Take a last minute October half term getaway with the Caravan and Motorhome Club
Find below the Caravan and Motorhome Club’s top five places to enjoy half term this October:
As one of the oldest and one of the prettiest cities in the UK, York is just waiting to be explored this half term. Discover York’s gruesome history at the York Dungeons. Take the whole family for half term fun at Flamingoland which is celebrating spooky happenings between 16 October and 4 November. For the ultimate York getaway, combine with a stay at York Beechwood Grange Site located just 10 minutes from York. The Site is ideal for a relaxing break away but is close enough to the city for attractions. York Racecourse is also within close proximity and York’s city centre bars and restaurants and only a short distance away.
Prices start from £26.40 per standard pitch per night, based on two adults and two children sharing
Celebrate Halloween early this October half term with a visit to the idyllic medieval Scottish capital. Trick and treat the competition at the annual 5k Pumpkin Run where competitors are challenged to “pick up your pumpkin” and take on inflatable objects across the course. A visit to Real Mary King’s Close is a must-do for history lovers; the stories of Edinburgh’s underground forgotten streets come alive in special tours. For those looking to communicate with the spirits, a visit to Glenkinchie Distillery, home to Edinburgh Malt Whiskey is bound to send shivers down the spine. No visit to Edinburgh would be complete without a stay at the Edinburgh Club Site. The Site is situated along the Firth of the Forth and is only a short drive from the city centre. It is perfect for those wanting to combine the coastal scene with the city vibe. Dog walks and cycle routes surround the Site making it a great pit stop for those who also like to explore the outdoors.
Prices start from £24.65 per standard pitch per night, based on two adults and two children sharing
The north-eastern and Scottish bordering county of Northumberland offers ancient Castles and landscapes just waiting to be discovered. Visit the home of Quidditch and Harry Potter, Alnwick Castle which provided the backdrop to many of the films and is home to the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland. Combine a visit to Northumberland with a stay at River Breamish Club Site located in the heart of the Cheviot Hills, Alnwick. The surrounding Breamish Valley also offers a great playground for lovers of the outdoors with stunning walks, medieval ruins and cycle tracks. The Site itself is located on the river banks and is dog-friendly, meaning the whole can enjoy an escape this half term.
Prices start from £28 per standard pitch per night, based on two adults and two children sharing
With its glorious tower, the home of the Pepsi Max and famous illuminations, there is nowhere quite like Blackpool. Deemed the ‘Las Vegas of the North’, the town is a great seaside escape this half term. Uncover Blackpool’s gruesome history and face fears at the Blackpool Tower Dungeons or dance the night away in the home of Ballroom Dancing at the world famous Blackpool Tower Ballroom. A visit to Blackpool offers the perfect opportunity to explore the Blackpool South Club Site. The Site is just a short drive from Britain’s premier seaside resort and is also not far from the edge of the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales – perfect for those wanting to also explore the great outdoors. The Site offers a playground for the youngsters that will keep them entertained for hours and also welcomes dogs.
Prices start from £24.30 per standard pitch per night, based on two adults and two children sharing
Enjoy a very regal half term and explore the home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire. Steeped in 400 years of history, Chatsworth House is one of the most iconic stately homes in England and has over 30 rooms waiting to discovered; dine like royalty in the state rooms or learn to dance in the Grand Ballroom. Explore the majestic landscape of Peak Cavern by taking a boat trip underground and walking through the twists and turns of Castleton’s caves in the heart of the Peak District. Combine a visit to Derbyshire with a stay at the Chatsworth Park Club Site. Hidden in an old-walled garden of the picturesque Chatsworth Estate, the Site is at the centre of all the royal fun. It is the perfect stop to spot a deer or two, as well as enjoy the facilities of the Estate including Golf and Tennis. There is also a playground at the Site to keep the little ones entertained for hours.
Prices start from £29.70 per standard pitch per night, based on two adults and two children sharing