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Review of Gandeys Circus – Unbelievable

Gandeys Circus is one of the biggest and best known touring circuses in the country and when they invited Mini Travellers to review their new show at Aintree racecourse- called Unbelievable; we couldn’t wait. Circuses have always fascinated me; ever since I was a little girl and the fairground rolled into town each August, taking …

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Childrens Afternoon Tea at The Midland Hotel, Manchester

I can well appreciate why people opt to hit the slopes or seek out some sun during February half term, entertaining the kids for a week when the weather is against you and the Christmas credit card bill is still smarting is a tough gig! But, for that very reason, neither slopes or sun were …

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Review of On Your Feet at Liverpool Empire | Musical about Emilio and Gloria Estefan

Rise above the storms and get “on your feet”! Last night in the aftermath of Storm Dennis, and Ciara before that, my friend and I escaped to the warmer climes of Miami courtesy of the Liverpool Empire Theatre and the hit show “On Your Feet”.  For those of you who don’t recognise the title track, …

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Charlestown Harbour and Shipwreck Museum, St Austell Cornwall

Our review of Charlestown Harbour and Shipwreck Museum in Charlestown near St Austell Cornwall is synonymous with many things: pasties, ice-cream, surfing, and also smuggling and piracy! Cornwall’s history is full of tales of the exploits of famous pirates from the area including Sir Francis Drake, Sir Walter Raleigh and Edward Teach more commonly known …

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Brickosaurs at Marwell Zoo!

Marwell Zoo, Winchester is around 10 miles north-west of Southampton. It covers an area of 140 acres and is home to hundreds of animals including some lovely, long-legged giraffes, cheeky penguins, majestic tigers, bright-eyed meerkats and – to the delight of my youngest – a number of striking zebras. My husband and I were delighted …

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Frozen Experience, Tarvin Sands

Due to the success of the Frozen Experience at Christmas, the Magical Experience are putting on the show at February Half Term! Performances run from 14th February to 22nd February 2015, with shows running every day at 12.30pm, 2.30pm, 4.40pm and 6.30pm.  BOOK ONLINE NOW!! https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/tarvinsandsreindeercentre to book your experience for only £12 per child …

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Hinckley Island Leicestershire – Fantastic Family Hotel

Another superb post from the fiveadventurers.com about a trip to a very family friendly hotel, Hinckley Island.  You can also follow their adventures on twitter @fiveadventurers 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. We love …

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What to Visit in London at Christmas

Another superb post from the fiveadventurers.com about what to visit in London at Christmas. You can also follow their adventures on twitter @fiveadventurers When considering a holiday, 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. I love visiting …

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Polesdon Lacey, Surrey – Bluebell Fields and Grand Estates

Ting Dalton writes a really good blog called Travel Monkey and can be found tweeting @my_travelmonkey .  If you would like to find other reviews of National Trust visits, please type National Trust into the search box. When considering a holiday, a day out with the kids or things to do in a new area, …

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The Magical Journey, The Belfry – Mixed Emotions

As always an incredibly thorough review of this day trip by the fiveadventurers.com who have had mixed emotions about their day trip to The Magical Journey. You can also follow their adventures on twitter @fiveadventurers When considering a day out with the kids or things to do in a new area, why not try our …

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Gruffalo’s Child Trail Delemere Forest

In the words of Monty Python “I want to make this absolutely clear” the Delamere Forest Gruffalo’s Child Trail is a great idea.  Anything that introduces kids to nature, wildlife and the great out doors is beyond criticism in my book.  Delamere Forest do a great job on all these fronts and the trail continues …

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