FREE Highway Rat Trail Coming Soon from The Forestry Commission www.minitravellers.co.uk
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FREE Highway Rat Activity Trail Coming Soon from The Forestry Commission

FREE Highway Rat Activity Trail Coming Soon from The Forestry Commission Following on from the success of the Gruffalo Trail, the Gruffalo’s Child Trail, Superworm and the Stick Man trail (and they really have been a success) the Forestry Commission is moving into Winter with The Highway Rat Activity Trail. …

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10 things to do in Bath
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10 Things to do in Bath with Kids

Here are 10 Things to do in Bath with Kids Bath has been on my travel list for years, and last week I finally got the chance to visit this historic city. It was our first trip to Bath as a family, and whilst we were looking forward to exploring a …

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5 Reasons to Visit North Yorkshire with Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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5 Reasons to Visit North Yorkshire with Kids

North Yorkshire the home of the Forbidden Corner, York, Williams Den, Fountains Abbey and Niddfest.  Here are 5 Reasons why you should visit Yorkshire with kids. *NB Post created in collaboration with Ingrid Flute’s Yorkshire Holiday Cottages Forbidden Corner | Yorkshire Dales Built as a private folly, which then opened to …

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Rainy Day at Drusillas Park
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Rainy Day at Drusillas Park

Is it worth going for a Rainy Day at Drusillas Park? Our long awaited half-term trip to Drusillas Park did not disappoint. Amelia (7), Florence (5) & Nancy (2) were joined by friends, three brothers of the same age, which added to the excitement. All six children had a fun …

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Rainy Weekend at Center Parcs, Whinfell Forest | Family Friendly Weekend www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Center Parcs at Sherwood Forest | Why it didn’t work for us!

Center Parcs at Sherwood Forest and Why it didn’t work for us My husband and I (with our two boys aged 4 and 6) are quite outdoorsy people, we love walking, camping, sailing etc. however have never been to Center Parcs.  Why not, I hear you ask? Well, simply that …

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10 Things To Do In Harrogate With Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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10 Things To Do In Harrogate With Kids

Here at Mini Travellers we like finding out what people would recommend that you do in their favourite cities so we asked Victoria from Starlight and Stories for 10 Things to do in Harrogate with Kids. This is what she came up with! 10 Things To Do In Harrogate With Kids …

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The Enchantment of Chester Zoo

As an honorary northerner there’s things that I haven’t done in the North West that are considered sacrilege for true Northerners. Now imagine how I felt the first time I realised that I found out my wife hadn’t watched terminator 2? This is the reaction that Mrs P had when …

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Wonderful Week in Wales | Family Holiday in Brecon Beacons www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Wonderful Week in Wales | Family Holiday in Mid Wales

Where should you go on a Family Holiday in Mid Wales? We can recommend Lower Cefn Perfa! During October half term we decided for a number of reasons to holiday in the UK rather than abroad and were lucky enough to work with Original Cottages and head down to Wales …

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10 Things to do in York with Kids
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10 Things to do in York with Kids

We recently published a post on the joys of train travel with Virgin Rail.  As a result of that article we were asked if it is really possible to go away for the weekend with your family, by train, and not have to utilise any other of form of transport …

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Greenwood Grange Holiday Cottages in Dorset www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Greenwood Grange Holiday Cottages in Dorset

During the October half term break we were lucky enough to be invited to stay at Greenwood Grange Holiday Cottages in Dorset. A six hour non eventful drive from Norfolk, not helped by the wind from Storm Brian, brought us to our destination, broken by a couple of pit stops; …

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Does an Autumn Weekend in Bournemouth get a Thumbs Up? www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Does an Autumn Weekend in Bournemouth get a Thumbs Up?

During October Half Term we were really excited to be invited by Bournemouth Tourist Board to go and find out what an Autumn weekend in Bournemouth and the surrounding areas had to offer a family. Out accommodation was a fabulous Beach Lodge right on the beach at Boscombe and we …

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10 Things to do in Preston with Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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10 Things to do in Preston with Kids

Here at Mini Travellers we like finding out what people would recommend that you do in their favourite cities so we asked Jenni from Chilling With Lucas for 10 Things to do in Preston with Kids. This is what she came up with! 1. Brockholes Brockholes is set on the …

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October Half Term at Woburn Safari Park www.minitravellers.co.uk
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October Half Term at Woburn Safari Park

Mini Travellers on Safari… in Bedfordshire with an October half term trip to Woburn Safari Park. A day at Woburn Safari Park starts with a Road Safari drive in your own car. The drive usually takes around an hour, but could be stretched out for longer, as long as your …

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Tatton Park at Halloween | National Trust Days Out www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Tatton Park at Halloween | National Trust Days Out

Find out what’s on at Tatton Park at Halloween and whether you should go! I visited Tatton Park at Halloween with my three children (11, 9 and 7). There were Halloween activities in the Old Hall, Mansion House, Gardens and the Farm. We started at the Old Hall, which is set …

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Hayfield Camping and Caravanning Club Site
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Hayfield Camping and Caravanning Club

Is Hayfield Camping and Caravanning Club perfect for a Motorhome! We recently visited the Hayfield Camping and Caravanning Club Site in our new Elddis Autoquest motorhome, with our three children (aged,7, 9 and 11) and our dog. The site is very conveniently located in the village of Hayfield in the …

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7 National Trust Days Out with Children in the North East

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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Forth Bridge
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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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Afternoon Tea and Spa at The Midland Hotel with Spa Seekers www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Afternoon Tea and Spa at The Midland Hotel with Spa Seekers

During October I was lucky enough to be invited to Afternoon Tea and Spa at The Midland Hotel with Spa Seekers to try out their Autumn Spa Day package. It was an even nicer opportunity as I got the chance to spend the afternoon with some of my favourite people …

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Warwick Castle’s Halloween Experience
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Warwick Castle’s Halloween Experience

Warwick Castle has been turned into a Haunted Castle for Halloween! We’ve never been to Warwick Castle before as it’s too far to be a day trip.  So when Warwick Castle invited me, along with my friend and our 3 children (8, 8 and 5) to come and join them …

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5 Reasons to Visit Norfolk with Kids www.minitravellers.co.uk
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5 Reasons to Visit Norfolk with Kids

Norfolk is just over 2 hours from London and here are 5 Reasons why you should visit Norfolk with kids. *NB Post created in collaboration with Norfolk Country Cottages. BeWILDerwood! BeWILDerwood is a huge, award winning forest of family fun and outdoor adventure. There are treehouses, zip wires, jungle bridges, …

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Legoland Film Premiere – A full day out!

Is there more to Legoland Discovery Centre than the latest film? On Saturday evening we were invited to attend the premiere of the latest Lego film The Ninjago Movie at Legoland Discovery Centre Manchester in the Trafford Centre.  The added bonus of the showing was the option to spend an …

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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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Will my kids enjoy the new £3m adventure park William’s Den?
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William’s Den | The Brand New Adventure Attraction in Yorkshire

Will my kids enjoy the new £3m adventure park William’s Den? If you take the kids to the new William’s Den you must remember to take them a change of clothes and a towel! Whatever the weather, kids are drawn to the rainmaker shower in the indoor area like a …

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Treetop Trek | Is it a family adventure?

High in the sky, a Treetop Trek Adventure On Saturday, my husband and I took our daughter, our son and 4 of his friends to do the Treetop Trek at Heaton Park in Manchester. There are two different courses – a Mini Trek for adults and kids of 5 and …

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