Fancy a Last Minute Exchange for October Half Term

The nights are drawing in, there’s a chill in the air, and your winter woollies are being dug out in preparation for the weather ahead! While some of us may love this season, others wish they could extend the summer temperatures we enjoyed this year!

October half term is almost upon us, which means we have another opportunity for a getaway! Yes, it may be last minute, but isn’t the excitement of being spontaneous so tempting?

Whether you want to wrap up here in the UK, or you prefer taking a week the sun, let us entice you with some potentially available homes.

Family on holiday in October


Need a little more inspiration? Here are a few handpicked options that may be of interest.

In the UK:


Romans, Normans, and Saxons have all left their mark on this incredible and historic city. With so many attractions such as the fabulous Longleat Safari park, the famous homes of Longleat house and Wilton House, and the National Trust Gardens at Stourhead. With all there is to offer, there will be plenty of fun and adventures for you and your family to enjoy.


Cheshire’s Peak District offers some of the most breathtaking scenery just waiting for you to explore. With stunning gardens, historic homes, the Chester Zoo, and the largest Roman Amphitheatre in Britain there will be no shortage of activities!


Whether you want to explore the world-renowned university, experience your Hogwarts dreams in the Great Dining hall at Christchurch, walk through stunning gardens or visit the UK’s only Crocodile Zoo, this is the destination for you!


And for those of you who are looking for sunshine:


The capital city of Costa del Sol, Malaga has managed to preserve it’s delightful old charm while still embracing a modern cosmopolitan feel. Whether you’re a city slicker, a beach lover, a culture vulture, a foodie or a shopaholic, Malaga does not disappoint.


Between the waterparks and theme parks, the dolphin watching and museums, and the castles and jazz, it is no wonder Portugal was just awarded the ‘Europe’s leading destination’ by World Travel Awards. It’s a perfect destination for families of all sizes.

Tuscany, Italy

Just the mention of  ‘Italy’ can conjure dreams of stunning art and beautiful architecture, incredible fashion and delicious food all coupled with the extraordinary countryside of the Tuscan hills.

Once you arrange your getaway, we would love to hear how you got on! Please share your story below or in the UK Facebook Group but, most importantly, enjoy your time away!

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