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 612 available Cornwall cottages in May

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

7 nights from £370 *

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


Rubble Cottage is a stunning 18th Century Grade II Listed terraced property set in the oldest street in Newlyn; it has been completely restored in conjunction with English Heritage...

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

7 nights from £370 *

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

7 nights from £371

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Cadgwith, Cornwall.


It's not just children who love sandcastles, you too will fall in love with this cute holiday hideaway nestled in the unspoilt village of Cadgwith. Floor to ceiling folding glass d...

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

7 nights from £371

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

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

7 nights from £373 *

2 bedroom self catering cottage near Truro, South Cornwall.


Ancarva is a quintessential cosy Cornish cottage with a secret garden and is the perfect escape. Greeted by classical music as you walk through the front door, you will relax strai...

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

7 nights from £373 *

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

7 nights from £373

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 £373

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

7 nights from £373

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near St Ives, West Cornwall.


This compact detached cottage is the perfect little romantic retreat for any couple looking to explore, play golf, or simply enjoy miles of golden sands. The Flower House stands wi...

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

7 nights from £373

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £375 *

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Looe, South Cornwall.


Hocking’s Green is found down a leafy lane in a wonderfully tranquil rural location, yet close to the beaches, The Eden Project and clifftop walks of the Cornish south coast. Tucke...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £375 *

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £376

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 Fri

7 nights from £376

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £376

1 bedroom holiday cottage with water views near Fowey, South Cornwall.


This lovely little waterside bolthole is perfect for couples who like walking, bird watching or messing about on the water – and those who just like to kick back and relax in comfo...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £376

We’re a Visit England Quality Accredited Agency for our high standards in holiday letting.

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

7 nights from £376

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Truro, South Cornwall.


Rural in feel and with all the peace and tranquility you could require, this comfortable and welcoming cottage is just minutes from the pretty little city of Truro with its cobbled...

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

7 nights from £376

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

7 nights from £377

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


Sitting on the edge of a wooded valley and only a short drive to the thriving fishing port of Porthleven with its restaurants, cafes and pretty harbour, this charming 19th Century ...

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

7 nights from £377

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