2019
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20 Top Tips for Just So Festival 2019

We have just spent a fun packed magical weekend at Just So Festival in Cheshire with lots of lovely friends.  I’ll share with you throughout this post things we loved but I’ll focus on some tips to help you get the most out of the weekend if you’re planning on …

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CBBC Summer Social Liverpool 2018

In the beautiful grounds of Croxteth Hall, Liverpool the sun was shining for a crazy weekend at the CBBC Summer Social. At around £30 a head this certainly wasn’t a cheap day out but was definitely a chance to dance, sing and meet some of the stars of the show. …

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Stay Off Site at Camp Bestival or On Site at Camp Bestival in 2019?
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Stay Off Site at Camp Bestival or On Site at Camp Bestival in 2019?

So recently we visited Camp Bestival and decided to stay off site rather than camp onsite. So why would we decide to stay offsite at Camp Bestival rather than staying on site? People decide to stay off site at Camp Bestival for many many reasons 1/ Some have never visited …

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Camping with Kids
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Travel Tips: Sleeping Bags for Festivals

Ideas on the best sleeping bags for festivals for the whole family, from babies to adults.

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Nozstalgia at Nozstock Festival – still partying hard at 20 Years Young
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Nozstalgia at Nozstock Festival – still partying hard at 20 Years Young

We’ve just spent our 3rd year running at the fantastic Nozstock Festival, a family-run, family-friendly festival in the rolling Herefordshire countryside. Find out what we thought… NB: Jane and her family were guests of Nozstock but all views and opinions are their own. Nozstock started life as a private party thrown …

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Top Tips if you're heading to Camp Bestival in 2019
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12 Top Tips if you’re heading to Camp Bestival in 2019

In 2018 we spent our first weekend at Camp Bestival. We had an amazing weekend with some great friends and have plans to return next year.  I’ll share with you throughout this post things we loved but I’ll focus on some tips to help you get the most out of …

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Review | Coleman Event Shelter | FastPitch™ Shelter XL
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Review: Coleman Event Shelter | FastPitch™ Shelter XL

Discover the Coleman Event Shelter FastPitch and find out how quick it is to pitch in our review.

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Top Tips if you're heading to Deer Shed Festival in 2019
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11 Top Tips if you’re heading to Deer Shed Festival 2019

Our first weekend of the summer holidays was at Deer Shed Festival in North Yorkshire.  We had the most amazing weekend of sun and fun and will definitely want to return next year.  I’ll share with you throughout this post things we loved but I’ll focus on some tips to …

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Win a Family Ticket for Into the Trees 2018 | Family Friendly Festival
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Win a Family Ticket for Into the Trees 2018 | Family Friendly Festival

Enter below to win a family ticket to Into the Trees 2018 a family friendly festival in Sussex for wild woodland loving families. Missing from our lives more than anything is time spent outdoors in nature. Into The Trees takes families on a fascinating journey through one of the South …

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Dates of the Top Family Friendly Festivals 2019
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Dates of the Top Family Friendly Festivals 2019

Dates of Family Friendly Festivals 2019 from the beginning of the Summer to the end If you want to read more on Family Friendly Festivals from us, take a look at our Family Friendly Festivals page too! 1.Elderflower Fields 2019 East Sussex 24-27th May 2019 At Elderflower Fields we enjoyed an …

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Timber Festival 2018 | Family Friendly Festival Review
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Timber Festival 2018 | Family Friendly Festival Review

So Timber Festival has been and gone and what a festival it was. The first year of this new Family Friendly Festival set at Feanedock, in the heart of the National Forest was a rip roaring success. NB: We were invited to Timber Festival as their guests but all views …

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Top Tips for Festival Glamping with Children including a Festival Checklist
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Top Tips for Festival Glamping with Children including a Festival Checklist

So if you are planning on Festival Glamping with Children here are some of our top tips including a Festival Checklist! Setting up, and taking down, your tent are all part of the experience. Get the children involved, passing pegs, and having a go with a wooden mallet. Have a …

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Fortieth Festival Party | Festival Themed Garden Party
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Easy Festival Make Up Ideas

So apparently a festival beauty routine is a thing! There are countless articles written about it. To be honest whenever I’ve been camping before make up doesn’t feature very highly at all never mind as an actual routine! But apparently festival camping is different and you might need an easy …

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Larmer Tree Festival 19th -22nd July 2018
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WIN Family Ticket to Larmer Tree Festival 19th -22nd July 2018

Larmer Tree Festival on the Wiltshire/Dorest border takes place in 2018 from 19th-22nd July and Larmer Tree are offering a family ticket to one Mini Travellers follower you can find out how to enter at the bottom of the post! After a year-long hiatus Larmer Tree Festival is back for its 27th year from 19th – 22nd …

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Review Keswick Mountain Festival with Blacks
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Review Keswick Mountain Festival with Blacks

The excitement began as soon as we heard about the Keswick Mountain Festival.  What more could you ask for from a festival than camping near the mountains and being able to swim in the lake! We decided to pack two small tents rather than the big family tent as we …

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Elderflower Fields Festival Review | Taking the Plunge on our First Family Friendly Festival
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Elderflower Fields Festival Review | Taking the Plunge on our First Family Friendly Festival

After seeing Elderflower Fields Festival included in Mini Travellers’ list of Family Friendly Festivals we were delighted to have the opportunity to go. Our daughters, aged 8, 6 & 2, love music, toasting marshmallows, and getting muddy, so we knew they would have the time of their lives. My husband …

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Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod
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WIN a Family Ticket| Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod

The Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod is a music festival which takes place every year during the second week of July in the beautiful town of Llangollen, North Wales. The Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod has announced its star-studded concert line-up for 2018, featuring performances from best-selling artist, Alfie Boe, prolific recording …

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Deer Shed Festival 9
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What to expect at Deer Shed Festival 9 – Making Waves

The ninth edition of the north’s favourite family festival, Deer Shed Festival 9, is shaping up to showcase its biggest ever programme of family friendly music, arts and science and we are going! Here is what Deer Shed Festival themselves have to say about it! Deer Shed Festival 9 – taking …

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Win a Family Ticket to Timber – the International Forest Festival | Family Friendly Festival
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Win a Family Ticket to Timber – the International Forest Festival | Family Friendly Festival

Timber – the International Forest Festival is on 6/7/8 July 2018, in the heart of the National Forest. An extraordinary, family friendly festival where music, art, theatre, storytelling, science and play will weave together into an exhilarating weekend in the heart of the National Forest, one of Britain’s boldest environmental …

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