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 1030 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 1030 self catering cottages available to rent in May

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

7 nights from £357

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near the beach in Bembridge, Isle of Wight.


Take a few steps up to the entrance and you will find yourself in 3 Kings House, a ground floor apartment in a small development. It is the perfect base for a couple or a family wi...

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

7 nights from £357

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £360

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in St Agnes, North Cornwall.


Picture-perfect and petite, this delightfully bijou cottage is set in the heart of the friendly north coast village of St Agnes. There is an abundance of shops, bars and eating pla...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £360

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

7 nights from £365

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in St Just, West Cornwall.


This stylish cottage lies between St Just and the peaceful Cot Valley. Tremellion is ideal for exploring the coastal footpaths of far west Cornwall and has the advantage of pubs, g...

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

7 nights from £365

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

7 nights from £366

2 bedroom, rural self catering apartment near the beach in Ryde.


6 Sandlands is a modest top floor apartment with a large, open plan living area, just a stroll away from Ryde's wonderfully sandy beaches, the canoe lake and the children's sand pa...

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

7 nights from £366

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

7 nights from £373

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the sea near Sennen, Cornwall.


The Little Cabin is a semi-detached cottage, set all on one level and close to Kelynack Moor Studio (2493). With its easy step-free access to and throughout the property, this is t...

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

7 nights from £373

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

7 nights from £375

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage Iddesleigh, North Devon.


This peaceful detached barn conversion is off the beaten track yet easy to reach, with Dartmoor National Park a short distance to the west and just a few miles from a scenic route ...

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

7 nights from £375

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

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £377

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near the beach in St Helens, Isle of Wight.


Faithfull Cottage is a lovingly restored, pretty mid-terrace cottage which enjoys a rear garden and countryside views on the outskirts of St Helens. This comfortable cottage is set...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £377

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £378

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


Tucked away along a country lane, in 23 acres of Cornish meadows, woodland and stream, Coombe Cottage is the perfect retreat for those who want to get away from it all and enjoy a ...

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £378

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

7 nights from £381

2 bedroom, dog friendly apartment near Ilfracombe, North Devon.


This immaculate ground floor apartment – one of a very small group – is in a peaceful private setting in the north Devon coastal village of Combe Martin with its sheltered sandy ba...

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

7 nights from £381

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £383

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Winkleigh, North Devon.


Surrounded by unspoilt mid-Devon countryside with Dartmoor in the distance, Cherryblossom Cottage is a tranquil and welcoming barn conversion, set in an ideal location for those wh...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £383

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