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 524 holiday cottages available for your May escape.

We have 524 available for the May Day bank holiday

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 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 holiday cottage near St Ives, West Cornwall.


From within this spacious detached cottage it is hard to believe you are in the heart of St Erth, just a short walk from the village shop and pub and the pretty footpaths meanderin...

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

Price per week £666

4 bedroom, rural cottage near the sea near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Less than a mile from the famous Pandora Inn at beautiful Restronguet Creek and set in a wonderfully tranquil countryside location, Dowstall Barn is perfect for relaxing and enjoya...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £673 - £841 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 6 + cot between 5 Jan and 8 Jun 2019.

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Port Isaac, North Cornwall.


Kear Cottage is an absolute peach! Located less than six miles from the stunning beaches and fishing villages on the north Cornish coast, it sits in the most idyllic setting opposi...

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

Price per week £674

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3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Branscombe, Devon.


Smugglers Cottage is in a perfect location just one mile inland from the stunning Jurassic Coast, not far from the Devon/Dorset border on the outskirts of the beautiful east Devon ...

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

Price per week £676

3 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Views stretch from the Penryn River across the water to the Roseland peninsula from almost every room in this immaculately presented home-from-home; even the patio looks towards th...

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

Price per week £685

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


Rosemary Cottage is a modern semi-detached property close to the Leisure Centre at Maenporth so the swimming pool, tennis courts and children's play-area are just a short stroll aw...

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

Price per week £691

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Wimborne Minster, Dorset.


This is an excellent base for exploring rural and coastal Dorset. Cranborne Chase (an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) is on the doorstep, and the beaches of the Jurassic Coast ...

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

Price per week £696

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