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Autumn Destinations for Family Holidays

Discover our top ideas for a last minute Autumn family holiday in Europe.

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Fabulous Frost Fair, Pacific Road Venue, Wirral (18th/19th/20th November 2016)

The Fabulous Frost Fair returns for the third year in an all new venue. WHEN: Friday 18th November- VIP Launch Night 6pm-10pm Saturday 19th November- Super Saturday 10am-5pm Sunday 20th November- Family Fun Day 10am- 4pm WHAT: Want to know what to expect on each day? Follow us on Facebook …

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Mini Travellers Toddler Bucket List (updated May 2015)

Originally inspired by Becky over at 3 Princesses and One Dude we created this toddler bucket list.  On it is places we would like to visit and things we would like to do.   With our eldest now nearly 5 and the twins nearly 4, travelling has been challenging (see our Adjusting Expectations …

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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 …

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Winter Wonderland at Center Parcs Whinfell

This review is by one of my friends Jess about her recent trip to the Winter Wonderland at Center Parcs, Whinfell with her husband and two year old twins. This post contains some gorgeous photos Jess writes a fab blog over at Mummyofboygirltwins.com and she can regularly be found tweeting …

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Martinhal, Portugal – A relaxing family holiday with a toddler

I saw this fantastic review with beautiful photographs on facebook and asked Rebecca if we could post it on here.  It is a fabulous independent review of a family holiday at Martinhal.  I have been wanting to get Martinhal on the site for ages as it looks so good for …

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Coombe Mill – Can’t speak highly enough of it!

I love Cornwall. It’s always been a staple UK destination for my parents and for myself over the decades. And we’ve stayed all over. More recently, the hubby and I have tended to stay in the small fishing town of Fowey situated in the south of Cornwall. It’s one of …

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Skiing – Not just for Daddies

The conversation went like this. Me to Hubby: I think I might like to apply to be a Mark Warner Ambassador? #MarkWarnerMum Girls: (We naturally never have a conversation ourselves!): What is that Mummy? Me: It’s someone who goes on a ski holiday or a summer holiday and then tells …

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Villa Inma Calero, Puerto Calero, Lanzarote

We have just returned from staying in Villa Inma Calero which we booked through Villa Plus. We looked at loads of villas before we booked it, and hadn’t previously considered Puerto Calero, as our search had been focused on Playa Blanca. What finally convinced me to book Puerto Calero was …

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10 Top Tips for a Successful Family Holiday in Lanzarote

Here are 10 top tips for a successful Family Holiday in Lanzarote if you decide to visit? As most regular readers will know we have 3 little girls under 4.  A just 4 year old, and 3 year old identical twin girls.  We usually have a family holiday in November …

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Our Family Day Out to the Tower of London

This review of a family day out has been written by Mr and Mrs Heights who are both in their 30s, they have Miss Heights who was born in 2002 and Master Heights who was born in 2005.   Over half term we had a family day out to visit …

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How to find Playas Del Papagayo, Lanzarote

Today we decided to head slightly off the beaten track to Playas Del Papagayo. As you may know from my post earlier in the year when we were in Wales, we like to make life slightly harder for ourselves and head off to a beach that is a little bit …

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Things to do in Playa Blanca, Lanzarote

We put together this post about Things to do in Playa Blanca for families when we were staying at a Villa in Puerto Calero about twenty minutes from Playa Blanca. Play on the Pirate Ship – Things to do in Playa Blanca We drove to Playa Blanca from Puerto Calero …

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Learn to Swim in Splash About

If you are going on holiday and hoping your child will learn to swim then I really cannot recommend the Sun Protection Floatsuits by Splash About highly enough. My daughter started our family holiday in Lanzarote without being able to swim (although she had been having lessons) and finished swimming …

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Glynn Barton Cottages, Cornwall – Perfect Family Holiday

Sarah and her family had such a fantastic family holiday at Glynn Barton Cottages that they wanted to recommend it to everyone. Thanks for getting in touch Sarah.  My husband & I are members of the charity TAMBA as we have 1 year old twins and a 2 year old …

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Romney Sands, Kent

This past weekend saw us on a weekend break in a Park Resorts caravan in Romney Sands; us being hubs, the boy and myself along with my sister, brother-in-law and my niece. Blessed with some good weather and a gorgeous beach just across the road from the resort, we had …

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Legoland Trafford Centre – Everything is (not so) awsome!

First things first.  Book on line.  A £29 on the day purchase for an adult and child (aged 3-5) is just £12. online. I took our three girls aged 4, 3 and 3 on a family day out to Legoland Discovery Centre on a Saturday morning in October.  When we …

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The Wave Hotel, Butlins – 6th Best Family Friendly Hotel

We have just returned from the most fantastic 4 night family break at The Wave Hotel which is located in Butlin’s Bognor Regis. It has just been voted as the 6th best family friendly hotel in Britain by The Independent newspaper and I was keen to see if it deserved …

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Travel Essentials for a Family Holiday

What is on our list of travel essentials?  I will of course be following my ten top tips for Flying with toddlers which you can read here (plug plug) but what is essential?  What do I actually take on our family holiday. 1.  Sunglasses This pre-supposes that there will actually be …

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Family Day Trip to Eastham Country Park, Wirral

Eastham Country Park, Wirral is only about twenty minutes from our house. It’s situated on the banks of the River Mersey and there are great views across the Estuary. It’s one of those places that I didn’t expect much from, but we have returned time and time again on a …

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Room on the Broom – The Live Show

On Wednesday I took 4 very excited little girls to see Room on the Broom – The Live Show in Liverpool, being a Julia Donaldson book, and one of our absolute favourite books at that, we had high hopes.  We had also been to see What the Ladybird Heard last …

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Blackpool Illuminations

We always always went to Blackpool Illuminations when we were little.  I can’t believe we haven’t take the Mini Travellers yet.   It’s actually a great thing to do with the little ones and Julia who writes a lovely blog Rainbeaubelle for big and little people recently went with her children. …

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Kenyon Hall Farm, Warrington

This review of pumpkin picking has been submitted by Emma who writes a great blog over at Farmer’s Wife and Mummy. Emma can also be found tweeting @EmmaLander2 and on facebook at www.facebook.com/farmerswifeandmummy  I am still uneasy with Halloween. My post last year about not being comfortable about the begging aspect …

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Santa Express on the East Lancashire Railway

This review of a Christmas day trip has been submitted by Emma who writes a great blog over at Farmer’s Wife and Mummy. Emma can also be found tweeting @EmmaLander2 and on facebook at www.facebook.com/farmerswifeandmummy  So yesterday we visited the East Lancashire Railway in Bury for one of their Santa …

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