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A-Z of Chester Zoo

Those people that know my family know we love Chester Zoo. When the kids were little we would go at least once a month if not more. Round our parts once your baby reaches 6 months old it’s time for an annual family pass as it’s incredibly good value. You …

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The Best Hotel Crèches In Europe and Beyond (Under 2’s)

Discover these amazing hotel crèches in Europe and beyond You could be forgiven for thinking that holidays are put on hold when you have a young family. Nothing could be further from the truth though if you can find the right hotel that specialises in catering for infants and toddlers. …

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Cheshire Reindeer Lodge and Christmas Tree Farm – MOVED TO MOLD

Updated: 11 November 2018 We understand that the Cheshire Reindeer Lodge and Christmas Tree Farm is now CLOSED at the Cheshire Oaks location and has moved to Mold. Why not check out the Santa Experience at St Lukes Bombed Out Church in Liverpool. For further details please see here.   …

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Mini Travellers Toddler Bucket List
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Mini Travellers Toddler Bucket List

We have 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 post) but is getting easier every day. So where …

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Lykia World Resort, Olu Deniz, Turkey

Last year we approached my parents and asked if they would like to come on a family holiday with us to Lykia World Resort, Olu Deniz, Turkey. Now, of course this was to spend quality time with my Mum and Dad from my own point of view; and so that …

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Bernisson Monsegur, Dordogne – A Toddlers Playground

Mini Travellers stayed at Bernisson Monsegur in the Dordogne with fabulous friends (Mr & Mrs LH and their 1.5 year old son). In 2013 our eldest was 2.5 and the twins were 1.5 years old.  We flew from Liverpool to Bordeaux with Easyjet. Thanks to Easyjet’s family friendly luggage policy we …

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Mousses Villas Lefkada with Simpson Travel Family Friendly Accommodation
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Mousses Villas Lefkada, Greece – Practically Perfect in Every Way

Simpson Travel promised us a lot with Mousses Villas Lefkada and they did not disappoint! It is the holiday destination that 5 years on I still recommend first as one of the best family holiday destinations! As we set our alarm clock for 3.30 am to get up for the …

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Monday Escapes

Welcome to, or Welcome Back to Monday Escapes on the first Monday of the New Year, thankfully a bank holiday so the real world doesn’t have to start for most of us in the UK just yet! I finally finished my review of the years trips and there is a …

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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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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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Chester Zoo
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Lantern Magic, Chester Zoo

Today we went on another of our Christmas day trips to the wonderful Chester Zoo.  We love Chester Zoo and friends who had been to see the lanterns last year said it was a trip not to be missed. Today with the rain pouring down, and the wind blowing, I …

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Diggerland, Kent – Family Fun

Ting Dalton loves travelling with her son and writes a fab travel blog called My Travel Monkey. She can be found tweeting @my_travelmonkey 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. It …

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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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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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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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 …

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Free Magical Snowflake Trail in Liverpool

Jack Frost will arrive in Liverpool this Thursday evening (20 November 2014) to light up the city centre. To participate, people can pick up a free copy of the Snowflake Trail map from major retailers such as Marks and Spencer, Primark, Dorothy Perkins, Metquarter, St Johns Shopping Centre, Cavern Walks …

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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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