Bank Holiday Inspiration

Our top May Bank Holiday destinations

Whether it’s a family gathering, getaway with friends or romantic retreat, our curated collection of design-led homestays are the ideal destination to spend your bank holiday this May. Located in some of the most picturesque places across the country, every property is surrounded by roaring waves or rolling hills and has been specifically designed to reflect its magnificent surroundings.

Find somewhere unique, stylish and memorable to stay this bank holiday!

Perfect For Friends & Family

Ivy Cottage | Long Compton | Sleeps 4 | From £350 per night

Ivy Cottage is a sumptuous hideaway for a countryside break. Ideal for a discerning group of four who are seeking a boutique retreat in the countryside, Ivy’s beautiful and stylish interior won’t disappoint.

What To Do

Close to Oxford, Stratford-upon-Avon, and Chipping Norton, Ivy Cottage is also within a short drive from Soho Farmhouse, Daylesford Organic farm, Chastleton House the Grade I listed Jacobean country house owned by the National Trust and just over a half an hour drive to the Cotswolds Wildlife Park and Gardens.

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Romantic Retreats

Black Moon | St Ives | Sleeps 2 | From £474 per night

Designed with romantics in mind, Black Moon is a private apartment dominated by an unforgettable sea view. It really is the dream setting for an escape to St Ives. With mesmerising sea views and decadent interiors, it is one of the most delightful one-bedroom holiday lets in Cornwall.

Black Moon sits right on Bamaluz Beach within the vibrant artist’s district of St Ives and moments away from ‘The Island’, a beautiful spit of land on the northern side of the town. Within a five-minute walk of the property, you can find at least a dozen top quality restaurants, art galleries, craft shops and some of England’s best beaches, including Porthmeor and Porthgwidden.

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Blue Moon | St Ives | Sleeps 2 | From £215 per night

Blue Moon is a chic bohemian bolthole set in the endearing seaside town of St Ives. It is ideal for couples looking for a cool, romantic Cornish retreat. Blue Moon’s clever design and stylish details have transformed this modest fisherman’s cottage into cosy hideaway.

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Moon Shadow | St Ives | Sleeps 2 | From £291 per night

A surprisingly spacious one-bedroom cottage, Moon Shadow’s interior combines the raw and the refined, drawing on both ocean-inspired and industrial styles of design. A daring yet decadent hideaway, it provides a treasure trove of Instagram moments for any visitors to St Ives.

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What To Do In St Ives

You are spoilt for choice when it comes to beaches in St Ives along with dozens of high-quality restaurants, art galleries and craft shops, there is plenty to do!

Book your bank holiday getaway now!