Forest Holidays

October half term holidays

A half term break at the most colourful time of the year


Run, jump, swing and splash your way through the half-term holidays on an autumn holiday in the heart of the forest. Ramble through the countryside, chat under starry skies and take time to just...be. October family holidays don’t get much better than this.

What to look out for:

  • Incredible autumn colours 
  • Clear starry skies and crisp air 
  • Crunchy leaves and muddy puddles 
  • Squirrels, dormice and jays  
  • Small mammals build winter reserves  
  • Hedgehogs snuggle up for hibernation 

October is perfect for:

  • Enjoy exclusive discounts at Go Ape 
  • Try our handy in-cabin delivery service 
  • Explore our range of adventure activities 
  • Hire bikes and hit the forest trails  
  • Add in-cabin entertainment 
  • Halloween activities at each location 

Things to do in the October half term

Get that Forest Feeling on your October half term break

Enjoy crunchy leaves and fresh forest air or head out to the UK’s best family attractions (often just minutes away from our locations). Whether you’re building dens in woodland glades or dropping by the Forest Retreat for hot chocolate and marshmallows, October half term holidays are filled with Forest Feeling.

Top picks for October half term activities and extras

Take aim in an archery session, fly high above the treetops on a zipwire and get stuck into a range of on-location adventure activities for all ages. And with our handy in-cabin delivery service, meals are made easy too. Order food, drinks and essentials to your doorstep, or pre-book favourites such as pizzas, burgers and hot breakfasts before your stay. The perfect way to keep October family holidays simple.

Don’t forget to pre-book your Forest Ranger experiences

Experience true nature-connectedness and uncover the secrets of the natural world with your friendly Forest Ranger by your side. From Forest Survival sessions and Nocturnal Adventures to Forest Discovery sessions ideal for everyone (including the little ones), we’ve got you covered with a range of fun activities. Pre-book today and get ready to learn all about the forest on your best-ever October half term holiday.

  • Walking holidays

    Adventure holidays

  • Cycling holidays

    Forest Ranger activities

  • Explore your locations

    From the Cornish coast to the shores of Loch Long, escape the everyday at one of 11 locations nestled in the UK’s most beautiful forests.

  • A cabin to suit every family

    Enjoy woodland views, spacious surroundings, your own outdoor hot tub, and much more. Sleeping 1 to 10 guests, discover the ideal cabin for your next family break.

  • Family holidays in the UK

    A cosy cabin under the stars, wild adventures in the great outdoors and an entire forest at your feet. Gloriously muddy wellies and rosy cheeks guaranteed.

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