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 404 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 404 May Day cottages in Cornwall

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

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

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  • 10% off

    22 Feb 2019 - 1 Mar 2019

    £268.91 £242.10

  • 10% off

    1 Mar 2019 - 8 Mar 2019

    £236.40 £212.40

  • 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

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

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

7 nights from £307

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


Buzzard’s Rise is an idyllic countryside retreat. Tucked away in a small hamlet, this contemporary barn conversion is great for exploring Cornwall or staying at home watching the w...

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

7 nights from £307

  • 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 moorland to the Atlantic Ocean from the upper ground floor bedroom, this compact barn conversion will provide a perfect base from which to explore the west Pe...

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

7 nights from £313

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  • 20% off

    16 Feb 2019 - 23 Feb 2019

    £299.60 £239.68

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sun

7 nights from £326

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


Located on the edge of Lizard village within walking distance of the sea, a selection of pubs, restaurants, cafes and shops, this small but perfectly formed studio attached to Bric...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sun

7 nights from £326

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  • 15% off

    17 Feb 2019 - 24 Feb 2019

    £291.20 £247.52

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

7 nights from £329

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Lamorna Cove.


Cosy and all on one level, the open plan living area in Munnings Studio has a modern kitchen, dining-table and a comfortable sofa facing the wall-mounted plasma television. The com...

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

7 nights from £329

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £342 *

Glamping for 4 people with hot tub near Bude, North Cornwall.


Rivendell Glamping Pods are curvy, cute, comfortable and unique in design. They provide the opportunity to enjoy camping in luxury with fabulous far reaching views across the Tamar...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £342 *

  • 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 *

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

  • 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 bik...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £344

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

7 nights from £346

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Fowey.


Meadowsweet is the slightly larger of the two barns. Two steps lead up into the living-room, with its polished wood floors and comfortable furnishings. The kitchen-area is fitted i...

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

7 nights from £346

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