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 256 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 256 May half term cottages

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £643

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Bude, North Cornwall.


Set in the heart of the pretty village of Marhamchurch, only three miles from the golden sands and thundering surf at Widemouth Bay and Bude, this 17th Century cottage is the most ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £643

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  • 20% off

    23 Feb 2019 - 2 Mar 2019

    £441.38 £353.10

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £645

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


Trequite is a delightful hamlet, near the village of St Kew and nestled deep in the Cornish countryside close to the shores of Polzeath, Rock and Padstow. If you are looking for a ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £645

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  • 20% off

    22 Feb 2019 - 1 Mar 2019

    £442.45 £353.96

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £646 *

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Portreath, North Cornwall.


Farm Cottage is a comfortable detached rural property which enjoys a tranquil location and yet is only two miles from the small seaside resort village of Porthtowan with its restau...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £646 *

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  • 10% off

    22 Feb 2019 - 1 Mar 2019

    £305.76 £275.40

  • 10% off

    1 Mar 2019 - 8 Mar 2019

    £268.80 £242.10

  • 10% off

    8 Mar 2019 - 15 Mar 2019

    £268.80 £242.10

  • 10% off

    15 Mar 2019 - 22 Mar 2019

    £268.80 £242.10

  • 10% off

    22 Mar 2019 - 29 Mar 2019

    £295.68 £266.40

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £670

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Wadebridge, North Cornwall.


Semi-detached Sebright started life as a barn and retains many of its original features. It has a completely open plan and very spacious living-room with a wood-burner, large sofas...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £670

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £676

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


This charming traditional cottage, on the edge of the pretty village of St Breward, is the perfect retreat for family and couples who want to savour a different pace of life whatev...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £676

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £692

2 bedroom self catering cottage near Truro, South Cornwall.


Ancarva is a quintessential cosy Cornish cottage with a secret garden and is the perfect escape. Greeted by classical music as you walk through the front door, you will relax strai...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £692

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

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £697

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Helford, West Cornwall.


With a passion for everything Cornish, the Owners of Valley View offer guests a warm welcome at this 21st Century single-storey cottage, one of four holiday properties on their 18t...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £697

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

7 nights from £701 *

3 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Mevagissey, South Cornwall.


Just minutes away from beautiful sandy beaches at Porthluney and Gorran Haven this lovely Grade II Listed cottage is perfect for those who appreciate the seamless blending of tradi...

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

7 nights from £701 *

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  • 20% off

    23 Feb 2019 - 2 Mar 2019

    £414.28 £331.42

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £709

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


This fabulous converted detached barn is less than a mile from the safe and sandy beach at Porthcurnick and close to the National Trust coastal footpath, and the shops, galleries a...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £709

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £716

2 bedroom dog-friendly self catering cottage near the beach near Portloe.


Dolphin Cottage is a cosy mid-terrace former coastguard’s cottage, situated on the edge of the picturesque fishing village of Portloe, with sea views from the terrace. The bijou co...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £716

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