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 876 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 876 self catering cottages available to rent in May

2 bedroom cottage near Kingsbridge, south Devon.


Found in the quiet hamlet of Leigh, Grade I Listed Leigh Barton is partly a designated ancient monument and a fine example of a medieval monastic grange and outbuildings, where the...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £502 - £802

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


Withypool is at the heart of the beautiful Exmoor National Park and Riverview has a wonderful elevated village position with panoramic views of the River Barle below and the open m...

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

Price per week £502 - £718

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Beaminster, Dorset.


A stunning west Dorset location, amazing rural views and a truly luxurious property, Phoebes House is a hidden gem just a short drive inland from the famous Jurassic Coast. This de...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £503 - £840

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


Poised minutes away from Porthcurnick beach, this comfortable modern cottage has lovely sea views out to Gull Rock, Nare Head and beyond. One of a terrace of four, there is a prett...

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

Price per week £503 - £879

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


Lena is just beautiful with a cosy sitting/dining-room, a wood-burner and under-floor heating which keeps the slate floors downstairs warm underfoot. A modern well-equipped kitchen...

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

Price per week £505 - £805

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


Tucked away in the centre of Mullion yet within a mile of the beach, little Corlan Cottage is surrounded by beautiful countryside. The village shops and facilities are just beyond ...

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

Price per week £505 - £844

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


In an idyllic setting, located down a quiet country lane, only a few miles from some of Cornwall's finest beaches along with the pretty fishing harbour of Post Isaac, this exceptio...

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £506 - £845

4 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


On the banks of the River Tavy nestled in the Owner's 80 acre estate, Ludbrook Cottage lies just outside the village of Buckland Monachorum. Guests can enjoy the wooded grounds and...

  • Sleeps 7 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £508 - £1351 *

* Includes 30% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 5 Jan and 6 Jul 2019.

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near the beach in Ventnor, Isle of Wight.


With an interesting history and dating from 1852, Trevessa was once a fishing cottage and overlooks the sea. The sitting-room, dining-room and both bedrooms have beautiful sea view...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £509 - £746

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  • 20% off

    19 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018

    £611.62 £489.60

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


Step back in time in this 500 year old Grade II Listed stone house, set back in Marazion’s Market Place, close to the beach where the tidal causeway and boats cross to St Michael’s...

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

Price per week £509 - £1264 *

* Includes 25% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 5 Jan and 15 Jun 2019. One of the bedrooms is excluded at the discounted rate.

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