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

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


Quietly situated detached Treboast Skyber lies just a few miles from Falmouth and the south coast, has only one immediate neighbour and enjoys outstanding countryside views. Deligh...

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

Price per week £481 - £1004 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 5 Jan and 11 May 2019. Bedroom 3 is excluded at the discounted rate.

4 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Fowey, South Cornwall.


Lerryn is an idyllic place, providing all the delights of a traditional village with its well-stocked shop, cream teas on the green, friendly pub and an ancient stone bridge crossi...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £484 - £1208 *

* Includes 30% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 5 Jan and 22 Jun 2019. Only 2 bedrooms are available at the discounted rate (please specify when booking).

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


This gorgeous detached property will surpass expectations in all respects. Created from an original farm building on an historic farmstead, The Cow Shed excels itself in the attent...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £484 - £773

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  • 10% off

    3 Aug 2018 - 10 Aug 2018

    £998.00 £898.20

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


The Upper 18 is a charming terraced cottage with fabulous views hunkered above this bustling fishing port. Formerly a fisherman's cottage and overlooking Newlyn, it offers views to...

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

Price per week £487 - £813

2 bedroom, dog friendly apartment near the sea in Torpoint, Cornwall.


Want the chance to stay right in the heart of a historic country park? Then look no further than charming Horseshoe Cottage. Right on your doorstep, the 865 glorious acres of parkl...

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

Price per week £488 - £712

2 bedroom cottage with sea views in The Lizard, West Cornwall.


Duck under the lintel on entering this beautiful former barn, and prepare to gasp in delight; in the kitchen, above the dining-table, is a window with wonderful sea views beyond An...

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

Price per week £488 - £816

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2 bedroom cottage near the sea near Boscastle, North Cornwall.


Located to one side of the other cottages, The Old School House provides a restorative holiday, leaving you feeling truly rested. Couples and small families will feel totally spoil...

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

Price per week £490 - £782

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the sea in Boscastle, Cornwall.


This stunning part of north Cornwall will delight visitors seeking an area of historical interest, beautiful scenery, spectacular walks and a warm Cornish welcome. Cory’s Cott is i...

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

Price per week £493 - £786

2 bedroom self catering cottage near Kingsbridge, South Devon.


Foxglove is an exceptionally charming stone-built cottage nestled within 21 acres of the fabulous Stancombe Manor grounds. This picturesque and tranquil setting doesn't just offer ...

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

Price per week £493 - £825

Luxury glamping, sleeping 4, dog friendly near the beach near Mullion


Like the idea of luxury camping but not too sure about sleeping under canvas? Well look no further for the perfect solution – a tin tent! Rusty the Tin Tent, as featured on Channel...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £493 - £823

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