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 627 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 627 self catering cottages available to rent in May

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


This delectably simple little pied-a-terre, set midway between both coasts, makes an ideal base for exploring Cornwall. The private south-facing garden, with its handy shed for bik...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £327 - £467

Glamping for 4 people with hot tub near Bude, North Cornwall.


Rivendell Glamping Pods are curvy, cute, comfortable and unique in design. They provide the opportunity to enjoy camping in luxury with fabulous far reaching views across the Tamar...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £327 - £596 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 5 Jan and 20 Jul 2019.

1 bedroom self catering cottage near Portreath, West Cornwall.


Sitting alongside but totally separate from the Owners' home and in the small hamlet of Higher Brea, this cute detached retreat has been designed and furnished with comfort and rel...

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

Price per week £329 - £471

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Lamorna Cove.


All on one level, this stylish open plan cottage is ideal for guests with limited mobility. Set on the edge of Lamorna Cove and the South West Coast Path, The Top Shelter is the pe...

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

Price per week £337 - £563

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  • 20% off

    4 Aug 2018 - 11 Aug 2018

    £717.00 £573.60

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


Close to Dartmoor National Park, dog-friendly and with gorgeous, extensive grounds, this former hayloft is a delight; think roses around the door, beamed ceilings and a welcoming o...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £338 - £425

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  • 20% off

    23 Jul 2018 - 28 Jul 2018

    £422.40 £337.92

  • 20% off

    28 Jul 2018 - 4 Aug 2018

    £528.00 £422.40

  • 20% off

    4 Aug 2018 - 11 Aug 2018

    £528.00 £422.40

  • 20% off

    11 Aug 2018 - 18 Aug 2018

    £528.00 £422.40

1 bedroom, dog friendly, rural self catering cottage in Helston, West Cornwall.


Set on the hillside in the grounds of the Owners' house, this cute semi-detached studio barn enjoys outstanding rural views overlooking the ancient market town of Helston on the ed...

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

Price per week £340 - £486

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1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Porthleven, West Cornwall.


Set on the hillside in the grounds of the Owners' house, this cute semi-detached studio barn enjoys outstanding rural views overlooking the ancient market town of Helston on the ed...

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

Price per week £340 - £486

2 bedroom holiday cottage near Dulverton, Somerset.


Cleveland Cottage has the advantage of a choice of two prices – for bookings by two or four guests. This very pretty cottage, on the edge of Exmoor National Park, a few miles from ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £341 - £680 *

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* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot.

  • 20% off

    3 Aug 2018 - 10 Aug 2018

    £688.00 £550.40

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Portreath, North Cornwall.


Farm Cottage is a comfortable detached rural property which enjoys a tranquil location and yet is only two miles from the small seaside resort village of Porthtowan with its restau...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £343 - £646 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot on selected dates. Bedroom 2 is excluded at the discounted rate.

2 bedroom, dog friendly house with a pool near Perranporth, Cornwall


Nanteague House is semi-detached with its own south-facing sun-trap patio to the front, the perfect place for evening drinks as it overlooks the central courtyard and heated swimmi...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £345 - £824 *

* Includes 30% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 27 Apr and 15 Jun 2019. Only Bedroom 2 is available at the discounted rate.

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