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 949 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 949 self catering cottages available to rent in May

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


With views over the countryside to the 15th Century church in the village of Crowan, Bolankan Barn is a delightful retreat for two, equipped to an exacting standard by the Owners w...

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

Price per week £406 - £592

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  • 10% off

    20 Oct 2018 - 27 Oct 2018

    £476.80 £429.12

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Perranporth, North Cornwall.


The north coast is famous for gorgeous beaches and Perranporth, a great example of one of the best, is a few minutes’ drive from lovely Primrose Cottage. Nestled in a tranquil, pea...

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

Price per week £407 - £593

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


Step down into the quiet quadrangle of attractive granite barns, cross the communal garden, open the stable-door and you will find the most perfectly charming retreat for two. Nest...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £408 - £513

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  • 20% off

    20 Oct 2018 - 27 Oct 2018

    £435.20 £348.16

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


The Sheep Shed is a delightful bolthole for couples, ideal for those who want to get away from the stresses of everyday life. Lovingly converted by the Owners, this former farm bui...

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

Price per week £408 - £513

1 bedroom cottage near the beach near Penzance, West Cornwall.


This should really be called 'the absolutely gorgeous Little House'! Set in the heart of Lamorna Valley and a short walk away from the famous Lamorna Wink pub and Lamorna Cove, whi...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £409 - £596

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Truro, South Cornwall.


Leafy lanes lead to Lower Penvale, a tranquil setting just outside Truro where The Pavilion shows off its striking design. Harking back to its agricultural past with rough timber-c...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £409 - £596

Our property managers are local experts who handpick perfect places to stay.

1 bedroom holiday cottage near the sea in Boscastle, North Cornwall.


Packed with character, charm and comfort, Little St Hugh is a cosy retreat for two, tucked away in the pretty village of Boscastle, that will have you leaving your worries behind f...

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

Price per week £409 - £584

3 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Helford, West Cornwall.


Close to the head of Bunnell Creek, a tranquil tree-lined estuary originating from the Helford River, this delightful, traditionally furnished former farmhouse is perfect for a tru...

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

Price per week £409 - £854 *

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

  • 20% off

    20 Oct 2018 - 27 Oct 2018

    £654.90 £523.92

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Truro, South Cornwall.


A wood-burner and under-floor heating ensure year-round snugness in this lovingly restored single-storey converted barn, found near the hamlet of Ladock in an easily accessible rur...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £410 - £515

Luxury glamping safari tent with hot tub, sleeping 4, near Ottery St Mary, Devon.


The stunning World Heritage Jurassic Coast stretches right into east Devon and, just a few miles inland from magical Budleigh Salterton, a dedicated meadow at Knightstone Farm awai...

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

Price per week £413 - £766 *

* Includes 10% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 27 Apr and 18 May 2019.

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