Posts Tagged ‘half term’

  • Beat the rush for West Coast Irish breaks this Half Term, Christmas and New Year

    Date: 2010.10.01 | Category: Cottages, Places to go | Response: 0

    Now is the perfect time to book an Irish Autumn Half Term, Christmas or New Year break. There is always a big rush for West Coast breaks around this time of the year with a particular focus on areas near Shannon and Galway. With this in mind here are links to those areas and other West Coast properties in Ireland.

    If you are looking for a self catering holiday in Ireland have a look at Find Family Holidays Ireland listings where you will find a great selection of cottages and apartments.  Whether you are looking for a short break or a longer holiday you are sure to havea great time in the listed  self catering accommodation in Ireland.  Take a look by Irish region:

  • Get ready for your family Halloween night

    Date: 2010.09.30 | Category: Special offers - time limited, Your Travel Essentials | Response: 0

    Yes, its nearly that time of year again… Halloween is fast approaching and whether you are away on a school half term or staying at home then now is the perfect time to be preparing for your family Halloween party.

    We usually find ourselves in a caravan over the Autumn half term and over the years we have had some great family fun at Halloween with carving pumpkins to put on display, dressing up as the traditional witch, ghost or other scary character and going to the holiday parks Halloween disco.  Below we have included some the things to make a great Halloween night.

    Halloween Face painting Kit

    Putting on your scariest face is easy with this face painting kit containing 8 different coloured non-toxic, water-based face paints, plus a brush and sponge to apply them. You can mix the colours to create new ones, and take inspiration from the instruction booklet provided.
    Our Price £10.99

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    Halloween Candle Lanterns

    These Halloween lanterns will cast an eerie, golden glow over your celebrations. Just pop a tealight into the bottom of each of the re-useable, non-flammable paper lanterns for a truly magical effect.
    Pack of 10 £11.99

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    Halloween Foam Mask Crafts Kit

    Halloween party, trick or treating or just for fun – children can be a pumpkin, a black cat or a witch with these fantastic masks! Pre-cut elasticated foam mask kits in 3 assorted designs. Easy to make – just glue on the pieces and wear over and over again.
    Pack of 6 £4.99

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    Halloween Witches Costume

    Who says witches have to wear all-black? This cute costume is accented with purple or orange! Includes velvet trimmed dress and hat. Available in age 5-7 and age 8-10.
    Age 8-10 Orange £12.99
    Age 5-7 Purple £12.99

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    Halloween Ghost Costume

    It’s the stuff nightmares are made of! Put on this outfit and give your friends the heebie-jeebies! Includes moulded mask, hooded robe and gloves. Available in age 5-7 and age 8-10.
    Age 8-10 £12.99
    Age 5-7 £12.99

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    Halloween Cookie Cutter

    Skulls, pumpkins, bats, cats and ghosts – this plastic Halloween cookie cutter set has all the shapes you need for a batch of the creepiest cookies imaginable! Age 3+.
    Set of 5 £3.99

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    Light Up Ghost and Pumpkin Set

    You’ve heard of night lights, but what about fright lights? Switch on these spooky ghost and pumpkin lights and they flash in different colours while emitting a truly terrifying noise – just what you need for the scariest night of the year. The lights come with a neckstrap for hands-free operation! Batteries included. Age 5+.

    Set of 2 £4.99

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  • October half term cottages still available in the Lake District, Yorkshire, Scotland and Wales

    Date: 2010.09.22 | Category: Cottages | Response: 0

    The October half term may be fast approaching but there are still some great family self catering cottages availabile in some of the most beautiful parts of the UK including the Lake District, Yorkshire, Scotland and Wales.

    With the colder weather on its way a cottage break is the perfect choice to get away this half term but still be in some lovely cosy accommodation in great locations.  Not only can you find accommodation at great locations, you can also choose from a great range of cottage features that include everything from open wood fires and hot tubs to swimming pools and Internet access – there really is something for everyone.

    Take a look at some of the lovely cottages available via Cumbrian Cottages and others  in the Lake District, Yorkshire, Northumberland, Derbyshire, Scotland and Wales.

  • Find some great Family holidays this October half term

    Date: 2010.09.14 | Category: Cottages, Latest News, Places to go, Special offers - time limited | Response: 0

    So the summer holidays are over but that doesn’t mean there are no more chances to get away this year.  For example, why not get away and see the British countryside at its mellow best this October. Whether you are looking for a great family fun Half Term breaks to romantic hideaways for two, there is no better time to get out there and enjoy it. From the quiet calm of the West Country to the dramatic landscapes of Northern England…or anywhere else that takes your fancy…you’re sure to find a self catering family holiday that’s just right for you.

    Devon’s beaches are even more magical for family games or quiet evening strolls when the high-summer crowds have gone home. Or why not head for the Cornwall beaches for some of the best UK surfing weather. Whilst in Yorkshire it’s the perfect season for seeing moors and hills, villages and dales at their most seasonally spectacular, whether you’re with the family or just the two of you.

    Coast and country in South West England

    You can find some great self catering cottages both by the coast and at idyllic country locations this October half term. If you are looking at South West England, there is a great choice of luxury cottages, cottages close to the beach,  accommodation with easy walking close by and self catering with open fires.  Alternatively, you could look at some lodges in the South West of England that range from the luxurious with hot tubs to those that are ideal for the family pet

    Explore the moors in Yorkshire

    You can find some great self catering cottages in Yorkshire this October half term. If you are looking at Yorkshire, there is a great choice of cottages with hot tubs with easy walking close by and self catering with open fires and woodburning stoves.  Alternatively, you could look at some lodges in Yorkshire including the Yorkshire Dales, Yorkshire Moors and Coast.

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