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 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £853

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Portscatho.


This pretty Grade II Listed Edwardian Lodge is peacefully situated in the middle of the Rosteague Manor Estate, surrounded by views over meadows and ancient woodland; this is a tru...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £853

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

7 nights from £854

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


Close to the head of Bunnell Creek, a tranquil tree-lined estuary originating from the Helford River, this delightful, traditionally furnished former farmhouse is perfect for a tru...

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

7 nights from £854

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £859

3 bedroom, dog friendly luxury safari tent nr Launceston, North Cornwall.


Unspoilt countryside, buttercup-filled fields and a burbling river - a stay at Honeysuckle truly is get-away-from-it-all glamping. Inside, a log-fired range provides cooking and he...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £859

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £859

3 bedroom, dog friendly luxury safari tent nr Launceston, North Cornwall.


Spacious and comfortable, Celandine is a luxury safari tent set in gloriously unspoilt and pretty countryside. This gorgeous retreat is the middle of three that share communal picn...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £859

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

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £859

3 bedroom, dog friendly luxury safari tent nr Launceston, North Cornwall.


Prepare to get really rural: Campion, our very special luxury safari tent, is glamorous camping with a difference. Set in an unspoilt, quiet meadow in beautiful north Cornwall, it ...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £859

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

7 nights from £870

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


This wonderful detached hideaway provides comfortable, spacious accommodation for guests wishing to enjoy the peace and quiet of the surrounding countryside. Bosanketh Cottage sits...

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

7 nights from £870

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

7 nights from £888

3 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in St Mawes, South Cornwall.


Hillside is a modern family house situated in an elevated position above St Mawes with panoramic views from upstairs down over the river and the sea beyond. The spacious accommodat...

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

7 nights from £888

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

7 nights from £916

4 bedroom holiday cottage near Port Isaac, North Cornwall.


In the peaceful country hamlet of Trewalder, just a short drive from the wild cliffs and sandy beaches of the north Cornish coast and the fishing village of Port Isaac of 'Doc Mart...

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

7 nights from £916

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £921

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the sea near Sennen, Cornwall.


This spacious, detached barn conversion is the ideal retreat. Set close to the pretty town of St Just and the South West Coast Path, on the edge of rugged moorland, it’s a walker’s...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £921

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £927

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Rural in feel, Higher Treluswell Barn is actually only a 10 minute drive from the bustling town and sailing waters of Falmouth, where ferries sail to St Mawes, Truro and the Helfor...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £927

Each and every one of our cottages is fully equipped with everything you’ll need on holiday.

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