October half term cottage breaks

October half term cottage holidaysThe days may be getting colder and the nights drawing in but it’s not long until the school October half term and that’s a great excuse for family cottage holiday or short break.

The October half term is your last chance of a family break before the winter weather arrives and a cottage holiday offers you access to the great outdoors when the sun is out and somewhere to keep snug when it’s not!

Coast or countryside

Whether you are heading to England, Scotland, Wales or Ireland you will excellent holiday cottages and apartments close to the beach, some with wonderful sea views, or in the rural countryside including some on working farms.

Pet friendly


If your family includes a dog, there are lots of self catering cottages and apartments that are pet friendly and, if yours likes to roam, there are also many with enclosed back gardens! Search for pet friendly cottages

Where to head

Now that’s the tricky part, the UK and Ireland just have so many places perfect for an October half term holiday.

Where better to start looking than close to the Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty which includes glorious coastlines, moors, dales, hills, mountains, lakes, forests, woods, wetlands, waterways and much more.

How about the Yorkshire Dales, the Lake District, Dartmoor, the Brecon Beacons, Snowdonia, Cairngorms or the New Forest?

Find out more about these Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Last minute October half term booking

Although a quieter time of year than the summer, the October half term is popular with families meaning that self catering accommodation can book quickly. If you are looking for last-minute availability please call 0345 498 6152.




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