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 933 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 933 self catering cottages available to rent in May

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

7 nights from £387

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Clovelly, North Devon.


Moonstone is a delightful single-storey, one bedroom, detached cottage just 1.5 miles from the rugged north Devon coast and the dramatic coastal path. At low tide vast expanses of ...

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

7 nights from £387

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £388

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


Located on the fringes of Illogan, the small hamlet of Shuffley could easily be described as a ‘village in the valley’ with a stream running through this pretty woodland setting. H...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £388

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £390

1 bedroom, cottage with hot tub and sea views in Perranporth.


Set down an public byway close to the surfing beach at Perranporth, The Summer House is a perfect bolthole for couples. Enjoying wonderful sea views, this delightful little hide...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £390

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £390

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


The perfect retreat for walkers and couples, this compact semi-detached cottage is set on a steep wooded lane which is a three minute walk to Carbis Bay beach and its amenities. ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £390

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  • 20% off

    5 Apr 2019 - 12 Apr 2019

    £440.20 £352.16

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

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

7 nights from £392

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near St Ives, West Cornwall.


This enchanting little gem nestles in a peaceful valley equidistant from St Ives and Penzance. Peace and plenty are assured in the private garden of your converted 18th Century sta...

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

7 nights from £392

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

7 nights from £393

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Portreath, South Cornwall.


With spectacular countryside views from its elevated position and walks right on the doorstep, Bolivar Barn is a real delight for exploring this little known part of Cornwall. R...

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

7 nights from £393

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  • 20% off

    30 Mar 2019 - 6 Apr 2019

    £382.20 £305.76

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £393 *

3 bedroom, dog friendly luxury safari tent nr Launceston, North Cornwall.


Unspoilt countryside, buttercup-filled fields and a burbling river - a stay at Honeysuckle truly is get-away-from-it-all glamping. Inside, a log-fired range provides cooking and he...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £393 *

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  • 20% off

    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £466.97 £373.57

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £393 *

3 bedroom, dog friendly luxury safari tent nr Launceston, North Cornwall.


Spacious and comfortable, Celandine is a luxury safari tent set in gloriously unspoilt and pretty countryside. This gorgeous retreat is the middle of three that share communal picn...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £393 *

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  • 20% off

    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £466.97 £373.57

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £393 *

3 bedroom, dog friendly luxury safari tent nr Launceston, North Cornwall.


Prepare to get really rural: Campion, our very special luxury safari tent, is glamorous camping with a difference. Set in an unspoilt, quiet meadow in beautiful north Cornwall, it ...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £393 *

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  • 20% off

    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £466.97 £373.57

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £394 *

3 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Fowey, South Cornwall.


This lovely cottage is just a minute’s walk from the waterside shops and restaurants on Fowey’s picturesque harbourside. Beautifully decorated in understated colours with touches o...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £394 *

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