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Escape to the Glorious Playground

October Half Term Family Breaks

Whether you’re looking for action or relaxation this half term, there’s never been a better time to visit the Glen!

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850 acres of activities

We know that choice and flexibility are important for keeping all the members of your family happy, which is why every single element of your visit is tailormade just for you.  From the type of room you prefer, and the different activities you want to try, to the special dishes you want our chefs to create and the luxury touches our team can add to every aspect of your stay – it’s time to create your family’s very own getaway at the Glen!

With over 50 outdoor activities, a superb children’s programme and a breath-taking 850-acre estate to explore, Gleneagles is a Glorious Playground for all ages. Bring all the members of the family, including the wee ones, big ones and waggy-tailed ones for countryside adventures, or escape the city and restore the body and mind with fine views, fabulous food and fresh Perthshire air!

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Three children cycle out of the trail yard at gleneagles

We’ve got a whole host of activities for children of all ages this Autumn with our October Half Term programme – Gleneagles isn’t just a Glorious Playground for grown ups! With a wide selection of outdoor, trail-based activities from bug hunting and nature frames to journey mapping and texture rubbing, as well as family favourites like stable tours, tennis and golf camps, and many more, we’ve got plenty to keep the whole family entertained.

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Something for everyone

Family Activities

Whether you’re taking aim, teeing off, climbing trees, or heading off-road, activities and pursuits at Gleneagles are for all ages, and we’re committed to providing our junior guests with opportunities to enjoy as many adventures as the adults. With so many on offer, the tricky part is deciding which one to try first!

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A watercolour of the trail yard and trees
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The Glen Guide - Walking & Hiking

Here are some of our top five walks ranging from easy ambles to challenging climbs in stunning locations near the hotel. Perfect for taking in some fresh highland air.

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Seasonal Offers

A selection of seasonal offers, however you want to stay during your October half term family holiday.

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With so many pursuits on offer, for all ages and abilities, it can be difficult to know which one to choose. So let our expert Playground Planners help you take the first step to a whole world of adventure.

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