Cottages 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!

Find Cottages for May Bank Holiday:

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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!

Ideas for Cottage Breaks this May Bank holiday:

Click for cottages in locations with abundant local wildlife CottageOakleys Cottage in Suffolk is a delightful country cottage located close to the gorgeous Suffolk countryside. This holiday home with its own garden leading to an orchard is perfect for nature lovers.

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.

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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

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Luxurious country cottages for a really special treat for this May Bank holiday and perhaps again later..

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Fabulous interiors

For somewhere special to stay for a May holiday, Barnacre Cottages are hard to beat.  Featuring a collection of 5 star and gold award winning holiday homes, cottages in the Barnacre collection include Woodpecker Cottage the Old Stables and the Piggeries. Constructed from fine stone, the furnishings and interiors of these holiday properties are to the highest standards. What’s more, another feature at Barnacre is that all holiday cottages are supplied with natural spring water.

To equal the wonderful accommodation, the setting of these self-catering cottages is equally as good, with wonderful views out towards the nearby countryside and Lake District National Park. With a location within 10 acres of grounds close to woodland, this is excellent walking and wildlife watching country and the Forest of Bowland is on the doorstep.

Other exception features at Barnacre Cottages include an all weather tennis court. In terms of activities, fishing, golfing and walking can all be enjoyed nearby.

Click on the cottage photograph of the luxury kitchen to read more about these stunning country cottages in the Forest of Bowland with their own spring water supply.


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