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 333 holiday cottages available for your May escape.

We have 333 available for the May Day bank holiday

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Bideford, North Devon.


Beer Cottage is a welcoming semi-detached cottage set within 16 acres of grounds, boasting the most beautiful and tranquil countryside you could imagine and the perfect dog-friendl...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £480

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Bideford, North Devon.


Wow, what a view! Nestled in over 16 acres of rolling countryside, delightful Saunton Cottage is set in one of the most breathtaking spots the countryside has to offer. This semi-d...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £480

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Wadebridge, North Cornwall.


Semi-detached Sebright started life as a barn and retains many of its original features. It has a completely open plan and very spacious living-room with a wood-burner, large sofas...

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

Price per week £482

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Taunton, Somerset.


Knights Barton is in a peaceful setting on the edge of the village of Halse, one of the prettiest in Somerset, between the Quantock Hills and Exmoor. This top quality, deceptively ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £487

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Hayle, West Cornwall.


Only a short drive from the north coast's long golden beaches stretching between Godrevy Point and St Ives, this beautiful little barn stands in rural tranquility just outside the ...

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

Price per week £487

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2 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Yarmouth, Isle of Wight


If you are looking for a traditional cottage, look no further than Blakes Barn. Constructed from Island stone, the charm starts outside Blakes Barn with the beautiful brick work, t...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £489

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

2 bedroom, dog friendly rural holiday cottage near Penzance, West Cornwall.


Found in lush farmland above Mount’s Bay, less than two miles from St Michael’s Mount and Marazion beach and equidistant from St Ives and Penzance, is charming Angwinack Cottage. A...

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

Price per week £490

2 bedroom holiday cottage near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


With its friendly pub and village shop, Stithians lies just 20 minutes’ drive from Falmouth, Helston or Truro and, with the north coast also within easy reach by car, this is a gre...

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

Price per week £490

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Looe, South Cornwall.


Benson’s Cottage has steps from the patio into the open plan living-room where exposed stone walls add rustic charm. Light floods in and there are views out over the landscaped gar...

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

Price per week £492

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


Surrounded by 40 acres of farmland where Dexter cattle and Shetland sheep graze, the little stream running across the land a tiny tributary of the Helford River, Little Trebarvah i...

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

Price per week £492

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