May Half Term | Whitsun in Cornwall


With the allure of sun, sea, sand and surf, May half term is a great time for a holiday break. However you prefer to spend your time make the most of May with a self-catering cottage in Cornwall.

Why stay in Cornwall during May?

Thanks to the balmy local climate, May in Cornwall is practically summer, boasting gentle sun rays and above average temperatures. There are dozens of beaches for you to explore, endless activities, days out and places to eat and drink to keep all the family entertained.

A day out on the beach is a possibility all year round in Cornwall, but if you’re lucky, the month of May might grant you enough warmth for a dip in the sea. Enjoy prime surf conditions on the award winning Fistral Beach in Newquay, or explore Kynance Cove near the Lizard Peninsula, with lush sapphire waters and stunning serpentine rock formations.

Go hiking across Bodmin Moor and take advantage of the dramatic scenery baked in a warm spring glow. Brave sky-high thrill rides or enjoy undercover soft play areas for a family day out at Flambards Theme Park in Helston.

Just imagine warm weather and picnics in the countryside, lambs frolicking in the distance, and walks in the countryside. Don’t miss out, treat yourself to an unforgettable Cornish cottage holiday this May half term.