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.

Great properties for school holidays

House with garden, private pool

Mas Provençal house, completely renovated, Private pool, not overlooked, separate entrance, parking fully enclosed 3 bedroom with bathroom. Near the Pont du Gard 5 minutes, 20 minutes Nimes, Avignon 15 minutes. Possible Loan bike mountain bike to ...

Fabulous Views over the river Dordogne Value

' DESTIN ' is the name of our totally refurbished (2012) property on the famous Route du cingle, 1km away from the centre of tremolat, which has all of the amenities that you may need for your holiday. There is a garage, a church, a craft shop, a ...


One bedroom + den, one bath condominium unit in the gorgeous Powder Horn lodge - right in the middle of Solitude Village Master bedroom has a king size bed and TV for relaxing after a fun day in the mountains. Small den off from master bedroom ha...

Peaceful location with superb sea views

Ard na nOilean (height overlooking Islands) – Annagry. No doubt you are looking for your dream holiday home. Then look no further - This house is situated in quite unique surroundings. The landward sides of the house are enclosed by rock-faces. Th...

Located In The Heart Of Pickwick / Sleeps 12 / Close To Golf, Dining, & Marinas

This charming 'Americana Themed' cabin will greet you with a large front porch with a porch swing that is perfect for taking in a summer night at the lake. It is very spacious and has an open floor plan. It's great for entertaining, and enjoying a...

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