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 965 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 965 self catering cottages available to rent in May

3 bedroom, rural cottage with sea views near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


Creek Cottage is a gorgeous detached cottage tucked away on the side of a quiet wooded creek on the north side of the Helford, home to herons and scores of little egrets as well as...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £799 - £1555 *

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* Includes 25% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 27 Apr and 18 May 2019. Bedroom 3 is excluded at the reduced rate.

  • 15% off

    20 Oct 2018 - 27 Oct 2018

    £1264.00 £1074.40

4 bedroom, rural self catering cottage in Cadgwith, West Cornwall.


This spectacular holiday home, located in the heart of the Lizard peninsula, is perfectly proportioned for a large family group or friends. Situated a short drive from one of the m...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £823 - £1963 *

* Includes 25% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 5 Jan and 29 Jun 2019. The first floor bedrooms 3 and 4 are excluded at the discounted rate. 30% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 5 Jan and 29 Jun 2019. The first floor bedrooms 3 and 4 are excluded at the disounted rate.

We’ve been raising the standards of self catering holidays since 1977.

3 bedroom cottage with sea views in Portreath, North Cornwall.


This stunningly designed contemporary beach house with unobstructed views over Portreath beach is likely to take your breath away. The liberal use of glass floods the living space ...

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

Price per week £1003 - £2047 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 27 Apr and 18 May 2019. 30% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 27 Apr and 18 May 2019.

3 bedroom cottage with sea views in Portreath, North Cornwall.


This is a beach house in every sense of the word, with light, bright open spaces, indoor-outdoor living on the private roof-deck lounge and views to leave you speechless. Giant win...

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

Price per week £1003 - £2047 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 20 Apr and 18 May 2019. 30% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 20 Apr and 18 May 2019.

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near St Just.


Cosy up in this pretty little terraced miner's cottage, set in the heart of one of Cornwall's ancient mining heritage sites and with views of the crashing Atlantic Ocean from downs...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £360 - £601

2 bedroom self catering cottage near Beaworthy, North Devon.


Set in a quiet courtyard in the heart of the conservation village of Germansweek, this beautifully presented end of terrace barn conversion offers the perfect retreat for discernin...

  • Sleeps 3
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £371 - £542

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


Jubilation is a first floor apartment with excellent sea glimpses from the open plan living area to the outdoor Jubilee Pool and Penzance promenade. A single and double bedroom mak...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £373 - £545

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Wellington, South Devon.


This beautifully presented single-storey property is located in the unspoilt Blackdown Hills. It is perfect for exploring this lovely rural area and the stunning Jurassic Coast - b...

  • Sleeps 3
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £376 - £549

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2 bedroom cottage near the beach near Porthallow, West Cornwall.


There may no longer be a candlestick-maker in St Keverne, but the village does have a butcher, a baker, a grocer and two pubs! On the outskirts of the village, pretty Tremaen Cotta...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £381 - £608

2 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Taunton, Somerset.


Orchard Barn is a stone's throw from the stunning Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty; 9,500 acres of open moorland, deep wooded valleys and panoramic views. The sing...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £381 - £609

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