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October Half Term Holidays UK

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    4.9Outstanding

    58 Ratings

A wonderful and unique pod settled amidst the stunning Shropshire countryside. Hot tub. Garden. Off-road parking. Amazing views. Chirbury 4.7 miles; Montgomery 7.4 miles. (Ref. 1061817)

  • Pet free
  • Wi-fi
  • Off-road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Hot Tub
  • Baby-friendly

7 nights from £388

  • Sleeps2
  • Bedrooms1
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    4.9Outstanding

    32 Ratings

A delightful second-floor apartment resting in Iverness, Scottish Highlands. Open-plan. Smart TV. Exceptional river views. North Kessock 4.5 miles; Dores 8.9 miles; Tomatin 17.6 miles. (Ref. 1079037)

  • Pet free
  • Wi-fi
  • Dishwasher
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7 nights from £365

  • Sleeps5
  • Bedrooms3
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    4.8Excellent

    23 Ratings

This elegant, semi-detached barn conversion sits in Bolton near Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria. Off-road parking. Pet-free. Smart TV. Rural location. Enclosed garden. Penrith 11.5 miles. (Ref. 1076223)

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7 nights from £390

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    4.9Outstanding

    29 Ratings

A mid-terrace cottage resting in Wigtown, Dumfries and Galloway. Close to amenities. Enclosed garden. Newton Stewart 7.4 miles; Cardoness 21.2 miles; Kirkcudbright 31.3 miles. (Ref. 1078306)

  • Pet free
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7 nights from £276

  • Sleeps6
  • Bedrooms3
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    4.7Excellent

    42 Ratings

A welcoming, detached cottage resting in Benllech on the Isle of Anglesey, North Wales. Near to the beach. Enclosed garden. Off-road parking. Red Wharf Bay 1.8 miles; Menai Bridge 8.4 miles. (Ref. 1061724)

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7 nights from £600

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    4.7Excellent

    34 Ratings

Detached, cosy cottage close to the Mawddach Estuary with hillside views. Ideal for a couple. Perfect base for exploring the Snowdonia National Park. Lovely walks. Parking. Pub 10 mins walk. Barmouth and Dolgellau 4 miles. (Ref. 938380)

  • Pet free
  • Off-road parking

7 nights from £435

  • Sleeps4
  • Bedrooms2
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    4.4Very good

    41 Ratings

Delightful end-terrace cottage in centre of popular Yorkshire Dales village of Grassington. Two bedrooms, woodburning stove. Skipton 9 miles. (Ref. 11838)

  • Wi-fi
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7 nights from £362

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    4.8Excellent

    50 Ratings

A beautiful barn conversion resting in Mark, Somerset. Enclosed garden. Off-road parking. Pet-friendly. Stylish interior. Burnham-on-Sea 5 miles; Glastonbury 12.5 miles. (Ref. 1063808)

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7 nights from £434

  • Sleeps6
  • Bedrooms3
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    5.0Perfect

    110 Ratings

Superb, semi-detached cosy cottage in Cumbria. Woodburning stove. WiFi. Garden with furniture. Appleby-in-Westmorland 6.5 miles. (Ref. 904101)

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7 nights from £405

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    5.0Perfect

    38 Ratings

This end of terrace house is situated in Scarborough, near the North York Moors. Filey 8.2 miles; Bridlington 17.6 miles; Whitby 19.4 miles. (Ref. 992909)

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7 nights from £311

  • Sleeps4
  • Bedrooms2
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    4.9Outstanding

    16 Ratings

A fantastic first-floor apartment resting in the heart of Dartmouth in Devon. Close to the River Dart. Smart TV. Lift access. Secure designated parking space. Brixham 5.4 miles; Totnes 12.2 miles. (Ref. 1082509)

  • Pet free
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  • Off-road parking
  • Washing machine

7 nights from £455

  • Sleeps4
  • Bedrooms2
  • PetsNo

    4.2Good

    20 Ratings

Superb first floor, open plan, loft-style apartment right on the beach, west of Yarmouth on the Isle of Wight. Sensational sea views. Perfect for families. (Ref. 4221)

  • Pet free
  • Wi-fi
  • Off-road parking

7 nights from £333

  • Sleeps2
  • Bedrooms1
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    4.8Excellent

    51 Ratings

Contemporary apartment on the seafront in Criccieth, Llyn Peninsula. Stunning sea views. 5 minute walk to beach, shops and eateries. more amenities 10 miles away. WIFI, Smart TV. Snowdnia 30 minutes drive away. (Ref. 1009048)

  • Pet free
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7 nights from £351

  • Sleeps2
  • Bedrooms1
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    4.7Excellent

    37 Ratings

Stunning and spacious first floor apartment in an impressive Victorian building, located centrally in Ambleside, with easy access to the shops & restaurants. Wifi and bed linen included. Private parking.Short walk to local amenities. (Ref. 972340)

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7 nights from £405

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    5.0Perfect

    28 Ratings

A characterful, single-storey holiday cottage resting in Flamborough, East Riding of Yorkshire. Romantic. Pet-friendly. Garden. Close to amenities. Near a beach. Bridlington 4.6 miles; Filey 11.8 miles; Scarborough 18.3 miles. (Ref. 1120025)

  • Wi-fi
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  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Washing machine

7 nights from £379

  • Sleeps2
  • Bedrooms1
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    4.9Outstanding

    76 Ratings

A luxury detached property, set in the heart of Verwood in Dorset. Open plan accommodation. Double bedroom with en-suite. Garden with patio. Ringwood 5 miles. (Ref. 961904)

  • Pet free
  • Wi-fi
  • Off-road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Washing machine

7 nights from £297

  • Sleeps4
  • Bedrooms2
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    4.4Very good

    34 Ratings

Sitting on the edge of the Menai Strait, Snowdonia. Gorgeous sea views. WiFi. TV with basic Sky facilities. Short walk to pub and shop. 5 mile drive to supermarkets. (Ref. 1008924)

  • Pet free
  • Wi-fi
  • Off-road parking
  • Dishwasher
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  • Baby-friendly
  • Sky TV

7 nights from £370

  • Sleeps4
  • Bedrooms2
  • PetsNo

    3.9Good

    11 Ratings

A charming, stone-built barn conversion situated within the village of Upper Hulme. All-ground-floor accommodation. WiFi. Off-road parking. Leek 4.3 miles; Buxton 10.1 miles. (Ref. 1064338)

  • Pet free
  • Wi-fi
  • Off-road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Hot Tub

7 nights from £413

  • Sleeps4
  • Bedrooms2
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    5.0Perfect

    51 Ratings

In the heart of Whitby in North Yorkshire, find this second floor, two-bedroom apartment. Open-plan. Balcony. En-suite. (Ref. 948088)

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  • Off-road parking
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7 nights from £468

  • Sleeps4
  • Bedrooms2
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    4.9Outstanding

    75 Ratings

Beautiful barn conversion located between Ellesmere and Shrewsbury, near the market town of Wem. Conservatory with hot tub. WiFi. (Ref. 998662)

  • Pet free
  • Wi-fi
  • Off-road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Hot Tub
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine

7 nights from £492

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 UK 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 breaks. 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 in the UK

Treat your family to an autumn break in the great outdoors for October half term breaks 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.