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 1032 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 1032 self catering cottages available to rent in May

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £433 *

2 bedroom holiday apartment near the beach in Brixham, South Devon.


This attractive three-storey apartment boasts quality and comfort throughout, whilst being nestled in a great location in the heart of Brixham, with endless entertainment and local...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £433 *

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

7 nights from £433

2 bedroom, dog friendly, rural holiday cottage near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


Surrounded by 40 acres of farmland where Dexter cattle and Shetland sheep graze, the little stream running across the land a tiny tributary of the Helford River, Little Trebarvah i...

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

7 nights from £433

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

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £435

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

7 nights from £435

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

7 nights from £435

2 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage, Haytor, Dartmoor.


The pretty village of Haytor Vale is tucked down a narrow lane below the well-known Dartmoor landmark of Haytor Rocks. Beam Ends is at the end of a terrace of stone cottages, a sho...

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

7 nights from £435

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

7 nights from £435

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

7 nights from £435

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

7 nights from £436

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

7 nights from £436

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £436

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Dorchester, Dorset.


Cedar Lodge is a cosy cottage in a quiet rural location. All on one level, the open plan living-room with kitchen and dining areas creates a very sociable space for a couple or sma...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £436

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £436

2 bedroom thatched, dog friendly cottage near Dorchester, Dorset.


Beehive Cottage is a charming and cosy cottage for four, on a quiet lane opposite St Mary's church in the village of Puddletown. The village is surrounded by farmland, Thomas Hardy...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £436

We are Gold accredited with the Green Tourism Business Scheme.

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

7 nights from £437

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage in Beaworthy, North Devon.


Tucked deep in beautiful Devon countryside, offering woodland walks and coastal trips, Oak Leaf will delight discerning guests. Impeccably renovated, this semi-detached cottage ove...

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

7 nights from £437

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

7 nights from £438

2 bedroom cottage with river views in Dartmouth, South Devon.


Dartmouth is well-known for its attractive riverside setting and the Britannia Royal Naval College. The river is full of craft and the town has plenty to offer; good restaurants, p...

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

7 nights from £438

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