October Half Term Holidays UK

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This picturesque cottage, situated in the village of Upwey, with parking. Short drive to Weymouth. Close to pub and tea rooms. Lovely walks nearby.

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  • Off-road parking
  • Washing machine
  • Baby-friendly

7 nights from £425

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    5.0

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This charming modern cottage rests in the hamlet of Kennythorpe, near Malton, in North Yorkshire. Woodburning stove. Off-road parking. Malton 4 miles; York 17.1 miles.

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7 nights from £396

  • Sleeps4
  • Bedrooms2
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    4.9

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This charming ground-floor apartment rests in the seaside town of Swanage, Dorset. En-suite. Open-plan living. Wareham 10.9 miles; Poole 19.7 miles.

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7 nights from £417

  • Sleeps3
  • Bedrooms1
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    4.9

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This delectable pod resides in Diddlebury near Ludlow, Shropshire. WiFi. Open-plan. Romantic. Quirky. Hot tub. Patio. Stokesay 6.8 miles; Church Stretton 9.1 miles; Ludlow 9.5 miles.

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  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Hot Tub

7 nights from £419

  • Sleeps4
  • Bedrooms2
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A detached, character cottage resting on the outskirts of Ballintubber, County Mayo. Woodburning stove. Rural. Open-plan. Castlebar 8.7 miles; Westport 12 miles; Mallaranny 30.7 miles.

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  • Ground floor bedroom
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7 nights from £300

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    4.9

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This one bedroom cosy Norfolk cottage is a perfect hideaway located in the beautiful Norfolk countryside but with excellent access for exploring both Norfolk and Suffolk.

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7 nights from £239

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    4.9

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Beautifully furnished, luxury shepherd's hut.Located next to the lake at Highrigg, near the Cumbria village of Wetheral. Open country views. Close to Hadrian's Wall. Decked area with hot tub. Carlisle 8.3 miles.

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7 nights from £782

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  • Sleeps5
  • Bedrooms3
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    4.8

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This delightful dormer bungalow rests in the small hamlet of North Gorley, near Fordingbridge, in Hampshire. Open fire. Pet-friendly. Ringwood 4.9 miles; Bournemouth 16.6 miles.

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7 nights from £492

  • Sleeps3
  • Bedrooms1
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    4.7

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Romantic Grade II* listed Georgian bathing house beside the River Dart. River views, balcony and terrace. wood burning stove. Use of seasonal outdoor swimming pool. Ashprington 2 miles.

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7 nights from £597

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  • Sleeps4
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A breath-taking lodge resting in Pentney near King's Lynn, Norfolk. Electric woodburing effect fire. Blow up hot tub. Enclosed garden with decking. Sandringham 14 miles; Snettisham 19.4 miles; Hunstanton 22.9 miles.

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7 nights from £410

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A contemporary, duplex apartment resting in Haltwhistle, Northumberland. Close to amenities. Pet-friendly. Terrace garden. Brampton 12 miles, Hexham 15.7 miles; Newcastle upon Tyne 37 miles.

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7 nights from £426

  • Sleeps5
  • Bedrooms3
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    4.9

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A detached, spacious farmhouse near Durrus, County Cork. Woodburning stove, WiFi, delightful views, 2 bathrooms, enclosed garden. Ideal base for touring.

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  • Baby-friendly

7 nights from £329

  • Sleeps6
  • Bedrooms3
  • PetsNo
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This historic cottage sits in Malltraeth, Anglesey. Close to amenities. Pet-free. Off-road parking. Pet-free. Hot tub. Newborough 2.4 miles; Rhosneigr 7.9 miles.

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7 nights from £635

  • Sleeps9
  • Bedrooms4
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This stylish, detached cottage rests in Chapel le Dale near Ingleton in Yorkshire. Hot tub. Off-road parking. Barbecue and fire pit. Pool table. Bentham 10.3 miles; Settle 13.2 miles; Kirkby Lonsdale 14.1 miles.

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7 nights from £2287

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  • Sleeps2
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    4.5

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A seaside Chalet resting in Lyme Regis, Dorset. Couple’s getaway. Sea views. Welcome hamper. Charmouth 3.8 miles; Seaton 8.3 miles; Beer 10.3 miles.

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  • Ground floor bedroom
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7 nights from £807

  • Sleeps4
  • Bedrooms2
  • PetsYes
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A traditional Hebridean cottage occupying a superb setting within walking distance of the famous Ardroil beach near Uig on the Isle of Lewis. Sea views. Enclosed gardens. Spacious. Pet-friendly. Uig 0.7 miles; Carloway 28.4 miles; Stornoway 35.3 miles.

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7 nights from £774

  • Sleeps4
  • Bedrooms2
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A charming, reverse-level cottage resting in Poughill near Bude, Cornwall. Games room. Close to coast. Enclosed garden. West Putford 12.1 miles; Tintagel 20 miles; Bideford 23.4 miles.

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  • Ground floor bedroom
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  • Games room

7 nights from £382

  • Sleeps2
  • Bedrooms1
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7b Ardroil is a compact cottage close to Ardroil Beach on the Isle of Lewis perfect for couples looking for a base to explore the delights of the local area. Superb views. Romantic. Rural. Enclosed gardens. Off-road parking. Ardroil 0.2 miles; Uig 0.7 miles; Stornoway 35.3 miles.

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7 nights from £614

  • Sleeps8
  • Bedrooms4
  • PetsYes
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Traditional country cottage in Caher, near Flagmount. Woodburner. Open plan living area. Near stunning lakes. Boats available locally. Flagmount 2 miles.

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  • Ground floor bedroom
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7 nights from £710

  • Sleeps6
  • Bedrooms3
  • PetsYes
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An exceptional, detached property situated in Cemas Bay on the wonderful Isle of Anglesey. WiFi. Hot tub. Pet-friendly. Ample off-road parking. Amlwch 5.5 miles; Holyhead 15.4 miles.

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7 nights from £653

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Just because we're heading into the cooler months of the year doesn't mean you have to cut back on having fun during the October half-term holidays in the UK! Take a look at these marvellous lettings and make the most of the crisp, autumnal air in the countryside, catch some of the last-minute warmth along the coast, or simply visit one of Britain's lively cities for an exciting stay; there is so much to choose from.

Why October Half Term Holidays UK?

Make the most of the week-long break and treat yourself and your loved ones to one of these UK breaks in October. This selection of October half term holidays will leave you feeling spoilt for choice, with detached holiday homes available for those with children, peaceful lodges for friends, romantic breaks in shepherd's huts, and so much more. Traveling with the kids is ideal in the October half term holidays. Even though the days are getting shorter and the first frost has arrived, it's a perfect time to enjoy one of the great UK breaks in October. With busy summer crowds tucked away for the year, roads are clearer and restaurants have plenty of tables for you to enjoy!

Places to Visit for October Half Term

Treat your family to an autumn break in the great outdoors for an October holiday in the UK, such as hiking up the mountains in the Peak District, trying your hand at watersports in the Lake District or partaking in an array of exhilarating adventures in Snowdonia. Perhaps you'd prefer to soak up some sun during your break and travel towards the south, where coastal stays in Cornwall, Devon and Suffolk can be enjoyed. The half-term can also be a great way to spend some quality time with a loved one, why not take them away to the Cotswolds or the Scottish Highlands for a romantic getaway? Bring some excitement to the week and treat the kids to a stay near Thorpe Park or Alton Towers, or you can take the family overseas to Northern Ireland or the Isle of Wight for an unforgettable stay!

Types of Holiday

If you'd prefer to spend half term relaxing at home, but dedicate part of the week to a short stay away, these city breaks or weekend cottage breaks might be perfect for you! Want to spend the October half term with all the family? Browse this array of large holiday cottages and dog friendly holiday cottages. Treat yourself and make your getaway a luxurious one by booking a break at one of the luxury cottages available or choosing one of these holiday lodges and log cabins with hot tubs.