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.

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 756 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 756 self catering cottages available to rent in May

2 bedroom holiday cottage near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


This cottage is an absolute gem; beautifully decorated and furnished to offer the utmost comfort and relaxation. The ground floor bedrooms have thick wool carpets, crisp linens and...

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

Price per week £398 - £831 *

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* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 between 5 Jan and 22 Jun 2019. Bedroom 2 is excluded at the discounted rate.

  • 15% off

    17 Aug 2018 - 24 Aug 2018

    £1060.00 £901.00

4 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Mevagissey, South Cornwall.


This wonderfully homely farmhouse is found in a tranquil rural setting at the end of a private lane. There are countryside views and an enclosed south-facing garden, and guests can...

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

Price per week £400 - £954 *

* Includes 30% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 5 Jan and 15 Jun 2019.

1 bedroom, dog friendly shepherds hut with wood-fired hot tub near Exeter.


This beautifully presented shepherd's hut is as much a part of the landscape here as the ancient oak which gives it its name. The two stand side-by-side at the top of a gently slop...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £400 - £504

Gorgeous Shepherds Hut sleeping two near St Ives, West Cornwall.


Found in a tranquil and unspoilt part of far west Cornwall, approached by lanes full of wildflowers in the spring and summer, this gorgeous hideaway is set in its own sheltered and...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £400 - £504

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

1 bedroom, dog friendly shepherds hut with own fishing lake near Exeter.


A few miles outside the Roman city of Exeter, a few miles inland from the east Devon Jurassic Coast, and many miles away from the fast pace of everyday life, sits a delightful shep...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £400 - £504

1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage, Lifton, Dartmoor.


In an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, approached by a green lane, bordered by sun-dappled woodland, Leat Mill is delightful. A pretty enclosed patio overlooks tranquil surround...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £403 - £507

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  • 10% off

    17 Aug 2018 - 24 Aug 2018

    £629.00 £566.10

  • 10% off

    24 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018

    £616.42 £554.40

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


If you love the sound of birdsong and a wonderfully peaceful rural location, Pascoe’s Pippin is the perfect holiday home for you. Tucked down a little lane and surrounded by fields...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £403 - £841 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 27 Apr and 18 May 2019. Bedroom 2 is excluded at the discounted rate.

1 bedroom, dog-friendly cottage with an outdoor pool Perranporth, Cornwall


Nanteague Cottage is a spacious one bedroom cottage, ideal for couples. Standing detached at the edge of the central courtyard, it has a large patio sheltered by fencing to offer p...

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

Price per week £403 - £588

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  • 20% off

    25 Aug 2018 - 1 Sep 2018

    £695.60 £556.48

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


A cosy rural retreat for two on the edge of the National Trust’s beautiful Penrose Estate, Smugglers Cottage nestles quietly beside a handful of similar stone dwellings in a truly ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £403 - £588

1 bedroom, rural holiday apartment near Fowey, South Cornwall.


This wonderful retreat offers peace, tranquility and top quality accommodation. Beautifully presented and set in idyllic countryside, The Hayloft has views over fields and woodland...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £403 - £588

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