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 534 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.Read more

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 534 cottages available for May half term

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £514

1 bedroom thatched, dog friendly cottage near Helston, West Cornwall.


Tucked away in the hamlet of Crowan, East Barn is a delightful thatched barn conversion. The owners have beautifully converted the barn, keeping the classic features with high ceil...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £514

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £514

1 bedroom thatched, dog friendly cottage near Helston, West Cornwall.


West Barn is one of a pair of detached, thatched barn conversions tucked away in the hamlet of Crowan. This traditional barn has been sympathetically converted into a lovely holida...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £514

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £515

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


A wood-burner and under-floor heating ensure year-round snugness in this lovingly restored single-storey converted barn, found near the hamlet of Ladock in an easily accessible rur...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £515

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £515

1 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach near Portscatho, Cornwall.


Phoebe’s is a stylish barn conversion located in the historic hamlet of Treluggan and only a ten minute walk away from the coastal footpath and the fine sandy beaches of Pendower a...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £515

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £517

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Tiverton, North Devon.


The Mouse House perches high above the River Exe, in a hilltop position with spectacular panoramic views across the Devon countryside close to Exmoor National Park. This excepti...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £517

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £519

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


Littlecott is an ideal bolthole for exploring all the delights in and around Boscastle. The accommodation is very comfortable (and includes a king-size bed), bright and light with ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £519

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

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

7 nights from £520

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage with a pool, Bude, North Cornwall.


Honeysuckle is a spacious semi-detached single-storey property with an open plan living-room full of character, lovely comfortable sofas, lots of space and a welcoming wood-burner ...

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

7 nights from £520

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  • 20% off

    26 Jan 2019 - 2 Feb 2019

    £328.38 £262.40

  • 20% off

    11 Feb 2019 - 16 Feb 2019

    £262.40 £209.92

  • 20% off

    23 Feb 2019 - 2 Mar 2019

    £368.16 £294.40

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

7 nights from £520

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage with indoor pool Bude, Cornwall.


The Coach House is one of six luxury barn conversions nestling peacefully in 37 acres of Cornish countryside at Woodlands Manor Farm. With shared use of the 36’ indoor swimming poo...

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

7 nights from £520

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  • 20% off

    9 Feb 2019 - 16 Feb 2019

    £328.38 £262.40

  • 20% off

    23 Feb 2019 - 2 Mar 2019

    £368.16 £294.40

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

7 nights from £525

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Wadebridge, North Cornwall.


Pekin is perfectly formed for two and is a delightful semi-detached cottage for a romantic getaway! The open plan living-room is really comfortable and hopefully you will be able t...

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

7 nights from £525

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £525

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


In an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty just a mile from Dartmoor, The Wool Shed is a single-storey property found in Lower Chaddlehanger. Furnished and decorated in a contemporar...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £525

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