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October Half Term

Enjoy a fun-filled adventure this October

If the rush on holiday bookings left you without a plan for a family break this summer, fear not as there’s still plenty of time to drum up a spectacular staycation for all this October half term.

Crabtree & Crabtree offer fun-filled holidays across the North of England and South of Scotland and we are all about the good old-fashioned family adventure: building dens, splashing about in streams, riding bikes and building sandcastles on the beach. Think: Famous Five meets Swallows & Amazons. It’s time to rewild your child on an epic autumnal escape… from long sandy beaches and wild and windy national parks to working farms, medieval castles, lighthouses and remote islands, this corner of the world has so much to offer families who love the great outdoors.

Looking for a smaller property for an escape with a few friends or that special someone? With modern coastal apartments and quaint cosy cottages aplenty, whisk yourselves away to a land of dazzling seascapes, rolling moorland and winding country lanes.

These properties are available throughout the upcoming October half term. Some of our holiday homes and cottages are available for full weeks whilst others can be booked for short breaks.

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Wood Cottage Leitholm, Scottish Borders

With its fairy-tale sylvan setting and unique art legacy, there’s more to this dainty cottage than first meets the eye.

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Foxglove Shepherd's Hut Berwick upon Tweed, Northumberland

For a cool glamping getaway, why not explore your sense of adventure and embrace the great outdoors.

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Dryburgh Steading One St. Boswells, Scottish Borders

A meticulously renovated farm steading on the banks of the River Tweed that blends rural tranquillity, historic interest and easy access to nearby Melrose

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West Farm Cottage Kirkwhelpington, Northumberland

A cosy home-from-home in the rural heart of Northumberland. Owned by an artist and a garden designer, this cottage flaunts beautifully styled interiors and a pretty garden, with several of the county's highly regarded gardens located nearby. 

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4 The Bay, Coldingham Coldingham, Scottish Borders

A luxurious penthouse apartment enjoying panoramic coastline views and magnificent roof terrace.

25% discount on holidays throughout December 2021 (3-night stay minimum, excluding Festive period).

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Lowtown Cottage Greenhead, Northumberland

An ancient stone byre whose traditional exterior and rural setting belie its bold design and artistic pedigree.

Festive Offer: 10% discount on 7-night holidays commencing Monday 20th and Monday 27th December 2021.

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The Rushes Bamburgh, Northumberland

Reflecting the colours of the coast and the sandgrasses which grow here, this cosy two bedroom cottage is perfectly placed for coastal exploring sitting midway between the pretty village of Bamburgh and the jolly seaside town of Seahouses.

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Leitholm Cottage Leitholm, Scottish Borders

This three bedroom period cottage has a lovely vibe opening up into a bright open plan living space, ideally placed for busy active stays or a calming change of pace.

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Middle Cottage Gunnerton, Northumberland

Oozing character and charm, Middle Cottage is everything a cottage should be - petit and perfectly formed set in the heart of the stunning Northumberland countryside. 

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Lakeside Cottage, Emily Capheaton, Northumberland

A one-bedroom haven set in the peaceful grounds of the Capheaton Estate.

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