Cottages for May bank holidays

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

A sunny day in May can feel like summer. The schools have gone back. And the May calendar in the South and 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 331 holiday cottages available for your May escape.

We have 331 available for the May Day bank holiday

2 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach near Portscatho.


The Sail Loft has the most spectacular views from the floor to ceiling picture window in the large open plan living-room. Oak floors, vaulted ceiling with oak beams, a cosy contemp...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £467

3 bedroom self catering cottage in Lostwithiel, South Cornwall.


Tucked along a little pedestrian lane in the pretty waterside town of Lostwithiel, Astrantia is a delightful Victorian cottage that is hidden away from the sound of traffic in an u...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £468 - £519 *

* Includes 10% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 6 Jan and 23 Jun 2018. Bedroom 3 is excluded at the discounted rate.

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Appledore, Devon.


This delightful period cottage is tucked into one of the original fishermen’s courtyards, a stone’s throw from the water’s edge in Appledore, one of north Devon’s unspoilt coastal ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £469

2 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach in St Helens, Isle of Wight.


Fir Cottage is an attractive and contemporary conversion of a Victorian home, located right in the heart of St Helens. The village green (England's second largest) lies a few yards...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £471

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  • 20% off

    25 May 2018 - 1 Jun 2018

    £668.05 £534.44

Dogs go free on holidays starting between 29th June to 5th July.

2 bedroom cottage with river views in Dartmouth, South Devon.


Dartmouth is well-known for its attractive riverside setting and the Britannia Royal Naval College. The river is full of craft and the town has plenty to offer; good restaurants, p...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £473

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near the beach in Brighstone, Isle of Wight


Nestled in the stunning countryside on the south west coast of the Island with far reaching sea views over the Military Road, this gorgeously converted barn is the perfect holiday ...

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £475

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near the beach in Brighstone, Isle of Wight


One of two beautifully converted barns right in the heart of the Island's Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Equipped and decorated to a high standard mixing the charming features...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £475

2 bedroom self catering cottage with sea views in Seaview.


North View is a wonderful holiday hideaway just on the outskirts of Seaview with sea views across the Solent from the kitchen/dining-room and first floor bedrooms. Set back from th...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £475

2 bedroom holiday cottage near Taunton, Somerset.


Court Cottage lies at the heart of West Monkton, a peaceful Somerset village, below the beautiful Quantock Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, above the Vale of Taunton t...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £479

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near the beach in Seaview, Isle of Wight.


Kitty Wake is a comfortable and neatly presented holiday bungalow located on the edge of the Salterns Holiday Village, in the charming village of Seaview. There are on site ameniti...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £479

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  • 20% off

    26 May 2018 - 2 Jun 2018

    £709.03 £567.23

Readymade beds and fluffy towels; this simple but appreciated welcome is standard with us.

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