Considering a last minute October half term holiday, or perhaps a memorable festive trip away with the kids over Christmas and New Year?

Here’s a handy list of parent friendly holidays with remaining availability – but act fast, these holidays tend not to hang around for long!

3 cottages available (sleeping 4 to 6 people) for Christmas and New Year week, prices start at just *£1275.  Includes a visit from Farmer Christmas on Christmas Eve and a real live nativity and carol singing down at the farm, plus private hot tub and fully decorated cottage.

** Special offer £100 off full week Christmas or New Year stays for Parent Friendly followers (call or email and quote Parent Friendly offer when booking)

Luxurious Edwardian 4 bedroom house in Wadebridge, North Cornwall sleeps 8 plus 2 babies, with off road parking for 2 cars and enclosed garden with wooden playhouse and slide.  Walking distance to pretty market town with all its amenities and the Camel Trail.  Short drive to beaches and lots of other family friendly activities. 20% discount for October half term.  The grandeur and period features of Hillcote look stunning with Christmas decorations – book soon to not miss out on Christmas week or New Year.

Forge Cottage available during October Half Term, sleeps 3 in 2 bedrooms. Unique animal feeding tours, free fishing, dogs welcome and discounted ferry prices. Available for the whole week or alternatively for short breaks. £895 for the week but short breaks also available (min 2 night stay).  Various Christmas availability too!

October half term – No 21, sleeps 3, £915 from 2oth October.  Full Christmas weeks from £915 to £1470 – sleeping between 2 and 7 people.  Some dog friendly. 5 day Christmas breaks 15% off full week price. New Years Week from£915 to 1630 -sleeping between 2 and 7 people. Some dog friendly. 5 day NYE breaks 15% off full week price.

Some October half term availability – The Byre (sleeps 10) – 3 or 4 nights – £1632.40, 7 nights – £2332,00.

October Half Term – Kids 10 and Under Stay Free at all hotels and Teens Stay Free (11-15 years) at the TLH Derwent Hotel. Offer available on selected dates. Offer applies when children share a family room with 2 full paying adults. Call 01803 400500 to get our Kid’s Offers.

Twixmas – Wed 27 – Sat 30 December. Any 2 nights from only £158pp. Kids under 10 go FREE.

Flexible arrival dates over Christmas if you come to the farm between 18th – 24th December, so this busy time of the year feels like less of a rush. We know it probably feels miles away, but if a winter farm stay sounds like Christmas bliss, now is the time to start booking. We’ll have real Christmas trees in each of our cottages, log burners to snuggle in front of, toasty heated indoor pool and the usual friendly farm animals and pony rides to enjoy. Prices start from £585 for a 3 night break in a two bedroom cottage.

Availability over both October half term and Christmas New Year.  Cottages sleeping 2 – 16, prices starting from £300 which includes linen, towels, and use of the leisure facilities.

October half term discounted offers, between 5 and 15% off half term breaks.

Christmas and New Year availability, 2-10 people, 3 nights minimum, from £434. Fully decorated Christmas tree included, and most cottages with log burner.

Still availability for families looking for a half-term getaway in October – rooms sleeping up to 6 and a full activity schedule running including FREE family activities to keep the kids entertained. We do also have availability for a family Christmas and new year stay.

Availability for both October and Christmas.  Fabulously family friendly lakeside holiday home with access to indoor and outdoor pools, sauna, spa, gym, tennis courts and playgrounds  at southern end of Cotswolds Sleeps 9 + 2 cots Prices starting from £1475

Various availability for October and Christmas at Nethway Farm, with fabulous offers of up to 25% off.

Availability for both October half term and Christmas. Cosy warm lodge style cottages in East Devon available for Half Term  from £700 – £930.   Short breaks available too. Close to Crealy Adventure & the Donkey Sanctuary.

Some cottages still available for October half term, discounted as follows: cottages sleeping 3-8 people, prices starting from £484 for a short break for 3 to £1571 for a week for 8. Plenty of farm activities and Halloween fun.

10 nights for the price of 7 at Bosinver Farm Cottages this Christmas.  Our standard 7-night stay over Christmas runs from Friday 22nd December to Friday 29th December, but with our 10 nights for the price of 7 you can enjoy a stay from Tuesday 19th December at no extra cost!

All remaining stays at Corffe Cottages for October half-term have now been reduced. Various cottages sleeping between 3 and 6 people available. All have access to the lovely indoor heated pool.

Cottages available over October half term from £890/3 nights.  At Christmas and New Year, enjoy 7 nights for the price of 5!  Cottages available from £1200 – £1850.