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 1011 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 1011 self catering cottages available to rent in May

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

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  • 20% off

    23 Nov 2018 - 30 Nov 2018

    £385.00 £308.00

  • 20% off

    30 Nov 2018 - 7 Dec 2018

    £385.00 £308.00

  • 20% off

    7 Dec 2018 - 14 Dec 2018

    £385.00 £308.00

  • 20% off

    14 Dec 2018 - 21 Dec 2018

    £627.55 £502.40

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

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  • 10% off

    23 Nov 2018 - 30 Nov 2018

    £397.80 £358.20

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 spac...

  • 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.

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


This gorgeous Victorian cottage is an absolute delight; updated with gentle sympathy to offer the modern necessities of central heating, drench-head shower and a granite-topped kit...

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

Price per week £421 - £880 *

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

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


Pretty Love Lane Cottage is set down a quiet narrow lane on the outskirts of Penzance within the grounds of the Owners' home. Penzance town centre and the fishing village of Newlyn...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £422 - £616

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


A tranquil rural location close to sandy beaches and coastal towns, Little Chygowlin is the perfect place for days out on the water, nights out in town or toes up in front of a toa...

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

Price per week £423 - £604

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  • 20% off

    17 Nov 2018 - 24 Nov 2018

    £390.00 £312.00

  • 20% off

    24 Nov 2018 - 1 Dec 2018

    £390.00 £312.00

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

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Beaminster, Dorset.


Lottie’s Loft is a luxurious first floor barn conversion, a gorgeous bolthole surrounded by beautiful Dorset countryside. Exterior steps lead from the decking to a balcony with bes...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £423 - £532

1 bedroom, cottage with hot tub near the beach, Helford, West Cornwall.


The mouth of the Helford River can be seen as you approach the hamlet of Tregarne, reminding you how close you are to the coast. Those in search of peace and plenty need look no fu...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £423 - £605

1 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach near Sennen, West Cornwall.


Contemporary luxury on the edge of the Cot Valley with views across open countryside to the Atlantic Ocean, sums up this gorgeous retreat. All on one level with a south-facing terr...

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

Price per week £426 - £680

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


Warm and toasty, Ellas Pottery awaits you for your romantic break away enjoying the peace and plenty of this far western setting. The detached cottage is on one level with unde...

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

Price per week £428 - £624

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