What’s On This October Half Term

Get out and about with the kids this October Half Term and enjoy up to 30%* off when you stay at one of our hotels. We have cherry picked some top city centre attractions nationwide all within easy reach of our hotels so you can enjoy more and spend less with your family.



Don’t trick just treat your kids to the Tricky Treasure Trail (15 – 30 October) at KidZania This new Halloween experience offers children the chance to take part in over 60 real life role play adventures. The City Continental Kensington – London is just a short journey from KidZania and is the perfect base to enjoy half term activities taking place in the capital.

Dr Seuss fans will love the immersive exhibition at the Discover Storytelling Centre in Stratford, inspired by some of children’s all-time favourites including The Cat in the Hat.  The Comfort Inn King’s Cross St.Pancras offers affordable and comfortable rooms with easy access to all parts of the city.


Watch the littles ones’ faces light up this half term with a visit to the city’s Illuminating Light Festival (26 – 29 October, 6pm – 10pm).  Key attractions include: The York Minster, York St John, the National Railway Museum and the Bunny Light Trail will be illuminated by the same team that lit up the Shard for New Year’s Eve. Fancy that! The Ibis York Centre is located in the heart of York, making it a perfect base from which to enjoy the Illuminating Light Festival and all this splendid city has to offer.


Join the Scottish International Storytelling Festival (21 October – 31 October 2016) which brings together the best of Scottish and International storytellers and musicians. This year’s ‘Festival of Dreams’ theme will explore the power of storytelling and its ability to transport you into another time and place.

Take your wee ones on a nature adventure trail to the Royal Botanic Gardens. As it gets dark, enjoy a one and half kilometres of colour, light and projection. Watch out and you may be lucky enough to spot some of the Garden’s bats, badgers or foxes! Stay at the Holiday Inn Express Glenrothes and save on accommodation so you can enjoy more with your loved ones and spend less.

*The offer is valid between the 21 and the 29 October. All bookings must be paid for in advance.

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