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 1031 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 1031 self catering cottages available to rent in May

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £588 *

3 bedroom apartment near the beach in Porthcurno, West Cornwall.


This beachy bolthole is fabulous, combining the fun of buckets and spades with art and culture. Porthcurno beach is an oasis of stunning natural beauty with fine soft white sand an...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £588 *

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

7 nights from £590

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Bridport, Dorset.


Nestling in a picturesque valley a fifteen minute drive from the Jurassic Coast, Barbridge Cottage is close to beaches, walks, fossil hunting, country houses, gardens and lovely pu...

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

7 nights from £590

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

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

7 nights from £590

2 bedroom self catering apartment near the beach in Seaview.


Apt 1 Springfield Court is a luxurious, ground floor apartment, set in an exclusive development in the picturesque village of Seaview. It would suit a small family or a couple in n...

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

7 nights from £590

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

7 nights from £590

2 bedroom self catering apartment near the beach in Seaview, Isle of Wight.


Bright and spacious, 10 Springfield Court is a second floor apartment set within eight acres of beautiful communal grounds. It would ideally suit a couple or small family. With...

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

7 nights from £590

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £592

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage with hot tub near Glastonbury, Somerset.


The Old Barn at Cherry May Farm, on the edge of the unique Somerset Levels, is a winner of the West Somerset Council Excellence in Building Awards that embraces the very best aspec...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £592

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

7 nights from £592

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


One of only a handful of properties on Pendennis isthmus – a finger of land pointing out into Falmouth Bay – with far reaching views over the water towards the Lizard peninsula, th...

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

7 nights from £592

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

7 nights from £593

2 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Wonderful panoramic views over Falmouth harbour towards the Roseland peninsula can be enjoyed from every room of this single-storey bungalow, and from the spacious terrace which ru...

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

7 nights from £593

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £593 *

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Dulverton, Somerset.


Set in the courtyard of an original farmstead in a scenic location, within easy reach of Exmoor National Park’s open moorlands and the lovely market towns of Dulverton and Bampton,...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £593 *

We are Gold accredited with the Green Tourism Business Scheme.

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

7 nights from £594

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Tiverton, North Devon.


This cottage is an absolute celebration of its setting at Backswood, a working farm where the Owners have a truly special conservation vision for this rural haven in mid-Devon's un...

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

7 nights from £594

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £596

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near the beach in East Cowes, Isle of Wight.


Steeped in history Barton Manor is of great significance to the Isle of Wight’s heritage, situated adjacent to Osborne House and part of the original estate. The grand driveway lea...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £596

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