Santa’s Spectacular at Willow’s Activity Farm
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Santa’s Spectacular at Willow’s Activity Farm

We were delighted to be returning to Santa’s Spectacular at Willow’s Activity Farm again this year (as we loved Santa’s Spectacular at Willow’s Activity Farm in 2017). Our three daughters, now aged 8, 6 and 3, were all equally excited, but for different reasons. NB: Lucy and her family received …

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Christmas at the London Transport Museum

I should probably start by declaring that the London Transport Museum has, for years, been one of our go-to attractions in London. Not only does it have lots of buses and trains to play on (always a winner with our 6 year old son) but it has also been very …

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Hogwarts in the Snow | Warner Brothers Studio Tour
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Hogwarts in the Snow | Warner Brothers Studio Tour

I’ve been a fan of Harry Potter since I first read Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone back in 1997. I’ve read all the books and seen all the films, so to say I was excited about going on the Warner Brothers Studio Tour is a bit of an understatement! …

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Ultimate London Bonfire Night Round Up 2018
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Ultimate London Bonfire Night Round Up 2018

As the 5th of November 2018 draws ever closer, it’s time to make plans for bonfire night. There are plenty of family friendly options to choose from in London.  So get yourself wrapped up warm and stay safe for a night of gunpowder, treason and plot. Please do check event …

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Tower of London by Boat | Thames Clipper
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Tower of London by Boat | MBNA Thames Clippers

Just before our summer holidays drew to a close, we squeezed in a trip to central London. We had a renewed sense of adventure when the heatwave subsided in late August and decided that it was a good opportunity to jump on the train and explore some of the amazing …

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Is Hampton Court Palace Flower Show Child Friendly?
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Is Hampton Court Palace Flower Show Child Friendly?

My last visit to Hampton Court Palace Flower Show was ten years ago, in life-before-parenthood, so there was no need to wonder whether Hampton Court Palace Flower Show was child friendly. That year my mother-in-law and I took a boat along the Thames to the show. We enjoyed a civilised …

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Unusual Sleepovers in London | Golden Hinde Night Voyage
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Unusual Sleepovers in London | Golden Hinde Night Voyage

Whilst most of England were watching their teams’ final World Cup match, my daughters (aged 8 & 6) and I caught the train to Southwark, where they excitedly jumped aboard the Golden Hinde for an unusual sleepover in London… it was set in 1577. As per instructions we arrived at …

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Tree Top Adventure at Go Ape Black Park, Buckinghamshire

On a sunny Sunday, we took our three mini travellers to Go Ape in Black Park, Buckinghamshire. I had been previously with my two eldest daughters, but it never crossed my mind to take the two year old too. However, Go Ape Black park benefits from the addition of Nets …

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Battersea by Boat | A Day Out on the MBNA Thames Clipper
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Battersea by Boat | A Day Out on the MBNA Thames Clipper

My three daughters and I love nothing more than a day in London. No trip is ever the same with so many activities and sights on offer. The journey there or home, however, can be the most testing part of the day. Over-tired children, sticky from a day exploring London …

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Family Day Out in London on the River

Family Day out with MBNA Thames Clippers, Cutty Sark, Rivington Grill and Emirates Airline……Seeing London from a Different Perspective When I was offered the opportunity to visit London with MBNA Clipper, I had some reservations. I don’t live in London so it would be a long day plus we were …

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London’s Summer Showtime: T20 Cricket At Kia Oval

Cricket isn’t the first sport you think of for taking the kids for an afternoon out.  It’s all afternoon tea, men in blazers and big hats and polite applause, well not so if you go to a T20 Cricket match. T20 is a summer based cricket competition where each county …

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BB Afternoon Tea Bus Tour
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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

London has a very useful discount offer that is available for anyone travelling into London by train, 2 for 1 tickets for huge number of attractions. You can pick up a booklet of vouchers at any train or tube station in London. This time we used the vouchers to visit …

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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 Original Tour London Open Top Bus Tour | Mini Travellers Review

My family and I recently had a day trip to London.   On this visit, we booked an London open top bus tour with The Original Tour. 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 …

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Lidos in London

According to recent news reports, outdoor swimming has become popular again – with the Outdoor Swimming Society currently boasting more than 23,000 members. And, with the latest outdoor bathing pond in King’s Cross now open, it seems more and more people are bracing the cold and taking a dip in the fresh …

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London Transport Museum | Mini Travellers Review

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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Emirates Airline, Greenwich, London

There are many different ways to admire London’s skyline including the Eye and the recently opened Shard but one that has courted a lot of political controversy and has been cited as a ‘white elephant’ is in the Emirates Airline, a cable car crossing the Thames between the Greenwich Peninsula …

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Princess Diana Memorial Play Park, London | Mini Travellers Review

A guest post on a day trip to Princess Diana Memorial Play Park As a regular commuter to London, the prospect of taking your 2 year old son on a Saturdaymorning into London to meet long lost family friends for a brief coffee – can seem far from exciting! This was …

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