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 935 luxury self-catering cottages for the October half term

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

7 nights from £389

1 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach near Portscatho, Cornwall.


This lovely stone-built barn is set back from an unspoilt country lane just outside the harbourside village of Gerrans. One of just two recently renovated barns (Long Linhay (3142)...

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

7 nights from £389

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £390

1 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Wembury, 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 £390

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £390 *

4 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Marazion, Cornwall.


There is indeed a sea view – right across the railway to Mount’s Bay to St Michael’s Mount! A spacious, contemporary semi-detached property with reverse level accommodation, Sea Vi...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £390 *

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

7 nights from £392

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near St Just.


Bos Arvorek means ‘coastal home’ which this traditional, detached, former hay barn certainly is! Found down a narrow, granite-walled road in the hamlet of Boscaswell, the cottage i...

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

7 nights from £392

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £393

1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Taunton, Somerset.


High up in Somerset's Quantock Hills, with some of the best walking this varied county has to offer right on the doorstep, Headford Farm Cottage is an excellent rural holiday base....

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £393

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £393

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Dulverton, Somerset.


Dieppy Farm Cottage is a delightful bolthole in the peaceful village of Skilgate, on the edge of Exmoor's stunning National Park. This most welcoming single-storey cottage has a hu...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £393

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

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

7 nights from £395

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Dorchester, Dorset.


Dorset’s World Heritage Jurassic Coast is close to this comfortably furnished, single-storey, spacious cottage. Set within the grounds of the Owner’s home, The Stables is self-cont...

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

7 nights from £395

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

7 nights from £397

1 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach near Bridport, Dorset.


The Linhay is a tucked away single-storey retreat – an ideal base for exploring the wonderful coastline. The cottage nestles alongside the barns, with a fully enclosed gravel court...

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

7 nights from £397

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

7 nights from £397

1 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach near Bridport, Dorset.


The Dairy is another extremely comfortable single-storey cottage in this small and friendly farm development. This property has French windows to its own enclosed outside space – t...

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

7 nights from £397

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

7 nights from £397 *

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


This lovely cottage is just a minute’s walk from the waterside shops and restaurants on Fowey’s picturesque harbourside. Beautifully decorated in understated colours with touches o...

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

7 nights from £397 *

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