Several excellent October Half Term deals, with decidedly non-scary prices, are now available at Gitcombe Cottages, located in a private south Devon valley and mentioned in The Sunday Times Travel supplement as one of the “Fabulous Fifty in the World”. www.gitcombe.co.uk
Comprising an exclusive collection of Gold rated 4 and 5 star luxury holiday cottages with heated indoor and outdoor swimming pools and log fires, these luxurious self-catering breaks are ideal for both families and couples. Gitcombe is a secret waiting to be revealed, hidden in a gorgeous location between Dartmouth and Totnes with outstanding views across Dartmoor
Savings of 20% are available on seven day breaks at many of the cottages, for example a family of six (+ infant) can enjoy the delights of Burrator cottage from 20 October for just £1,124 (previous price £1405).
For a shorter stay at the end of Half Term, Maristow cottage, sleeping five (+ infant) , is available for a four night break from 29 October for just £927.20, representing a 20% discount on the normal price.
With a range of Halloween activities for both children and adults at nearby South Devon locations, including Riverford, where there is pumpkin carving (24 October), and Totnes which offers Halloween mask making, plus more creepy events at Dartmouth Castle (from 22 – 26 Oct) and a trip on the South Devon Steam Railway, there is plenty to see and do to get in to the seasonal mood. https://www.visitsouthdevon.co.uk/whats-on/halloween
Once you have worn out your own little monsters, you can laze in front of the log burner and enjoy the cottage ambience with deep comfy sofas combined with a smart flat screen TV or use the well equipped kitchen to make a delicious meal from local, seasonal food and drink that can be bought from the artisan wine and cheese makers, butchers, bakers, fishmongers, delis, farm shops and farmers’ markets to be found nearby and for which Devon is famous.
At Gitcombe there are indoor leisure spa facilities including a fabulous heated, indoor swimming pool to help you swim off the calories and family sized saunas and steam rooms that are perfect for any tired muscles resulting from the many different walking and cycling trails in the area.
Book online at www.gitcombe.co.uk or Tel: Emma 07597 398127