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 495 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 495 cottages available for May half term

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Launceston.


Set in tranquil countryside, Carzantic Chapel Barn is a charming granite cottage dating back to the 1800s, its south-facing patio basks in sun most of the day and is the perfect sp...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £628

2 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach in Seaview, Isle of Wight.


5 Sandpipers is a well equipped modern house set within a small development in the heart of Seaview, and offers comfortable accommodation for couples and families. Enjoy al fresco ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £633

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Mawgan Porth, North Cornwall.


From the minute you step inside Cornflower Cottage you really will feel at home, with its beautifully appointed kitchen, cosy sitting-area and dining-area and two comfy bedrooms. O...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £635

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


This stylish cottage lies between St Just and the peaceful Cot Valley. Tremellion is ideal for exploring the coastal footpaths of far west Cornwall and has the advantage of pubs, g...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £638

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Instow, Devon.


Sea Cottage is a New England style 'beach retreat' chalet, just yards from Instow’s dunes and sandy beaches. With direct access onto the Tarka Cycle Trail and coast path it will ap...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £639

Glamping pod with sea views near Penzance, West Cornwall.


Scenic Bay is a dream, set in a spacious meadow with a stunning view to match its name. This pretty pod is beautifully finished and kitted out for all of your holiday needs. There ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £643

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Glamping pod with sea views near Penzance, West Cornwall.


This beautifully situated pod has outstanding 180 degree views across Mounts Bay, running from the Lizard peninsula in the east, with majestic St Michael's Mount in the middle to M...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £643

Dog friendly glamping pod with sea views near Penzance.


Mount Lookout does exactly what it says on the tin! You'll want for nothing at this cute-as-pie glamping pod, fully equipped for all of your holiday needs. Wonderfully fitted-out i...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £643

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Portscatho.


This delightful single-storey converted barn is one of two barns set on an unspoilt Cornish country lane close to many beaches, and with a large garden this is the ideal holiday ho...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £643

2 bedroom self catering cottage near Launceston, South Cornwall.


Lynhays is found on the banks of the River Lynher in the hamlet of Bathpool at the foot of Bodmin Moor. If you love to wake up to the sound of birdsong and look out onto beautiful ...

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £643

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