Holiday Cottages for May

Holiday 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 669 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 669 self catering cottages available to rent in May

The Old Post Office is a 3 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Thirsk.
  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £782

The Old Post Office

5705

3 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Thirsk.


Nestled in the picturesque village of Helperby near Thirsk, set in the Howardian Hills, this charming three bedroom dog-friendly cottage with hot tub, which was once the old Post O...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £782

The Engine House is a 2 bedroom cottage with sea views near Portscatho, South Cornwall.
  • Sleeps 4
  • No pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £864

The Engine House

5708

2 bedroom cottage with sea views near Portscatho, South Cornwall.


In what can only be described as a truly magical location on the Roseland peninsula, enjoying the most stunning sea views and featuring a beautiful garden, The Engine House is one ...

  • Sleeps 4
  • No pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £864

Higher Gwavas is a 3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Porthleven, West Cornwall.
  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Thu

7 nights from £901 *

Higher Gwavas

5664

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Porthleven, West Cornwall.


This fully detached luxury residence is located close to the iconic fishing village of Porthleven and boasts an enormous garden with a verandah, sun deck, hot tub and play area to ...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Thu

7 nights from £901 *

Pendrea is a 4 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Portscatho.
  • Sleeps 7 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £956

Pendrea

5691

4 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Portscatho.


Nestled in the heart of the charming fishing village of Portscatho moments from the beach, this handsome double fronted home offers a perfect blend of coastal serenity with vibrant...

  • Sleeps 7 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £956

The Granary is a 2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Beaminster, Dorset.
  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £541

The Granary

5683

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Beaminster, Dorset.


Tucked away in a rural corner of west Dorset you will find The Granary; a single-storey cottage with a shared two acre woodland and wildflower meadow to while away holiday days in....

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £541

Whetley Farm

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots in 2 properties
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1082

The Dairy is a 2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Beaminster, Dorset.
  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £541

The Dairy

5682

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Beaminster, Dorset.


A cosy single-storey cottage, a secret wood and wildflower meadow, all available to you in a location only a short drive of the World Heritage Jurassic Coast, are we tempting you y...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £541

Valley View is a 2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Newquay, North Cornwall.
  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £741

Valley View

5671

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Newquay, North Cornwall.


A stylish, dog-friendly bolthole with far reaching views over the valley and the added luxury of a hot tub, what more could you want from your holiday? This special property is loc...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £741

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

River View Terrace is a 3 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views near Fowey, South Cornwall.
  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • No pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £677 *

River View Terrace

5667

3 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views near Fowey, South Cornwall.


Come and treat yourself to a wonderful holiday in the peaceful creekside village of Golant on the banks of the River Fowey. With the most gorgeous views of the tidal waters over to...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • No pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £677 *

Riverwood is a 3 bedroom holiday cottage near the sea in Boscastle, North Cornwall.
  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • No pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £995

Riverwood

5661

3 bedroom holiday cottage near the sea in Boscastle, North Cornwall.


For scenery-packed coastal walks, exploring fishing villages and historic harbours, as well as fun days on some fabulous beaches, this idyllic haven is just the ticket for a great ...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • No pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £995

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