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 933 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 933 self catering cottages available to rent in May

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £606

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near Kingsand.


A secluded gem tucked into the edge of the cliffs, known as Freathy, and invisible until you get to its parking space, Gulls Roost boasts panoramic views of the spectacular coastli...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £606

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

7 nights from £611

2 bedroom, rural cottage with sea views in Praa Sands, West Cornwall.


Perched close to the Praa Sands section of the South West Coast Path and the quiet rural hamlet of Trevurvas, Old Barn is a haven of tranquility. The sun-room has views across ...

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

7 nights from £611

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

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £615

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Dartmouth, South Devon.


Lost and Found is ideal for those seeking rest and tranquility. Surrounded by the Greenway Estate, it sits at the head of a wooded valley 300 feet above the River Dart. This beauti...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £615

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    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £593.60 £474.88

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

7 nights from £616

2 bedroom, cottage with sea views, hot tub and pool in Sennen


Definitely the first (or last) hot tub and outdoor swimming pool in the country! This immaculate retreat is all on one level making it perfect for guests of all ages. Your own hot ...

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

7 nights from £616

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £627

2 bedroom apartment with sea views in Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Set right on the water and as near as you can get to being on a boat without leaving dry land, this is a wonderful holiday location. Whizziwig is a stylish and comfortable ground f...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £627

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    6 Apr 2019 - 13 Apr 2019

    £757.05 £605.64

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £627

2 bedroom apartment with sea views in Falmouth, South Cornwall.


There are fabulous views from this lovely waterside apartment, looking over to the pretty village of Flushing, the Roseland and beyond. Tall Ships is a wonderful base to explore th...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £627

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    30 Mar 2019 - 6 Apr 2019

    £595.35 £476.28

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £633 *

4 bedroom, dog-friendly holiday cottage near Bude, North Cornwall.


Aldercombe Barn is a terrific family and dog friendly holiday home, only a short drive from the excellent beaches of Bude and Widemouth Bay. Situated at the heart of the working fa...

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £633 *

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    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £755.48 £604.38

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

7 nights from £637

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Portreath, West Cornwall.


With views across the pretty valley at Shuffley, this pretty detached stone cottage has been rebuilt stone by stone by local craftsmen and now combines the warmth and character of ...

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

7 nights from £637

We’re here to help you find your perfect place to stay 7 days a week.

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £642

2 bedroom, rural retreat near Porthleven, West Cornwall.


Surrounded by rolling hills and wonderful countryside yet within easy reach of Porthleven's fabulous shops, pubs, restaurants and picturesque harbour. Outside, a terrace planted wi...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £642

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £643

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Polzeath, North Cornwall.


Set in the peaceful hamlet of St Minver yet only two miles from the thrills and delights of trendy Rock and Polzeath, Church Lane Cottage is a little beauty! Wonderfully welcoming ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £643

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