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 870 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 870 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

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  • 10% off

    12 Oct 2021 - 16 Oct 2021

    £231.00 £207.90

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

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

7 nights from £313

Viewtown Linhay

4500

1 bedroom, dog friendly apartment near Callington, South Cornwall.


Viewtown Linhay is a hidden gem offering a walker's paradise for you and your hound. Situated in the Tamar Valley bordering the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the outskirts ...

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

7 nights from £313

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £329

The Old Loft

3168

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Portscatho.


Ideal for couples this detached, single-storey converted barn is located at Treluggan, a small country hamlet in the heart of the Roseland peninsula. There are some lovely coas...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £329

  • 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
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £340

Little Meadowside

4088

1 bedroom self catering cottage in Wadebridge, North Cornwall.


Little Meadowside is a delightful little bolthole for two, located on the edge of the vibrant town of Wadebridge. Nestled in a tiny hamlet, down a private lane, you truly are tucke...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £340

  • 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

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  • 10% off

    8 Oct 2021 - 15 Oct 2021

    £340.00 £306.00

Our guests rate us 4.8/5 on Feefo, the independent review site.

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £341

Barton Cottage

4326

1 bedroom, dog friendly, rural holiday cottage near Looe, South Cornwall.


A warm welcome awaits you at this gorgeous retreat for two set in the peace and tranquility of the glorious Cornish countryside. Located at the end of a pretty tree-lined private l...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £341

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £343

Pinnock

4203

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Looe, South Cornwall.


Wind your way along country lanes to this truly delightful retreat that is just the tonic for those looking to enjoy precious time together and escape the humdrum of everyday life....

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £343

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