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 322 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 322 May half term cottages

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

7 nights from £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 Sat

7 nights from £781

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £791

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Mullion, West Cornwall.


This delightful detached converted barn is the perfect home-from-home in this fantastic part of Cornwall, enjoy watching the summertime swallows, who nest amongst the wild terrain ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £791

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

7 nights from £813

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

7 nights from £813

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £821

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

7 nights from £821

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £823

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

7 nights from £823

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £831

2 bedroom apartment with sea views in Falmouth, South Cornwall.


With wonderful waterside views from this comfortable duplex apartment, you will find yourself very content watching the boats pass by. Part of the Packet Quays development in Falmo...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £831

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

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

7 nights from £833

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Port Isaac, North Cornwall.


Only two miles from Port Isaac of ‘Doc Martin’ fame and set within a 2 acre wildlife haven, Pottery Cottage is a characterful single-storey, stone-built barn designed and furnished...

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

7 nights from £833

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £833 *

4 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Fowey, South Cornwall.


This lovingly converted granite barn is set in tranquil countryside adjacent to the magnificent Luxulyan Valley, a World Heritage Site of outstanding beauty that just begs to be ex...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £833 *

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £843

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


Situated just above the village square in the coastal village of Portscatho this pretty, traditional former fisherman's cottage is a short walk up the hill from the beach and harbo...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £843

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

7 nights from £844

3 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Cadgwith, West Cornwall.


Tastefully furnished and decorated with a sympathetic eye to its origins, Pericles Cottage is perched high above beautiful Cadgwith cove, with stunning views over this unspoilt fis...

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

7 nights from £844

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