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 833 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 833 self catering cottages available to rent in May

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £303

Barton Cottage

4326

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


A warm welcome awaits you at this gorgeous retreat for two set in the peace and tranquility of the glorious Cornish countryside. Located at the end of a pretty tree-lined private l...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £303

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

7 nights from £303

The Old Loft

3168

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Portscatho.


Ideal for couples this detached, single-storey converted barn is located at Treluggan, a small country hamlet in the heart of the Roseland peninsula. There are some lovely coas...

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

7 nights from £303

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £310

Bay Tree Barn

1710

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near St Ives, West Cornwall.


A hop, skip and a jump from wonderful beaches, galleries and restaurants, Bay Tree Barn is a delightful semi-detached cottage in a small hamlet on the edge of dramatic moorland, ju...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £310

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

7 nights from £311

Little Trefenten

4568

1 bedroom self catering apartment near Callington, South Cornwall.


Tucked away along a country lane in a truly beautiful part of Cornwall, this rural idyll is the perfect escape to get away from it all. Set amidst two acres of leafy woodland with ...

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

7 nights from £311

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

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £311 *

Winwalloe Cottage

3774

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


Tucked down a leafy lane with birdsong in the air, the rural tranquility of this pretty semi-detached cottage will delight those looking for a break from busy daily lives. Just...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £311 *

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £320

Rosemary Cottage

3750

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


Tucked away in the rural hamlet of Trevilson, only a few miles inland from north Cornwall's breathtaking coastline, this delightful little cottage is the perfect bijou bolthole for...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £320

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £327

Little Meadowside

4088

1 bedroom self catering cottage in Wadebridge, North Cornwall.


Little Meadowside is a delightful little bolthole for two, located on the edge of the vibrant town of Wadebridge. Nestled in a tiny hamlet, down a private lane, you truly are tucke...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £327

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

7 nights from £328

The Garden Flat

3264

1 bedroom apartment near the beach in Penzance, West Cornwall.


Overlooking the beautiful sub-tropical Morrab Gardens, a short walk from the Penlee Gallery and just 200 yards from Penzance promenade, The Garden Flat is the perfect base for expl...

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

7 nights from £328

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

7 nights from £333

The Queens Quarters

2435

1 bedroom, dog friendly apartment near the beach in Penzance.


The Queens Quarters has all the facilities of a good hotel with the freedom of your own private apartment. With sea glimpses from the large comfortable sitting/dining-room, this is...

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

7 nights from £333

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £333 *

Mandles Cottage

4489

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in St Just, Cornwall.


Set deep in the heart of the bustling market town of St Just, and only a short distance from breathtaking Cape Cornwall, this stylish single-storey retreat will delight both small ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £333 *

Arrive at your handpicked holiday home safe in the knowledge it’s been fully inspected.

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