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 931 luxury self-catering cottages for the October half term

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £459

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Portscatho.


This surprisingly spacious holiday home is only 250 yards away from the stunning National Trust coast footpath and just a 10 minute stroll from picturesque Portscatho harbour, the ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £459

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £460

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Hayle, West Cornwall.


Only a short drive from the north coast's long golden beaches stretching between Godrevy Point and St Ives, this beautiful little barn stands in rural tranquility just outside the ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £460

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £460

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Taunton, Somerset.


Knights Barton is in a peaceful setting on the edge of the village of Halse, one of the prettiest in Somerset, between the Quantock Hills and Exmoor. This top quality, deceptive...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £460

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £460

2 bedroom self catering apartment with sea views in Ventnor, Isle of Wight


With one of the best views on the Isle of Wight, 1 St Josephs is a superb ground floor apartment beautifully decorated throughout. The property has a large patio area spanning two ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £460

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £460

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the sea in Boscastle, Cornwall.


Built in the 16th Century and bursting with charm and character throughout, Hill Cottage is a delightful little semi-detached cottage, sitting in the picturesque village of Boscast...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £460

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £460

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage and a pool in Croyde


Close to some of north Devon’s best sandy surfing beaches, Orchard Dene is in the heart of the lovely village of Georgeham, with two good pubs and a shop within walking distance. T...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £460

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

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £461

2 bedroom cottage with sea views near Portscatho, South Cornwall.


Waterside is situated directly above Tatams beach in the small fishing village of Portscatho. A semi-detached modern house, it has fully double-glazed picture windows taking full a...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £461

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £462

3 bedroom self catering cottage near Sidmouth, South Devon.


Sidbury is a delightful unspoilt village just three miles inland from Sidmouth on the wonderful east Devon Jurassic Coast. This tranquil spot is a perfect holiday base for explorin...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £462

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £462

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage in Camelford, North Cornwall.


Set down a Cornish country lane, detached Chy Goff is a pretty stone cottage that sits perfectly in tune with its surroundings. Steps lead down to the garden and entrance; inside, ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £462

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £462

2 bedroom holiday cottage near Hayle, West Cornwall.


The mid-point of an ancient pilgrim’s route to the monastery atop St Michael’s Mount in the days before this famous landmark was surrounded by the sea, beautifully refurbished Pilg...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £462

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