sunshine through the trees at marden hall park
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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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Why you should stay at Le Méridien Piccadilly, London

Choosing where to stay in London can be incredibly confusing.  There is simply so much choice.  However the landmark hotel Le Méridien Piccadilly right on Piccadilly Circus would be difficult to beat in terms of its central location. Being right in the thick of it, means that you get some quite iconic …

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Things to Do when Visiting Greenwich with Kids

We go to London quite a lot. We go and visit friends and family and hubby and I go for work lots too. Whilst lots of fun they are often rushed and frenzied visits trying to fit a lot in and trying to make as much of our weekends or …

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The Railway Children at Kings Cross

The Railway Children at Kings Cross has been on my list of things to watch since it was first staged in York in 2008. When you have been looking forward to something for so long it is often a worry that it won’t live up to expectations. I needn’t have …

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Afternoon Tea in London and the Sights!

Whilst planning a weekend in London with friends we chatted about having an Afternoon Tea but we also debated trying to see some of the sights. I’m in London fairly frequently through the year but rarely find the time to do anything touristy or relaxing. Rachel, Katie and I decided …

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Imperial War Museum
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The Imperial War Museum London with Young Kids

Cost: Free entry. £15 in the gift shop (£5 each for a spy pen) and a cup of tea and a cake plus snacks £10 Who went – 2 boys aged 9 and my younger son who is 7. How to get there – We drove and were able to …

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3 Young Boys Storm London at Half Term

This is a Guest Post by my Sister in Law with a truly fantastic video. My sister and her boys came to visit us in London for the half term. They are 7 and 10 and my son is 8 and are all very rowdy! London has a very useful …

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Festive Weekend in London

This lovely post by Heledd about a Festive Weekend in London at The Amba Hotel, Winter Wonderland and Kids Cinema Club is full of beautiful photographs. If you enjoy this post you can read Heledd’s blog Running in Lavender by clicking here or follow her on twitter @HeleddLavender When considering a day out with …

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The Gruffalo Live, West End, London

There is no such thing as a Gruffalo…. well I can tell you there is, I saw him! Having now become fans of children’s theatre we jumped at the chance of taking Hugh to see the Gruffalo Live. From a very young age we have read the book to him …

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A Shrektabulous Time at Shrek’s Adventure, London

I headed to the Shrek’s Adventure on the Southbank with a little trepidation. My son Joseph is 8 years old and fast believing he is “too old for Shrek”, being more into Doctor Who and Star Wars. However he loved the movies when he was younger and has loved Dreamworks …

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The Tiger Who Came to Tea Live, West End

For a regular commuter to London, the prospect of taking your 3 year old son all the way to London on a blustery winters day to watch a play which he may or may not appreciate, was a decision I didn’t take lightly. I knew this could be one of …

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London Open Top Bus Tour

My family and I recently had a day trip to London.   We live in Manchester and don’t visit London as a family very often, so when we do I always feel huge pressure to make sure we see all the famous landmarks and buildings that the kids have heard of …

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Travelodge London Excel

Last week I was lucky enough to spend a few days attending World Travel Market at the London Excel. For a travel blogger, and a new one at that, this is a dream come true. So many amazing places countries  showcasing their talents for all to see in the enormous venue …

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Harry Potter Studios Tour

I recently visited the Harry Potter Studios in Leavesden, near Watford, with my husband and our three children aged 9, 7 and 5. Charlie is Potter mad and so am I – I’m not sure which of us was more excited! The Harry Potter studio tour is located next to …

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Mini Afternoon Tea, Reform Social and Grill

This weekend I went on a trip to London with my eldest daughter who is just 5. I had arranged to go to the Family Travel Show and she was spending the day with her godfather. We arranged to rendezvous at the Reform Social and Grill for afternoon tea at 4pm. …

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Lidos in London

Ting Dalton loves travelling with her son and writes a fab travel blog called Travel Monkey. She can be found tweeting @my_travelmonkey. This is another brilliant post about Lidos in London. When considering a day out with the kids or things to do in a new area, why not try our search …

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Southbank Winter Festival
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Southbank Winter Festival

Ting Dalton loves travelling with her son and writes a fab travel blog called Travel Monkey. She can be found tweeting @my_travelmonkey When considering a day out with the kids or things to do in a new area, why not try our search function, click here to try it. There …

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London Transport Museum

Last weekend I went to London to visit a friend and her new baby. I decided to take my eldest little girl who is 4 for some overdue me and her time.  Life in our house is very busy with her younger twin sisters who are 3 and this was …

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Paddington Bear Trail, London

This is another brilliant post by Louise who writes a fantastic blog called Liquorice UK which you can read here about her life as a full time Mummy to two beautiful little girls – her little heart warrior Jessica who was born with half a working heart and is living proof …

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Monty’s Winter Roof Garden John Lewis London

This lovely post by Heledd about Monty’s Winter Roof Garden is full of beautiful photographs. If you enjoy this post you can read Heledd’s blog Running in Lavender by clicking here or follow her on twitter @HeleddLavender When considering a day out with the kids or things to do in a new area, …

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What to Visit in London at Christmas

Another superb post from the fiveadventurers.com about what to visit in London at Christmas. You can also follow their adventures on twitter @fiveadventurers When considering a holiday, a day out with the kids or things to do in a new area, why not try our search function, click here to …

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