october half term

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Half Term Extravaganza at Theatre Royal Plymouth’s Funky Llama Festival

Step right up to the greatest show in town, this October half-term in Plymouth’s Central Park, Theatre Royal Plymouth will be hosting their iconic Funky Llama Festival with Big Top magic and funky Halloween Fun. TRP’s Funky Llama Festival will be held in Central Park, Plymouth on Friday 29 and Saturday 30 October.

Expect live music, DJs, craft stalls, a fully licensed bar, circus...

picture of goboat IMMERSIVE PIRATE-THEMED TREASURE HUNT 

AHOY, HALF TERM: GOBOAT ANNOUNCES IMMERSIVE PIRATE-THEMED TREASURE HUNT 

  • Eco-friendly self-drive boat company to put on pirate themed treasure hunt along Regent’s Canal
  • Shiver me timbers - actors in costume and character will immerse guests into life at sea
  • Guests will receive a treasure map, tasks and clues with prizes for best fancy dress

LONDON: OCTOBER 11, 2021

Eco-friendly boat company, GoBoat , is putting...

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The most popular kid-friendly attractions this October half term

  • These are the UK’s top 10 most popular kid-friendly days out for 2021 as rated by visitors
  • Edinburgh Castle, Alton Towers and Chester Zoo appear in the UK’s top ten
  • Scotland home to three of the UK’s most popular kid-friendly attractions
  • Yorkshire rated as UK region with the highest number of TripAdvisor 5* rated kid-friendly attractions

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Guernsey this October Half-Term with Channel Islands Direct

A short break to Guernsey this half-term is the ideal family escape for the family. The islands will feel like a trip abroad despite travellers never leaving the British Isles and with such a short journey time (either by flight or ferry) it’s the ideal destination for a short break – plus regardless of vaccination status, UK travellers can visit with no testing or isolation requirements...

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Where to Go This October Half Term

With return to schools now upon us and October half-term just around the corner, we have rounded up our list of properties with availability in the upcoming school holidays. Get ahead of the game and book a spa retreat at The Scarlet for tired teachers looking to recuperate in a child free space or wear out your tiny toddler as you explore the follies at newly opened, The Tawny. Alternatively...

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FAMILY FUN AT THE NEW GRAND PALLADIUM SICILY THIS OCTOBER HALF TERM

Finding a hotel that will leave everyone happy is enough to warrant a holiday on its own! Fortunately, the new Grand Palladium Garden Beach Resort & Spa and Grand Palladium Sicilia Resort & Spa is perfectly catered for the whole family, without compromising on style or substance.

The only five-star all-inclusive resort on the stunning island of Sicily really does cater for...

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Jump into October half term on Dartmoor

The vibrant colours of autumn are on their way, offering people the perfect excuse to get outside and get closer to nature on Dartmoor National Park this October half term.

The National Park has teamed up with partners including Dartmoor Skies and the RSPB to host free or low-cost family events themed on nature. From Lino printing to litter picking; stargazing to bird watching, there’s...