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Karen Beddow founded Mini Travellers in 2014 while doing what she loves most...going on holiday!

Mini Travellers is for parents looking for holiday ideas, destination reviews, days out and things to do with the kids. We also have family travel tips, activity ideas and all other things family holiday related. Take a look at some of our latest reviews for holidays and day trips in the UK.

Magic Goes Wrong review | Liverpool Empire

Magic Goes Wrong has opened at the Liverpool Empire and can be seen at the Liverpool Empire until Saturday 11 September. Multi award-winning Mischief (The Play That Goes Wrong, BBC One’s The Goes Wrong Show) are back to the stage with their new show created with magic legends, Penn & Teller. Magic Goes Wrong is touring …

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The Best Days Out for Families in South Cornwall

In conjunction with Classic Cottages we’ve put together some of the best days out for families in South Cornwall. We know there are loads more too, so if you have any other recommendations do get in touch and let us know. South Cornwall extends from the Rame Peninsula, just south of Plymouth, all the way to …

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Visit a Yard during National Racehorse Week 12-19th September 2021

Have you ever watched horse racing and wondered about how racehorses are trained? Perhaps you’ve been to one of the many Family Friendly horse racing events that are held across the country each year, and wondered whether the horses are well looked after and cared for? If you have (and really even if you haven’t!) …

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Review | Hairspray UK Tour 2021 | Liverpool Empire

I’m writing this review of Hairspray the morning after the opening night of the Hairspray UK Tour at the Liverpool Empire and my cheeks are still hurting from smiling so much. It was AMAZING. In the words of my friend who came with me it was simply amazing to be back watching live theatre, watching …

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L.O.L. Surprise! Dolls Surprise the UK with first ever LIVE show! Show arriving in Liverpool 21-23 January! 

 Introducing L.O.L. Surprise! LIVE VIP Party in collaboration with VisitMalta – the multi-city national tour is set to remix the vibes of a club, feature the best ever beats & latest songs from the upcoming L.O.L. Surprise! movie, never-before-seen dance moves and the ultimate instagrammable sets. Plus, for the first time in the UK, holograms will be used …

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Kynren: a show of epic proportions

Kynren really needs to be experienced first hand, as it’s so hard to put into words how incredible it is; but picture in your mind’s eye the 2012 Olympics opening ceremony, and you’ll begin to grasp something of how spectacular this outdoor show is.  Including equestrianism, pyrotechnics, fireworks, a cast of 100s of people, water …

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AD – 7 More Things to do in Durham with Kids

Durham is in the North East of England, about 15 miles south of Newcastle. The City and surrounding County itself is filled with stunning architecture, scenic walking routes and plenty of things to do to keep the whole family entertained. NB| This is a paid campaign with This is Durham At the beginning of the …

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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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Kids Week is back this August with over 30 London shows participating

Tickets on sale 10am Wednesday 30 June at officiallondontheatre.com/kids-week  Kids Week is #BackOnStage and this much loved, long-running initiative is the perfect way to introduce your family to the magic of live theatre over the summer holidays – from hit musicals and plays to comedies and family favourites. Kids Week tickets go on sale at 10am …

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