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 954 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 954 self catering cottages available to rent in May

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Crewkerne, Somerset.


Manor Farm Lodge is the ideal base for exploring the fascinating area around the Somerset/Dorset border, and is within easy reach of the stunning Jurassic Coast at Lyme Regis. This...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £429 - £685

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Launceston.


Set in tranquil countryside, Carzantic Chapel Barn is a charming granite cottage dating back to the 1800s, its south-facing patio basks in sun most of the day and is the perfect sp...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £431 - £628

2 bedroom holiday apartment near the beach in Hayle, West Cornwall.


Within a few minutes' walk of Hayle harbour, with its quirky shops and numerous eateries, or a slightly longer stretch to three miles of golden sands; this sumptuously furnished fi...

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

Price per week £432 - £689

2 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Taunton, Somerset.


Oak Tree Barn is a family-friendly and dog-friendly barn conversion in a peaceful setting on the edge of the unspoilt village of Thurloxton, in the foothills of the Quantock Hills ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £432 - £689

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2 bedroom self catering apartment near the beach in Ryde.


6 Pier View Court, perfectly located right on the seafront at Ryde, is a modern, well presented second floor apartment, tastefully decorated and furnished to a high standard. Relax...

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

Price per week £433 - £620

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Launceston, North Cornwall.


With magnificent views across a patchwork of local farmland, this immaculate barn conversion has been lovingly transformed from its humble beginnings as a farm building to a wonder...

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £433 - £756

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Portscatho.


This delightful single-storey converted barn is one of two barns set on an unspoilt Cornish country lane close to many beaches, and with a large garden this is the ideal holiday ho...

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

Price per week £435 - £643

2 bedroom, dog friendly, clifftop cottage with sea views, Kingsbridge, Devon.


This truly is a quirky cottage, perched (and we mean perched) on top of a cliff with the front door only a couple of metres from the edge. Casa Marinero offers 180 degree views of ...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £435 - £634

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Mawgan Porth, North Cornwall.


From the minute you step inside Cornflower Cottage you really will feel at home, with its beautifully appointed kitchen, cosy sitting-area and dining-area and two comfy bedrooms. O...

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

Price per week £435 - £635

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in St Mawes, South Cornwall.


Steps lead up to this gorgeous converted sail loft set close to the centre of St Mawes, famous for its quaint harbour and delightful passenger ferry to Falmouth. Tucked away and ju...

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

Price per week £436 - £621

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

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