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 346 luxury retreats available for May half term. 

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 346 May half term cottages

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


With cosy under-floor heating and a warm welcome, Higher Manhay Barn perfectly typifies the expression ‘good things come in small packages’. This gorgeous little detached granite c...

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

Price per week £781

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


Set in a tranquil location alongside a quiet lane and only a short drive from the pretty village of Gweek, this detached stone cottage is surrounded by countryside and is an ideal ...

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

Price per week £781

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the sea in Boscastle, Cornwall.


This stunning part of north Cornwall will delight visitors seeking an area of historical interest, beautiful scenery, spectacular walks and a warm Cornish welcome. Cory’s Cott is i...

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

Price per week £786

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Porthleven, West Cornwall.


With walks on your doorstep and the harbour village and foodie destination of Porthleven only a short drive away, this is the perfect destination for countryside lovers to discover...

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

Price per week £791

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


With views across the pretty valley at Shuffley, this pretty detached stone cottage has been rebuilt stone by stone by local craftsmen and now combines the warmth and character of ...

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

Price per week £801

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Mousehole, West Cornwall.


The Upper 18 is a charming terraced cottage with fabulous views hunkered above this bustling fishing port. Formerly a fisherman's cottage and overlooking Newlyn, it offers views to...

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

Price per week £813

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


Duck under the lintel on entering this beautiful former barn, and prepare to gasp in delight; in the kitchen, above the dining-table, is a window with wonderful sea views beyond An...

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

Price per week £816

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Lamorna Cove.


The lush Lamorna valley lies just one mile away from this comfortable single-storey property which, as it is all on one level, is suitable for guests with limited mobility. St Loy ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £821

Luxury glamping, sleeping 4, dog friendly near the beach near Mullion


Like the idea of luxury camping but not too sure about sleeping under canvas? Well look no further for the perfect solution – a tin tent! Rusty the Tin Tent, as featured on Channel...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £823

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Looe, South Cornwall.


Once a stone-built mill house, Millers has been lovingly transformed into a wonderfully comfortable holiday home. Top quality furnishings, WiFi access and a warming wood-burner com...

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

Price per week £829

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