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 214 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 214 May half term cottages

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

7 nights from £580

1 bedroom self catering cottage near Boscastle, North Cornwall.


Approached along pretty Cornish lanes leading through quiet valleys, Goose Barn provides all the right ingredients for a peaceful and truly relaxing break. Set in a glorious rural ...

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

7 nights from £580

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  • 20% off

    5 Apr 2019 - 12 Apr 2019

    £458.18 £366.54

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

7 nights from £581

1 bedroom dog-friendly holiday cottage nr St Neot, south Cornwall


Set in the midst of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and perfect for enthusiastic walkers, this comfortably spacious retreat for two is ideally situated for exploring the myst...

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

7 nights from £581

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £583 *

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


If peace and quiet is what you are looking for, this is the perfect cottage for your holiday. This tranquil spot is on the edge of the village of Frogpool and has views over the ow...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £583 *

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  • 20% off

    5 Apr 2019 - 12 Apr 2019

    £445.06 £356.05

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

7 nights from £584

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


Packed with character, charm and comfort, Little St Hugh is a cosy retreat for two, tucked away in the pretty village of Boscastle, that will have you leaving your worries behind f...

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

7 nights from £584

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

7 nights from £585

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Porthleven with a hot tub.


Poppy’s private hot tub is a real treat. The cottage itself is also absolutely delightful, with its beautifully furnished wood-floored living-room, pretty bedroom with king-size be...

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

7 nights from £585

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £588

1 bedroom cottage near the beach in Portscatho, South Cornwall.


This is a gorgeous little bolthole, right in the middle of lovely Portscatho on the Roseland peninsula and just yards from Tatam's beach (and Tatam's boutique cafe selling deliciou...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £588

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  • 20% off

    5 Apr 2019 - 12 Apr 2019

    £465.00 £372.00

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

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £588

1 bedroom, rural holiday apartment near Fowey, South Cornwall.


This wonderful retreat offers peace, tranquility and top quality accommodation. Beautifully presented and set in idyllic countryside, The Hayloft has views over fields and woodland...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £588

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

7 nights from £588

1 bedroom apartment near the sea in Boscastle, North Cornwall.


Lowarth is an idyllic haven perfectly situated to enjoy peace and tranquility to your hearts' content yet only a short stroll down to Boscastle's picturesque harbour. At Lowarth...

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

7 nights from £588

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  • 20% off

    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £392.60 £314.08

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £588

1 bedroom, dog friendly rural holiday cottage near Fowey, South Cornwall.


Just a few miles from Fowey and close to the pretty village of Lanlivery, Roseney Barn is tucked away down little lanes in a tranquil rural location, the perfect retreat for those ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £588

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  • 20% off

    6 Apr 2019 - 13 Apr 2019

    £449.23 £359.38

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £588

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


This enchanting cottage has been converted with the utmost care blending old stone walls with lovely linens and beautiful furnishings. The accommodation is reversed, with the lovel...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £588

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