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 393 holiday cottages available for your May escape.

We have 393 available for the May Day bank holiday

4 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Bodmin, North Cornwall.


Lowen Gwel, Cornish for Happy View, nestles in the heart of the rural village of Nanstallon and as the name suggests has delightful views of the Cornish countryside to Grogley wood...

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £566 - £755 *

* Includes 25% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 21 Apr and 19 May 2018. 2 bedrooms are excluded at the discounted rate (please specify which bedrooms you would like when booking).

2 bedroom cottage near the beach near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Beach Walk is a modern single-storey L-shaped holiday cottage set in the corner of a small terrace of similar cottages, close to the indoor Leisure Centre on the private Maenporth ...

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

Price per week £570

2 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Cadgwith, West Cornwall.


Set high on the slopes above the picturesque village of Cadgwith, with magnificent views of the cove and the sea, Lofty’s Cottage is one of a row of former coastguard cottages acce...

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

Price per week £572

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage in Altarnun, North Cornwall.


Grade II Listed Molly’s Barn is delightful, set in a quiet rural location within an easy drive of the north Cornish coast. This gorgeous reversed level cottage has a stylish open p...

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

Price per week £585

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Mullion, West Cornwall.


Centrally located in the popular village of Mullion on the Lizard peninsula, The Old Chapel, built in 1840, has been converted into a fabulous first floor apartment. Outside, the p...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £588

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


Switch off from the hustle and bustle of daily life and enjoy a well-earned holiday in this very comfortable and incredibly stylish retreat with the added luxury of full under-floo...

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

Price per week £589

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  • 20% off

    27 Apr 2018 - 4 May 2018

    £558.88 £447.20

We’ve been raising the standards of self catering holidays since 1977.

2 bedroom self catering apartment near the beach in Seaview, Isle of Wight.


10 Springfield Court is a wonderful, second floor apartment set within eight acres of communal grounds. The property also benefits from the shared use of an outdoor heated swimming...

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

Price per week £590

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


Giles Cottage is an exceptionally attractive detached cottage, set within the stunning grounds of Wringworthy Farm. Staying in this beautiful Grade II Listed cottage you are guaran...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £595 - £744 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 4 + 2 cots between 21 Apr and 19 May 2018. The annexe is excluded at the discounted rate.

pretty 2 bedroom apartment in Yarmouth town centre, Isle of Wight


Located in the heart of the historic port town of Yarmouth, Harbour Life is perfectly situated within easy reach of the Wightlink ferry and public transport and just moments away f...

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

Price per week £598

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  • 15% off

    27 Apr 2018 - 4 May 2018

    £598.13 £508.30

  • 15% off

    4 May 2018 - 11 May 2018

    £598.13 £508.30

  • 15% off

    11 May 2018 - 18 May 2018

    £598.13 £508.30

  • 15% off

    18 May 2018 - 25 May 2018

    £598.13 £508.30

2 bedroom holiday apartment with sea views in Brixham, South Devon.


57 Moorings Reach is in a highly sought-after, award-winning development and this second floor apartment is a nautical treat from every angle; from the amazing views of the harbour...

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

Price per week £608

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