Greener BeeGreen HolidaysCottages.com unveils flash sale with deals on cosy holiday homes for October half term

If your budget is still recovering from the summer holidays but you’d like to treat the kids to an October half term getaway, then you may want to bookmark Cottages.com’s latest sale .

The holiday rental bookings website has just launched a flash sale with discounts on hundreds of its prettiest and cosiest cottages around the UK, with £50 off stays with arrival dates from the 20th October.

However you’ll need to pick your destination fairly quickly, as the sale ends on Monday 18th September, and with the properties already budget-friendly even before the discounts, we reckon the bargains will be snapped up quickly.

The full list of deals is available here , but to give you an idea of the types of holiday homes you could find, we’ve picked out our top 5 favourites below…

In the meantime you can find more staycation inspiration on our UK holidays page – and if it’s a seaside escape you’re after, then we recommend one of the top 10 sandy beaches in the UK .

1. Hawthorn, Woolsery, Devon

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This detached holiday home is nestled in the heart of the picturesque countryside, a stone’s throw from the Hartland Peninsula.

It’s just a short drive from popular beaches including Woolacombe and Sandy Bay, not to mention there’s plenty to do with the kids from The Milky Way to The Big Sheep.

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Enjoying a romantic break? Then head to the nearby fishing village of Clovelly where you’ll find steep cobbled streets and the Hartland Quay’s rugged coastline.

THE DEAL: £360 for seven night’s self-catered accommodation (previously £410), arriving on Sunday 22nd October. Sleeps six in two bedrooms, one pet allowed.

2. Amble Cottage, Oxnam, The Scottish Borders

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Tucked away in the heart of the rolling green countryside of Oxnam, this pretty terraced cottage has everything you need for a cosy and relaxing break – think plush furniture and snug bedrooms.

Meanwhile the spectacular Floors Castle and Mellerstain House are a short drive away, or you can make the most of the great outdoors on the several brilliant walking and cycling trails throughout the Cheviot hills.

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Looking for something a bit less challenging? Then a gentle stroll along the river makes for a very picturesque walk – and we suggest stopping off at one of the local pubs for some delicious grub.

THE DEAL: £343 for seven nights’ self-catered accommodation (was £393), arriving on Friday 20th October. Sleeps four in two bedrooms.

3. Withy Grove Farm – Beech, East Huntspill, Somerset

If you’re looking for a country retreat away from the hustle and bustle of city life, then Withy Grove Farm could be ideal.

It’s situated in a quiet corner of Somerset on the banks of the River Huntspill, and because it’s a working farm there’s a whole host of animals for youngsters to meet!

Think chickens, cows, horses, over 100 breeding ewes, a friendly Shetland pony named Alf, and two adorable pygmy goats named Fudge and Snowy.

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There’s plenty to keep the whole family occupied thanks to the wide array of activities from the outdoor heated swimming pool to the skittle alley, or even the games room complete with table tennis, a pool table, and table football.

And for those who want to take a stroll, we recommend the lusciously green surrounding gardens.

THE DEAL: £373 for seven nights’ self-catered accommodation (was £424), arriving on the 20th October 2017. Sleeps four in two bedrooms, one pet allowed.

4. Gran’s Cottage, Askrigg, Yorkshire

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This charming dales cottage is the ideal base if you want to explore Wensleydale, then head home and have a cosy night in.

It’s tucked away in the heart of the picturesque of Askrigg so you’ll have access to the pubs and shops as well as the countryside.

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As well as the cosy bedrooms and quaint stone exterior, the property is home to a spacious kitchen and dining area, and a snug living room with an electric wood burning effect stove.

THE DEAL: £336 for seven night’s self-catered accommodation (was £386), arriving on the 20th October 2017. Sleeps four in two bedrooms.

5. The Old Net Store, Portknockie, Highlands

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This fisherman’s cottage is right by the stunning coastline of Portknockie, where you could spot wildlife including dolphins and seals. (You can even take a boat trip out to get up close to the sea creatures).

The interiors boast quirky nautical touches, while the property has been renovated to be the ultimate holiday home with everything you need for a break.

Located on the Moray Firth, it’s in the heart of a lovely fishing village, where you’ll find plenty of small shops, pubs and restaurants.

THE DEAL: £329 for seven nights’ self-catered accommodation (was £379), arriving on the 21st October 2017. Sleeps four in two bedrooms, two pets allowed.

You can also book properties by calling 0345 498 6900.

Article source: http://www.mirror.co.uk/travel/uk-ireland/cottagescom-unveils-flash-sale-deals-11177874


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