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 938 luxury self-catering cottages for the October half term

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £425 *

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Fowey, South Cornwall.


This gorgeous Victorian cottage is an absolute delight; updated with gentle sympathy to offer the modern necessities of central heating, drench-head shower and a granite-topped kit...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £425 *

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £427

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


In an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty just a mile from Dartmoor, The Wool Shed is a single-storey property found in Lower Chaddlehanger. Furnished and decorated in a contemporar...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £427

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £427

1 bedroom, dog friendly shepherds hut with own fishing lake near Exeter.


A few miles outside the Roman city of Exeter, a few miles inland from the east Devon Jurassic Coast, and many miles away from the fast pace of everyday life, sits a delightful shep...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £427

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

7 nights from £427

Gorgeous shepherds hut sleeping 2 near Lyme Regis, South Devon.


The location high above the Axe Valley as it heads to the Jurassic Coast just a few miles away could not be more magical. Easy to reach, yet off the beaten track for the last adven...

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

7 nights from £427

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

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £427

Gorgeous Shepherds Hut sleeping two near St Ives, West Cornwall.


Found in a tranquil and unspoilt part of far west Cornwall, approached by lanes full of wildflowers in the spring and summer, this gorgeous hideaway is set in its own sheltered and...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £427

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £427

1 bedroom, dog friendly shepherds hut with wood-fired hot tub near Exeter.


This beautifully presented shepherd's hut is as much a part of the landscape here as the ancient oak which gives it its name. The two stand side-by-side at the top of a gently slop...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £427

  • Sleeps 5
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £428 *

3 bedroom apartment with sea views in Mevagissey, South Cornwall.


You can indeed see the harbour lights from this immaculate cliffside apartment set above bustling Mevagissey harbour, and watch the fishing fleet as they come and go. This ancient,...

  • Sleeps 5
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £428 *

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

7 nights from £428

1 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views near Dawlish, South Devon.


This delightful and spacious detached cottage provides the perfect getaway location for two. Furnished and equipped to a very high standard, The Apple House offers you a wonderful ...

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

7 nights from £428

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

7 nights from £428

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Penzance, West Cornwall.


A sign that greets you on arrival states ‘Seas the Day’ and this is the place in which to do it. The Duck House is a gorgeous, contemporary, single-storey dwelling with all mod-con...

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

7 nights from £428

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

7 nights from £429

Gorgeous cabin sleeping 2 near Dartmouth, South Devon.


Walk the little path through the three acres of the Owners' grounds and woods and there you'll find Ashley's Shack. Up above a large lake covered in water lilies in the summer mont...

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

7 nights from £429

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