Cottages for October Half Term

Gently releasing its grip on summer, October often enjoys warm weather and soft sunshine. Embrace the t-shirt weather a little longer and enjoy a self-catering retreat this October half term. From quaint one-bed cottages to spacious retreats big enough for all the family, we can help you piece together the perfect autumn holiday in a luxury cottage. Take a look at our collection and secure your favourite one today. Read more

October can be the most colourful month of the year, with trees parading their final flourish before stripping bare for the winter. Take the kids on a half term holiday to remember and soak up the last hints of green. A day out to a public garden might not be first on the children's list of things to do but running through tunnels lined with golden leaves and feeling the crunch underfoot will soon have them jumping in leafy mounds with excitement. The sea has a magical quality, reflecting the October sky and sparkling on the horizon. It doesn't matter if the weather takes a turn for the wintery worse, as a good storm will liven up any school holiday - stand safely back from the sea and feel the salty spray. Once you've finished exploring, return to your very own private retreat and relax in total comfort. 

We have 37 luxury self-catering cottages for the October half term

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £274

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


Tucked away down a Cornish country lane, this contemporary barn conversion is a great base for exploring Cornwall or the perfect spot for enjoying the bountiful wildlife in the sur...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £274

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £276

Rural glamping wagon near the beach at Porthtowan, North Cornwall.


Situated just outside the delightful hamlet of Mawla, only two miles from Porthtowan's sandy beach, is Blackberry Jack's Wagon, a genuine and utterly charming former steam-engine d...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £276

Need more time? Reserve any cottage for up to 24 hours before booking.

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £276

Rural shepherds hut near the beach at Porthtowan, North Cornwall.


Situated in a quiet rural little spot just two miles from Porthtowan you'll find Hannah's Haven. Named after the owners' daughter, this quirky shepherd's hut offers comfortable acc...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £276

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £309

1 bedroom self-catering cottage near Ventnor, Isle of Wight


Located in a rural village setting, Berryl Mead View is a delightful home from home cottage with plenty of space. It is well-equipped throughout and has an extremely comfortable li...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £309

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £320

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


This delectably simple little pied-a-terre, set midway between both coasts, makes an ideal base for exploring Cornwall. The private south-facing garden, with its handy shed for ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £320

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £323

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Bude, North Cornwall.


This delightful barn conversion, surrounded by 280 acres of glorious Cornish countryside, is the perfect retreat for couples seeking a slower pace of life and time to unwind. A...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £323

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £323

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near St Ives, West Cornwall.


Simply gorgeous, this beautifully appointed 18th Century former cart house is an absolute gem. Set close to moorlands, just four miles from the renowned Gurnards Head, and within w...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £323

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £327

1 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach near Plymouth, South Devon.


An unique hideaway for couples, Princes Granary lies in the village of Down Thomas, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. With wonderful walks along the nearby South West Coast...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £327

Readymade beds and fluffy towels; this simple but appreciated welcome is standard with us.

  • Sleeps 2 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £328

1 bedroom, dog friendly studio near Tavistock, North Devon.


The Apple Store is an idyllic romantic retreat for two. Nestled within the stunning Devon countryside and offering the most beautiful and uninterrupted views, this cosy little retr...

  • Sleeps 2 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £328

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £341

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Polzeath, North Cornwall.


Post Office Cottage is an amazingly spacious cosy cottage for two. Beautifully furnished, this charming little bolthole nestling next to the owner's home is ideal for exploring the...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £341

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