Cottages for May

May, that wonderful bridge between spring and summer, where temperatures begin to rise and blue skies and sunshine become a regular feature. Settle into the holiday mode and make the most of a quieter towns, beaches and countryside before summer crowds arrive. With new life and colour bursting at the scenes, this is a magical time of year, perfect for a holiday to refresh the senses and revive the soul.Read more

If you've got children, May half-term provides an excellent opportunity to gather together the family and escape for a while on a dream holiday. Book yourself a luxury self-catering cottage and catch up properly - it's much easier without the distractions of everyday life. However many are in your gang, we'll help you find the perfect cottage. Many of our properties have a games room too, so the kids can keep themselves entertained. Or if your little ones are something of a water baby, why not book a holiday cottage with a swimming pool? We have shared and private pools to offer, so take your pick.

May isn't just about half term though. We also have two bank holidays to look forward to, as well as plenty of chances for spontaneous short breaks and much anticipated weeks away ahead of the summer. From idyllic one-bed retreats up to huge 8-bedroom properties big enough for all your nearest and dearest, you can tailor your dream holiday. It's good news for Fido too, as lots of our cottages are dog-friendly.

May Holidays 

From country to coast, the holiday of a lifetime awaits you. Browse our list of 680 available cottages and take a step closer to a luxury retreat in May. All of our cottages are handpicked; personally inspected and fully equipped with a complete inventory for your total ease and comfort. 

We have 680 self catering cottages available to rent in May

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £294

Lower Hewton Cottage

2847

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Okehampton, North Devon.


What a tranquil spot this is amidst rolling fields and wooded valleys. Lower Hewton Farm dates back to the 16th Century and the cottage, which adjoins the main house, is welcoming ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £294

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £312

Hannah's Haven

4221

Rural shepherds hut near the beach at Porthtowan, North Cornwall.


Situated in a quiet rural little spot just two miles from Porthtowan you'll find Hannah's Haven. Named after the owners' daughter, this quirky shepherd's hut offers comfortable acc...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £312

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

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £312

Blackberry Jack's Wagon

4222

Rural glamping wagon near the beach at Porthtowan, North Cornwall.


Situated just outside the delightful hamlet of Mawla, only two miles from Porthtowan's sandy beach, is Blackberry Jack's Wagon, a genuine and utterly charming former steam-engine d...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £312

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  • 15% off

    27 May 2022 - 3 Jun 2022

    £465.76 £396.10

  • 15% off

    3 Jun 2022 - 10 Jun 2022

    £386.24 £328.10

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £334

Chy Kosel

4860

1 bedroom self catering cottage near Mevagissey, South Cornwall.


Treat yourself and a loved one to a memorable break at this most adorable holiday haven amidst the rural countryside, wonderful coastline and beautiful scenery of the Roseland peni...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £334

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £336

Rosemary Cottage

3750

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Crantock, North Cornwall.


Tucked away in the rural hamlet of Trevilson, only a few miles inland from north Cornwall's breathtaking coastline, this delightful little cottage is the perfect bijou bolthole for...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £336

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £340

1 Harrow Cottages

4642

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


This charming first floor apartment is in Nettlestone, just up the hill from Seaview and within walking distance of the beach. Surrounded by countryside there are lovely views from...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £340

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £345

Little Chi Argel

4879

1 bedroom self catering apartment near Bodmin, North Cornwall.


Escape to the delights of Little Chi Argel to enjoy rambles across open moorland, thrilling days on the coast and the chance to immerse yourself in village life. This spacious and ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £345

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £347

Jordan Vale

2135

1 bedroom apartment near the sea in Boscastle, North Cornwall.


With a bird's eye view overlooking Boscastle's picturesque Jordan Vale, this charming little bolthole for two is a great base for exploring the delights of this lovely village and ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £347

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

  • Sleeps 3 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £348

Kingfisher Barn

4584

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Launceston, North Cornwall.


Nestled in a gorgeous countryside setting on the Cornwall and Devon border with views across to Dartmoor, Kingfisher Barn at Netherbridge Lake is a delightful place for a couple's ...

  • Sleeps 3 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £348

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  • 10% off

    25 Jun 2022 - 2 Jul 2022

    £599.64 £540.00

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £353

The Old Stable

1901

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Helston, West Cornwall.


The Old Stable is a delightful semi-detached studio with original beams and stylish furnishings throughout. A well-equipped kitchen and dining-area on the mezzanine is accessed by ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £353

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