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 46 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 46 May Day cottages in Cornwall

  • Sleeps 2
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7 nights from £367

Post Office Cottage

2848

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Polzeath, North Cornwall.


Post Office Cottage is an amazingly spacious cosy cottage for two. Beautifully furnished, this charming little bolthole nestling next to the owner's home is ideal for exploring the...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £367

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
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7 nights from £372

Mandles Cottage

4489

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in St Just, Cornwall.


Set deep in the heart of the bustling market town of St Just, and only a short distance from breathtaking Cape Cornwall, this stylish single-storey retreat will delight both small ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £372

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

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £414

Opie’s Toy

2007

2 bedroom, dog friendly apartment near the beach near Falmouth.


This immaculately presented ground floor apartment is perfect for beach lovers and walkers alike, just yards from the coastal footpath and a five minute walk from Maenporth cove. ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £414

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

7 nights from £463

Jasmine Shepherd's Hut

3197

Shepherds Hut sleeping 2 with use of indoor pool and gym near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Tucked down a country lane between the little county city of Truro and the sailing mecca of Falmouth, Jasmine is a lovely oak-built shepherd's hut from the renowned Somerset-based ...

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

7 nights from £463

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

7 nights from £476

Juniper Shepherd's Hut

3196

Shepherds Hut sleeping 2 with use of indoor pool and gym near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


With south coast beaches and sailing waters just a short jaunt in one direction and the magnificent cliffs and surfing beaches of the north coast in the other, what could be better...

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

7 nights from £476

  • Sleeps 6
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £928

Keigwin Manor

4608

4 bedroom self catering cottage in Mousehole, West Cornwall.


Retaining so much of the original character, Keigwin Manor, the oldest house in Mousehole, is located deep in the heart of this quintessential village. This historic two-storey hou...

  • Sleeps 6
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £928

  • Sleeps 3
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7 nights from £433

The Shippen

775

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the sea in Boscastle, North Cornwall.


If you want a cottage quietly situated in Boscastle but within two hundred yards of local pubs, restaurants and shops, with the latest communications technology, then The Shippen i...

  • Sleeps 3
  • Regret no pets
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7 nights from £433

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
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7 nights from £394

Coombe Cottage

3858

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


Tucked away along a country lane, in 23 acres of Cornish meadows, woodland and stream, Coombe Cottage is the perfect retreat for those who want to get away from it all and enjoy a ...

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £394

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  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
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7 nights from £406

Molehill Cottage

4313

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the sea in Tintagel, Cornwall.


Treat yourself to a well-deserved break that promises to be full of coastal delights, mythical legend and truly spectacular scenery at Molehill Cottage. Set just off the main road ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £406

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
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  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £439

Filkins Cottage

1826

2 bedroom holiday cottage near Port Isaac, North Cornwall.


Retaining much of the original character, this 17th Century Grade II Listed cottage is in the village of St Kew Highway. As well as being close to the north coast, the harbour ...

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

7 nights from £439

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