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 972 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 972 self catering cottages available to rent in May

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Fowey.


Cowslip, like Meadowsweet (1430), has two steps leading into the living-room, where neutral walls and polished wood floors frame the warmly coloured furnishings. There is a pine fi...

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

Price per week £346 - £435

1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage in Dulverton, Somerset.


Lane Cottage is a perfect Exmoor bolt-hole, tucked into a little square in the centre of the lovely market town of Dulverton. The cottage is really cosy with a multi-burner in the ...

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

Price per week £346 - £494

1 bedroom, rural cottage with sea views in Portscatho, Cornwall.


With a beautiful sandy beach only two minutes' walk down the hill and spectacular sea views from the large picture windows in the sitting-room, Porthcurnick Studio is a surprisingl...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £346 - £494

Glamping pod with sea views near Penzance, West Cornwall.


Scenic Bay is a dream, set in a spacious meadow with a stunning view to match its name. This pretty pod is beautifully finished and kitted out for all of your holiday needs. There ...

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

Price per week £346 - £643 *

* Includes 10% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 27 Apr and 18 May 2019.

Glamping pod with sea views near Penzance, West Cornwall.


This beautifully situated pod has outstanding 180 degree views across Mounts Bay, running from the Lizard peninsula in the east, with majestic St Michael's Mount in the middle to M...

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

Price per week £346 - £643 *

* Includes 10% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 27 Apr and 18 May 2019.

Dog friendly glamping pod with sea views near Penzance.


Mount Lookout does exactly what it says on the tin! You'll want for nothing at this cute-as-pie glamping pod, fully equipped for all of your holiday needs. Wonderfully fitted-out i...

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

Price per week £346 - £643 *

* Includes 10% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 27 Apr and 18 May 2019.

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

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Bude, North Cornwall.


This delightful barn conversion, surrounded by 280 acres of glorious Cornish countryside, is the perfect retreat for couples seeking a slower pace of life and time to unwind. Appro...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £347 - £580

1 bedroom, rural apartment near the beach in Seaton, South Devon.


High above the Axe estuary, this hidden retreat is just a short walk from the South West Coast Path along the stunning east Devon and west Dorset Jurassic Coast. Steps lead down fr...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £349 - £439

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


Over 200 years old, this lovely stone cottage overlooking Stithians Reservoir is perfectly positioned for exploring Cornwall. Attached to but facing away from the Owner's home, the...

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

Price per week £349 - £499

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near the sea near Ventnor, Isle of Wight


This gorgeous barn conversion is set within the grounds of the stunning North Grounds Farm, just outside the village of Chale Green on the southern side of the Island. Laid over on...

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

Price per week £350 - £450

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