UK school holidays - 2014 holiday dates and holiday ideas

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School holidays


Need to know when to organise your holidays this year? There are many opportunities to take your child out of school and spend a family holiday together. Have a look at our table below to find when school holidays are taken place in 2014 and 2015.

Notice that dates may differ slightly depending on the type of school your child attends. If you need further information to find out holidays dates for schools near you just visit Directgov website and enter your postcode. You will get full details about your child’s school holidays.

School holidays 2014  
February half term 2014  17 February - 24 February 2014
Easter school holidays 2014  7 April - 21 April 2014 
Summer half term 2014  26 May - 30 May 2014
Summer school holidays 2014  24 July - 3 September 2014
October half term 2014 13 October - 24 October 2014
Christmas and New Year school holidays 2014  22 December - 2 January 2015

Great school holiday destinations

When planning a family holiday, it's always beneficial to save money where it matters. If you need some more inspiration have a look at our family-friendly holiday ideas – we have self-catering holiday homes in family-friendly destinations around the world, from villas in Florida to Canary Islands apartments.

There are many ways to keep the kids busy while you're taking a break, too. You could take them to a theme park, like Walt Disney World Florida, or adventure in Africa and discover the experience of safari holidays. If you'd prefer to just lie back on a sandy beach, browse our family-friendly homes in Spain near the coast.

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