Half term in the Midlands

October is a brilliant time of year to get out exploring, who doesn't love crunching through the autumn leaves? Gather the family together and see what you can discover.

Half Term

All of the places shown are open but there may be restrictions in place. Please make sure you check web pages for individual places before you travel for booking details and the most up to date information about visiting

Families helping us to rake the leaves in the garden

What's on this October half term in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire 

Come rain or shine, here are our top recommendations for entertaining the family this half term holiday.

Girls in a line holding pumpkins

October half term in Shropshire and Staffordshire 

Head outside and enjoy the autumnal colours at places we care for across Shropshire and Staffordshire.

Calke Abbey, Midlands, autumn pumpkins gourds auricular theatre

October half term in South Derbyshire and Leicestershire 

Now is the time to start looking forward to the half term break. Whether it is spooky goings on, pumpkin crafts, walks in the gardens and parkland or a snack in our tea-rooms and restaurants, there is plenty to choose from in South Derbyshire.

A photo of a family playing with autumn leaves

October half term in Worcestershire 

What will you and your family find to do atthe places we care for in and around Worcestershire this half term?

Family build den in spinney in autumn at Charlecote Park

Half term in and around Warwickshire 

Now is the time to start looking forward to the half term break. With children's trails, walks and gardens to explore there is plenty to choose from in and around Warwickshire.

Father holds child up to the autumn leaves on a tree at Croft Castle in Herefordshire

October half term in Herefordshire 

Enjoy family time in nature at the places we care for in Herefordshire this half term.

Family with young children out walking late autumn winter along Statue Walk at Belton

October half term in Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire 

Come and see what's on near you this October half term, with walks and family trails in the autumn leaves at the special places in our care.


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