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 807 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 807 self catering cottages available to rent in May

1 bedroom holiday cottage with water views near Fowey, South Cornwall.


This lovely little waterside bolthole is perfect for couples who like walking, bird watching or messing about on the water – and those who just like to kick back and relax in comfo...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £376 - £549

1 bedroom self catering cottage near Dulverton, Somerset.


This beautifully refurbished 17th Century cottage has been designed as a comfortable bolthole for two, a little tucked away base on the edge of beautiful Exmoor National Park. Pitt...

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

Price per week £376 - £549

Dogs go free on holidays starting between 29th June to 5th July.

Gorgeous showmans wagon, sleeping 2, dog friendly near Looe, South Cornwall.


Roll up, roll up! For your delight and delectation we proudly present this wondrous, whimsical and warmly welcoming wagon (cue drum roll!). The gorgeously, lovingly and painstaking...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £376 - £538

Shepherds Hut for two near Polperro, South Cornwall.


Beautifully hand-crafted with consummate skill and an eye for quirky detail, this bespoke shepherd’s hut is an absolute delight. Everything has been meticulously planned, from the ...

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

Price per week £378 - £475

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1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Looe, South Cornwall.


Just inland from the glorious south coast footpaths that meander past Whitsand, Looe and Lantivet bays, this comfortable, stylish and beautifully presented cottage is the perfect b...

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

Price per week £378 - £475

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Gerrans.


Spaven Mor is a brand new timber-clad cottage situated in the grounds of the friendly village pub, The Royal Standard, in Gerrans. This single-storey former workshop has been beaut...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £378 - £527

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Looe, South Cornwall.


All on one level, Rame is a wonderfully comfortable cottage, enjoying an elevated position at the end of a terrace of three in the grounds of Moor2Sea. Beautifully furnished and eq...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £379 - £553

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Looe, South Cornwall.


At the end of a terrace of three, with its own patio and country views overlooking meadows and fields, Whitsand is a lovely cottage for a couple and their dogs. The open plan livin...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £379 - £553

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1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near St Ives, West Cornwall.


Rural seclusion, peace and quiet, a truly tranquil haven – this stylish hideaway lies just a short drive from St Ives and both north and south coasts, and is perfect respite from h...

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

Price per week £379 - £553

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Cadgwith, Cornwall.


It's not just children who love sandcastles, you too will fall in love with this cute holiday hideaway nestled in the unspoilt village of Cadgwith. Floor to ceiling folding glass d...

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

Price per week £379 - £553

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