October half term 2016 | Villas and cottages for half term holidays

UK October half term (4686)

Make the most of the October half term holidays and get away with the family on a half term break. Most UK schools are off for October half term from Saturday 24 October to Sunday 1 November 2015.



If you’re looking for a holiday in the UK, explore the great outdoors in Wales or choose a Cornish cottage to snuggle up in. If Scotland takes your fancy, grab an Edinburgh apartment for a spot of spooky history. Or take a short hop over the water to Ireland, the Isle of Wight or the Isle of Man.



Gites in France are easily accessible by Eurostar, plus villas and apartments in Spain, Portugal and the Canaries are perfect for autumn sun. If you don't mind a longer plane journey then Florida villas and a week at Disneyland always go down a treat.

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(22) Excellent 

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Piana di Lucca holiday farmhouse rental

Lucca / Piana di Lucca

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 28 km
  • Swimming pool
“A magnificent holiday retreat” The description of this villa was absolutely spot-on and lived up to our expectations entirely. The property is magnificent and there is everything you need for a fabulous holiday in a beautiful part of Italy. We visited
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from £350 / night

£2000 - £3600 / week

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from £350 / night

(1) Excellent 

15

Holiday farmhouse in Llanberis

Snowdonia National Park / Llanberis

4 10 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

from £170 / night

£1000 / week

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from £170 / night

(1) Very Good 

24

Cala d'Or holiday farmhouse rental

Cala d'Or / Adva Des Fort

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £248 / night

£971 - £2148 / week

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from £248 / night

(4) Excellent 

19

Corryong holiday farmhouse rental

Victoria / Corryong

3 8 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets

from £89 / night

£471 / week

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from £89 / night

(11) Very Good 

15

Farmhouse rental in Kercem with swimming pool

Island of Gozo / Kercem

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool

from £84 / night

£700 / week

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from £84 / night

(25) Excellent 

26

Holiday farmhouse rental

Costa del Sol / Riogordo

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Stunning property in idyllic location” we loved our time in this spacious, well equipped property. Great pool for relaxing days but close to the motorway to explore surrounding area. We enjoyed a day in Malaga, a beach trip to Toro Del Mar, dinner ov
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from £97 / night

£673 - £1412 / week

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from £97 / night

(5) Excellent 

22

La Rochelle holiday farmhouse rental

Charente-Maritime / La Rochelle

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 17 km
  • Swimming pool
“The Farmhouse was a comfortable, peaceful hideaway for our R&R” Nigel and Suzanne made us very welcome again and our stay in the Farmhouse was exactly what we wanted. The house is well appointed with everything we needed for a comfortable holiday and
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from £78 / night

£500 - £1250 / week

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from £78 / night

(4) Excellent 

17

Province of Asti / Moasca

6 16 1 night min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 70 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £68 / night

£471 / week

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from £68 / night

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Holiday farmhouse in Corryong

Victoria / Corryong

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets

from £89 / night

£412 / week

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from £89 / night

(31) Excellent 

40

Holiday farmhouse in Cheltenham

Cheltenham / Cheltenham

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
“Utterly perfect!” We chose Bushcombe for a joint 30th birthday party for a group of nine friends and had the most excellent stay. The house itself, as well as being beautiful, was extremely clean and well appointed. There was everything we needed in t
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from £250 / night

£1599 - £2000 / week

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from £250 / night

(1) Excellent 

22

Holiday farmhouse in Wevelgem

West Flanders Province / Wevelgem

3 10 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 65 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £169 / night

£967 / week

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from £169 / night

(10) Excellent 

24

Farmhouse rental in Vinca with swimming pool

Pyrenees-Orientales / Vinca

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Swimming pool

from £75 / night

£600 - £2300 / week

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from £75 / night

(29) Excellent 

29

Farmhouse rental in Seeb

Muscat Governorate / Seeb

3 8 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A real paradise! Absolutely fantastic!!!” As Sahala villa was one of the most beautiful holiday destinations we have ever been to. Amazingly spacious property, rather a 'hacienda', than just a villa. Perfect location - close to beautiful mountains an
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from £300 / night

£1400 - £2800 / week

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from £300 / night

31

Holiday farmhouse accommodation

Province of Lucca / Pieve Fosciana

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £76 / night

£442 - £1177 / week

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from £76 / night

(6) Very Good 

6

Holiday farmhouse in South Wingfield

South Wingfield / Oakerthorpe

6 16 3 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

from £217 / night

£1519 / week

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from £217 / night

(11) Very Good 

32

Holiday farmhouse with shared pool in San Gimignano

Province of Siena / San Gimignano

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 100 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Excellent value Tuscan villa in a lovely setting” We stayed in the Agrifolo apartment at Le Fontanelle in May 2015. I was visited with my partner and my parents as we treated them to a Tuscan trip to start the summer. The villa was lovely - simple
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from £59 / night

£446 - £795 / week

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from £59 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Province of Siena / San Gimignano

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 70 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £85 / night

£530 - £883 / week

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from £85 / night

(28) Excellent 

25

Farmhouse rental in Saint Fort sur Gironde with swimming pool

Charente-Maritime / Saint Fort sur Gironde

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
“Absolute Bliss” Back again, last here in 2013. We traveled with our 7 year old son and another couple. While the weather was disappointing Chez Chavlier was not. A great base to head for for day trips. We went to a near by Le Chateux des Enigmes in Po
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from £74 / night

£660 - £1280 / week

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from £74 / night

(57) Excellent 

25

Farmhouse rental in Langport with golf nearby, tennis court

Somerset / Langport

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

from £300 / night

£2000 - £3700 / week

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from £300 / night

(12) Very Good 

24

Holiday farmhouse rental

Bangor / Llanllechid

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Excellent” Had a fantastic stay, location was just what we wanted - very peaceful but not too far from all the attractions we wanted to visit. Owners are friendly and not intrusive. We even had freshly baked bread when we arrived, and as it was late t
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from £110 / night

£600 - £1310 / week

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from £110 / night

(21) Excellent 

24

Holiday farmhouse in Mervent

Vendee / Mervent

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A little piece of French heaven!” The most charming and rustic shabby chic gate, even better than the photos portray! Fabulous pool, wonderful terrace, little nuggets of history and the bonus of a spacious private garden for games and children's playh
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from £78 / night

£585 - £875 / week

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from £78 / night

(2) Excellent 

17

Holiday farmhouse rental

Basque Country / Larribar-Sorhapuru

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 43 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Relaxing holiday house in really interesting region of France” We loved our week with family friends (4 parents and 6 older kids) at this rurally located farmhouse. We explored the local villages and ventured into the foothills of the Pyrenees. The lo
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from £50 / night

£350 - £650 / week

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from £50 / night

(44) Excellent 

24

Farmhouse rental in Robion

Luberon / Robion

5 11 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 80 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Simply enchanting” We rented the house for a family birthday and we had a wonderful time in Provence. The property is fantastic with a nice garden and heated pool. We organized a party for my mum's birthday and the homeowner helped us with catering se
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from £313 / night

£2185 - £3866 / week

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from £313 / night

(7) Very Good 

23

Holiday farmhouse in Lochinver

Caithness and Sutherland / Lochinver

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“The best holiday property ever - I would happily have stayed there forever!” I simply cannot rate this property highly enough - excellent does not do it justice. From the moment I entered I felt entirely at home. Cleanliness was superb, the faciliti
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from £160 / night

£975 - £1475 / week

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from £160 / night

(4) Very Good 

24

Basque Country / Mauleon-Licharre

3 7 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

from £68 / night

£421 - £774 / week

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from £68 / night

(7) Excellent 

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St. Clement holiday farmhouse rental

Jersey / St Clement

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly

from £258 / night

£1800 - £2200 / week

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from £258 / night

(3) Very Good 

21

Tomhaggard holiday farmhouse rental

County Wexford / Tomhaggard

6 12 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
“Perfect for a large group of friends or family, lots of space.” I was very pleased with my choice as soon as I got there I knew it was going to work perfectly, everyone had their own space, kids had the TV room for games and puzzles as well as TV. The
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from £95 / night

£400 - £805 / week

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from £95 / night

(31) Excellent 

39

Holiday farmhouse with swimming pool in Competa

Competa / Venta de Palma

10 20 3 nights min

  • 10 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A most enjoyable stay in a beautiful place with the warmest of hospitality and delicious food!” My stay at Finca los Pinos was absolutely wonderful. It was not just the very good facilities and the serenity of the place, the beauty of the surroundin
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from £295 / night

£1681 - £2353 / week

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from £295 / night

(7) Very Good 

7

Farmhouse letting in Fossoway

Perth and Kinross / Fossoway

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Child friendly
“Relaxed, comfortable & homely” Excellent service, easy to book. Lovely, homely feel to the property. Loved the facilities in the kitchen. Downstairs shower-room plumbing was a bit 'musical' but otherwise no negatives at all. For us the location was pe
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from £75 / night

£500 - £780 / week

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from £75 / night

(29) Excellent 

21

Holiday farmhouse in Fordstown

County Meath / Fordstown

3 8 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Private garden
“Amazing” Everything was just absolutely perfect. The cottage is beautiful and welcoming, the location is fantastic, great for children too. Thanks June for an amazing holiday.
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from £130 / night

£917 / week

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from £130 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday farmhouse with swimming pool in Penne

Province of Pescara / Penne

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

from £150 / night

£1050 - £1375 / week

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from £150 / night

(6) Excellent 

21

Holiday farmhouse in Nantgaredig

Carmarthen / Nantgaredig

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Child friendly

from £85 / night

£575 / week

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from £85 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse in Hawes

Yorkshire Dales National Park / Hawes

4 6 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
“Best cottage we have ever stayed in!” The cottage was perfect, the views amazing. Owners very friendly. We loved it so much we have rebooked for next year, first time we have gone back to the same place twice.
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from £70 / night

£490 - £980 / week

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from £70 / night

(13) Excellent 

21

Holiday farmhouse rental

Dingle Peninsula / Cloghane

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Absolutely grand!” We'd such a great time at sheehys farmhouse even if the weather wasn't great stuff. But the house is cosy, large, comfortable and the playroom for children (we had our four grandchildren there) was a never ending adventure. The pla
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from £120 / night

£834 / week

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from £120 / night

20

Province of Trieste / Duino Aurisina

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £64 / night

£442 / week

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from £64 / night

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Holiday farmhouse with swimming pool in Credin

Morbihan / Credin

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £68 / night

£475 - £895 / week

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from £68 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Farmhouse rental in Rothesay

Isle of Bute / Rothesay

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly

from £95 / night

£650 / week

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from £95 / night

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Farmhouse rental in Talamone

Orbetello / Talamone

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

from £84 / night

£584 - £1284 / week

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from £84 / night

(1) Excellent 

19

Holiday farmhouse in Wollombi

Cessnock / Wollombi

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly

from £118 / night

£706 / week

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from £118 / night

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Ponte d'Arbia holiday farmhouse rental

Monteroni d'Arbia / Ponte d'Arbia

2 3 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £55 / night

£383 - £625 / week

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from £55 / night

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