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 889 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 889 self catering cottages available to rent in May

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Hayle, West Cornwall.


Enjoying wonderful countryside views and a splendid rural seclusion, this charming barn conversion is tucked away on Cardinham Farm, a peaceful smallholding on the outskirts of Pra...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £478 - £799

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Honiton, South Devon.


If your idea of a holiday is fresh air and tranquil surroundings, Stable Cottage has the most fabulous south-facing garden and summer-house. Set in the courtyard of a former workin...

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

Price per week £479 - £699

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3 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Newquay, North Cornwall.


Only a short stroll from the beautiful golden sands of Lusty Glaze and Porth Beach, this timber-framed, eco-friendly retreat provides the ideal base for a holiday by the sea. Set o...

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

Price per week £480 - £894

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.

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near St Agnes, North Cornwall.


With sweeping countryside views, detached Winnie's Cottage lies down a quarter-mile long unmade farm track, overlooking pastures and the countryside beyond. Apart from Honeysuck...

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

Price per week £483 - £771

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

3 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near St Agnes, North Cornwall.


Just a few minutes' drive from the renowned surfing beaches of Porthtowan and Perranporth, Honeysuckle Cottage is a perfect base for exploring this dramatically beautiful part of C...

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

Price per week £485 - £775

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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

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