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 949 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 949 self catering cottages available to rent in May

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Crantock, Cornwall.


A Grade II Listed detached building, Forge Cottage is situated on the road to the dog-friendly beach at Crantock, directly opposite a footpath that leads to the magnificent sand du...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £460 - £769

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

Price per week £461 - £770

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage in Bridgwater, Somerset.


This peaceful cottage is in a gentle swathe of unspoilt countryside between the Somerset coast and the beautiful Quantock Hills, a 9,500 acre Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty tha...

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

Price per week £461 - £659

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Port Isaac, North Cornwall.


The Carriage House is a contemporary style cottage located close to a stunning stretch of the North Cornish coastline. This single-storey detached cottage has its own enclosed gard...

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

Price per week £463 - £773

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  • 20% off

    20 Oct 2018 - 27 Oct 2018

    £581.15 £464.92

2 bedroom cottage near the beach near Portscatho, South Cornwall.


This fabulous converted detached barn is less than a mile from the safe and sandy beach at Porthcurnick and close to the National Trust coastal footpath, and the shops, galleries a...

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

Price per week £463 - £709

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Port Isaac, North Cornwall.


This charming traditional cottage, on the edge of the pretty village of St Breward, is the perfect retreat for family and couples who want to savour a different pace of life whatev...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £463 - £676

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  • 20% off

    19 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018

    £544.00 £435.20

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


Rose is a semi-detached conversion with an open plan living-room, welcoming all year round as the comfortable sofas, dining-table, well-equipped kitchen and wood-burner will ensure...

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

Price per week £464 - £1324 *

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* Includes 40% off for parties up to 4 + cot on selected dates.

  • 30% off

    10 Nov 2018 - 17 Nov 2018

    £410.24 £287.17

  • 30% off

    17 Nov 2018 - 24 Nov 2018

    £410.24 £287.17

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


Trebow is a comfortable and welcoming stone bungalow found at the end of a private road, in a cluster of four houses surrounded by rolling farmland. Commanding a panoramic view ove...

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

Price per week £465 - £777

2 bedroom apartment with sea views in Westward Ho!, North Devon.


Seashells is in the award-winning Nautilus seafront development at Westward Ho!. Situated close to two of north Devon’s prettiest fishing villages, Appledore and Instow, Westward H...

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

Price per week £465 - £777

3 bedroom cottage near the beach near Marazion, West Cornwall.


With its safe, sandy, rock-pooly beach and a great gastro pub, Perranuthnoe is an idyllic, peaceful village by the sea. The Summer House, sleeping four or six guests, is set in the...

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

Price per week £466 - £1084 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 5 Jan and 15 Jun 2019. The bunk-beds are excluded at the discounted rate.

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