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UK breaks in October Half Term

Summer is at its end, but that doesn’t mean you can’t experience an amazing UK holiday in 2024 with an October half term break. Whether you love to explore the outdoors, or just relax on the veranda with a brew, October is a month of cosy excitement.

And if you’re up for a scare, we’ve got plenty of Halloween fun in store for half term, too.

So, if you want to find some great value deals on October Half Term breaks, take a look at our selection of 66 breathtaking parks.

Top October Half Term parks 2024

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Spooktacular Halloween breaks

From zombie raves to frighteningly fashionable fancy dress competitions, enjoy weeks of fun across 61 parks this Halloween. Dates available from 29th September.

When is October half term 2024?

October half term dates vary from council to council, as well as between England, Wales and Scotland. Don’t miss out on an autumn break - add these dates to your diary! Don’t forget to check your local council’s website to find the correct dates for your area.

England October half term dates

● The majority of schools in England will break up on Friday 25th October - and return 1 week later on Monday 4th November. Some schools, however, will break up a week earlier on Friday 18th October - returning on Monday 28th October.

Wales October half term dates

● All schools in Wales will break up on Friday 25th October - and return 1 week later on Monday 4th November.

Scotland October half term dates

● In Scotland, the majority of schools will break up on Friday 11th October - returning 1 week later on Monday 21st October. However, some schools break up at the start of the month, on Friday 4th October - returning on Monday 14th October.

Terms and Conditions

*£25 low deposit available for online bookings made using the Direct Debit Payment facility. Only available on holiday priced at £200 or more. Holidays must be booked a minimum of 16 weeks prior to travel to qualify for the Direct Debit payment options. Final payment must be taken 4 weeks + 1 day prior to travel.