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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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National Trust Places to Visit in Hampshire with Kids

Discover some amazing National Trust days out with Kids in Hampshire 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 …

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The Lodges at New House Farm | Luxury Lodge on the East Sussex and Kent Border

Find out what Heledd and her family thought of The Lodges at New House Farm   I love a winter getaway, a chance to leave the hustle and bustle of Christmas preparation behind, and just relax and enjoy this beautifully festive time of year. Late last year Heledd from Running in Lavender escaped to the country with …

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Queue-busting tips for visiting Santa at Willow’s Farm this Christmas

Here are some Queue-busting tips for visiting Santa at Willow’s Farm at Christmas 2018! Lucy visited Santa at Willow’s Farm at Christmas 2017 and came up with these great tips! I am not sure there is a festive activity that is not available at Willow’s Farm this Christmas. They really have thought of it all, …

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Is it worth taking a 5 year old to the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre?

Recently, whilst I was up feeding Matilda, I was doing my usual browse of Facebook. As I was scrolling through endless posts on a local mum group, one caught my eye – “Can anyone tell me whether it is worth taking a 5 and 3 year old to the Roald Dahl Museum in Great Missenden”. …

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Explorer Glamping at Chessington World of Adventures 

The girls and I were super excited to be heading to the launch of the brand new Explorer Glamping accommodation at Chessington World of Adventures last weekend. As soon as the girls heard we were to be camping there were shrieks of excitement – this would be their first ever sleep over in a tent! …

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Legoland Windsor – Wholeheartedly Recommended

This review about Legoland Windsor has been written by Tanya Leary who writes an excellent blog which you can find here. Mumma Leary also tweets @mumaleary and can be followed on facebook here. It’s no secret that family Leary love Lego. Mr L and I both had it as children. I loved following the pictures to create a house or …

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Family Day out in Brighton

It wasn’t particularly pleasant weather-wise when I looked out of the window the other weekend. The skies were grey and overcast, while the trees outside were bending to the strength of the gusts of squally winds. We envisaged a pyjama day lounging on the sofa and watching a marathon session of Disney films, but it wasn’t to be… …

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Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it – Roald Dahl Museum

We is in Dream Country. This is where all dreams is beginning – Roald Dahl, The BFG A little nonsense now and then, is cherished by the wisest men ― Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator It doesn’t matter who you are or what you look like, so long as somebody loves you ― Roald …

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