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

3 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Marazion, West Cornwall.


Step back in time into The Cottage, a 500 year old Grade II Listed stone house set back in Marazion’s Market Place, close to the beach where the tidal causeway and boats cross to S...

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

Price per week £611 - £815 *

* Includes 25% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 6 Jan and 16 Jun 2018. One of the bedrooms is excluded at the discounted rate.

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


This lovely cottage will delight those who love rural tranquility, with walks from the door and a two acre field for children to play and dogs to walk. Set down a well-kept farm la...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £619

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

4 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


Half an hour from Tavistock, Ludbrook Cottage, on the banks of the River Tavy, is outside the village of Buckland Monachorum. Seasonal salmon and trout fishing is available by arra...

  • Sleeps 7 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £622 - £888 *

* Includes 30% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 6 Jan and 7 Jul 2018.

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


Surrounded by beautiful Cornish countryside not far from the coastal footpaths, Woodlands Manor Farm offers a small group of luxurious converted barns sharing use of a wonderful 36...

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

Price per week £624

4 bedroom, dog friendly rural cottage near Liskeard.


Polwrath is delightful, found down a narrow lane on the edge of Tremar village. The Owners live next door and nurture marvellous gardens, which spread out in front of the property....

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £641 - £1068 *

* Includes 40% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 6 Jan and 9 Jun 2018.

4 bedroom, holiday cottage near Colyton, South Devon with a hot tub


Stable Tallet is in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty close to east Devon’s stunning Jurassic Coast. Set on a friendly working farm, this detached home-from-home has the bonus ...

  • Sleeps 7 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £653 - £933 *

* Includes 30% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 6 Jan and 14 Jul 2018. Bedrooms 1 and 3 are excluded at the discounted rate.

2 bedroom apartment with sea views in Falmouth, South Cornwall.


One of only a handful of properties on Pendennis isthmus – a finger of land pointing out into Falmouth Bay – with far reaching views over the water towards the Lizard peninsula, th...

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

Price per week £655

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


Peace and plenty, your own Hide, meadows bordered by a stream and a stunning lake make up this property's idyllic setting. Perfectly placed for visiting Sennen, Mousehole and St Iv...

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

Price per week £660

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

2 bedroom thatched, rural holiday cottage near Exeter, South Devon.


In the unspoiled countryside of east Devon, a short drive from the Jurassic Coast, Legars Cottage is a stunning, peaceful, rural retreat. The interior is beautifully designed with ...

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

Price per week £684

3 bedroom self catering cottage near Shaftesbury, Dorset.


This fabulous Georgian House is the perfect base from which to explore the many unique attractions that are a short drive away. Create great holiday memories with fascinating days ...

  • Sleeps 6
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £691 - £768 *

* Includes 10% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 10 Mar and 29 Dec 2018.

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