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The Welsh Mountain Zoo, Colwyn Bay

The Welsh Mountain Zoo  which we visited whilst staying at The Granary with Sykes Cottages.is (funnily enough) set on a hillside high above Colwyn Bay in North Wales. My husband and I decided to go with our three children (age 4, 2 and 9 months) for a day out. We …

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Holiday the Snaptrip Way

This post is written by Katie who writes a wonderful blog Mami2Five about her often crazy busy, but wonderful life with her husband and five children.  You can find Katie tweeting @mami2fiveblog and on Facebook here. This past weekend we went away for our first holiday in 3 years! Okay, it was only for a …

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Dan yr Ogof Caves

This post is written by Katie who writes a wonderful blog Mami2Five about her often crazy busy, but wonderful life with her husband and five children.  You can find Katie tweeting @mami2fiveblog and on Facebook here. As I mentioned last week we recently spent the weekend in South West Wales.  While there, one of …

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Family Day Out to Erddig

The girls announced at breakfast that it was Spring (1st March) and that we needed to go out for a picnic. Whilst the sun was shining we thought a picnic was a little adventurous, so we packed some snacks and drove over to Erddig, near Wrexham. We joined the National …

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Family Holiday at Bluestone

Tara who writes a great blog Mum’s Space, has just returned from a trip to Bluestone National Park. This review of her family holiday is excellent and we love the video at the end.  You can also read more about Tara’s family holiday to Bluestone by clicking through to her links, …

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Bluestone – Adventure and Tranquility

One of our contributors, Suzanne, was invited to Bluestone last week as a #BluestoneBlogger.  Suzanne holidayed with her husband Doug and their three children.  They had a superb time as is clear from this review. If I was asked last week whether it’s possible to have a fun, energetic, adventurous, …

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Santa Special Llangollen Railway

So today we went on another of our Christmas Adventures. You can’t live on the Wirral for long without people mentioning childhood trips to Santa Special Llangollen Railway, which is only an hour away.  Llangollen railway is renowned as being a great day out and one of the top things …

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Chirk Castle – A National Trust Gem

This review is by one of my blogger friends Jess about her trip to Chirk with her husband and two year old twins. Jess writes a fab blog over at Mummyofboygirltwins.com and she can regularly be found tweeting @soot1978. Jess can also be found on facebook at www.facebook.com/pages/Mummy-of-boy-girl-twins So what …

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Erddig House and Gardens, Nr Wrexham

This review is by one of my blogger friends Jess about her trip to Erdigg with her husband and two year old twins. Jess writes a fab blog over at Mummyofboygirltwins.com and she can regularly be found tweeting @soot1978. Jess can also be found on facebook at www.facebook.com/pages/Mummy-of-boy-girl-twins So what …

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Chirk Castle, Nr Wrexham, Wales

We have had a brilliant day today. The girls have finally got to an age where a full day out with them is good fun, they can manage without a nap and enjoy exploring. After visiting Speke Hall yesterday and joining the National Trust again, we decided to make the …

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Morfa Nefyn, LLyn Peninsula

Morfa Nefyn had been on the list of places we needed to visit whilst on our holiday at Gwynfryn Farm, just outside Pwhelli. A number of friends and colleagues had suggested we visit so we put it on the ‘Must Do’ list.  We didn’t know where we were going  or …

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Fish & Chips in Criccieth, Llyn Peninsula

I don’t really have lots to say in this post as we weren’t in Criccieth for long. We didn’t get chance to visit the Castle itself (although we are likely to on our next visit); we didn’t get to the beach; we didn’t even get to the legendary Cadwalders Ice …

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Black Rock Sands, Porthmadog, Wales

We went to Black Rock Sands on the second day of our holiday at Gwynfryn Farm and loved it. It had been recommended by my brother and his wife who went the first week of July with their young family. You head into Porthmadog, and turn up the road at …

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Porth Mawr, Abersoch, Wales

Having spent the morning at Gwynfryn Farm where we were staying, we drove down to Abersoch Beach for the afternoon. None of us had been for years and as we drove through the village my husband was noting what shops/restaurants had changed and how even more upmarket it looked.     We drove …

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Gwynfryn Farm, Pwllheli, Llyn Peninsula

We had the chance of a last minute week away the first week of September and after deciding against (sob) a 6 hour drive to the lovely Coombe Mill in Cornwall, I set about trying to find a similar place slightly closer to home.   After a little bit of googling …

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Portmeirion, Llyn Peninsula

We have wanted to go to this village for some time. In the past we’ve thought about driving there for a day trip but it’s two hours from us so a little far for the girls when we didn’t know what really to expect. As we were staying at Gwnyfryn …

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Porth Ceriad, Llyn Peninsula, Wales

Yesterday we visited Porth Ceriad to see if we could find some better rock pooling. A couple visiting the farm we are staying at Gwynfryn Farm recommended the beach to us as a real find.  Peaceful with stunning scenery.  They did say it was a little difficult to find, and …

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Rhyl Air Show

This review has been written by Laura Benson who had a fantastic day at Rhyl Air Show with her daughter. To follow Laura on twitter @lauarbenson1989 click here. We are really into air displays as a family, and jumped at the chance to  attend a FREE airshow, featuring Battle of Britain …

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Abergele and Pensarn Beach

Yesterday we went to Abergele/Pensarn beach on our way down to Gwynfryn Farm in Pwllheli. Now with this review I am not necessarily saying you should all rush out and visit as I am well aware that it doesn’t have lots to recommend it to others but I will try …

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Bluestone – Memories are made of this

This review of Bluestone has been written by Tanya Leary who writes an excellent blog which you can find here. Mumma Leary also tweets @mumaleary and can be followed on facebook here. We have two more reviews of Bluestone on the Site click here and here. It is definitely our …

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7 year old has a wild time in Pembrokeshire

A guest post by Mr Mini Travellers Mum about her holiday in Pembrokeshire with her daughter and her grandson, Joseph. We hired a cottage near St David’s. With hindsight we should have chosen a place in central or south Pembrokeshire as most of the things we really enjoyed were in …

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Penrhyn Castle, Bangor

This lovely blogger has written a great review of the National Trust property Penrhyn Castle in Bangor. Mummy M blogs at Mummy M’s Memories which you can find here. Mummy M also tweets as @MummyMmemories When we were on our camping holiday in Wales, we took the opportunity to visit …

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Abersoch and Anglesey Beaches

This post about Abersoch and Anglesey has been written by Julia who writes a lovely blog Rainbeaubelle for big and little people. Click here to read more.  You can also follow @Rainbeaubelle on twitter here. We’ve been lucky enough to get away for a second family holiday this year, as …

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Bluestone, Pembrokeshire – A great family holiday

This is a super review of Bluestone by the lovely Bonita who writes an excellent blog called Mamas Very Important Baby click here to see more fantastic posts. Bonita also tweets as @mamasVIB. We’d talked about heading to Bluestone in Wales for a while – especially after my best friend …

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