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February half term holiday cottages

February half term holiday cottages

Booking the best February half term holiday cottages

Escaping for a short break with your loved ones over February half term is easy with Holiday Cottage Compare. Scroll down to see all of the self-catering accommodation in the UK available to rent throughout this school holiday break.

For many, February half term is the first chance after new year for the family to get away together and we have cottages, apartments, lodges, cabins and barns available from coast to countryside. Depending on what your accommodation needs are and the location you want to stay in, you can then filter your options down to your liking.

Why book a holiday cottage for February half term?

The Christmas holidays are now a distant memory but with February half term approaching, this is the first opportunity of the year for you and your children to have a much-needed break and leave the winter blues behind.

Because of the time of year, there are some great deals to be found on accommodation, making a half-term holiday with your family even more tempting. Whether it’s for the full week or just a few days, a break over February half term means quality time with your family and the chance to explore new surroundings.

Things to do on February family holidays

Falling at the end of winter, you will watch spring emerge during your holiday. For an action-packed holiday hiking, biking and everything in between, a holiday in the Peak District, Lake District, Snowdonia or Cairngorms will give you plenty to explore and picturesque views to reward your efforts.  

If sightseeing and culture are at the top of your agenda, try a city break in a popular location such as York, Lincoln and Edinburgh. Whilst it’s a little cold to take a dip in the sea, a trip to the coast for a classic family seaside trip to blow away the cobwebs is still a great idea. With fewer crowds than during the peak summer months, it’s a chance to fully experience a coastal town without the hustle and bustle. And to warm you up, how about fish and chips, sitting on a wall looking out at sea – bliss!

Popular half term holiday cottage locations

With a week off school for the children, where will the February half term take your family? There are dozens of possible destinations for your break but here are some of the most popular February half term locations in the UK:

Cotswolds: an idyllic area spanning traditional villages, thatched cottages and medieval history.

Devon: Devon is perfect for families. There is countryside, coastline and the quintessential seaside resorts like Torquay. The area is packed with water sports, walking routes and bars and restaurants.

Edinburgh: With theatres, museums and history aplenty, Edinburgh is a hub of culture.

Yorkshire: Home to vibrant cities such as Leeds, York and Sheffield as well as imposing cliffs and rural moors, Yorkshire offers diversity in abundance.

Norfolk: Despite the colder weather, for some, a holiday isn’t a holiday without feeling the sand between their toes. With 93 miles of coastline, resort towns such as Hunstanton, Great Yarmouth and Cromer remain ever popular.

Booking a holiday cottage for February half term

With the half term being a popular time to escape, we would always advise booking your chosen accommodation as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

A selection of self-catering accommodation available through the February half term are displayed below. To find the perfect one for you, use our filter options to the left, to narrow down what’s available until you find your favourite.

For a winter escape, given the time of year, there might be some facilities that you’d want more than most. Hot tubs, games rooms and wood burning fires are just some of the choices that you can select using our filter options, to make your holiday cottage a cosy one.

At any point, please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have about booking a holiday cottage for your break away – we’re happy to help with questions about the properties and to give you advice before you go ahead and book.

Struggling to find your perfect holiday? No problem, let us know what you’re looking for in your next holiday cottage and we’ll give you a hand.

We also have holiday cottages available through other school holiday dates. Find accommodation for the Easter, summer, October and Christmas school holidays with us.

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