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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Edinburgh Festival Fringe for all ages
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe for all ages. What to see with a family ranging from 10 to 70.

Edinburgh festival for all ages. What to see with a family ranging from ages 10 to 70.  We decided to go to Edinburgh Fringe with the whole family for a day trip to take in the festival and introduce the children to new experiences. The festival never disappoints for providing …

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7 Places to Visit on a Family City Break in Edinburgh www.minitravellers.co.uk
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7 Places to Visit on a Family City Break in Edinburgh

Edinburgh – a compact, hilly capital city that’s perfect for family fun! With 3 days to spare over the school Easter holidays we decided that a city break with our 8 and 5 year old would be a great way to spend some time as a family.  Recent research from …

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The Royal Yacht Britannia
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Visiting The Royal Yacht Britannia with Children | Mini Travellers Review

Visiting The Royal Yacht Britannia with children is something of a different visitor attraction.  Our 5 year old son wanted to see the Queen’s toilet (you don’t) and 8 year daughter most looked forward to seeing the Queen’s jewels (locked up in The Tower of London I expect!).  It represents …

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Mini Travellers A-Z of Edinburgh Zoo | Tips & Tricks
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Mini Travellers A-Z of Edinburgh Zoo | Tips & Tricks

You may have seen the Mini Travellers’ A-Z of Chester Zoo. Well, this A-Z is for Edinburgh Zoo. Just a few miles from the centre of Edinburgh this is a much smaller zoo, confined by the geography of the hill it sits on. Whilst it does not have many of …

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10 Things To Do In Glasgow With Kids
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10 Things to do in Glasgow with Kids

Glasgow is well known for its nightlife, but it’s also the friendliest city in the world as voted by readers of the Rough Guides series.  So it’s a perfect family destination!  We live less than an hour away from Glasgow and spend plenty of time visiting the city to see …

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A day out with a difference – Forth Bridge Walk and Deep Sea World

Do you fancy Forth Bridge Walk? A long walk beside a dual-carriageway might not top most people’s lists for a Great Family Day Out but this walk, along the Forth Road Bridge, is pretty special. Both our children, including our 7 year old daughter, a very ‘Whingey Walker’ on the …

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Loch Tay
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Loch Tay for Families

Loch Tay in Scotland, surrounded by mist capped mountains, is just stunning and the wealth of activities available nearby make it a fabulous destination for the whole family to enjoy. We visit Loch Tay regularly and it’s simply impossible to get bored. Less than two hours drive from both Glasgow …

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How Child Friendly is the Edinburgh Fringe Festival?

How Child Friendly is the Edinburgh Fringe Festival? I wish I had taken them earlier. I was worried about the crowds and rushing around but I put a plan in place that made sure we had a relaxing time. During one of the performances I watched my children more than …

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Tinto Hotel Lanarkshire | Family Friendly Hotel www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Tinto Hotel Lanarkshire | Family Friendly Hotel

Nestled in beautiful countryside in Lanarkshire in the Scottish Lowlands, the Tinto Hotel, near Biggar, is a lovely place for an overnight stay or a short countryside break.  Its advantages include its proximity to the bustling cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh (under an hour to each) and its setting in …

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The Isle of Lewis, Scotland

This post has been submitted by Tots2Travel who have got some fabulous blog posts on their site, including a really interesting one called Ten Reasons Why Babies Cry on Planes. Why not head over and have a look? Tots2Travel can also be found tweeting @Tots2Travel why not head over and follow …

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Family Weekend in Glasgow

Last weekend, the five of us (me, Mr G and our boys aged 7, 4 and 8 weeks) travelled up to Scotland for a Family Weekend in Glasgow for a couple of nights. My eldest son has always been a massive AC/DC fan and we’d managed to get him tickets …

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The Isles of Glencoe Hotel, Scottish Highlands

When I first looked at a picture of this hotel, my daughter was looking over my shoulder, and said Mummy I think it is Balamory.  Well it isn’t obviously, but to be fair I was pretty impressed she got the country right.  Apart from Arran (when the eldest was 6 …

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Adventures in Arran, Scotland

We have always loved Arran and now our boys are 6 and 8 we love Arran even more. If your children love the outdoors then Arran is full of adventures, biking, hiking, rock pools to explore, secret rope swings and wildlife spotting. Adventures This was the first year our boys …

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