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 769 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 769 self catering cottages available to rent in May

1 bedroom thatched cottage with sea views in Coverack, West Cornwall.


For over 300 years The Loft has been standing on the south side of Coverack bay keeping watch over the ever-changing moods of the sea. A former fishermen’s net loft skilfully conve...

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

Price per week £415 - £662

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Glastonbury, Somerset.


This delightful little Grade II Listed stone cottage is in the heart of the village of Pilton, near Glastonbury. 2 Batch Cottages, in Bread Street, was likely to have been one of t...

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

Price per week £415 - £593

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  • 20% off

    24 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018

    £740.88 £592.70

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


Once a stone-built mill house, Millers has been lovingly transformed into a wonderfully comfortable holiday home. Top quality furnishings, WiFi access and a warming wood-burner com...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £415 - £829 *

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* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 27 Apr and 18 May 2019.

  • 20% off

    1 Sep 2018 - 8 Sep 2018

    £698.25 £558.40

  • 10% off

    8 Sep 2018 - 15 Sep 2018

    £619.50 £558.00

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Padstow, North Cornwall.


Owlets is just perfection for two, its fresh and spacious interior coupled with an enviable location close to the north Cornish coast. Single-storey (ideal for less mobile guests) ...

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

Price per week £416 - £523

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1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Padstow, North Cornwall.


Are you looking to get away from it all and have somewhere really special to retreat to? Then look no further, as Two Whitawoo is just perfect for two! Set in its own enclosed land...

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

Price per week £416 - £523

Rural cabin for 2 near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Tucked away in a quiet corner of the owners' smallholding, this cute cabin is perfect if you are seeking a romantic getaway or a bijou base for exploring this beautiful part of Cor...

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

Price per week £417 - £525

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  • 20% off

    31 Aug 2018 - 7 Sep 2018

    £556.80 £445.44

1 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach near Portscatho.


What a view you will lap up from this pretty, traditional end of terrace cottage in the centre of the charming seaside village of Portscatho. As the name suggests, the cottage is l...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £418 - £569

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


A sign that greets you on arrival states ‘Seas the Day’ and this is the place in which to do it. The Duck House is a gorgeous, contemporary, single-storey dwelling with all mod-con...

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

Price per week £420 - £613

1 bedroom thatched self catering cottage near Sherborne, Dorset.


Pound Farm Cottage is a hidden gem; this listed thatched cottage has been thoughtfully renovated to create a spacious, stylish holiday home, retaining many of the original features...

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

Price per week £420 - £600

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


Beautifully maintained gardens and a private meadow surround Chy-an-Hobi, a quintessential detached cottage in idyllic countryside where peace and privacy are assured. The spacious...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £421 - £1469 *

* Includes 50% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 5 Jan and 15 Jun 2019. Bedrooms 2, 3 and 4 are excluded at the discounted rate.

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

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