May Half Term Holiday Cottages

With a cool breeze and warm sunshine, May marks the start of summer and many happy times to come. Kick start your summer properly and hop in the car; a holiday in a luxury self-catering cottage awaits. Browse through our list of 478 available cottages and find your favourite. All of our cottages are handpicked; personally inspected and fully equipped so your holiday is the best it can be.

Spend your days exploring deep, green countryside and skim stones across lazy streams. Follow the scent of salty air and head to the coast, spending long days on the beach flitting between soft sands and cool sea. Perch on a bench and watch as life goes by, before heading to a local restaurant to dine on fresh, local produce lovingly crafted and prepared by skilled hands. Then, when you've had your fill of exploring, turn your attention to relaxing. Throw yourself into the holiday spirit and land in your own private self-catering cottage, primed and ready for you. An early summer break in your own slice of paradise can give you the chance to unwind, catch up and settle into a slower, more considered rhythm.  

Spend your May-Half Term in a Luxury Retreat

Whether you are looking for a solo retreat or want to bring the whole family away for a much-needed break, May half term provides ample opportunity to escape to greener grass for a while. However you'd like to spend your time, our cottages offer wide variety and consistent quality. Many of our cottages are dog-friendly too, meaning everyone can join in this May half term. 

We have 478 cottages available for May half term

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


There is indeed a sea view – right across Mount’s Bay to St Michael’s Mount! A spacious, contemporary semi-detached property with reverse level accommodation, Sea View House has th...

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

Price per week £646 - £1077 *

* Includes 40% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 5 Jan and 15 Jun 2019. Only one bedroom is available at the discounted rate.

Beach Chalet on the beach sleeping two in Lyme Regis, Dorset.


Imagine a holiday right on the seashore of a very special beach, relaxing on your veranda with a glass of something refreshing, watching the gentle waves at one of the most famous ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £661

1 bedroom thatched cottage with sea views in Coverack, West Cornwall.


For over 300 years The Loft has been standing on the south side of Coverack bay keeping watch over the ever-changing moods of the sea. A former fishermen’s net loft skilfully conve...

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

Price per week £662

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  • 20% off

    28 Jul 2018 - 4 Aug 2018

    £855.00 £684.00

2 bedroom holiday cottage near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Stable Cottage is an absolute gem; beautifully decorated and furnished to offer the utmost comfort and relaxation. The ground floor bedrooms have thick wool carpets, Designers Guil...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £665 - £831 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 between 5 Jan and 22 Jun 2019. Bedroom 2 is excluded at the discounted rate.

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views at Lands End, Cornwall.


This retreat has so much to offer…including a shared outdoor heated swimming pool (available from the beginning of May to the end of September) and a shared games-room/gym, as well...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £669

1 bedroom, dog friendly apartment near the beach in Lamorna Cove.


The Nod (a stone's throw from the Lamorna Wink pub) is simply gorgeous and provides stylish open plan living with a roaring wood-burner, a stunning bedroom with sumptuous super-kin...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £672

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1 bedroom, dog friendly apartment with sea views in Penzance.


Tiddily Prom has unsurpassed sea views across Mount’s Bay as far as the Lizard peninsula. Elegant and spacious, this light and airy apartment has an open plan living area and a lar...

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

Price per week £678

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  • 20% off

    27 Jul 2018 - 3 Aug 2018

    £852.00 £681.60

1 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach near Sennen, West Cornwall.


Contemporary luxury on the edge of the Cot Valley with views across open countryside to the Atlantic Ocean, sums up this gorgeous retreat. All on one level with a south-facing terr...

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

Price per week £680

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  • 10% off

    11 Aug 2018 - 18 Aug 2018

    £860.00 £774.00

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the sea near St Ives, Cornwall.


A perfect retreat for you and your pooches, set close to the renowned Gurnards Head pub and restaurant and a small working dairy farm, Little Gurnards will delight walkers and food...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £690

1 bedroom, cottage with a hot tub near the sea, St Ives, West Cornwall.


Relax in a super-duper Cornish spa hydrotherapy hot tub (run completely by renewable energy) on a raised private terrace close to Nancy's House. Set in the heart of a bio diverse f...

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

Price per week £699

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  • 20% off

    27 Jul 2018 - 3 Aug 2018

    £879.00 £703.20

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