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

1 bedroom self catering cottage in Helston, West Cornwall.


Tucked away and hidden from view yet only a short walk from Helston with its shops, pubs and cafes, this delightful cottage is beautifully furnished and equipped to a very high sta...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £358 - £512

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  • 20% off

    14 Jul 2018 - 21 Jul 2018

    £595.20 £476.00

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in St Agnes, Cornwall.


Beacon Top Bottom is a delightfully bijou cottage nestled in the slopes of St Agnes Beacon. Ideally situated for exploring this stunning area of north Cornwall, this cosy little bo...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £358 - £512

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Looe, South Cornwall.


Butterwell Cottage is a lovely little hideaway for couples just a couple of miles inland from the coastal footpaths that wend their way along Whitsand, Lantivet and Looe bays. Warm...

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

Price per week £358 - £512

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Helston, West Cornwall.


At the end of a private lane and set within a peaceful courtyard flanked by a small group of other converted barns, The Croft is a pretty little self-contained annexe to the Owner’...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £358 - £512

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  • 30% off

    30 Jun 2018 - 7 Jul 2018

    £531.20 £371.70

  • 25% off

    14 Jul 2018 - 21 Jul 2018

    £595.20 £446.25

  • 20% off

    21 Jul 2018 - 28 Jul 2018

    £640.00 £512.00

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

1 bedroom, rural cottage with sea views near St Ives, West Cornwall.


Set apart from the other properties, The Quillet is a single-storey, traditional dwelling with an enclosed sea-facing private garden. There are views across the countryside to the ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sun

Price per week £358 - £512

1 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach near St Ives, West Cornwall.


Jenny's Cottage is a pretty, stone-built cottage. From the small galley kitchen, a corridor leads to the open plan sitting/dining-room, which is home to a roaring wood-burner. From...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £358 - £512

1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage in Dulverton, Somerset.


Lane Cottage is a perfect Exmoor bolt-hole, tucked into a little square in the centre of the lovely market town of Dulverton. The cottage is really cosy with a multi-burner in the ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £363 - £518

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Wadebridge, North Cornwall.


Pekin is perfectly formed for two and is a delightful semi-detached cottage for a romantic getaway! The open plan living-room is really comfortable and hopefully you will be able t...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £367 - £524

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Marazion, West Cornwall.


The Tractor Shed is a delightful detached studio with original beams and stylish furnishings throughout. The comfortable open plan sitting-room with a bedroom area, separated by mo...

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

Price per week £368 - £537

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Newport, Isle of Wight


Little Tremore Cottage is a charming annexe situated in the historic village of Shorwell, surrounded by peaceful and idyllic countryside; this is the place to be for a romantic, re...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £370 - £465

Arrive at your handpicked holiday home safe in the knowledge it’s been fully inspected.

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