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 807 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 807 self catering cottages available to rent in May

3 bedroom self catering cottage near Shaftesbury, Dorset.


This fabulous Georgian House is the perfect base from which to explore the many unique attractions that are a short drive away. Create great holiday memories with fascinating days ...

  • Sleeps 6
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £661 - £1071 *

* Includes 10% off for parties up to 4 between 10 Mar and 29 Dec 2018.

2 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach in Cowes, Isle of Wight


Solent View is an immaculately presented seaside villa just metres away from the seafront of Gurnard. Each room has been thoughtfully decorated to make you feel relaxed and the ope...

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

Price per week £675 - £1100

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  • 15% off

    6 Jul 2018 - 13 Jul 2018

    £925.00 £786.25

2 bedroom holiday apartment with sea views in St Ives, West Cornwall.


See the ocean as you enter this contemporary first floor apartment, looking through the open plan living-room to the clear blue bay. Drop your bags and head down the hill to the be...

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

Price per week £681 - £1167

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  • 10% off

    6 Jul 2018 - 13 Jul 2018

    £1315.44 £1183.90

2 bedroom thatched, rural holiday cottage near Exeter, South Devon.


In the unspoiled countryside of east Devon, a short drive from the Jurassic Coast, Legars Cottage is a stunning, peaceful, rural retreat. The interior is beautifully designed with ...

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

Price per week £684 - £785

Dogs go free on holidays starting between 29th June to 5th July.

2 bedroom cottage with sea views in Portscatho, South Cornwall.


Set right on the waterside in the pretty seaside village of Portscatho, this gorgeous cottage is holiday heaven. With a feather-filled sofa set before a toasty wood-burner and supe...

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

Price per week £687 - £1002

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


Wooda is a truly beautiful property set in the idyllic moorland hamlet of Warleggan, which according to the sign is twinned with Narnia, and given the magical setting, this would b...

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £702 - £1413 *

2 bedroom, holiday cottage near the beach in St Helens, Isle of Wight.


Hill Farm Lodge with its huge garden offers you plenty of room to stretch your legs or the children to kick a ball! The only steps are but a few to the front door, leading on to an...

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

Price per week £705 - £865

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Sennen, Cornwall.


This gorgeous eco-friendly detached property is set on the outskirts of St Just. Within the grounds of the Owners' farmhouse, The Perch has its own south-facing terrace with views ...

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

Price per week £705 - £1126

2 bedroom, dog friendly apartment with sea views in Dartmouth, Devon.


Set in Dartmouth, one of the most sought-after locations in the West Country, 42 Dart Marina is the perfect all year round destination. This superb two-storey duplex apartment offe...

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

Price per week £730 - £1220

2 bedroom, rural holiday apartment near the beach in Freshwater, Isle of Wight


This beautiful contemporary apartment is literally on the beach front, offering stunning views of the picturesque Freshwater Bay. Extremely well appointed, the apartment offers mod...

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

Price per week £733 - £1085

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