It may finally be time to accept that the scorching temperatures and long sunny days of Summer are gone until next year...
But with October half-term just around the corner, it's the perfect time to start planning your week away.
Look forward to a week of family fun, away from screens, gaming and the day-to-day housework.
What's on in Cornwall this October half-term?
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Creepy Crawlies at Heligan
The gardens at Heligan are a joy at any time of year, but at half-term there will be plenty of extra activities for the kids.
Craft your own bug head-dress, follow the creepy paths on the look out for wonderful creatures among the woodland, and create a dream web to hang above your bed!
Nasties at Newquay Zoo
With over 13 acres of lush tropical gardens, there are lots of hiding places for nasty surprises.
As well as the ever popular lions, monkeys, gorillas and red panda, you can also see nocturnal creatures, bugs and reptiles.
You may even win a prize if you come in scary fancy dress.
Bring the whole family this October half-term, including the dog, when you book a dog-friendly holiday home by the sea.
Treyarnon Bay, just a few steps from your front door, is dog-friendly all year so pooch can stretch his legs, satisfy his urge to dig, and jump the waves all day long!
Browse holiday cottages & apartments
Tastefully decorated, with stunning views across the white sands and turquoise waters of Treyarnon Bay, Ocean Blue Cornwall has it all.
From a ground floor apartment to a three-storey beach house, there's the perfect accommodation for you.