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 320 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 320 self catering cottages available to rent in May

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

7 nights from £289

Buzzard's Rise

4099

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


Tucked away down a Cornish country lane, this contemporary barn conversion is a great base for exploring Cornwall or the perfect spot for enjoying the bountiful wildlife in the sur...

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

7 nights from £289

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

7 nights from £296

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 £296

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

7 nights from £299

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 £299

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

7 nights from £327

Bay Retreat

3227

1 bedroom, dog friendly apartment with sea views in Falmouth.


A stylish and cosy apartment with views towards the sea at Swanpool beach on the outskirts of Falmouth. A short stroll through grassy playing fields and quiet lanes brings you to t...

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

7 nights from £327

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £339

Neptune

1654

1 bedroom apartment near the beach in Porthcurno, West Cornwall.


Porthcurno is a truly magical place, with its beautiful sandy beach and sparkling blue waters. Neptune, a ground floor apartment with a contemporary feel, is the perfect destinatio...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £339

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

7 nights from £348

The Little Homestead

4450

1 bedroom, dog friendly studio near the beach in Perranporth.


Picture-perfect and petite, this delightfully bijou bolthole for two is set in the picturesque hamlet of Bolingey. All on one level, this small but perfectly formed studio apartmen...

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

7 nights from £348

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

7 nights from £355

The Battenburg Studio

3664

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


This contemporary studio apartment enjoys a great location in Shanklin. With modern decor and open plan living, it makes a cosy retreat for a couple looking for a coastal break. ...

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

7 nights from £355

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

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £367

Post Office Cottage

2848

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Polzeath, North Cornwall.


Post Office Cottage is an amazingly spacious cosy cottage for two. Beautifully furnished, this charming little bolthole nestling next to the owner's home is ideal for exploring the...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £367

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

7 nights from £367

Largin's Shepherd's View

3210

Shepherds Hut for two near Polperro, South Cornwall.


Beautifully hand-crafted with consummate skill and an eye for quirky detail, this bespoke shepherd’s hut is an absolute delight. Everything has been meticulously planned, from the ...

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

7 nights from £367

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