Cornwall Cottages Available in May

Quiet beaches, countryside bursting with colour and new life, little streets soaked in sunlight: this is May in Cornwall. For the ultimate break ahead of summer, book a luxury self-catering cottage now. Seaside sanctuaries with spectacular sea views, country retreat surrounded by rolling fields or a cosy nest in a town close to the action, we'll help you find the perfect one. Read more

With May half term, two bank holidays and lots of chance to enjoy Cornwall ahead of the summer crowds, May is one of the best months to visit Cornwall. Whether you're looking to book a week-long holiday with the kids or are looking forward to a solo retreat, our luxury portfolio offers wide variety and consistent quality. 

If you want to add an extra sparkle to your holiday, why not choose a cottage with a hot tub? Or if you love being in the water, we have a selection of cottages with both shared and privates swimming pools. Prefer diving into something bigger? You can refine your search for cottages with spectacular sea views and great proximity to nearby beaches. However you envisage your perfect holiday, we can help steer the way.

Cornwall Cottages for May 

One bed cottages by the sea or big family-friendly cottages in the country, the choices are endless for a getaway in Cornwall this May. Pick your favourite now and receive excellent customer service with some of the finest self-catering accommodation in Cornwall. To ensure the highest standards are maintained, each of our cottages is carefully selected onto our books and fully equipped with everything you could need and more for your holiday. 

Choose from 611 available Cornwall cottages in May

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £447

Dog friendly shepherds hut near Looe, South Cornwall.


If a shepherd could pick the perfect spot to take shelter and rest, then this wonderful bolthole for two, in the most glorious countryside setting, overlooking wildlife on the pond...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £447

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £458

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


Peace and plenty are assured at this beautiful single-storey retreat set within the grounds of the Owner's home, in the heart of the Cornish countryside just a few miles from the r...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £458

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

7 nights from £458

2 bedroom cottage near the beach in Porthleven, West Cornwall.


Driftwood Cottage, a terraced three-storey former fisherman’s home, lies a mere stroll from Porthleven’s picturesque harbour where colourful boats are overlooked by several shops, ...

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

7 nights from £458

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £461 *

3 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in St Ives, West Cornwall.


Set within a quiet road in the coastal delight that is St Ives, this stunning detached house offers a wonderful oasis of holiday haven waiting to be enjoyed at any time of the year...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £461 *

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

7 nights from £465

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


Tiddily Prom has unsurpassed sea views across Mount’s Bay as far as the Lizard peninsula. Elegant and spacious, this light and airy apartment has an open plan living area and a lar...

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

7 nights from £465

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

7 nights from £466

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Praa Sands.


There really are fabulous sunsets (and sea views) over Rinsey and you will be well placed to see them at this gorgeous contemporary annexe to the Owners' home. Cross the thresh...

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

7 nights from £466

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

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £467 *

2 bedroom self catering cottage near Marazion, West Cornwall.


Hidden from sight with no immediate neighbours, a stay at Bay Tree House feels a bit like escaping the world. With a timeless combination of natural wood and large windows, the lig...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £467 *

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

7 nights from £467 *

4 bedroom, rural dog friendly holiday cottage near Padstow, North Cornwall.


Close to the delights of Padstow, the Camel Trail and the glorious beaches of north Cornwall, Hooter’s Rest is a real find. Totally separate from the Owners’ home and two other cot...

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

7 nights from £467 *

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £468 *

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage in St Agnes, North Cornwall.


The bustling centre of coastal St Agnes and the dramatic clifftops and beaches of the north Cornish coast are both less than a mile away, making this beautifully restored cottage a...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £468 *

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £473

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the sea near St Ives, Cornwall.


A perfect retreat for you and your pooches, set close to the renowned Gurnards Head pub and restaurant and a small working dairy farm, Little Gurnards will delight walkers and food...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £473

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