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 255 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 255 May half term cottages

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £735

3 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach near Portscatho.


Close to the centre of the village of Portscatho, with its harbour, slipway, shops, galleries, pub and beach, Sanderling is a great base for a family holiday. This immaculately fur...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £735

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £741

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Praa Sands.


As its name suggests, this delightful cottage overlooks the pretty 14th Century church in the quaint village of Germoe and is only a mile from the child-friendly sandy beach at Pra...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £741

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    23 Feb 2019 - 2 Mar 2019

    £412.92 £330.34

  • Sleeps 5 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £836

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


Enjoy outstanding views, wonderful walks and an abundance of wildlife from this delightful single-storey barn conversion nestled in the heart of glorious countryside and farmland. ...

  • Sleeps 5 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £836

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    22 Feb 2019 - 1 Mar 2019

    £465.63 £372.50

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £869

3 bedroom, rural cottage with sea views in St Just, West Cornwall.


The Bowjey is a short walk up the lane from the spectacular Cape Cornwall peninsula and Priest’s Cove, with the bustling village of St Just and the beach at Sennen just a short dri...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £869

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

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £877

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Mullion, Cornwall.


Set at the heart of this friendly community, this delightful old cottage is listed on the Mullion Heritage Trail, its records dating back to 1783. With a covered parking space besi...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £877

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  • 20% off

    22 Feb 2019 - 1 Mar 2019

    £518.70 £414.96

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £885

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Mullion, Cornwall.


With views towards the sea from all the rear windows Gwennap View is a comfortable, deceptively spacious detached bungalow set in a pleasant residential area of Mullion, a village ...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £885

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    23 Feb 2019 - 2 Mar 2019

    £523.02 £418.42

  • Sleeps 5 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £894

3 bedroom self catering cottage near Port Isaac, North Cornwall.


If you're looking for a taste of village life, then this enchanting end of terrace cottage in pretty St Teath, close to the north Cornish coastline, is just the answer. Within walk...

  • Sleeps 5 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £894

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £924

3 bedroom cottage near the beach near Mousehole, West Cornwall.


Step back in time and enjoy this gorgeous terraced cottage, which has been lovingly restored and sits along an original cobbled street, where peace and plenty are assured. The cott...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £924

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £946

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


Gilly Barn is the perfect base from which to discover Cornwall’s infinitely diverse, very special magic on the north and south coasts and everywhere in between. With wonderful far ...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £946

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £948

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Sennen, Cornwall.


Perched above the harbour at Sennen Cove, Albatross is a stylish three-storey terraced retreat with wonderful sea views, perfect come rain or shine, as the roaring wood-burner in t...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £948

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