With the kids back at school, it won’t be long before the October half term holiday is upon us. We have asked Claire Lees who runs the kids travel deals blog to come up with some exciting holiday ideas. Autumn is a great time to holiday in the UK; not too cold to venture outside and enjoy this magical time of year. If late summer sun is more your thing then Claire has found some great value family holidays in Europe and beyond.
- Forest Cabin Holidays – 15% Off
One of my favourite things about autumn is how beautiful forests looks when trees change. Forest Holidays offer cabin holidays set exclusively in Forestry Commission estates in beautiful woodland across England and lochside locations in Scotland. Take advantage of a 15% saving on holidays this half term.
- Child Friendly Cottages
If a luxury holiday cottage appeals, Cranmer Country Cottages close to Holkham, Norfolk are incredibly baby and child friendly. Indulge in their baby sitting service, bespoke catering service and frozen home cooked meals delivered to your door. Cottages from £659 for one week.
- Luxury Camping – Larkhill Tipis
Escape to Carmarthenshire for a luxury tented camping experience at Larkhill Tipis and cosy up round the wood burning stove. Nightly rates start from £60.
- Family Watersports Holiday
Why not take the plunge and try out sailing, kayaking or white water rafting whilst staying at YHA Lee Valley hostal just a 25 minute train ride from London. Brave it and book a bed or play it safe with a private room just perfect for families with younger children. Rooms from £44.
- Turkey Family Tour
Fancy seeing Turkey but not just the sun lounger next to you. On the Go Tours has a family tour combining Istanbul with a visit to some of Turkey’s most impressive roman ruins, historical sites and natural attractions. Adult price £699 land only.
- Egypt Family Tour
Egypt is another great destination for families. Families Worldwide have a ‘Feluccas and Pyramids’ family tour that takes in Cairo, Aswan and Luxor including a sail on the Nile and visiting the major temples and tombs. From £599 adult land only.
- Rural Spain – Safari Tents
Discover a totally rural part of Spain where you can relax and enjoy the beauty of the great outdoors spotting birdlife, swimming in the natural swimming pools and horse riding. Finca las Canadas is in Western Spain and offers eco-friendly safari tent holidays. A complete get-away from the stress of London living. From 500 euros a week for a tent sleeping up to 6.