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100 Amazing National Trust Days Out With Kids

Discover some amazing National Trust days out with Kids and find out why they make an amazing day out with kids. 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 kids.  The National Trust has …

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A wonderful family day out to Castle Howard

Castle Howard is a stately home just outside of York. It has landscaped gardens, a garden centre, farm shop, various cafes and an adventure playground. But what makes it stand apart is it’s sheer size and beauty. Castle Howard is actually one of the “great palaces of Europe” and it truly deserves that title. Set …

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The Elderflower Fields magic grows with Elderflower Field Midlands in 2020!

Elderflower Fields Midlands, 29-31 May 2020, Stanford Hall, Leicestershire. WIN a Family Weekend Ticket to Elderflower Fields Midlands at the bottom of this post worth £300! Elderflower Fields is all about families trying new things and after eight years of fantastic feedback the So Sussex team are excited to take on the challenge of a …

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Willow’s Activity Farm Santa Spectacular 2019

We kicked off the festive season indulgently early, with our annual trip to Willow’s Activity Farm’s Santa Spectacular. This the third year we have been to the Santa Spectacular and our three daughters, now aged 9, 7 and 4, enjoy it more and more each year. We thought perhaps our eldest daughter, being nearly ten …

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Places to Visit Santa in North Yorkshire Christmas 2020!

Top Places to Visit Father Christmas in North Yorkshire. National Trust Fountains Abbey, Ripon 2019 dates were Saturdays and Sundays from 23rd November – 22nd December – No dates have yet been published for 2020 £10 per child (2019 rate) The big man is back in Fountains Hall this year but with a twist. He’s …

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Is Victorious Festival in Portsmouth family friendly?

When family festivals are done right you will have the best weekend ever. It’s getting them right that is at times a struggle. One festival that is rumoured to do it right year on year is Victorious Festival; held in Southsea, Portsmouth. So did we agree? Victorious Festival is the UK’s Biggest Metropolitan festival combining …

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Review: The Great Wonderfest | Festival on the Isle of Wight

NB: I was asked to attend but all views and opinions are my own. I love a festival, well one where I am with my friends drinking cider in a field and dancing to my favourite tunes into the night. Though I have always vowed that I want to introduce my children to Glastonbury one …

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Is it worth going to Just So Festival for the day?

Just So Festival Day Tickets – the perfect introduction to a family festival! While we camped at Just So Festival back in 2017 and had a great time, this year we decided to return for a day. The Saturday to be precise. We’re lucky enough to live under an hour’s drive from the festival location, …

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Maui Waui Festival Review for 2019 | Team Leary take on Maui Waui

Well holy moly Maui Waui, what a weekend! We were invited to review Maui Waui Festival for Mini Travellers and, having toyed with the idea of a family festival for the last year or more we were keen to try out our hand-me-down tent and see whether kids improve or impede the festival experience- a …

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Is Hospitality Camping worth the Money for Camp Bestival 2020

Is Hospitality Camping worth the Extra Money at Camp Bestival based on our experience at Camp Bestival 2019. As this was our first time at Camp Bestival (and we had been lucky enough to have a free week in Dorset before hand thanks to family!) we decided to take a chance and upgrade to the …

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