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

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Marazion, Cornwall.


The views from this pretty terraced cottage, across to St Michael’s Mount and the Atlantic Ocean, are simply magnificent. ‘The Mount’ majestically dominates the bay at Marazion, de...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £563 - £940

4 bedroom, holiday cottage near Colyton, South Devon with a hot tub


Stable Tallet is in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty close to east Devon’s stunning Jurassic Coast. Set on a friendly working farm, this detached home-from-home has the bonus ...

  • Sleeps 7 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £563 - £1404 *

* Includes 30% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 5 Jan and 13 Jul 2019. Bedrooms 1 and 3 are excluded at the discounted rate.

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Honiton, South Devon.


Mount Pleasant Lodge is set in picturesque grounds in east Devon’s Blackdown Hills – an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty above Honiton and an easy drive from the Jurassic Coast. ...

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

Price per week £563 - £708

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  • 20% off

    3 Aug 2018 - 10 Aug 2018

    £915.00 £732.00

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


A meandering driveway leads to this detached architect-designed property, one of three set in eleven acres of spectacular private woodland. Trelengor, a short drive from Fowey, the...

  • Sleeps 7 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £564 - £1231 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 5 Jan and 6 Jul 2019.

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


Surrounded by beautiful Cornish countryside not far from the coastal footpaths, Woodlands Manor Farm offers a small group of luxurious converted barns sharing use of a wonderful 36...

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

Price per week £564 - £942

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Lostwithiel, South Cornwall.


Warleggan (twinned with Narnia according to the village sign) is a magical Cornish village deep in a wooded valley, yet within easy distance of the south and north coasts. Welltown...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £569 - £950

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Coverack, Cornwall.


With stunning sea and harbour views, and only a short walk down to the picturesque fishing village of Coverack, this pretty bungalow is a little gem of a property sparkling from it...

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

Price per week £574 - £958

2 bedroom apartment with sea views in Coverack, West Cornwall.


There is a definite nautical feel about the balcony of this first floor apartment, where you can almost imagine the gentle swell of the waves beneath you as you gaze out over the g...

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

Price per week £574 - £958

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage with a hot tub near Honiton, Devon


Snaffles Lodge is a bespoke, larch-framed single-storey building on the edge of east Devon’s Blackdown Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The famous market town of Honit...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £574 - £722

2 bedroom apartment with sea views in Coverack, West Cornwall.


This light and spacious apartment, with the most spectacular sea views, could just be the perfect coastal retreat. Sitting on the Sunny Corner side of Coverack, above the pretty ar...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sun

Price per week £576 - £962

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