Review: Zip World | Tree Top Nets | Treehoppers | Fforest Coaster
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Review: Zip World | Tree Top Nets | Treehoppers | Fforest Coaster

Tree Top Nets is an amazing idea as you get to trampoline, tumble, slide and play with huge inflatable balls high up in nets up in the trees. It is literally like a breath of fresh air compared to indoor trampoline parks! There’s even a tree top chill out area. …

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Shropshire Kids Fest 2017 | Family Friendly Festival www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Shropshire Kids Fest 2017 | Family Friendly Festival

In 2016, Shropshire Kids Fest took over the Quarry Park in Shrewsbury for its first year (see review here). This year, we were invited back with the promise that things were bigger and better for the second year, and we weren’t disappointed! Shropshire Kids Fest is aimed at children of …

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8 National Trust Days Out with Children in the West Midlands

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.  The National Trust has put children at the heart of a lot of their properties over the last few years and …

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Elderflower.Fields festival www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Elderflower Fields Family Festival

Having never been to a festival in my life, I’ve often wondered ‘did I miss out?’ Should I have ‘done’ Glastonbury , V Festival or maybe Reading in my younger, pre-kids years? Then I remember that I’ve never liked the thought of camping – which probably explains why I never …

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A day trip to the Lost Gardens of Heligan www.minitravellers.co.uk
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A day trip to the Lost Gardens of Heligan

f you’ve followed me for a while you’ll know that we visit Bude in North Cornwall every year and this year was no different – we spent the first week of the Easter holidays there.  Whenever we go we make sure that we fulfill certain traditions (like having an ice …

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frosty grass at clumber park
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4 National Trust Days Out with Children in the East Midlands

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.  The National Trust has put children at the heart of a lot of their properties over the last few years and …

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Wonderful Weekend at The Trefeddian Hotel in Aberdovey | Why We Went Back! www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Wonderful Weekend at The Trefeddian Hotel in Aberdovey | Why We Went Back!

Having spent a wonderful 3 nights at The Trefeddian Hotel in Aberdovey, Wales, last year, we decided to return this May to celebrate my mum’s 70th birthday.  By a bizarre coincidence, when I told my mum last year about our trip to this fabulous hotel, she told me that she …

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Weekend in Great Yarmouth with Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Weekend in Great Yarmouth with Kids

So when your husband tells you he’s really pleased he has got a Airbnb booking for your house for Easter, you would probably assume he checked the actual dates of Easter weekend. But no. He had also rented the house out to a Stag party, which did little to help …

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4 National Trust days out with Children in the East of England

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.  The National Trust has put children at the heart of a lot of their properties over the last few years and …

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Mini Break in Swansea Bay, Wales with Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Visiting Museums in Swansea with Kids

During our recent short break to Swansea Bay in Wales we visited two FREE museums: The National Waterfront Museum and the Swansea Museum, but if you only have a little time which one is best? The National Waterfront Museum, has an interactive and high tech approach to Wales’ history.  The kids had …

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Family Holiday in Jersey www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Family Holiday in Jersey

July felt incredibly busy and I will freely admit that I heaved an enormous sigh of relief when school finished for the summer.  The thing that kept me going throughout the never-ending tiredness and inability to switch off my brain was the knowledge that as soon as the term was over we’d be escaping for a …

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13 National Trust Days Out With Children in Kent, Surrey & Sussex www.minitravellers.co.uk
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13 National Trust Days Out With Children in Kent, Surrey & Sussex

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.  The National Trust has put children at the heart of a lot of their properties over the last few years and …

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Is the Crocky Trail Good for Kids Aged 5? www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Is the Crocky Trail Good for Kids Aged 5?

Over the Easter Holidays we visited the Crocky Trail in Chester with kids ranging from 5-11. It’s tricky to find activities that will keep that age range of kids busy but having had fantastic success with our trip to Go Ape Junior the day before I had high hopes for …

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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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Review: Parc Le Breos | Gower Bed & Breakfast www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Review: Parc Le Breos | Gower Bed & Breakfast

We love Wales here at Mini Travellers, and over Easter we were excited to be invited to visit Gower , the Mumbles, and Swansea itself, by the team at Visit Swansea Bay.  We had a fun filled 4 days and 3 night break and you can see all we got up …

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5 Reasons to Visit Oystermouth Castle with Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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5 Reasons to Visit Oystermouth Castle with Kids

One of the fun things we did on our recent short break to Swansea Bay in Wales was visit Oystermouth Castle. Oystermouth Castle sits on the hill just off the front in Mumbles and to be honest doesn’t look like much from the sea front. Looks can however be deceiving and the …

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Billy Elliot The Musical | Review www.minitravllers.co.uk
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Billy Elliot The Musical | Review

After an 11 year run in the West End with rave reviews, Billy Elliot The Musical has arrived at the Liverpool Empire as part of a limited national tour. It runs for just over 2 weeks until 27 May 2017 and tickets have been hard to come by, especially for the …

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Digger Land in Devon - Our Family Review www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Digger Land in Devon – Our Family Review

I think it is safe to say that my little boy is digger obsessed! He owns a fleet of diggers and is never without one. Going past a construction vehicle of any sort (as long as it is yellow!) causes much excitement on any car journey accompanied by a call …

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#UKexplore April www.minitravellers.co.uk
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#UKexplore – April 2017

April has been a fantastic month and it has been so lovely to see all your photos exploring the UK over Easter.  We know you have been inspired to tag more of your photos with #UKexplore to be in with a chance of winning the fab prize from Cotswold Outdoor so …

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Is Ness Gardens Worth Visiting with Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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6 National Trust Days Out With Children in Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire

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.  The National Trust has put children at the heart of a lot of their properties over the last few years and …

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Rumsdale Cottage | Family Friendly Cottage in Lanreath Cornwall

Cornwall is one of my most favourite places in the world. When we arrive I am instantly transported back to childhood memories of long summers spent with my grandparents. I took the girls down to Lanreath near Looe for a little break this Easter holiday’s staying in the gorgeous Rumsdale …

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Family Day Out with the Ford Kuga from Peoples Ford www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Family Day Out at Formby Sand Dunes

If you haven’t ever visited Formby Sand Dunes then you are missing a trick.  The dunes will forever have a special memory in my heart as we met some very good friends there just moments after finding out that we were having twins and that they would be born when my …

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Wales with the Kids | The Ultimate Bucket List www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Wales with the Kids | The Ultimate Bucket List

Here at Mini Travellers, we find it difficult to stay away from Wales. The beautiful beaches, stunning scenery, extensive history, varied wildlife and welcoming culture makes it one of our favourite staycation destinations. Wales ticks all the boxes when it comes to family travel, avoiding the stresses of everything that …

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Glamping at Watkinsons Farm, Ormskirk www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Glamping at Watkinsons Farm, Ormskirk

I gave myself a bit of a challenge this Easter School Holiday … I wanted to go away for a few days, somewhere I could go on my own with our two boys (aged 4 and 6) for the first night, with my husband joining us for the weekend (by …

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