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 940 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 940 self catering cottages available to rent in May

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £511

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


A stunningly restored barn, Marbles is set in a rural hamlet just an amble across the fields from the fishing village of Porthallow. Beautifully appointed, it has a roaring woo...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £511

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

7 nights from £516

Dog friendly luxury shepherds hut with hot tub and fishing pond near Bideford, North Devon.


This is an exceptional shepherd's hut in a simply unbeatable setting - sheltered in a little copse of trees in a private lakeside setting with its very own hot tub. The gentle roll...

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

7 nights from £516

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

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

7 nights from £522 *

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Rural in feel, Higher Treluswell Barn is actually only a 10 minute drive from the bustling town and sailing waters of Falmouth, where ferries sail to St Mawes, Truro and the Helfor...

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

7 nights from £522 *

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  • 20% off

    30 Mar 2019 - 6 Apr 2019

    £450.67 £360.54

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £524 *

4 bedroom, rural cottage with sea views near Helston, West Cornwall.


Wallis Barn is a splendid barn conversion with its own enclosed garden and a tennis lawn for guests’ exclusive use, so bring your rackets or use the rackets provided. Climbing the ...

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £524 *

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  • 20% off

    22 Mar 2019 - 29 Mar 2019

    £494.69 £395.75

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £527

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


Take one beautifully-converted granite barn, sprinkle with quirky flourishes then add wall-to-wall comfort. This is the recipe for success at Smugglers Lane where the living is eas...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £527

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

7 nights from £527

Outstanding hut, sleeping two with hot tub near Looe, South Cornwall.


When you wish upon a star… anything your heart desires will come to you… and as you lay your head on your pillow at night gazing out of the skylight above, at a black velvet sky sp...

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

7 nights from £527

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

7 nights from £527

Gorgeous romantic retreat with hot tub sleeping 2 near Looe, South Cornwall.


Utterly gorgeous in every way, this whimsically themed Victorian-style tabernacle hints at the glorious eccentricity of scholarly preachers of yesteryear. With bell tower rising tr...

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

7 nights from £527

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

7 nights from £528 *

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


Picture perfect, this delightfully bijou terraced cottage is located in the heart of the friendly north coastal village of St Agnes and just a short stroll to the sandy beach at Tr...

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

7 nights from £528 *

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

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £529 *

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage in Perranporth, North Cornwall.


Sunnyside Cottage is your archetypal Cornish cottage, close to the shores of the glorious beach at Perranporth. This charming detached cottage is ideal for dog lovers as the garden...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £529 *

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  • 20% off

    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £561.00 £448.80

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

7 nights from £533 *

4 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Porthleven, West Cornwall.


Situated in a quiet hamlet just a few miles from Marazion this brand new, detached property is perfect for a family holiday or a group of friends. Walk through the pleasant lit...

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

7 nights from £533 *

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  • 20% off

    30 Mar 2019 - 6 Apr 2019

    £460.35 £368.28

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