UK school holidays - Holiday dates and holiday ideas

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 2015.

School holiday dates 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.


February half term 2015  09 February - 20 February 2015
Easter school holidays 2015  30 March - 17 April 2015
Summer half term 2015  25 May - 29 May 2015
Summer school holidays 2015  11 July - 31 August 2015
October half term 2015 19 October - 30 October 2015
Christmas and New Year school holidays 2015 21 December 2015 - 1 January 2016

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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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