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 769 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 769 self catering cottages available to rent in May

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Mullion, Cornwall.


Set at the heart of this friendly community, this delightful old cottage is listed on the Mullion Heritage Trail, its records dating back to 1783. With a covered parking space besi...

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

Price per week £525 - £877

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Flushing, Cornwall.


Trefusis Lodge is just outside the delightfully pretty waterside village of Flushing, across the Penryn River from bustling maritime Falmouth. This lovely semi-detached Victorian c...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £528 - £881

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Kingsbridge.


Nestled in the beautiful South Hams village of Kingston, Laurel Cottage is a delightful property which has been converted from a 18th Century linhay, standing proudly in a lovely g...

  • Sleeps 5 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £528 - £771

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Mullion, Cornwall.


With views towards the sea from all the rear windows Gwennap View is a comfortable, deceptively spacious detached bungalow set in a pleasant residential area of Mullion, a village ...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £530 - £885

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Looe, Cornwall.


There are tantalising glimpses of the sparkling waters of Talland Bay through the trees surrounding Fred's House, where the big sheltered garden is perfect for outdoor meals and th...

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

Price per week £536 - £885

3 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


Gilly Barn is the perfect base from which to discover Cornwall’s infinitely diverse, very special magic on the north and south coasts and everywhere in between. With wonderful far ...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £542 - £946

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


Nassau Court is a striking building which has pride of place right on the seafront with the sea a stone's throw away and the stunning north Devon beaches curving away into the dist...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £544 - £950

3 bedroom self catering cottage in Wareham, Dorset.


Wareham is the gateway to the Jurassic Coast, a fabulous base from which to explore the Isle of Purbeck. Just within the ancient Saxon walls of this historic market town, Northgate...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £546 - £780

3 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach in Bembridge, Isle of Wight.


The location of 40 Trelawny Way, on a quiet residential road in Bembridge, belies its extravagant interior. For those looking for a family home with an interior decorated with arti...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £549 - £915

3 bedroom cottage near the beach near Mousehole, West Cornwall.


Step back in time and enjoy this gorgeous terraced cottage, which has been lovingly restored and sits along an original cobbled street, where peace and plenty are assured. The cott...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £553 - £924

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