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 176 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 176 May half term cottages

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
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7 nights from £508

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Polzeath, North Cornwall.


Post Office Cottage is an amazingly spacious cosy cottage for two. Beautifully furnished, this charming little bolthole nestling next to the Owner's home is ideal for exploring the...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £508

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

7 nights from £510

1 bedroom self catering cottage in Helston, West Cornwall.


Tucked away and hidden from view yet only a short walk from Helston with its shops, pubs and cafes, this delightful cottage is beautifully furnished and equipped to a very high sta...

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

7 nights from £510

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

7 nights from £512

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in St Agnes, Cornwall.


Beacon Top Bottom is a charming little cottage nestled in the slopes of St Agnes Beacon. Ideally situated for exploring this stunning area of north Cornwall, this cosy little bolth...

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

7 nights from £512

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

7 nights from £512

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Looe, South Cornwall.


Butterwell Cottage is a lovely little hideaway for couples just a couple of miles inland from the coastal footpaths that wend their way along Whitsand, Lantivet and Looe bays. ...

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

7 nights from £512

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £513

1 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Mullion, West Cornwall.


Step down into the quiet quadrangle of attractive granite barns, cross the communal garden, open the door and you will find the most perfectly charming retreat for two. Nestling be...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £513

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £514

1 bedroom thatched, dog friendly cottage near Porthleven, Cornwall.


West Barn is one of a pair of detached, thatched barn conversions tucked away in the hamlet of Crowan. This traditional barn has been sympathetically converted into a lovely holida...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £514

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  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £515

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Truro, South Cornwall.


A wood-burner and under-floor heating ensure year-round snugness in this lovingly restored single-storey converted barn, found near the hamlet of Ladock in an easily accessible rur...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £515

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £515

1 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach near Portscatho, Cornwall.


Phoebe’s is a stylish barn conversion located in the historic hamlet of Treluggan and only a ten minute walk away from the coastal footpath and the fine sandy beaches of Pendower a...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £515

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £519

1 bedroom holiday cottage near the sea in Boscastle, North Cornwall.


Littlecott is an ideal bolthole for exploring all the delights in and around Boscastle. The accommodation is very comfortable (and includes a king-size bed), bright and light with ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £519

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

7 nights from £520

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage with indoor pool Bude, Cornwall.


The Coach House is one of six luxury barn conversions nestling peacefully in 37 acres of Cornish countryside at Woodlands Manor Farm. With shared use of the 36’ indoor swimming...

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

7 nights from £520

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