May bank holiday breaks

Escape with friends and family over the May bank holiday weekends

With Britain bursting into bloom, the fast-approaching May bank holiday weekends are perfect for families and friends looking to escape together for a last-minute holiday. Whether you'd like to spend gloriously sunny days playing in the sand and searching through rock pools outside your coastal cottage, or you'd prefer to find a secluded spot on a riverbank to enjoy a family picnic with utterly idyllic views, we've got the perfect getaway for you.

These properties are available for the upcoming May bank holiday weekends (between 4th – 6th and 25th – 27th May). Some of our holiday homes are available for full weeks whilst others can be booked for short breaks.

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The Old School, Hume Kelso, Scottish Borders

A welcoming converted schoolhouse set on the flanks of Hume Castle hill, near Kelso.

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The Stables at West Moneylaws Cornhill-on-Tweed, Northumberland

A clever blend of cutting-edge design and rural charm on the English-Scottish border with private hot tub use.


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East Bay Beach House North Berwick, East Lothian

With dreamy sea views as far as the eye can see, you could be forgiven for spending your days doing nothing more than watching the comings and goings of life in this bustling seaside town.

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Risingham Cottage West Woodburn, Northumberland

Perfect privacy on a rural estate beside the Northumberland National Park.

A reduced occupancy version of Risingham House.

10% discount on all remaining holidays throughout May and June 2024 (2 nights minimum).

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Hillside Cottage North Berwick, East Lothian

This stunning two bedroom cottage offers coastal and countryside adventures on its doorstep.

Book 4 nights for the price of 3; 5 nights for the price of 4; or 6/7 nights for the price of 5 between the 1st November to 20th December 2024, subject to availability. This offer may be available at other times of the year, please enquire.

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Mill Cottage, Brockmill Farm Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland

Well placed for explorations of Northumberland’s coast, especially Holy Island, this coastal base promises peace and quiet.

15% discount on 7+ night stays and 10% discount on 3 and 4 night stays between now and the end of June 2024 (7 night stay minimum).

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Gardener's Cottage Roberton, Scottish Borders

Nestled in the heart of the Southern Uplands, Gardener’s Cottage is set on the Hoscote Estate amidst spectacular rolling countryside. 

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East Lodge, Yorkshire Bedale, Yorkshire

An idyllic barn conversion set in Lower Wensleydale with exceptionally spacious living areas; perfect for family holidays and celebratory breaks.

15% discount on remaining stays throughout May 2024 (3 night stay minimum).

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Broadgate House & Steading West Woodburn, Northumberland

Far away from any hustle and bustle, this 19th Century home is set in 1000 acres on the Cragg Estate, in the heart of rural Northumberland's unspoilt countryside.

15% discount on all remaining stays throughout May 2024 (2 night minimum). 15% discount on 7+ night stays and 10% discount on short breaks (2 night minimum) throughout June 2024.

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Skyfall Bamburgh, Northumberland

Enjoy incredible views of Bamburgh Castle by day, then sunsets over the Cheviot Hills.

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