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

7 nights from £629 *

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

7 nights from £629 *

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  • 20% off

    23 Feb 2019 - 2 Mar 2019

    £588.00 £470.40

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

7 nights from £699

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

7 nights from £699

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  • 20% off

    23 Feb 2019 - 2 Mar 2019

    £598.85 £479.20

  • 15% off

    2 Mar 2019 - 9 Mar 2019

    £598.85 £509.15

  • 15% off

    9 Mar 2019 - 16 Mar 2019

    £598.85 £509.15

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

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £771

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

7 nights from £771

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £771

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

7 nights from £771

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £797 *

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near St Mawes, South Cornwall.


This gorgeous rural barn conversion tucked away on the Roseland peninsula is truly a hidden treasure in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Beautifully presented and exception...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £797 *

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  • 20% off

    22 Feb 2019 - 1 Mar 2019

    £984.17 £787.33

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

7 nights from £799 *

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

7 nights from £799 *

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

7 nights from £823 *

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

7 nights from £823 *

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

7 nights from £1003 *

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

7 nights from £1003 *

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

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

7 nights from £1003 *

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

7 nights from £1003 *

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

7 nights from £360

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

7 nights from £360

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