Holidays in October Half Term
September 29th, 2015 | By Vicky Rogers
Now that the children have gone back to school, does the summer seem like a distant memory? Shake off the ‘back to school blues’, and book your South Devon holidays in October Half Term today. Whether you are looking to enjoy a break with just your close family members, or with an extended party, Coast & Country Cottages have a fabulous range of self-catering accommodation available. For help in finding the perfect getaway contact our locally based team today on 01548 843773 – they would be delighted to help you plan your holidays in October Half Term!
Planning your activities for your holidays in October Half Term? For those that enjoy foraging, why not plan a day out at Sharpham Estate with South Devon AONB on 25th October, finding ‘Nature’s Bounty’. Learn to identify foods and medicines found growing in the wild during the autumn, but ensure you book your place on the course early, as spaces are limited! Stay at the rural retreat Jack’s Cottage, near Totnes – situated in the heart of the countryside on a working farm, this is the perfect place to try out your new found foraging skills! This cosy VisitEngland Five Star Gold awarded property sleeps 4 and boasts a delightful living area, complete with wood-burning stove , ideal for peaceful nights in with your loved ones during your holidays in October Half Term. This luxury property is well located for visiting rugged Dartmoor, fascinating Totnes and historic Dartmouth. The week commencing 23rd October is £776 for the week.
For foodies, a visit to the popular annual Dartmouth Food Festival (23rd-25th October) is a must. Come along with all the family – the children will love visiting the Children’s Activity Marquee, run by the Coast & Country Cottages team, where little ones can enjoy a host of free activities including biscuit decorating and face painting. For the adults, why not watch one of the demonstrations taking place across the town, or browse the many food stalls sampling the delicious produce and buying treats to take home – a wonderful way to spend your holidays in October Half Term. You certainly won’t need to worry about bringing your lunch with you, with so many delicious options to choose from! If you fancy a little bit of luxury for your holidays in October Half Term, book a break at 21 Dart Marina, a fabulous apartment just a 5 minute walk along the waterfront from the festival. Situated in one of the West Country’s most sought after locations, guests can enjoy stunning views from this VisitEngland Five Star Gold awarded apartment across the River Dart, as well as the complimentary use of the nearby Dart Marina spa, with indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi and gym (perfect for working off those over indulgences from the Dartmouth Food Festival!) The week commencing 23rd October is £1319.
For the children, there are numerous activities to be enjoyed during holidays in October Half Term. Woodlands Leisure Park, near Dartmouth, hold a fabulous ‘Halloscream’ week, where children can come along (in fancy dress if they wish), to enjoy various autumn/Halloween related activities and workshops like pumpkin carving, as well as all of the normal attractions – some of which have a special spooky theme for one week only! For larger families with young children, looking for accommodation for their holidays in October Half Term, enjoy a break at the spacious property Kirkdale in Thurlestone (sleeps 11). This beautifully finished VisitEngland Five Star Gold awarded property is built with family groups in mind. Socialise in the open plan kitchen/dining area together as a group, or enjoy a peaceful moment to yourself in one of the smaller rooms like the TV Room or Games Room. £200 off the week commencing 23rd October, now £1876
For those interested in enjoying holidays in October Half Term in South Devon, find out more about special offers and availability of cottages to rent in salcombe today.