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

7 nights from £415

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in St Just, Cornwall.


Cape Cornwall and St Just are the perfect setting for this former miner’s cottage, on the edge of moorland with sea views from upstairs to the Cape. Stylish and comfortable, you wi...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £415

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £420 *

3 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Mevagissey, South Cornwall.


Just minutes away from beautiful sandy beaches at Porthluney and Gorran Haven this lovely Grade II Listed cottage is perfect for those who appreciate the seamless blending of tradi...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £420 *

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £420

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in The Lizard.


Located on the edge of Lizard village within walking distance of the sea and a selection of eateries and shops, this delightful cottage adjoining the Owner's home and its near neig...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £420

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

7 nights from £421

2 bedroom holiday cottage near Port Isaac, North Cornwall.


Retaining much of the original character, this 17th Century Grade II Listed cottage is in the village of St Kew Highway. As well as being close to the north coast, the harbour town...

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

7 nights from £421

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £422

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Wadebridge, North Cornwall.


An extremely quiet rural retreat, where horses rather than cars pass down the lane outside, Lower Cadwin Cottage is tucked away just a mile outside the village of Lanivet – geograp...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £422

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

7 nights from £424

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage in St Just, West Cornwall.


A bubbling stream flows through the beautiful garden of this traditional Cornish barn conversion, providing a tranquil setting for your holiday in this Area of Outstanding Natural ...

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

7 nights from £424

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

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £425

2 bedroom, dog friendly apartment with sea views in Coverack.


With wonderful sea views from the kitchen/breakfast-room where you will see the ships and fishing boats cross the horizon, this welcoming single level apartment is located only a s...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £425

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £426

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Helston, West Cornwall.


Nestled in a wooded valley a short drive from the pretty fishing harbour of Porthleven, this detached barn offers guests and their four-legged friends a peaceful and relaxing rural...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £426

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

7 nights from £427

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Mawgan Porth, North Cornwall.


With reverse level accommodation taking full advantage of the glorious view, you will be drawn onto the Juliet balcony from the minute you step inside Forget-me-not. The spacious o...

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

7 nights from £427

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £427

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Coverack, West Cornwall.


One of the little terraced cottages along the street through the picturesque seaside village of Coverack, Penhaven’s unassuming exterior hides a delightful surprise. Step from the ...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £427

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