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

5 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near the beach in Seaview, Isle of Wight.


The Old Boat House is an attractive period cottage set in a fantastic waterfront location on the edge of the beach at Seagrove Bay. This is a charming family home and can be rented...

  • Sleeps 9 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1308

5 bedroom, rural cottage with sea views near Falmouth, Cornwall.


For unparalleled views over Port Navas Creek and complete peace and tranquility in an idyllic setting, Gate Acre is pretty hard to beat. Perfect for family holidays in any season t...

  • Sleeps 9 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1690

4 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near the beach in Bembridge, Isle of Wight


Orchard House is a wonderful property for an extended family looking for a sprawling holiday home near the beach in Bembridge. The downstairs living areas are inviting - no doubt t...

  • Sleeps 10 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £1027

5 bedroom house with sea views in Bigbury-on-Sea, South Devon.


This wonderfully spacious house stands proud, perched on the edge of Sedgewell beach at Bigbury-on-Sea, the location of this house is second to none. Pond House doesn't just boast ...

  • Sleeps 10 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £1310

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

5 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach near Falmouth, Cornwall.


How amazing is this? An open-air pool, a bubbling hot tub that catches the last rays of the evening sun and undulating countryside views, all just a stroll from the gorgeous Helfor...

  • Sleeps 10 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £1987

6 bedroom holiday home near the beach in Portscatho, South Cornwall.


This gorgeous Victorian double-fronted village house is set in the heart of the pretty fishing village of Portscatho with the beach, harbour, shops and galleries all within five mi...

  • Sleeps 12 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £1320

6 bedroom holiday home near the beach in Mevagissey, South Cornwall.


If you want masses of space and a relaxed vibe for a family get-together, this is the place for you! Just yards from the beach at Portmellon Cove on the outskirts of the ancient fi...

  • Sleeps 12 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £1568

6 bedroom, dog friendly home with sea views in Port Isaac, Cornwall.


Situated up above Port Isaac, Anchorage nestles amongst its elegant neighbours in a popular terrace overlooking Port Gaverne cove on the north Cornish coast. From its elevated posi...

  • Sleeps 12 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £1805

6 bedroom, dog friendly self catering home near the beach in Ryde, Isle of Wight.


Full of character, Pelham Lodge is a top destination for a large group of friends or an extended family looking for a house for a celebratory occasion. Just a short stroll from Ryd...

  • Sleeps 14 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £2078


Meadowsweet is the slightly larger of the two barns. Two steps lead up into the living-room, with its polished wood floors and comfortable furnishings. The kitchen-area is fitted i...

  • Sleeps 4 in 2 properties
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £691

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

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