May Day Bank Holiday Breaks in Cornwall

Take a walk through lush woodland, carpeted in a thick layer of bluebells. Walk along empty beaches and play chase with the water on the shore. Sit outside on a restaurant terrace and feel the first signs of summer as the sun warms your cheeks. A May Day bank holiday in Cornwall can provide an idyllic opportunity to let go of your worries and relax in your own private haven. Read more

Across Cornwall, May brings a surge of colour to the county. With spring enjoying its final flourishes and summer just around the corner, you can expect a revived energy and lots to look forward. Whatever you are looking for, be it a cosy cottage by the sea, dog-friendly rural retreat or spacious hub with room enough for all the family, our selection of 230 Cornwall cottages available for May Day bank holiday is sure to set your mind rolling. Browse through our portfolio and let your thoughts race, a dream holiday is just around the corner this May. At Classic Cottages, we pride ourselves on marketing only the finest self-catering holiday cottages in Cornwall. With each one handpicked and regularly inspected, we want to make sure your holiday is the best it can be. 

We have 230 May Day cottages in Cornwall

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
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7 nights from £301

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Penzance, West Cornwall.


Walkers and birdwatchers will enjoy the flora and fauna of the moors and wetlands surrounding Prospect Cottage, while both coastlines are less than a ten minute drive away. Soft bl...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £301

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £307

Rural glamping wagon near the beach at Porthtowan, North Cornwall.


Situated just outside the delightful hamlet of Mawla, only two miles from Porthtowan's sandy beach, is Blackberry Jack's Wagon, a genuine and utterly charming former steam-engine d...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £307

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  • 20% off

    24 May 2019 - 31 May 2019

    £415.69 £332.80

Need more time? Reserve any cottage for up to 24 hours before booking.

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £313

1 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach near St Ives, West Cornwall.


With sea views across open fields to the Atlantic Ocean from the bedroom, this compact barn conversion will provide a perfect base from which to explore the west Penwith peninsula ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £313

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sun

7 nights from £326

1 bedroom cottage near the beach in The Lizard, West Cornwall.


This little studio is the perfect bolt hole; it gives you all the comfort of a hotel room with the added bonus of self-catering facilities. Just on the edge of Lizard village, the ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sun

7 nights from £326

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  • 15% off

    26 May 2019 - 2 Jun 2019

    £410.39 £348.83

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £343

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Portreath, North Cornwall.


Farm Cottage is a comfortable detached rural property which enjoys a tranquil location and yet is only two miles from the small seaside resort village of Porthtowan with its restau...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £343

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  • 10% off

    31 May 2019 - 7 Jun 2019

    £421.65 £379.80

  • 10% off

    21 Jun 2019 - 28 Jun 2019

    £487.47 £438.30

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £344

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


This delectably simple little pied-a-terre, set midway between both coasts, makes an ideal base for exploring Cornwall. The private south-facing garden, with its handy shed for ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
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7 nights from £344

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £346

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Fowey.


Cowslip, like Meadowsweet (1430), has two steps leading into the living-room, where neutral walls and polished wood floors frame the warmly coloured furnishings. There is a pine fi...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £346

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £350

1 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach near Portscatho, Cornwall.


Phoebe’s is a stylish barn conversion located in the historic hamlet of Treluggan and only a ten minute walk away from the coastal footpath and the fine sandy beaches of Pendower a...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £350

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  • 20% off

    24 May 2019 - 31 May 2019

    £515.41 £412.00

  • 20% off

    7 Jun 2019 - 14 Jun 2019

    £409.69 £328.00

Our property managers are local experts who handpick perfect places to stay.

  • Sleeps 2
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  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £355

1 bedroom apartment near the beach in Porthcurno, West Cornwall.


Porthcurno is a truly magical place, with its beautiful sandy beach and sparkling blue waters. Neptune, a ground floor apartment with a contemporary feel, is the perfect destinatio...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £355

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £356

1 bedroom apartment near the beach in Penzance, West Cornwall.


Overlooking the beautiful sub-tropical Morrab Gardens, a short walk from the Penlee Gallery and just 200 yards from Penzance promenade, The Garden Flat is the perfect base for expl...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £356

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