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 215 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 215 May half term cottages

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7 nights from £596

1 bedroom self catering cottage near Boscastle, North Cornwall.


Looking for a luxurious hideaway to escape the hectic pace of life, then follow the country lanes through north Cornwall to the peaceful rural hamlet of Trelash and discover this p...

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  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £596

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  • 20% off

    23 Mar 2019 - 30 Mar 2019

    £461.25 £368.80

  • 20% off

    30 Mar 2019 - 6 Apr 2019

    £461.25 £368.80

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £596

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


Leafy lanes lead to Lower Penvale, a tranquil setting just outside Truro where The Pavilion shows off its striking design. Harking back to its agricultural past with rough timber-c...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £596

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  • 20% off

    22 Mar 2019 - 29 Mar 2019

    £397.80 £318.24

  • 30% off

    19 Apr 2019 - 26 Apr 2019

    £448.50 £313.60

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

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
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7 nights from £604

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


A tranquil rural location close to sandy beaches and coastal towns, Little Chygowlin is the perfect place for days out on the water, nights out in town or toes up in front of a toa...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
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7 nights from £604

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  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £616

1 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach in Penzance, West Cornwall.


Pretty Love Lane Cottage is set down a quiet narrow lane on the outskirts of Penzance within the grounds of the Owners' home. Penzance town centre and the fishing village of Newlyn...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £616

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  • 10% off

    22 Mar 2019 - 29 Mar 2019

    £410.80 £369.72

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7 nights from £618

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


This pretty mews cottage set in the heart of Penzance is comfortable and well-equipped. With a delightful terrace accessed via the sitting-room, there can be nowhere nicer to spend...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £618

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

7 nights from £624

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Mousehole, West Cornwall.


Warm and toasty, Ellas Pottery awaits you for your romantic break away enjoying the peace and plenty of this far western setting. The detached cottage is on one level with unde...

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

7 nights from £624

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  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £627

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


Stunningly gorgeous, this former miner’s terraced cottage has been transformed into a beautiful retreat for couples looking for something extra special. In the cosy sitting-room a ...

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  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £627

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
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  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £632

Outstanding hut, sleeping two with hot tub near Looe, South Cornwall.


When you wish upon a star… anything your heart desires will come to you… and as you lay your head on your pillow at night gazing out of the skylight above, at a black velvet sky sp...

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

7 nights from £632

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  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £632

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


There are glorious views over the fields and woods of Trethevey Farm from the glass-fronted, south-facing open plan living-room of this gorgeous contemporary barn conversion. Adjoi...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £632

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

7 nights from £638

1 bedroom apartment with sea views near St Ives, West Cornwall.


Seeking the ultimate romantic hideaway? Then Polmina will become your best-kept secret! Perfect for couples seeking tranquility by the sea, the property is ideally located for coas...

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

7 nights from £638

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