Cottages for May bank holidays in South West Cornwall

May is when South West Cornwall comes alive, the winter is left behind and a sunny day feels like summer in a early May bank holiday cottage.Read more

A sunny day in May can feel like summer, especially in South West Cornwall. The schools have gone back. And the May calendar in the South West is bursting with high days, holidays and Pagan customs so peculiar you couldn't make them up. Have a peek at what's available. Use the search options on the left to choose the length of your break and the area where you want to stay. We've got 108 holiday cottages available in South West Cornwall for your May escape.

We have 108 available for the May Day bank holiday in South West Cornwall

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £296

Hannah's Haven

4221

Rural shepherds hut near the beach at Porthtowan, North Cornwall.


Situated in a quiet rural little spot just two miles from Porthtowan you'll find Hannah's Haven. Named after the owners' daughter, this quirky shepherd's hut offers comfortable acc...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £296

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £296

Blackberry Jack's Wagon

4222

Rural glamping wagon near the beach at Porthtowan, North Cornwall.


Situated just outside the delightful hamlet of Mawla, only two miles from Porthtowan's sandy beach, is Blackberry Jack's Wagon, a genuine and utterly charming former steam-engine d...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £296

Need more time? Reserve any cottage for up to 24 hours before booking.

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £337

The Old Stable

1901

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Helston, West Cornwall.


The Old Stable is a delightful semi-detached studio with original beams and stylish furnishings throughout. A well-equipped kitchen and dining-area on the mezzanine is accessed by ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £337

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £343

The Garden Lodge

3984

1 bedroom self catering cottage in Helston, West Cornwall.


Tucked away from view behind the owners’ Georgian home, The Garden Lodge is a welcoming retreat on the edge of Helston making it the perfect base for exploring this unspoilt area o...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £343

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £344

The Workshop

2245

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


This delectably simple little pied-a-terre, set midway between both coasts, makes an ideal base for exploring Cornwall. The private south-facing garden, with its handy shed for ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £344

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £346

Count House Cottage

2084

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage in Hayle, West Cornwall.


Just a few minutes’ drive from Hayle’s long sandy beaches and only six miles from St Ives and its galleries, shops and restaurants, Count House Cottage also lies within easy reach ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £346

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £358

Mount Wise Cottage

2187

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


Over 200 years old, this lovely stone cottage overlooking Stithians Reservoir is perfectly positioned for exploring Cornwall. Attached to but facing away from the owner's home, the...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £358

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sun

7 nights from £359

Poppy

2361

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Porthleven with a hot tub.


Poppy's private hot tub is a real treat. The cottage itself is also absolutely delightful, with its beautifully furnished wood-floored living-room, pretty bedroom with king-size be...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sun

7 nights from £359

Our guests rate us 4.8/5 on Feefo, the independent review site.

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £376

Maen Eglos

4194

1 bedroom, dog friendly apartment with sea views in Coverack.


A delightful apartment with wonderful views over the dramatic Lizard peninsula. The property is in a fabulous location, set within private communal gardens with direct access to th...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £376

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £379

Little Sandcastle

2747

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Cadgwith, Cornwall.


This cute holiday hideaway is nestled in the unspoilt village of Cadgwith, and is the perfect retreat at any time of year. Just a few steps from your front door is a footpath down ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £379

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