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 993 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 993 self catering cottages available to rent in May

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

7 nights from £526

Bespoke built cabin with hot tub sleeping 2, dog friendly near Porthleven, West Cornwall


You will instantly start to unwind the moment you arrive at beautiful Barney's Cabin, a truly bespoke retreat. Offering the best of both worlds, this idyllic bolthole for two is se...

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

7 nights from £526

  • 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

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  • 10% off

    22 Feb 2019 - 1 Mar 2019

    £532.25 £479.02

  • 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

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  • 10% off

    22 Feb 2019 - 1 Mar 2019

    £464.31 £417.88

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 £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 *

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  • 20% off

    22 Feb 2019 - 1 Mar 2019

    £589.23 £471.38

  • 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

    22 Feb 2019 - 1 Mar 2019

    £580.13 £464.10

  • 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 less than five miles from Marazion this brand new, detached property is perfect for a family holiday or a group of friends. Walk through the pleasant...

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

7 nights from £533 *

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £534

1 bedroom, dog friendly apartment near the beach in Lamorna Cove.


The Nod (a stone's throw from the Lamorna Wink pub) is simply gorgeous and provides stylish open plan living with a roaring wood-burner, a stunning bedroom with sumptuous super-kin...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £534

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £542 *

Family-size shepherd$6s hut with hot tub and dog friendly near Lostwithiel, South Cornwall.


As you wind through the moorland lanes that lead to the pretty rural hamlet of Warleggan, you'll appreciate why the locals have twinned this special place with CS Lewis' fantasy wo...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £542 *

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £542 *

Family size, dog friendly shepherds hut near Lostwithiel, South Cornwall with a hot tub


Fall under the spell of this stunning location with an unforgettable stay at the enchanting Witch's Wagon. Squirreled away in the pretty hamlet of Warleggan, yes it is a real place...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £542 *

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

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