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.Read more

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 1036 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 1036 self catering cottages available to rent in May

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

7 nights from £331 *

2 bedroom apartment near the beach in Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Sundial is an immaculately presented ground floor apartment in a quiet residential area above Falmouth’s town centre. Ideal for both couples and families, all the town’s facilities...

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

7 nights from £331 *

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £333

1 bedroom cottage near the beach in Mevagissey, South Cornwall.


Mevagissey is a bustling little harbour, home to a small fishing fleet which shelters within its protective walls. Picture book pretty, colourful terraced cottages cling to the ste...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £333

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

7 nights from £337

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Lamorna Cove.


All on one level, this stylish open plan cottage is ideal for guests with limited mobility. Set on the edge of Lamorna Cove and the South West Coast Path, The Top Shelter is the pe...

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

7 nights from £337

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £338

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


Close to Dartmoor National Park, dog-friendly and with gorgeous, extensive grounds, this former hayloft is a delight; think roses around the door, beamed ceilings and a welcoming o...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £338

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  • 20% off

    22 Dec 2018 - 29 Dec 2018

    £475.20 £380.00

  • 20% off

    29 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019

    £475.20 £380.00

We are Gold accredited with the Green Tourism Business Scheme.

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

7 nights from £339

1 bedroom, dog-friendly cottage near the beach near Lamorna Cove.


Owned by a local artist and originally part of the historic Boskenna Estate, The Coach House Cottage is set within a sunny courtyard and is full of quirky charm and interesting art...

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

7 nights from £339

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

7 nights from £340

1 bedroom, dog friendly, rural self catering cottage in Helston, West Cornwall.


Set on the hillside in the grounds of the Owners' house, this cute semi-detached studio barn enjoys outstanding rural views overlooking the ancient market town of Helston on the ed...

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

7 nights from £340

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

7 nights from £340

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


Set on the hillside in the grounds of the Owners' house, this cute semi-detached studio barn enjoys outstanding rural views overlooking the ancient market town of Helston on the ed...

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

7 nights from £340

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

7 nights from £341 *

2 bedroom holiday cottage near Dulverton, Somerset.


Cleveland Cottage has the advantage of a choice of two prices – for bookings by two or four guests. This very pretty cottage, on the edge of Exmoor National Park, a few miles from ...

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

7 nights from £341 *

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  • 20% off

    21 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018

    £550.40 £440.00

  • 20% off

    28 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019

    £688.00 £550.40

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

7 nights from £343 *

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Portreath, North Cornwall.


Farm Cottage is a comfortable detached rural property which enjoys a tranquil location and yet is only two miles from the small seaside resort village of Porthtowan with its restau...

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

7 nights from £343 *

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  • 10% off

    21 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018

    £651.00 £585.90

  • 10% off

    28 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019

    £651.00 £585.90

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £345 *

2 bedroom, dog friendly house with a pool near Perranporth, Cornwall


Nanteague House is semi-detached with its own south-facing sun-trap patio to the front, the perfect place for evening drinks as it overlooks the central courtyard and heated swimmi...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £345 *

Readymade beds and fluffy towels; this simple but appreciated welcome is standard with us.

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