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february half term short breaks in the uk 2015

It seems like only yesterday when we were all ringing in the New Year and yet the February half term is almost upon us. If you've visited all your local attractions over and over again and your children – and you! – are tired of the same old places, you might be panicking about how you can entertain them during the break. Don't worry. There are plenty of fantastic last minute deals available throughout the UK at very affordable prices, giving you lots of choices, no matter what size or age your family.

Short breaks in the UK with Sykes Cottages this half term

Sykes Cottages are winners of the British Travel Awards 2014 Best UK Holiday Cottage Booking Company (Large) and with good reason. They have over 5,000 cottages across the UK and Ireland for you to pick from, all personally inspected to ensure a consistently high standard, no matter where you stay. What's more, many of their cottages are pet friendly, meaning nobody has to be left behind. Sleeping anything up to 12 people, if you want to go away with friends, there's plenty of room for everyone.
One of the best advantages of a cottage is that it really is your home from home. With fully equipped kitchens, it's easy to prepare food for even the fussiest of eaters, you don't have to worry about your child not liking the hotel food. It also means that if you have a young family, you can work to your own routine and schedule and not worry about restaurant opening times or whether you're going to disturb other guests in the hotel.

Short breaks in a holiday cottage in England this half term

Cornwall's a perennial favourite with families and with good reason. Although it might be too cold in February to dip your toes in the sea, there's still plenty of indoor activities on offer, including soft play areas, such as Jungle Jacks in Newquay or Go Bananas in Redruth. If your child has history homework to work on, you could let them get really hands on at Buccaneer Bay or Pendennis Castle. If you book Swallow Cottage in Probus, you're a mere 5 minutes away from Truro or Peacehaven Rosecraddoc Lodge near Liskeard, where you can wrap up warm and go for stunning woodland walks, explore country parks and run around the beach.
Alternatively, if you want something truly unique, you could book Abbey Dore Court, just outside of Hereford. This holiday home in the country sleeps up to 22 people, with most of the nine bedrooms having their own en suite bathroom, giving you plenty of space for hide and seek with the children! Close to the Brecon Beacons National Park and the Black Mountains, there's plenty to discover or pop over to Hay-on-Wye, just 15 miles away, and lose yourselves in the 30+ bookshops in the town.

Short breaks with Hoseasons in the UK this half term

If you prefer the ease of having plenty of activities within walking distance, where your children can be busy all day long in kids clubs or an indoor pool, a Hoseasons holiday park or could be the right choice for you. For example, Darwin Forest Country Park in Darley Moor, Matlock, gives you a base in the heart of the beautiful Peak District, with its market towns, villages and historic houses, such as Hardwick Hall. However, if you don't want to leave the site, you don't have to. The Evolution Leisure Centre boasts a large indoor pool as well as gym and spa (gym and spa over 16s only) and an impressive indoor children's play area where they'll be happy to bounce around all day. Alternatively, you can hire a bike, play mini golf or even learn orienteering!
With impressive last minute discounts available, it's easy to find a break that fits your budget and family and once you've booked your holiday, you can relax, knowing that the half term blues are well and truly over!

superb last minute breaks in the uk this february half term

If you are looking for last minute short break in the UK this half term, then I should be able to help you. I work directly with both owners and also with a number of different, reputable holiday companies to give you the best possible choice of where to stay. So, click here to contact me if you would like me to help - oh, and yes, it is a FREE service!!
Alternatively, if you would like to discuss your requirements over the telephone, might I suggest you give one of my partners a call?
  • For the UK & Ireland: 01244 352 241 – they are open from 9am to 9.30pm every day. Sykes Cottages are always happy to just offer advice or take bookings if they can find somewhere you like.

Failing that, here are some of my other contacts who all have great deals on last minute availability this half term - click on the names for more information:
holiday cottages in the uk on special offer Sykes Cottages have over 4,000 cottages which have been individually inspected. Winners of the British Travel Awards - Best Large UK Cottage/Self Catering Booking Company in 2013 & 2014. Click the red title heading for cottages from £129/wk this winter, half term escapes from £162, Valentine's treats from £199 & Easter breaks from £184. Or telephone 01244 352241 if you need some help - lines open until 9.30pm every day!
../holidays in the uk on special offer Hoseasons Holidays - holiday cottages, lodges, holiday parks or boating holidays all over the UK with plenty on offer in south west England. Click the red title heading for up to £200 off school summer holidays, Feb half term breaks from £159, 2015 Easter breaks from just £199 all with a low deposit of just £25 on 2015 holidays. Please book online via this link if possible
family holidays in wales Bluestone Wales, Pembrokeshire - luxury holiday village with both lodge & cottage accommodation to sleep 2-14 people each plus numerous onsite acitivites. The huge leisure pool is a great hit with the kids, as is the indoor adventure centre & high ropes course. Its also near the beach. Ideal all year round holiday destination for short family breaks or longer holidays. In my opinion its a bit like a more luxurious, cheaper version of Center Parcs. Click the red title heading for the latest prices & availability including last minute availability for long weekends at Feb half term from £299 for 4 people but hurry, there's not much left!
family friendly holiday parks in the uk Hoburne Holiday Parks, 4*&5* rated in south & south west England: luxury static caravans, indoor & outdoor swimming pools, kids clubs, beach locations. Seven top quality holiday parks in Dorset, Devon, Cornwall and Somerset. Click the red title heading for latest offers including 10% off 2015 holidays (ends 15th Feb). Please book online via this link if possible - thank you.
family friendly holidays in england Park Resorts, UK - offers 48 fantastic Holiday Parks in a mix of coastal and lakeside locations across the UK with plenty of activities for the whole family. Self catering accommodation in mobile homes, apartments, chalets, lodges and even hotels at 2 parks! All available at unbeatable prices for a family holiday. Click the red title to save up to 30% on your 2015 holiday if you book by 28 Feb. Please book online via this link if possible - thank you.
family friendly holiday parks Haven Holiday Parks - 35 award winning family holiday parks close to some of Britain's favourite seaside resorts. Self catering accomodation available for a variety of budgets - caravans, mobile homes, apartments, glamping. Swimming pools, kids clubs, evening entertainment and more. Click the red title for latest deals including book before 31 Jan for up to 50% off spring, early summer & autumn holidays and up to 25% on all other dates. Plus best price guarantee. Please book online via this link if possible - thank you.
holiday cottage accommodation Cottages.com, UK - family friendly holiday cottages all over the UK & Ireland. Click the red title heading to save on weekly holidays in the UK or France including February half term from £295 and a small £25 deposit on all summer holiday bookings. Please book online via this link if possible - thank you.
cotswolds cottages on special offer Cotswolds Holiday Cottages - 1-6 bedroom holiday cottages located all over the Cotswolds area from this family run holiday company. Accommodation includes options within the famous & popular Cotswolds Water Park. Click the red title heading for latest special offers including up to 20% off in January & February plus great value short breaks. Please book online via this link if possible - thank you
devon cottages on special offer Coast & Country Holiday Cottages, South Devon - over 400 self-catering properties exclusively in South Devon from the winner of "Best UK small holiday cottage company 2014". Click the red title heading for latest offers: up to £150 off your summer family holiday, up to 20% off Feb half term getaways & up to £100 off Easter breaks with the family. Please book online via this link if at all possible to help keep RFH going as I receive a small commission on bookings - thank you.
family hotel scotland Crieff Hydro Hotel, Perthshire, Scotland - hotel with family rooms & self catering. 60 activities onsite including pool, horse riding & tennis. What's more they offer FREE daily childcare, FREE leisure pool, gym, cinema & much, much more. Click the red title heading for the best rate guarantee - you won't find it cheaper anywhere else, not to mention the latest special offers including March short hotel breaks from only £44.50pp, Feb half term availability & up to 25% off self catering holidays. Please book online via this link if possible - thank you
family friendly hotels in the uk Macdonald Hotels operates 48 well-located hotels (all 4 and 5 star establishments) throughout the UK & won the AA hotel group of the year 2013-14. Click the red title heading for the latest deals & online booking including up to 50% off winter breaks, £10 spending money and a best rate guarantee - you won't find it cheaper anywhere else. Please book online via this link if possible - thank you
family friendly holiday parks in england John Fowler Holiday Parks, south west England - family friendly coastal holiday parks throughout Cornwall, Devon & Somerset. Accommodation to suit all budgets including luxury modern lodges in the woods to low cost caravans, chalets & apartments. Facilities include Foxy kids club, swimming pools, water flumes... all included in the price. Click the red title for latest deals including book 3 nights 13th or 20th March & get the rest of the week FREE (code AFFM), or £100 off your summer weekly stays or £50 for short breaks, 20% off 2 week holidays & £25 off at Easter. Please book online - thanks
family friendly holidays in england Park Resorts, UK - offers 48 fantastic Holiday Parks in a mix of coastal and lakeside locations across the UK with plenty of activities for the whole family. Self catering accommodation in mobile homes, apartments, chalets, lodges and even hotels at 2 parks! All available at unbeatable prices for a family holiday. Click the red title to save up to 30% on your 2015 holiday if you book by 6 March. Please book online via this link if possible - thank you.
family friendly holiday parks Haven Holiday Parks, all over the UK - 35 award winning family holiday parks throughout England, Scotland and Wales - close to some of Britain's favourite seaside resorts. Self catering accomodation available for a variety of budgets - caravans, mobile homes, apartments, glamping. Swimming pools, kids clubs, evening entertainment and more. Click the red title for latest deals including Spring breaks from £79 and Easter breaks from £149. Plus best price guarantee. Please book online via this link if possible - thank you.

Article By Sophie Childs and Lucilla Paull.

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