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 320 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 320 May half term cottages

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £456

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Crantock, North Cornwall.


Tucked away in the rural hamlet of Trevilson, only a few miles inland from north Cornwall's breathtaking coastline, this delightful little cottage is the perfect bijou bolthole for...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £456

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

7 nights from £458

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 Fri

7 nights from £458

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £464

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 £464

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £464

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


The Old Stable is a delightful semi-detached studio with original beams and stylish furnishings throughout. A well-equipped kitchen and dining-area on the mezzanine is accessed by ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £464

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

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £467

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


This delectably simple little pied-a-terre, set midway between both coasts, makes an ideal base for exploring Cornwall. The private south-facing garden, with its handy shed for bik...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £467

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

7 nights from £470

Shepherds Hut for two near Polperro, South Cornwall.


Beautifully hand-crafted with consummate skill and an eye for quirky detail, this bespoke shepherd’s hut is an absolute delight. Everything has been meticulously planned, from the ...

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

7 nights from £470

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £473

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Looe, South Cornwall.


Wind your way along country lanes to this truly delightful retreat that is just the tonic for those looking to enjoy precious time together and escape the humdrum of everyday life....

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £473

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

7 nights from £475

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 £475

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £477 *

Glamping for 4 people with hot tub near Bude, North Cornwall.


Rivendell Glamping Pods are curvy, cute, comfortable and unique in design. They provide the opportunity to enjoy camping in luxury with fabulous far reaching views across the Tamar...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £477 *

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £488

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


Located on the fringes of Illogan, the small hamlet of Shuffley could easily be described as a ‘village in the valley’ with a stream running through this pretty woodland setting. H...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £488

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