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Extra Terrestrial Sightings in Blackpool….

A NUMBER of Blackpool residents reported an extra terrestrial sighting this week as an otherworldly being was spotted in the basket of a young boy’s bike on the streets of the resort. It’s not the first time aliens have visited the Fylde Coast, a UFO hotspot in the UK which …

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Fabulous Frost Fair, Pacific Road Venue, Wirral (18th/19th/20th November 2016)

The Fabulous Frost Fair returns for the third year in an all new venue. WHEN: Friday 18th November- VIP Launch Night 6pm-10pm Saturday 19th November- Super Saturday 10am-5pm Sunday 20th November- Family Fun Day 10am- 4pm WHAT: Want to know what to expect on each day? Follow us on Facebook …

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Family Friendly Carden Park Hotel & Spa

When we were asked if we fancied going to stay at Carden Park I jumped at the chance. A swanky night away just me and the hubby I thought – how wonderful! But that wasn’t the offer, the offer was to take the kids and find out how child friendly …

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Just So Festival 2015

On the 21st August my wife and I set off for the Just So Festival at Rhode Hall in Cheshire with our three children: 2 boys aged 4 1/2 and 2 1/2 and our 10 month old girl. To say I was nervous was an understatement as camping at a …

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Knowsley Safari Park

I’ve wanted to bring the girls here for ages, but as we are members at Chester Zoo we always end up there if animals are what we want to do that day! So when we were asked if we fancied a day trip to Knowsley Safari Park with a Go …

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Liverpool One Summer Activities

As we were heading into Liverpool to have lunch at Cafe Rouge we decided to visit the attractions at Chavasse Park that Liverpool One have put on for the summer. Unfortunately as our visit coincided with a summer monsoon, most of the attractions were actually closed.    However the main …

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Oliver Twist by The Dukes Lancaster

Tonight my husband and I, with our two children Freddie and Daisy ages 6 and 2 went to watch Oliver Twist at Williamson Park in Lancaster produced by the Dukes Theatre. The reviews of the play set in the beautiful delights of Lancaster were enough to strike my desire to book. …

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Luxury Glamping with Kids at Lantern & Larks

When I suggested to my husband that we went glamping last weekend he deleted the calendar invitation as he thought it was a joke. I’ve never been one for camping, and he didn’t think I was going to start during our wettest summer in the last few years with our …

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FREE – Run Wild Child – Thursday 6th August

Manchester City Centre, Thursday 6 August 10am – 3pm. FREE  Start: Information Point (Exchange Street)  Dig The City, Manchester’s summer garden festival and Wild Rumpus, producers of the award-winning Just So Festival invite families to Run Wild, Child, an anarchic immersive wild adventure across Manchester City Centre for a fantastical finale …

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Fairytale in the Woods, Magical Experiences

This summer holidays (25th July to 2 August) Tarvin Sands Reindeer Centre, has put on a Fairytale in the Woods Experience.  This event is similar to the Frozen Experience that we went to at Christmas!  We arrived not long before it started, after arriving a little too early for the Christmas one …

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The Ice Cream Farm, Cheshire – Whole New World!

Today we went to the soft opening of the completely newly renovated Ice Cream Farm in Cheshire. They have completely and I mean completely re-done it. The place is completely unrecognisable. Millions must have been spent to put this place on the map and it will definitely be a must …

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Arctic Adventure Playground at Chill Factore

Last week I took the Mini Travellers to the new Arctic Adventure Playground at The Chill Factore.  On one of the hottest days of the year we packed up all our ski kit and drove to the Trafford Centre for some arctic fun. Chill Factore is the UK’s longest indoor real snow …

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Rufford Old Hall, Ormskirk

This review is by Hayley who writes a fantastic blog, with wonderful photos, Hayley from Home.  Like us here at Mini Travellers, Hayley has three children including twins., although hers are all boys.  She visited Rufford Old Hall with her husband and three children and it is a great review …

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The Lost Carnival Revealed

On Bank Holiday Sunday we went to The Lost Carnival at Burrs Country Park in Bury and it was brilliant.  Even though I had read one of our writers posts on Friday I still didn’t know what to expect. The post had said it was Weirdly Wonderful and I agree, that …

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The Lost Carnival – Weirdly Wonderful

The phrase ‘weirdly wonderful’ is a perfect description for The Lost Carnival. We had a bit of an idea of what to expect but that idea in my mind did not match reality. The reality was far better.Upon arrival you go into the Big Top where they set the scene …

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Poppy Cat at Nickelodeon Land, Blackpool

We had a fantastic day trip to Nickelodeon Land. It was one of those days when the stars aligned. The sun shone all day, the Pleasure Beach surprisingly wasn’t very busy at all, the kids all behaved and had a brilliant time and we had loads of fun with The Harman …

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Quarry Bank Mill, Cheshire

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.   The Easter bank holiday …

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Splashworld, Southport

I was lucky enough to meet Becky this weekend and can confirm she does not have a fat bottom however you should really head over and have a look at her blog called Diary of a Fat Bottomed Girl – I still love the fab tagline. ‘Fat bottomed girls they make the rocking …

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AppleJacks Adventure Park, Warrington

If you haven’t already found Becky’s blog then you should really head over and have a look.  Called Diary of a Fat Bottomed Girl – I’m sure she hasn’t really, but the blog does have a fab tagline. ‘Fat bottomed girls they make the rocking world go round’. I love that.  Beck …

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A Family Day at Haigh Hall, Wigan

If you haven’t already found Becky’s blog then you should really head over and have a look.  Called Diary of a Fat Bottomed Girl – I’m sure she hasn’t really, but the blog does have a fab tagline. ‘Fat bottomed girls they make the rocking world go round’. I love that.  Beck …

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Day Trip to the Crocky Trail in Chester

If you haven’t already found Becky’s blog then you should really head over and have a look.  Called Diary of a Fat Bottomed Girl – I’m sure she hasn’t really, but the blog does have a fab tagline. ‘Fat bottomed girls they make the rocking world go round’. I love that.  Beck …

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Beauty and the Beast, Epstein Theatre

On Saturday we went to The Epstein Theatre again, this time to see Beauty and the Beast put on by LHK productions, which was an Easter pantomime. I’ve mentioned before how much I love this theatre, it’s so small and genuinely welcoming. You feel like you’re involved in the show …

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Apple Jack’s Adventure Park, Warrington

Reviewed by Emma Phillips Mum of 3. The sun was out for the last day of the Easter holidays so we decided to head off to Apple Jack’s Adventure Park at Apple Jack’s Farm in Warrington. Our party consisted of my husband and I, our three kids aged 4, 2 and …

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Fairy Tales and Trails – Arley Hall

Yesterday we met the Grandparents and my Brother and family at Arley Hall and Gardens in Cheshire. The sun was shining and Spring most definitely seemed to be in the air.  We arrived as the gardens opened at 11am and in the end, didn’t leave until around 3.30pm with three …

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