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 231 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 231 May Day cottages in Cornwall

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
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7 nights from £329

Blackberry Jack's Wagon

4222

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 £329

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  • 30% off

    1 Jul 2022 - 8 Jul 2022

    £483.00 £338.10

  • 30% off

    8 Jul 2022 - 15 Jul 2022

    £494.00 £345.80

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £364

Little Chi Argel

4879

1 bedroom self catering apartment near Bodmin, North Cornwall.


Escape to the delights of Little Chi Argel to enjoy rambles across open moorland, thrilling days on the coast and the chance to immerse yourself in village life. This spacious and ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £364

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

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

7 nights from £365

The Old Stable

1901

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Helston, West Cornwall.


The Old Stable is a delightful semi-detached studio with original beams and stylish furnishings throughout. A well-equipped kitchen and dining-area on the mezzanine is accessed by ...

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

7 nights from £365

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £366

Jordan Vale

2135

1 bedroom apartment near the sea in Boscastle, North Cornwall.


With a bird's eye view overlooking Boscastle's picturesque Jordan Vale, this charming little bolthole for two is a great base for exploring the delights of this lovely village and ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £366

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

7 nights from £367

Cowslip

1431

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Fowey.


Cowslip like Meadowsweet (1430), is a detached granite barn which has two steps leading into the living-room, where neutral walls and polished wood floors frame the warmly coloured...

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

7 nights from £367

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

7 nights from £374

Largin's Shepherd's View

3210

Shepherds Hut for two near Polperro, South Cornwall.


Beautifully hand-crafted with consummate skill and an eye for quirky detail, this bespoke shepherd’s hut is an absolute delight. Everything has been meticulously planned, from the ...

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

7 nights from £374

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
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  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £385

The Garden Flat

3264

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


Overlooking the beautiful sub-tropical Morrab Gardens and just a short stroll from Penlee House Gallery and the wonderful Penzance promenade, The Garden Flat is the perfect base fo...

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

7 nights from £385

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  • 10% off

    2 Jul 2022 - 9 Jul 2022

    £599.40 £539.10

  • 10% off

    16 Jul 2022 - 23 Jul 2022

    £673.40 £605.70

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

7 nights from £386

Viewtown Linhay

4500

1 bedroom, dog friendly apartment near Callington, South Cornwall.


Viewtown Linhay is a hidden gem offering a walker's paradise for you and your hound. Situated in the Tamar Valley bordering the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the outskirts ...

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

7 nights from £386

Arrive at your handpicked holiday home safe in the knowledge it’s been fully inspected.

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  • Regret no pets
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7 nights from £390

Little Tregerry

3859

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Launceston, North Cornwall.


If you're looking for a peaceful break for two, you need look no further than Little Tregerry. Located down a country lane, in the heart of the Cornish countryside, this is the per...

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

7 nights from £390

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  • 10% off

    1 Jul 2022 - 8 Jul 2022

    £608.00 £547.20

  • 10% off

    8 Jul 2022 - 15 Jul 2022

    £630.00 £567.00

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

7 nights from £409

Prospect Cottage

2593

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 10 minute drive away. Soft blu...

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

7 nights from £409

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