May Half Term Holiday Cottages

With a cool breeze and warm sunshine, May marks the start of summer and many happy times to come. Kick start your summer properly and hop in the car; a holiday in a luxury self-catering cottage awaits. Browse through our list of 279 available cottages and find your favourite. All of our cottages are handpicked; personally inspected and fully equipped so your holiday is the best it can be.Read more

Spend your days exploring deep, green countryside and skim stones across lazy streams. Follow the scent of salty air and head to the coast, spending long days on the beach flitting between soft sands and cool sea. Perch on a bench and watch as life goes by, before heading to a local restaurant to dine on fresh, local produce lovingly crafted and prepared by skilled hands. Then, when you've had your fill of exploring, turn your attention to relaxing. Throw yourself into the holiday spirit and land in your own private self-catering cottage, primed and ready for you. An early summer break in your own slice of paradise can give you the chance to unwind, catch up and settle into a slower, more considered rhythm.  

Spend your May-Half Term in a Luxury Retreat

Whether you are looking for a solo retreat or want to bring the whole family away for a much-needed break, May half term provides ample opportunity to escape to greener grass for a while. However you'd like to spend your time, our cottages offer wide variety and consistent quality. Many of our cottages are dog-friendly too, meaning everyone can join in this May half term. 

We have 279 cottages available for May half term

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

7 nights from £306

Lower Hewton Cottage

2847

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Okehampton, North Devon.


What a tranquil spot this is amidst rolling fields and wooded valleys. Lower Hewton Farm dates back to the 16th Century and the cottage, which adjoins the main house, is welcoming ...

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

7 nights from £306

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

7 nights from £332

The Old Loft

3168

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


Ideal for couples this detached, single-storey converted barn is located at Treluggan, a small country hamlet in the heart of the Roseland peninsula. There are some lovely coas...

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

7 nights from £332

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

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

7 nights from £334

Blackberry Jack's Wagon

4222

Rural glamping wagon near the beach at Porthtowan, North Cornwall.


Situated just outside the delightful hamlet of Mawla, only two miles from Porthtowan's sandy beach, is Blackberry Jack's Wagon, a genuine and utterly charming former steam-engine d...

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

7 nights from £334

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

7 nights from £334

Hannah's Haven

4221

Rural shepherds hut near the beach at Porthtowan, North Cornwall.


Situated in a quiet rural little spot just two miles from Porthtowan you'll find Hannah's Haven. Named after the owners' daughter, this quirky shepherd's hut offers comfortable acc...

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

7 nights from £334

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

7 nights from £349

Prospect Cottage

2593

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Penzance, West Cornwall.


Walkers and birdwatchers will enjoy the flora and fauna of the moors and wetlands surrounding Prospect Cottage, while both coastlines are less than a 10 minute drive away. Soft blu...

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

7 nights from £349

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

7 nights from £355

The Battenburg Studio

3664

1 bedroom self catering apartment near the beach in Shanklin, Isle of Wight.


This contemporary studio apartment enjoys a great location in Shanklin. With modern decor and open plan living, it makes a cosy retreat for a couple looking for a coastal break. ...

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

7 nights from £355

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

7 nights from £368

Cowslip

1431

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Fowey.


Cowslip like Meadowsweet (1430), is a detached granite barn which has two steps leading into the living-room, where neutral walls and polished wood floors frame the warmly coloured...

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

7 nights from £368

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

7 nights from £368

Meadowsweet

1430

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Fowey.


Meadowsweet is a detached granite barn, which sits in a beautiful rural setting just outside the small village of Lanlivery. Two steps lead up into the living-room, with its polish...

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

7 nights from £368

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

7 nights from £370

The Queens Quarters

2435

1 bedroom, dog friendly apartment near the beach in Penzance.


The Queens Quarters has all the facilities of a good hotel with the freedom of your own private apartment. With sea glimpses from the large comfortable sitting/dining-room, this is...

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

7 nights from £370

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

7 nights from £373

The Little Homestead

4450

1 bedroom, dog friendly studio near the beach in Perranporth.


Picture-perfect and petite, this delightfully bijou bolthole for two is set in the picturesque hamlet of Bolingey. All on one level, this small but perfectly formed studio apartmen...

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

7 nights from £373

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