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 holiday cottage near Marazion, West Cornwall.


The Packing House has everything that you could possibly want, and more! Just a stroll from the pub, a short drive to the beach and with amazing walks on your doorstep, this spacio...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Mon

Price per week £628 - £1169

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Wimborne Minster, Dorset.


This is an excellent base for exploring rural and coastal Dorset. Cranborne Chase (an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) is on the doorstep, and the beaches of the Jurassic Coast ...

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

Price per week £629 - £1051

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3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage in Widemouth Bay, North Cornwall.


The Old Byre is a single-storey, 19th Century barn converted into a lovely home-from-home with an enclosed garden and close to the shores of Widemouth Bay. Luxuriously furnished, a...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £632 - £1103

3 bedroom cottage near Portscatho, South Cornwall.


Trevow is idyllically situated facing eastwards over fields towards the sea at Rosevine, only five minutes' walk from the National Trust coastal path and sandy beach at Porthcurnic...

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

Price per week £634 - £974

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


Newlyn has everything that you will need on your adventure in the far west of Cornwall. Leave your cars and stroll into the village along the footpath; it will only take you and yo...

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

Price per week £635 - £1060

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


Just yards from a private marina full of yachts of all sizes, Marina View is a modern town house offering excellent accommodation and ideal for families or groups of friends. Set i...

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

Price per week £635 - £1110

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


With spectacular views across National Trust fields to the glistening sea beyond, this beautifully refurbished single-storey cottage lies just 10 minutes' walk from sandy Poldhu Co...

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

Price per week £639 - £1116

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Port Isaac, North Cornwall.


Mays Cottage is perfection with its charming accommodation, enclosed garden and secluded location close to the shores of Port Isaac, Polzeath and Rock. Pack your bikes, surfboards ...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £642 - £1121

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3 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Bridport, Dorset.


Barn Owls Cottage, a semi-detached cottage converted from an 18th Century stone barn, has retained much of its original character with inset fossils and huge oak beams. The kitchen...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £643 - £1074

3 bedroom thatched, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Cadgwith.


Arguably the most picturesque cove on the Lizard peninsula and still a thriving fishing community, friendly Cadgwith welcomes visitors all year round. At Kinsale, a pretty, detache...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £644 - £1125

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