May Half Term Holiday Cottages in Cornwall

Enjoy a solo retreat or take a holiday with the family and make the most of this May half term. With temperatures rising and the countryside alive with colours and new life, May is a wonderful time of year to visit Cornwall and kick start your summer. Take a step closer to the holiday of your dreams and pour over our 107 luxury retreats available for May half term. Read more

Whether you're looking for a catch up with your friends or are looking forward to bringing the family together for a well-deserved break, our cottages in Cornwall provide an idyllic escape from the chaos of everyday life. May in Cornwall enjoys a change in pace; warmer weather, bright sunshine in dazzlingly blue skies and lush green countryside met with stunning coast. The coast paths, beaches and towns remain quieter ahead of the summer crowds, and longer daylight hours mean days can be taken full advantage of. 

Choose a Luxury Break in Cornwall this May Half Term

Whether you plan on spending your days on the beach front, ice cream in hand; wandering beautiful coast paths or country walks; or taking your time to meander through quaint villages and vibrant Cornish towns, the choices are endless for a dream getaway this May. Start your summer as you mean to go on, and enjoy this refreshing escape.

When you stay in a Classic Cottage, you will enjoy excellent customer care with the highest quality self-catering accommodation. All of our cottages are handpicked; personally inspected and fully equipped for your total comfort and ease. Many of our cottages are dog-friendly too, which is great news for your four-legged friend. Browse our collection and get ready for the holiday of a lifetime. 

Choose from 107 May half term cottages

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

7 nights from £333

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 £333

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  • 20% off

    24 May 2019 - 31 May 2019

    £415.69 £332.80

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

7 nights from £367

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Lamorna Cove.


Cosy and all on one level, the open plan living area in Munnings Studio has a modern kitchen, dining-table and a comfortable sofa facing the wall-mounted plasma television. The com...

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

7 nights from £367

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  • 20% off

    25 May 2019 - 1 Jun 2019

    £458.29 £366.64

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

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £371

1 bedroom apartment near the sea in Boscastle, North Cornwall.


With a bird's eye view overlooking Boscastle's picturesque Jordan Vale, this charming little bolthole for two is a great base for exploring the delights of this lovely village and ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £371

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  • 20% off

    25 May 2019 - 1 Jun 2019

    £463.53 £370.82

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

7 nights from £380

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

7 nights from £380

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  • 20% off

    24 May 2019 - 31 May 2019

    £475.11 £380.09

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

7 nights from £382

1 bedroom self catering cottage in Helston, West Cornwall.


Tucked away and hidden from view yet only a short walk from Helston with its shops, pubs and cafes, this delightful cottage is beautifully furnished and equipped to a very high sta...

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

7 nights from £382

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  • 25% off

    25 May 2019 - 1 Jun 2019

    £509.80 £382.50

  • 20% off

    1 Jun 2019 - 7 Jun 2019

    £401.40 £321.12

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £407

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Polzeath, North Cornwall.


Post Office Cottage is an amazingly spacious cosy cottage for two. Beautifully furnished, this charming little bolthole nestling next to the Owner's home is ideal for exploring the...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £407

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  • 20% off

    24 May 2019 - 31 May 2019

    £508.24 £406.59

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

7 nights from £410

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


Butterwell Cottage is a lovely little hideaway for couples just a couple of miles inland from the coastal footpaths that wend their way along Whitsand, Lantivet and Looe bays. ...

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

7 nights from £410

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  • 10% off

    14 May 2019 - 21 May 2019

    £403.32 £362.70

  • 20% off

    24 May 2019 - 31 May 2019

    £512.16 £409.73

  • 20% off

    31 May 2019 - 7 Jun 2019

    £448.14 £358.40

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sun

7 nights from £410

1 bedroom cottage near the beach in The Lizard, West Cornwall.


This little studio is the perfect bolt hole; it gives you all the comfort of a hotel room with the added bonus of self-catering facilities. Just on the edge of Lizard village, the ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sun

7 nights from £410

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  • 15% off

    26 May 2019 - 2 Jun 2019

    £410.39 £348.83

Each and every one of our cottages is fully equipped with everything you’ll need on holiday.

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £411

1 bedroom thatched, dog friendly cottage near Porthleven, Cornwall.


Tucked away in the hamlet of Crowan, East Barn is a delightful thatched barn conversion. The owners have beautifully converted the barn, keeping the classic features with high ceil...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £411

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  • 20% off

    24 May 2019 - 31 May 2019

    £513.73 £410.98

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £411

1 bedroom thatched, dog friendly cottage near Porthleven, Cornwall.


West Barn is one of a pair of detached, thatched barn conversions tucked away in the hamlet of Crowan. This traditional barn has been sympathetically converted into a lovely holida...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £411

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  • 20% off

    24 May 2019 - 31 May 2019

    £513.73 £410.98

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