October half term in Wales

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October Half Term in Wales

October Half Term in Wales

We still have some wonderful Wales cottages available for half term week so why not treat the family to a half term to remember in a cosy cottage.

We have a collection of beautiful and family friendly properties in the Wye Valley, and a selection of stunning properties across West Wales from Cardigan to Carmarthen. Even better, check out our special offers for half term in Wales!

We’ve packed as many activities into our October Half Term itinerary for you to choose from. Whether you plan to tackle them all on your october half term in Wales or make a special day trip to your favourite, you are sure to have a wonderful half term with one of our cottages as your base.

Half Term in Wales - Erddig

Autumn Extravaganza

Where: Erddig Country House, Wrexham

When: 19th October – 3rd November, 11am – 4pm

Cost: Prices vary depending on how much of the building and gardens you intend to visit. Starting from £3.30 for a child and £6.60 for an adult.

Access: Good, with designated parking, accessible carriage rides, and ramped entraces

This beautiful 18th Century country house is offering plenty to keep the whole family entertained this October Half Term. From scavenger hunts along the woodland trail to playing in the Wolf’s Den, there is a full calendar of events throughout October. Dogs are welcome too and there’s plenty to do besides the autumn activities like taking a carriage ride through the grounds and meeting the horses in the stables.

Download a printable program here.

Half Term in Wales - National Waterfront Museum

Power to the People Exhibition

Where: The National Waterfront Museum, Swansea

When: October 26th 2013– 30th March 2014

Cost: Free entry to all!

Access: Very good, completely accessible to wheelchairs, good facilities, assistance dogs welcome

Have you ever thought about just what happens when you turn on a light? Where does light come from? How can we keep the lights on for the future? Discover the secrets of the National Power Grid and find out more in the exciting talks and displays in this fascinating exhibition.

Half Term in Wales - Goodrich Castle

Spooky Halloween Trail

Where: Goodrich Castle, Ross on Wye, Herefordshire

When: 26th October – 3rd November

Cost: Free to English Heritage members, or for non-members- £3.70 for children, £6.20 for adults.

Access: Satisfactory, there is allocated parking, but the area is not totally accessible, assistance dogs welcome

You’re in for a fright on this ghoulish Halloween trail! Follow a list of creepy clues that are hidden around the castle grounds in order to solve the mystery and win a spooky treat!

Half Term in Wales - Chirk Castle

Haunted Woodland

Where: Chirk Castle, Chirk

When: 26th October to 3rd November

Cost: Adult £10.50, Child £5.25, Family £26.25

Access: Good, parking and facilities available, stairclimber for access to the house, wheelchairs available to hire

Follow the creepy trail through the woodlands surrounding Chirk Castle, what spooky things will you find hidden amongst the trees? Explore the magnificent medieval castle too, and head down to the dungeon if you dare...you may even see a ghost!

Posted by Lizzie on 26th September 2013