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 340 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 340 May half term cottages

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage in Altarnun, North Cornwall.


Deep in Cornish countryside but within a short drive of the north Cornish coast, Grade II Listed The Old Dairy has reversed level accommodation and is beautifully furnished, with a...

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

Price per week £944

3 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Marazion, West Cornwall.


Step back in time into The Cottage, a 500 year old Grade II Listed stone house set back in Marazion’s Market Place, close to the beach where the tidal causeway and boats cross to S...

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

Price per week £948 - £1264 *

* Includes 25% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 5 Jan and 15 Jun 2019. One of the bedrooms is excluded at the discounted rate.

2 bedroom, dog friendly apartment with panoramic sea views in Cadgwith.


These are the views you come to Cornwall for; fabulous, far reaching and expansive sea views with ever-changing colours of blue and green with magical skies to match. Floor to ceil...

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

Price per week £949

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Lostwithiel, South Cornwall.


Warleggan (twinned with Narnia according to the village sign) is a magical Cornish village deep in a wooded valley, yet within easy distance of the south and north coasts. Welltown...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £950

Choose from our exclusive collection at the best prices with real time availability.

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


With stunning sea and harbour views, and only a short walk down to the picturesque fishing village of Coverack, this pretty bungalow is a little gem of a property sparkling from it...

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

Price per week £958

2 bedroom apartment with sea views in Coverack, West Cornwall.


This light and spacious apartment, with the most spectacular sea views, could just be the perfect coastal retreat. Sitting on the Sunny Corner side of Coverack, above the pretty ar...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sun

Price per week £962

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Sennen with a pool.


Beautifully furnished to a very high standard, this contemporary retreat has a wood-burner, shared use of an outdoor heated swimming pool (available from the beginning of May to th...

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

Price per week £964

3 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near St Ives, West Cornwall.


Set down a country lane this luxurious reversed level, detached barn conversion offers contemporary, spacious accommodation in a tranquil setting just a short drive from St Ives an...

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

Price per week £964 - £1286 *

* Includes 25% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 5 Jan and 15 Jun 2019. Bedroom 2 or 3 is excluded at the discounted rate (depending on preference).

2 bedroom, rural cottage with sea views in Penzance, West Cornwall.


With distant sea views to Mount's Bay from this gorgeous and contemporary single-storey rural retreat, you will find a stay here hard to resist! Light and warm and decorated wit...

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

Price per week £970

4 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Fowey, South Cornwall.


A meandering driveway leads to this detached architect-designed property, one of three set in eleven acres of spectacular private woodland. Trelengor, a short drive from Fowey, the...

  • Sleeps 7 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £985 - £1231 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 5 Jan and 6 Jul 2019.

We’re here to help you find your perfect place to stay 7 days a week.

Loading more