Find a charming country cottage to escape to for the May Bank holiday

If you would like a quick getaway for the May Bank Holiday, check out our Late Availability and Special Offer cottages sections to find out what's available over this May Bank Holiday weekend. With days feeling more summery and hopefully the sun shining, May can be a great time to get away for a long weekend break or short break and one or both of the Bank Holiday weekends can offer the perfect excuse!

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Treat yourself, the sun is shining, the trees are in blossom, lambs are gambolling in the fields - Britain is at its best!

May Bank Holiday cottage breaks

Ideas for Cottage Breaks this May Bank holiday:

Click for cottages in locations with abundant local wildlife Suffolk cottage holiday

Find such pretty holiday cottages to rent in Suffolk, surrounded by gorgeous countryside. Make the most of your bank holiday weekend in Suffolk with country walks, lunch at a Suffolk pub, exploring ancient villages and visits to Flatford Mill or the coast.

Enjoy birdwatching and wildlife watching close by and even in your cottage garden. Local wildlife that you can spot in the Suffolk countryside includes birds such as woodpeckers, owls and pheasants and animals such as badgers, foxes and deer.

Clicking on the photo shown will display more images and information on facilities available at a number of good quality country cottages in Suffolk. Suffolk is famous for its thatched cottages - some of which are available to rent as holiday rentals.

There are one bedroom pet-friendly holiday cottages that sleep two in Suffolk

Two bedroom Suffolk cottages and larger family sized holiday homes



Lovely May Bank holiday cottage in a perfect rural location in the Isle of Wight

Set within the grounds of Great East Standen Manor on the Isle of Wight, this comfortable holiday home has 2 bedrooms and can sleep up to 4. Offering high quality accommodation throughout, this lovely thatched cottage was restored recently and won the Island Conservation Award in 2006. Boasting splendid views and a setting in an area of outstanding natural beauty, this is a great place to stay and is centrally located for discovering the Isle of Wight.

For those with horses this could be an ideal holiday home as there are is a network of bridle paths available close by and with stabling facilities on offer, you can even bring your own horse.

The holiday cottage benefits from a south facing location and features open plan living on the ground floor with an open plan lounge and kitchen. Upstairs there are two double bedrooms, both of which feature en-suite facilities.

Isle of Wight Cottage , a supremely comfortable cottage in a beautiful rural location

Click on the photographs for details of this cottage in the Isle of Wight.






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