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, rural holiday cottage near Polzeath, North Cornwall.


Little Bokelly feels part of a secret kingdom, quite apart from the everyday world. Set down an unmade lane and converted from an old stable, its serene setting is quiet and peacef...

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

Price per week £536 - £895

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday apartment with sea views in Ventnor, Isle of Wight.


Gilmerton is a charming and spacious apartment, beautifully decorated, and located on the outskirts of the vibrant town of Ventnor. The house is built into the hill so this first f...

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

Price per week £537 - £704

Don’t miss out; reserve your favourite 2019 holiday cottage for just £30

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


Giles Cottage is an exceptionally attractive detached cottage, set within the stunning grounds of Wringworthy Farm. Staying in this beautiful Grade II Listed cottage you are guaran...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £538 - £1123 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 20 Apr and 18 May 2019. The annexe is excluded at the discounted rate.

2 bedroom thatched cottage near the beach in Crantock, Cornwall.


Crantock village and its sandy beach are very popular with visitors to this area of north Cornwall, and justly so. Nestling in the centre of the village, The Hermitage is a semi-de...

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

Price per week £539 - £900

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Porthleven, West Cornwall.


With walks on your doorstep and the harbour village and foodie destination of Porthleven only a short drive away, this is the perfect destination for countryside lovers to discover...

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

Price per week £542 - £791

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Honiton, South Devon.


In the Blackdown Hills above Honiton, just 30 minutes from the Jurassic coastline and beaches at Lyme Regis, Sidmouth and Branscombe, this detached cottage is an excellent holiday ...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £544 - £867

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with estuary views in Shaldon.


This delightful cottage has marvellous views across the Teign estuary from the enclosed waterside patio/garden. With the slipway yards from the front door (hence the name!), guests...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £544 - £908

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  • 20% off

    19 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018

    £682.04 £545.60

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage in Altarnun, North Cornwall.


Grade II Listed Molly’s Barn is delightful, set in a quiet rural location within an easy drive of the north Cornish coast. This gorgeous reversed level cottage has a stylish open p...

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

Price per week £544 - £908

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

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the sea near Torpoint, Cornwall.


Fall in love with the beauty and charm of Mount Edgcumbe at this absolute gem of a cottage. Originally built in the early 1900s this immaculate semi-detached cottage has been beaut...

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

Price per week £545 - £869

2 bedroom, rural cottage with river views near Dartmouth, Devon.


Heron’s Rest is a hidden delight. Park up and walk down the narrow, stepped path, and you will find it tucked below the gardens of the cottages above, with a wonderful view over th...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £551 - £962

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