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 1018 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 1018 self catering cottages available to rent in May

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

7 nights from £526

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near South Molton, North Devon.


This incredibly spacious and beautifully presented detached country cottage is in a glorious peaceful setting on the edge of Exmoor National Park with north Devon's stunning sandy ...

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

7 nights from £526

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

7 nights from £527

2 bedroom self catering apartment with sea views in Ventnor.


With sea views from the terrace, and fresh, modern décor throughout, 2 St Josephs is a holiday maker's home-from-home. This spacious ground floor apartment is ideally situated betw...

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

7 nights from £527

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

7 nights from £527

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Fowey, South Cornwall.


Not far from Fowey on Cornwall’s south coast and close to the Saints’ Way former pilgrim’s route, Buny Whey is a spacious, single-storey detached cottage with lovely rural views to...

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

7 nights from £527

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

7 nights from £527

2 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach near Portscatho, Cornwall.


The Little Barn is a delightful detached barn conversion situated in the hamlet of Treworlas on the cliffs above Pendower Beach with views across the bay to Portscatho. Restored to...

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

7 nights from £527

We are Gold accredited with the Green Tourism Business Scheme.

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

7 nights from £529

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


Waterside is situated directly above Tatams beach in the small fishing village of Portscatho. A semi-detached modern house, it has fully double-glazed picture windows taking full a...

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

7 nights from £529

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

7 nights from £529

3 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Cadgwith, West Cornwall.


Tastefully furnished and decorated with a sympathetic eye to its origins, Pericles Cottage is perched high above beautiful Cadgwith cove, with stunning views over this unspoilt fis...

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

7 nights from £529

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

7 nights from £529

2 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Cadgwith, West Cornwall.


Set high on the slopes above the picturesque village of Cadgwith, with magnificent views of the cove and the sea, Lofty’s Cottage is one of a row of former coastguard cottages acce...

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

7 nights from £529

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £532

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Mullion, West Cornwall.


Centrally located in the popular village of Mullion on the Lizard peninsula, The Old Chapel, built in 1840, has been converted into a fabulous first floor apartment. Outside, the p...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £532

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

7 nights from £533

2 bedroom apartment with sea views in Westward Ho!, North Devon.


Neptune is a spacious, contemporary apartment in a stunning seafront development in Westward Ho!, a small, friendly coastal town that suits all ages at all times of year. The re...

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

7 nights from £533

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £534

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Mawgan Porth, North Cornwall.


Set on the edge of the beautiful grounds of Trewan Hall, only a short distance from the breathtaking north Cornwall coast, this single-storey, semi-detached Grade II Listed barn co...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £534

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

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