Now the kids are heading back to school and you have a spare minute to relax, why not turn your thoughts to October Half Term? October is a great time for families to get away and spend some time in the outdoors before the full onset of winter takes hold with its chilly weather and dark evenings. Our cottages do get booked up quickly for half term week so to inspire you to get organised and book your family holiday today, here are a few cottages that still have availability!
Upper Greenhills Farm, Staffordshire
This charming barn conversion with its idyllic setting in the Staffordshire countryside is perfect for a family break this October. Upper Greenhills Farm is spacious enough for all the family with bright, open plan living space and three large bedrooms, as well as a lovely outdoor area from which you can admire the surrounding views. There are numerous walking and cycling trails nearby for bracing autumn jaunts in the Peak District and the pretty market towns of Leek and Ashbourne are both close by. Other nearby family-friendly attractions include Alton Towers and Chatsworth House.
Handbridge Cottage, Cheshire
One of our newest properties, this delightful cottage is just a short stroll from the centre of Chester and is a brilliant choice for a holiday with children this half term. From Handbridge Cottage, you are perfectly placed to explore all that Chester has to offer for families including parks, family-friendly restaurants and shops. The fantastic Chester Zoo is easily reachable by car or bus, as is the Welsh coast and Go Ape at Delamere Forest. The cottage itself blends contemporary furnishing with period features to create a light and airy holiday home where you can relax in comfort after a long day exploring.
Lake View Cottage, Lake District
You couldn’t ask for a better location than this lovely ground floor cottage on the edge of Lake Windermere; with stunning lake views and access to the lake via a private lane, Lake View Cottage is a truly special holiday home. The cottage sleeps up to four guests in two bedrooms and so is ideal for a small family looking for a Lake District holiday this half term. Take advantage of the setting and pack a picnic to eat on the shoreline or if you fancy heading further afield, the Lake District’s many attractions are all within easy reach.
Badger’s Lodge, Cotswolds
With plenty of activities and facilities on offer, Badger’s Lodge in the Cotswold Water Park is fantastic for families who want to make sure that they can keep their kids entertained. Located in a picturesque gated village on a 450 acre nature reserve, this charming cottage is perfect for a relaxing family break in a beautiful setting. Badger’s Lodge also offers free, unrestricted use of the on-site facilities include a tennis court, children’s play area, sailing lake, sauna and steam room, as well as the opportunity to undertake further watersports for an additional cost.
To see our full collection of family holiday cottages still available for October Half Term, please visit our website. We’ve a fantastic team of reservations specialists who’d be happy to help find you the perfect self-catering cottage for your getaway; to get in touch please give us a call on 01244 356 695 or email us by clicking here.