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

3 bedroom cottage near the beach in Carlyon Bay, South Cornwall.


Tredhowr is a spacious detached contemporary house just 10 minutes’ walk from the beach, the coastal footpath and championship golf course at Carlyon Bay, and the wonderful tall sh...

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

Price per week £549 - £1147 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 5 Jan and 18 May 2019. The first floor is excluded at the discounted rate.

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


Taking its name from the nearby bridge over the Walkham river, Huckworthy is a truly idyllic couple's retreat. Granite steps lead you up to the front door and private garden area, ...

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

Price per week £556 - £700

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near Port Isaac.


Offering stunning views of Cornwall’s breathtaking north coast, this is the perfect retreat for discerning couples seeking spacious, luxurious comfort in a tranquil setting. Surrou...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £573 - £721

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Port Isaac, North Cornwall.


Tucked away down a quiet country lane, the little hamlet of Trewalder is the home of Rooky's Nook. This charming, detached cottage oozes romance and with no expense spared will pro...

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

Price per week £608 - £765

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3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Helford, West Cornwall.


Miranda Cottage is a quintessential Cornish thatched cottage in the heart of the village of St Martin, a short distance from the famous sailing waters of the Helford River. Beautif...

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

Price per week £629 - £1162 *

* Includes 10% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 4 May and 18 May 2019. 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 4 May and 18 May 2019.

1 bedroom, dog friendly apartment with sea views near Boscastle.


With the most enviable views across Trebarwith Strand out to sea, Praxis offers the perfect setting for those looking for the ultimate seaside getaway. Located in the heart of this...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £631 - £1054

1 bedroom, dog friendly apartment with sea views in Mullion.


Welcoming and completely memorable, this penthouse apartment features luxurious finishes and furnishings, soft fluffy towels and breathtaking views of Mullion Cove harbour; simply ...

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

Price per week £699 - £849

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  • 10% off

    1 Sep 2018 - 8 Sep 2018

    £1198.90 £1079.10

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Marazion, West Cornwall.


The Old Granary sympathetically mixes original character with understated vintage furnishings and is a simply fabulous luxury retreat for a family or group of friends. A large firs...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £715 - £1277 *

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* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 27 Apr and 18 May 2019. Bedroom 3 is excluded at the discounted rate.

  • 10% off

    31 Aug 2018 - 7 Sep 2018

    £1244.88 £1120.39

1 bedroom, dog friendly home with a pool near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Cedar is perfect for couples, a beautifully appointed and luxuriously spacious retreat offering a wonderfully chilled-out holiday experience. There are floor to ceiling windows in ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £771 - £971

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  • 20% off

    25 Aug 2018 - 1 Sep 2018

    £1234.80 £987.84

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with a swimming pool near Falmouth


Fern is a beautifully appointed and luxuriously spacious retreat for couples, perfect for a wonderfully chilled-out holiday. The open plan living-room has floor to ceiling windows ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £771 - £971

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

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