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

3 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Mousehole, West Cornwall.


Mousehole needs no introduction; this harbourside town is extremely popular with its array of galleries, restaurants and a safe family-friendly beach. Hillside is set up the hill f...

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

Price per week £479 - £1395 *

* Includes 40% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 5 Jan and 15 Jun 2019. Bedrooms 2 and 3 are excluded at the discounted rate. 20% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 5 Jan and 15 Jun 2019. Bedroom 1 is excluded at the discounted rate.

1 bedroom, cottage with a hot tub near the sea, St Ives, West Cornwall.


Relax in a super-duper Cornish spa hydrotherapy hot tub (run completely by renewable energy) on a raised private terrace close to Nancy's House. Set in the heart of a bio diverse f...

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

Price per week £479 - £699

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

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


A hidden gem nestled in a back street in the heart of St Keverne, the largest village on the Helford featuring two pubs and a church clustered around a pretty central square. Drift...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £481 - £859 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 5 Jan and 22 Jun 2019. Only one bedroom is available at the discounted rate (if there is a baby in the party bedroom 3 can be used for the cot).

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


This pretty mews cottage set in the heart of Penzance is comfortable and well-equipped. With a delightful terrace accessed via the sitting-room, there can be nowhere nicer to spend...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £491 - £618

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Boscastle.


Want to wake up in the middle of an idyllic village listening to the sound of the river gently flowing out to sea? Then a break at The Boathouse is your answer. Situated in a dream...

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

Price per week £493 - £592

1 bedroom, dog friendly apartment with sea views, Shaldon.


Bay Cottage is just steps from the beach in Shaldon, which lines the south shore of the Teign estuary. The South West Coast Path is on the doorstep, so this is a fantastic place fo...

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

Price per week £495 - £623

1 bedroom self catering cottage near Boscastle, North Cornwall.


Looking for a luxurious hideaway to escape the hectic pace of life, then follow the country lanes through north Cornwall to the peaceful rural hamlet of Trelash and discover this p...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £496 - £596

Gorgeous Airstream, sleeping 2, luxury glamping near Dartmouth, South Devon.


"They're so cool" seems to be the universal reaction to seeing the distinctive highly polished, curvy Airstreams. And cool Airstream 1234 certainly is. Built in 1956 it is a 'Sover...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Thu

Price per week £499 - £628

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1 bedroom apartment with sea views in Falmouth, South Cornwall.


How many holiday apartments offer the chance of falling asleep with a Royal Navy vessel moored almost alongside then waking with a luxury cruise liner in its place? Add views from ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £501 - £631

Shepherd$6s Hut with outstanding sea views near Padstow, North Cornwall.


Wow will definitely be your first word when you arrive at gorgeous Tregwelan Shepherd's Hut. With spectacular views of the Camel Estuary and the delights of Padstow just a 20 minut...

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

Price per week £510 - £611

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