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5 amazing Airbnbs that still have availability during October half-term

Featuring castles, manors and even a motorboat that will fit a whole family

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Faima Bakar

The October half-term is almost here, which means the kids will be off school and undoubtedly get very bored, fast. So why not consider a last-minute staycation?

Arranging a trip overseas might be a bit complicated and pricey right now, so perhaps this is your chance to head to somewhere like Yorkshire or Norfolk. The UK has a lot to offer and handily, we've done some of the work for you. Here are five Airbnbs that still have availability during the half-term:

An idyllic seventeenth-century home in Herefordshire

A cottage in Turville
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An epic castle in Scotland

A castle
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A barn with a hot tub near the Peak District

A castle
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A motor boat in Norfolk

Boat on water
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A majestic barn conversion in Wales 

Barn conversion
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ICYMI: here the 12 coolest neighbourhoods in the UK.

Plus: this interactive map will help you find the cheapest pints near you.

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