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 1011 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 1011 self catering cottages available to rent in May

3 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in St Mawes, South Cornwall.


Hillside is a modern family house situated in an elevated position above St Mawes with panoramic views from upstairs down over the river and the sea beyond. The spacious accommodat...

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

Price per week £579 - £888

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Portscatho.


An Morah – The Dolphin – is a contemporary detached house with stunning views of Gerrans Bay and Nare Head. This lovely property has a large living-room with a wood-burner and flat...

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

Price per week £579 - £955

3 bedroom cottage with sea views in The Lizard, West Cornwall.


First impressions of this beautifully presented, detached single-storey cottage is of light, openness and stylish comfort. Set on the quiet outskirts of Lizard, the most southerly ...

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

Price per week £581 - £970

3 bedroom cottage near the beach near Portscatho, South Cornwall.


Hera is an end of terrace house occupying a spectacular position overlooking the whole of Gerrans Bay. Full width windows across the front of the sitting-room take in views encompa...

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

Price per week £583 - £895

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  • 25% off

    21 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018

    £798.00 £598.50

4 bedroom, rural cottage near the sea near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Less than a mile from the famous Pandora Inn at beautiful Restronguet Creek and set in a wonderfully tranquil countryside location, Dowstall Barn is perfect for relaxing and enjoya...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £585 - £1278 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 6 + cot between 5 Jan and 8 Jun 2019.

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Marazion.


Montaza is a Grade II Listed, 18th Century detached cottage set in the heart of the bustling village of Goldsithney. With its warming red Aga in the kitchen (the main cooking ap...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £585 - £977

Readymade beds and fluffy towels; this simple but appreciated welcome is standard with us.

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


Kear Cottage is an absolute peach! Located less than six miles from the stunning beaches and fishing villages on the north Cornish coast, it sits in the most idyllic setting opposi...

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

Price per week £586 - £1024

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Branscombe, Devon.


Smugglers Cottage is in a perfect location just one mile inland from the stunning Jurassic Coast, not far from the Devon/Dorset border on the outskirts of the beautiful east Devon ...

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

Price per week £589 - £1028

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


Oliver’s Cottage is a pretty period property in Withypool, a traditional village at the heart of Exmoor National Park with a shop, seasonal tea-room, riverside picnic-area and pub ...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £589 - £1028

3 bedroom, rural self catering cottage in Ivybridge, South Devon.


Nestled in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, at the end of a long driveway, Oak Cottage is based within the grounds of Swainstone Manor and provides one of the most peaceful s...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £590 - £985

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