Top five unique and family friendly holidays in the UK for October half term
I know it feels like term has only just started but believe it or not, half term is just around the corner. If you haven't yet made plans, and fancy a few days away with the family, then here at One Off Places we've got some great suggestions. Peaceful and relaxing time for the adults, and the children will be in heaven too. See below for our top 5 including yurts, hobbit houses, treehouse and cottages.
On the edge of the Peak District National Park, with stunning views across the Staffordshire Moorlands, you will find an award-winning cluster of yurts which offer the ultimate glamping experience complete with woodfired hot tub, sauna and a full menu of relaxing treatments available on site. All the yurts have private wood fired hot tubs and include pumpkins for carving during half term to add to the pumpkin lanterns on site.
Family yurts (sleep up to 5) available from Mon 22nd October for 2 nights @ £300 & from Mon 29th Oct for 2 nights @ £300 and 4 nights @ £600
Rosehip Yurt (sleeps 3) available from Mon 22nd October 2 nights £300 or 4 nights £580.
In the grounds of a medieval manor house in the heart of North Yorkshire is a small, relaxed, friendly campsite where you can enjoy a chilled-out glamping experience. Nestled within a 6 acre field in the midst of a 110 acre farm, surrounded by trees and bounded by a stream, choose from simple camping pitches, eco pods or hobbit houses. Wonderfully rural, yet walking distance to the village of Husthwaite.
Sleeps 4. Available Friday 19th October. £188.50 for 3 nights (was £195), £234 for 4 nights (was £260), £266.50 (was £325) for 5 nights.
This Scottish glampsite is uniquely situated right by a magnificent sandy beach on Lochhouses farm, east of Edinburgh. There are seven treehouses which have a panoramic view of the beach and dunes from a high tree-lined ridge. Lochhouses farm, where the treehouses are situated, adjoins the John Muir Country Park so you have beach, sea, walking, riding, fishing and wildlife right on your doorstep.
Available from Fri 19th Oct - Fri 2nd Nov. £495 for 4 nights / £750 for 7 nights. Sleeps 6.
A collection of houses and cottages in the grounds of the Whittern Estate, a picturesque 700 acre landholding near Lyonshall in Herefordshire that offers a peaceful country retreat in which to relax, romance or reunite. Each property is self contained - the smallest of them sleeps 4, and the largest sleeps 16. Beyond the gardens there are endless acres of fields, orchards and woodland for you to explore and there are four excellent walking trails that go round the farm, through the woods, over open countryside and connect with other foot paths (you can even walk to the pub).
All are available from Fri 19th Oct - Fri 2nd Nov. Field Cottage and The Forge sleep 4 and cost £612 for the week. The Colloquy and the Sheriffs sleep up to 16 and cost from £2915 to £4015 for the week.
Nestled within 115 acres of meadows and woodland in rural Suffolk you will find a collection of glamping accommodation including luxury safari tents, a beautifully converted wooden horsebox and a pretty gypsy caravan. Style and creature comforts alongside off-grid tranquillity and unspoilt natural surroundings. Come and experience camp fires, starry skies and an altogether more relaxed pace of life.
15% off half term stays. 3 night weekend now £548 in a safari tent, £420 in the gypsy caravan and the horsebox or a 4 night midweek break from £495 (safari tents) and £395 (gypsy caravan).