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Reasonably priced self-catering places for 1/2 term (21st-28th October)

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petunia Wed 31-May-06 12:39:44

We've no idea where, but can really only afford to go on holiday at half-term in October. With 3 children, really needs to be self-catering with lots to do in the area.

MadameClarydeClary Wed 31-May-06 13:32:53

I don't know what you count as cheap (or where you are! hope not Scotland!) but we love Tenby in west wales. Lovely beaches, lots of kids activities (farm, dinosaur park, theme park etc) and nice town for eating out/general browsing round.
this firm I find very good with good local knowledge etc. These are some properties available that week with 3 beds, around £400 which isn't bad?

grumpyfrumpy Wed 31-May-06 13:42:40

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petunia Wed 31-May-06 14:00:24

Thanks for your suggestions.
We're in Leicester so anywhere with a beach would go down well!

CountessDracula Wed 31-May-06 14:17:44

Agree on Pembrokeshire

St Davids has lovely beaches, loads and loads of rental places. What's your budget?

MadameClarydeClary Wed 31-May-06 14:54:44

From Leicester, hmmm, the sea is a logn way off isn't it? (We're in Derby).
North Norfolk coast is nice too, will go and have a hunt.

nicnack2 Wed 31-May-06 14:57:13

aviemore - either pine chalets/caravans. Plenty to do, reindeer center, mountain biking, pony trekking, wildlfe park. advanture park, inverness is 30 mins away. Maybe a bit far though.

MadameClarydeClary Wed 31-May-06 15:00:27

I don't know this firm but there look to be some nice-ish places. I actually prefer Holkham to Heacham and I also like Wells. Same sort of price as Tenby or even dearer.

petunia Wed 31-May-06 15:48:55

CD- not really sure on a budget! Last October we had a self-catering hol for £275 in Cornwall. This year prices seem to be a lot more. I think just seeing what we can get at the moment.

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