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

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Lamorna Cove.


The hot tub shimmers on your private terrace and here at Bew Cottage there is plenty of room for a memorable family holiday in this traditional rural retreat. The cottage has a kit...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £640

3 bedroom cottage with sea views in The Lizard, West Cornwall.


First impressions of this beautifully presented, detached single-storey cottage is of light, openness and stylish comfort. Set on the quiet outskirts of Lizard, the most southerly ...

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

Price per week £642

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Marazion.


Montaza is a Grade II Listed, 18th Century detached cottage set in the heart of the bustling village of Goldsithney. With its warming red Aga in the kitchen (the main cooking appli...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £647

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


Whether seeking beaches, coves, countryside or Cornish culture, this former barn is the perfect base from which to discover Cornwall's north and south coasts and everything in betw...

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

Price per week £650

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


Cardwen Cottage has steps leading into the spacious open plan living-room with high beamed ceilings and exposed stone walls adding to its rustic charm. A wood-burner faces the comf...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £655

3 bedroom, dog-friendly cottage near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Goonreeve House is a lovely example of a traditional Cornish granite-built house, perfect for families with its big rooms, high ceilings and wonderfully comfortable accommodation. ...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £660

4 bedroom holiday cottage near the sea in Boscastle, North Cornwall.


Anyone with a romantic yearning for a harbourside haven will be thrilled with Penally Cottage. Full of character (with the occasional low beam!), this end of terrace cottage, with ...

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

Price per week £663

3 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near the beach in Merstone, Isle of Wight.


The Barn, a linked country cottage with a rustic interior and some exposed wooden beams, is located on the outskirts of Merstone and just minutes from the quaint village of Godshil...

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

Price per week £665

3 bedroom holiday cottage near the sea in Mevagissey, South Cornwall.


Oyster Cottage provides unexpectedly spacious and peaceful accommodation, tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Mevagissey's historic centre but just a three minute level walk ...

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

Price per week £666

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


The tiny church of St Michael de Rupe is perched on top of Brentor and can be seen for miles around. Moorside, one of a pair of cottages, is tucked away in a sheltered spot down a ...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £670

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