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

Luxury Canarian style Cottage with Private jaccuzzi / 2 min walk to the beach

Featured in various magazines in 2010. This 40 square metre eco cottage has been tastefully furnished to a very high standard. The Eco cottage has been creatively styled to give a cosy cottage feel using wood & local stone flooring. There is a k...

New high quality apartments just 30 metres from the beach - Apartments Lara Pula

Apartments Lara are situated in a quiet neighbourhood that is only a few kilometres from the town centre and 30 meters from the beach. All apartments overlook the sea. Our newly constructed apartments are equipped with air conditioning, satellite ...

Superb large new apartment, great location, panoramic mountain views

Just outside Morzine, this comfortable and sunny new apartment has a spacious open plan design, high vaulted wood beam ceilings with 3 large balconies that provide exceptional views of the surrounding mountains. The apartment occupies the whole o...

Luxury Villa with Heated Pool & Wi-Fi- 25 metres to Beach - CASA ELENA

This exclusive family villa, Casa Elena, with it's own private heated pool (26ft x13ft) is located on a quiet cul de sac of detached upmarket villas in the town of Corralejo. Set 25 metres from the beach beside the only 5 star hotel ( Hotel Atl...

Chalet/house (sleeps 4-8/10) in Durmitor National Park, near Zabljak

Enjoy the great views from this bright spacious and very well equipped log & stone chalet, ideally situated in beautiful Durmitor National Park, just 250 metres from ski-lifts yet only 2-3 km from Zabljak centre. Warm with double glazing and new...

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