Cottages for May bank holidays in Cornwall

May is when Cornwall comes alive, the winter is left behind and a sunny day feels like summer in a early May bank holiday cottage.

A sunny day in May can feel like summer, especially in Cornwall. The schools have gone back. And the May calendar in the South West is bursting with high days, holidays and Pagan customs so peculiar you couldn't make them up. Have a peek at what's available. Use the search options on the left to choose the length of your break and the area where you want to stay. We've got 246 holiday cottages available in Cornwall for your May escape.

We have 246 available for the May Day bank holiday in Cornwall

2 bedroom, dog friendly rural holiday cottage near Penzance, West Cornwall.


Found in lush farmland above Mount’s Bay, less than two miles from St Michael’s Mount and Marazion beach and equidistant from St Ives and Penzance, is charming Angwinack Cottage. A...

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

Price per week £490

2 bedroom holiday cottage near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


With its friendly pub and village shop, Stithians lies just 20 minutes’ drive from Falmouth, Helston or Truro and, with the north coast also within easy reach by car, this is a gre...

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

Price per week £490

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


Surrounded by 40 acres of farmland where Dexter cattle and Shetland sheep graze, the little stream running across the land a tiny tributary of the Helford River, Little Trebarvah i...

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

Price per week £492

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  • 20% off

    27 Apr 2018 - 4 May 2018

    £455.40 £364.00

  • 20% off

    4 May 2018 - 11 May 2018

    £492.20 £393.60

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in St Agnes, North Cornwall.


This delightful semi-detached cottage is found less than a mile from the centre of the upbeat village of St Agnes on the north Cornish coast. The interior is charming and has a cos...

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

Price per week £492

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage in Penzance, West Cornwall.


Chy an Bara is a beautiful 18th Century Listed cottage in the heart of Madron, a pastoral village set above Penzance and Mount's Bay. The rustic, semi-detached cottage is an ideal ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £505

2 bedroom, rural cottage with sea views near Mullion, West Cornwall.


Tucked away down a private road, Springfield Cottage is a delightfully spacious single-storey cottage with wonderful views across the countryside towards the sea at Gunwalloe. This...

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

Price per week £509

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Looe, South Cornwall.


Bay Tree Cottage is set in peaceful countryside just outside the little village of Pelynt and close to the picturesque fishing harbour and sandy beach at Looe. This beautifully pre...

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

Price per week £510

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


Set within a gated mews of Georgian houses, close to the promenade in the seaside town of Penzance, Coulsons Retreat is a ground floor apartment. A hallway leads to the sitting-roo...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £511

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2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Port Isaac, North Cornwall.


The Carriage House is a contemporary style cottage located close to a stunning stretch of the North Cornish coastline. This single-storey detached cottage has its own enclosed gard...

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

Price per week £512

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


Set in a tranquil location alongside a quiet lane and only a short drive from the pretty village of Gweek, this detached stone cottage is surrounded by countryside and is an ideal ...

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

Price per week £517

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