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 327 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 327 May half term cottages

4 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Crantock, North Cornwall.


Crantock is an utterly charming village on the north Cornwall coast with thatched cottages, a village green, two pubs, Post Office and shop, craft shop, tea room and a truly fantas...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1404

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    17 Aug 2018 - 24 Aug 2018

    £1850.00 £1480.00

4 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Port Isaac, North Cornwall.


Rural in feel, yet only a five minute stroll to the village shop and pub, Wisteria Cottage is perfect for those who want to get away from it all yet have everything close at hand. ...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1406

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    20 Jul 2018 - 27 Jul 2018

    £1850.00 £1480.00

Arrive at your handpicked holiday home safe in the knowledge it’s been fully inspected.

4 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Rock, North Cornwall.


This delightful home-from-home will provide you with fantastic memories of a wonderful holiday exploring Rock, Polzeath, Padstow and the joys of north Cornwall. With its own enclos...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £1440

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


Less than three miles from beautiful Talland Bay and the historic fishing village of Polperro, this gorgeous Grade II Listed, 17th Century farmhouse is a truly wonderful holiday ba...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £1527

4 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Coverack, West Cornwall.


Wow, what a view! This beautiful cottage enjoys fabulous sea views which will leave you mesmerised. Aptly named Chy an Mor, meaning 'house by the sea' in Cornish and originally a C...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1686

4 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Marazion, Cornwall.


Perched above Marazion with magnificent views of St Michael’s Mount and the Atlantic Ocean, Chy Morvah East is a home-from-home for family and friends. The bubbling hot tub on the ...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1728

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    20 Jul 2018 - 27 Jul 2018

    £1990.00 £1592.00

4 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in St Mawes, Cornwall.


Right at the water’s edge on the beautiful Percuil River and tucked at the end of a quiet lane, Westward’s tranquil location and stunning views are sublime. Nearly all the rooms ha...

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £2154

4 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near St Ives.


'Stunning retreat' is the perfect definition of The Ship House and its enclosed acre of private, well-established gardens and covered ponds. This lovely detached property lies clos...

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £2186

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

5 bedroom cottage with sea views in Mawgan Porth, North Cornwall.


Twelve Steps is just off the coast road leading down to Mawgan Porth, a real surfer’s paradise beach on the north Cornish coast. With Atlantic sea views and direct access to the be...

  • Sleeps 10 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £2161

5 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Bodmin, North Cornwall.


How do we begin to eulogise about Lavethan Mill? Should we start with the location, the privacy, or the loving restoration and exemplary standard of furnishing in this award-winnin...

  • Sleeps 10 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sun

Price per week £2606

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