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Review | Billionaire Boy at The Garrick Theatre

We were delighted to return to London’s West End at the Garrick Theatre to see David Williams’ Billionaire Boy taken to the stage by Birmingham Stage Company.  My daughters are firm fans of all of David Williams’ hilarious books. There is great excitement in our house when a new book is released, hurriedly read, and …

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Review RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival 2021

I was delighted to be able to attend the first RHS Garden Festival since 2019, at Hampton Court Palace. As with so many, it has been a turbulent couple of years for the thousands of people involved in delivering the RHS shows. So much time and effort goes into the magnificent displays; it must have …

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Review | Giffords Circus – 2021 Tour – The Hooley

My daughter and I have just returned from a trip to the circus like no other. We found Giffords Circus’s beautiful vintage big top and painted wagons nestled in the beautiful setting of Chiswick House and Gardens in West London. It was clear from the moment we arrived, that Giffords Circus was quite unique, and …

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Affordable London Hotel – Citadines Apart Hotel Holborn-Covent Garden London

Recently I spent a weekend in London with some friends and we were lucky enough to stay at Citadines Holborn-Covent Garden. Here are a number of reasons why I think you should consider staying as this affordable hotel in London, the Citadines Holborn-Covent Garden. Location of Citadines Holborn-Covent Garden The hotel is just across the …

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Hogwarts in the Snow | Warner Brothers Studio Tour

HOGWARTS IN THE SNOW RETURNS TO WARNER BROS. STUDIO TOUR LONDON – WITH EVEN MORE SNOW! 14TH NOVEMBER 2020 – 17TH JANUARY 2021 For the very first time, from Saturday 14th November – Sunday 17th January 2021, visitors will be able to explore another of their favourite sets in the snow as Diagon Alley undergoes …

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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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The Original Tour Hop on Hop Off Bus – A Great Way to See London

Usually when I visit a city, I plan ahead by identifying what attractions I would like to see and then plan a route / days around it.  So when I started planning our trip to London for October half-term I did just that.  Then I came across The Original Tour and realised there was a …

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Review | Aliens love Underpants at The Troubadour Theatre White City London

We- me, Winston who is almost 6 and Wilfred who is 4- went, on a rainy day in August, to The Troubadour theatre in White City, London to watch Aliens love Underpants. This was our first time at this theatre and it’s a cool, colourful, open warehouse feel with a long bar serving great homemade cakes, …

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Review | City Wonders Interactive Tower of London Tour & River Thames Cruise for Families

Take a look at our review of the City Wonders Interactive Tower of London Tour & River Thames Cruise for Families London with children can be tiring! Finding the balance between seeing as much as possible in the time you are down there, keeping everyone happy and entertained whilst walking for what feels like miles …

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Review | BRAINIAC LIVE! at Garrick Theatre London

Last week, Mini Travellers were invited to ‘laugh in the face of science’ with Brainiac Live at the Garrick Theatre in London’s West End and we certainly did have a giggle. I arrived with my daughters (aged 7 & 9) at the Garrick Theatre to find an unusual looking theatre-set complete with skull and crossbones …

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Dinosaur World Live 2019 – London Summer Season

This summer you can step back 90 million years in the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre, and experience a breathtaking prehistoric safari at Dinosaur World Live. The stunning dinosaur puppetry may make you think this is too scary for your little ones, but the reassuringly well informed dinosaur expert Miranda (played Lucy Varney) gently introduces the …

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Santa’s Spectacular at Willow’s Activity Farm

We were delighted to be returning to Santa’s Spectacular at Willow’s Activity Farm again this year (as we loved Santa’s Spectacular at Willow’s Activity Farm in 2017). Our three daughters, now aged 8, 6 and 3, were all equally excited, but for different reasons. NB: Lucy and her family received complimentary tickets to Santa’s Spectacular …

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