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Autumn Family Walk

Have you decided to book a last minute break for October half term? Look no further than our selection of thousands of holiday cottages available to book at this beautiful time of year.

Whether the children break up on the 19th or 26th of October, we are certain to have something ideal for clearing those summer blues. You may even catch the final sunny spell of 2018; take full advantage by booking one of our October half term cottages today.

See below 7 of our top holiday cottages to book during the October half term…

1. 2 Ella Mews (Ref. 976237) near Kingsbridge, Devon

2 Ella Mews Collage

This immaculate mews house perches on the idyllic coastline of South Devon, a short drive from Kingsbridge. The reverse-level accommodation allows you to admire the astounding sea and countryside views from the open-plan living area. The interior is designed in a pristine and modern fashion, from the alluring living area down to the bedrooms boasting a selection of arrangements. Hosting up to 6 people, groups of family and friends can come together to experience the wonders of Devon.

Outside, stroll the calming enclosed garden, or enjoy a game of tennis and a swim in the heated pool. The surrounding AONB abounds in jaw-dropping scenery, impressive lovers of both countryside and coastline. Nearby, charm-filled Salcombe has much in the way of unique attractions.

2. Chy Lagen Hos (Ref. 984404) Newquay, Cornwall

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This contemporary, ground floor lodge rests in the Cornwall village of Quintrell Downs, a stone’s throw from glorious Newquay. Stylishly wooden-clad, enter into a tastefully furnished open-plan living room. The fresh wooden furnishings remind you of the beautifully natural location, while a woodburning stove provides warmth for those chilly autumn evenings. The bedrooms are attractively furnished, with flexible zip/link beds helping Chy Lagen Hos to accommodate groups of any kind. The bedrooms also boast luxurious en-suite facilities for a final touch of class.

A short drive or scenic stroll will take you into wonderful Newquay. The UK’s surfing capital, come here to watch some of the country’s most renowned water sports, or perhaps have a go yourself. Other attractions include an aquarium and a zoo for the not-so-sunny days.

3. The Farmhouse (Ref. 982632) Cashel, County Tipperary, Ireland

The Farmhouse Collage

Dating back to the mid-17th century, the traditional character of The Farmhouse is evident from the moment you enter. Choose from a social sitting room or an alluring snug to let your hair down. Both benefits from the warmth of woodburning stoves which you can bask in with a good book or while watching the TV. Rustic wooden and stone features bring a sense of homeliness to this charming holiday home for 8.

Find three double rooms on the first floor, one with a stunning en-suite and one with a cosy mezzanine sitting area. Find a twin room resting under the eaves on the second floor, a perfect hideaway for the kids.

Discover the wonders of County Tipperary this half term from the doorstep of The Farmhouse. The pretty towns of Cashel, Tipperary and Clonmel each host attractive buildings, intriguing heritage and much to do during the school holidays.

4. Bayside House (Ref. 953692) Llandudno, North Wales

Bayside House Collage

Bayside House rests stylishly over 3 floors, overlooking the beautiful Welsh coastal resort of Llandudno. The contemporary, minimalist design creates a refreshing home-from-home for up to 8 guests. When you’re not out exploring the picturesque coastline nearby, put your feet up in the sitting room and make the most of the Sky TV. The kitchen is complete in a slick, all-white fashion, allowing you to prepare those tasty home-cooked meals for your loved ones. The bedrooms are furnished tastefully, one boasting its own lavish en-suite for getting ready in style.

Step out onto the sunny balcony to appreciate the marvellous views across one of North Wales’ most popular spots. Explore the scenery of the North Wales coast with ease, along with the magnificent Snowdonia National Park right on your doorstep.

5. Tigh Na Drochit (Ref. 971685) Garve, Scottish Highlands

Resting in a calming woodland location within the Scottish Highlands, Tigh Na Drochit is a welcoming retreat for that half term cottage holiday. If you’re looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, this could be the ideal stay for groups of couples, friends and family alike. Choose your spot to relax, with a homely sitting room, cosy little snug and a thoughtful games room for those rainy days stuck inside. A state-of-the-art sauna in the family bathroom looks to provide that extra touch of class. Each bedroom has been furnished in a charming and well-presented fashion for you to get that much-needed rest after a day of activities.

Be spoilt for choice with outdoor opportunities as they abound in this marvellous Highlands location. Stroll along a number of lochs or through serene woodland, while the Rogie Falls offer some stunning natural beauty.

6. Meadowside Cottage (Ref. 929068) near Wadebridge, Cornwall

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This detached cottage dates back around 300 years, still retaining much of its rustic character, within a superb location near Cornwall’s Wadebridge. The alluring living areas abound in charming wooden features and pretty exposed stonework. A woodburning stove helps to keep you warm during those chilly October evenings, while an AGA cooker adds a further touch of country cottage charm. The 3 bedrooms are decorated lightly and brightly, the master room benefiting from a lovely en-suite shower room. Catch the last of 2018’s warming sunshine in the beautifully maintained gardens.

A summer house and a patio overlooking the neighbouring countryside give you a choice of places to let your hair down. Half term holidaymakers of any kind can escape to Meadowside Cottage. Rolling countryside fills the surrounding area, with the picturesque Bodmin Moor right on your doorstep. Alternatively, the attractive riverside town of Wadebridge comes with all that you need for a memorable visit.

7. Tranquil Hill (Ref. 26320) near Belmullet, County Mayo, Ireland

Tranquil Hill Collage

Coastal and country views surround this modern, detached cottage close to the County Mayo town of Belmullet. Floor-to-ceiling windows allow natural light and stunning scenery to flood the rooms of this elevated holiday home.  The open-plan living area is a glorious relaxing spot with refreshing décor and an enticing open fire to keep you toasty this October half term. Admire the engulfing scenery from a number of cosy spots, the most impressive of which rests on the gallery-style landing. Take a cup of tea, put your feet up and simply drink in the marvellous sights out of the picture window.

The Wild Atlantic Way beckons from Tranquil Hill, almost infinite examples of natural beauty are on offer for both walkers and cyclists. A tastefully holiday home in an idyllic Ireland location.

So, what are you waiting for? Book your dream October half term cottage holiday quick before somebody else does!

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