5 Best Things You Should Do With Your Family Over The October Half Term Break

Holiday’s aren’t just for summer! October half term is a brilliant time of year to enjoy the national jam-packed UK Autumn break with the family. As temperatures get milder and the leaves start to turn, plan your October half term break today as there’s plenty to get stuck in the New Forest this Autumn.

1. Explore the area

Located in the south of the stunning region of Hampshire, nestled on the edge of the beautiful New Forest, Sandy Balls Holiday Village is surrounded by glorious natural scenery, untouched landscapes, and popular local attractions. From theme parks to zoos and beaches, there’s no end to the whole host of places to visit in the New Forest. Holidaying with the little ones? Peppa Pig World is just a 25 minute drive away from the park, and with local attractions such as the New Forest Wildlife Park and Highcliffe Castle just a short journey away, there’s plenty for you and your kids to fill your days with during your stay.

2. Jump into some brilliant activities

Whether you want to kick back and relax or rediscover your sense of adventure, Sandy Balls has something for everyone. From Alpaca walks to archery, cycling, and forest segways, there’s a huge variety of exciting activities to keep everyone busy – including the littl’uns. Looking to take part in some wellbeing activities during your Autumn break? From Nordic Walking to Parent and Baby yoga, there’s a whole host of brilliant activities on park to boost wellbeing and encourage smiles all around!

3. Indulge in the best food and drink

Treat your taste buds at one of our delicious dining venues at Sandy Balls. From Aubrey’s Forest Kitchen to The Woodside Inn, we’ve got you covered when it comes to enjoying a bite to eat for lunch or a relaxing evening meal with the family. Happy to cook for yourself whilst on holiday? Luckily for you all of our accommodation has a fully equipped kitchen area, and, depending on the grade of accommodation, some great little extras so you can cook up a storm from the comfort of your holiday home!

Relaxing Spa Breaks at Sandy Balls

4. Relax and recharge!

If there’s one thing an Autumn break should include, it’s relaxation! Take time for yourself and let your stresses melt away at The Retreat, our beauty treatment suite at Sandy Balls. Our fantastic range of treatments and therapies have been designed to bring you the ultimate in relaxing experiences. Choose from a wide range of wonderful sensations including aromatherapy massages, hot-stone massage, and luxurious facials and more. We also offer a range of treats designed specifically for men, so everyone can relax and recharge this Autumn!

5. Get stuck into the Halloween festivities

Joining us this October? Get into the spooky spirit with 31 Days of Halloween at Sandy Balls. Running throughout the whole month of October, expect exceptionally decorated venues, themed activities, entertainment every night of the week such as outdoor cinema, Halloween party and Away Resorts LIVE. Plus plenty of spooky surprises along the way too! So, be sure to jump into your favourite costume and get into the true spirit of Halloween as we celebrate all things frightful and spooky this October.

Looking for some more inspiration? Check out our Sandy Balls Local Area page to explore all that the New Forest has to offer.