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 328 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 328 May Day cottages in Cornwall

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £522 *

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Rural in feel, Higher Treluswell Barn is actually only a 10 minute drive from the bustling town and sailing waters of Falmouth, where ferries sail to St Mawes, Truro and the Helfor...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £522 *

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  • 20% off

    30 Mar 2019 - 6 Apr 2019

    £450.67 £360.54

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

7 nights from £527

Gorgeous romantic retreat with hot tub sleeping 2 near Looe, South Cornwall.


Utterly gorgeous in every way, this whimsically themed Victorian-style tabernacle hints at the glorious eccentricity of scholarly preachers of yesteryear. With bell tower rising tr...

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

7 nights from £527

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  • 10% off

    5 Apr 2019 - 12 Apr 2019

    £512.07 £460.86

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

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

7 nights from £527

Outstanding hut, sleeping two with hot tub near Looe, South Cornwall.


When you wish upon a star… anything your heart desires will come to you… and as you lay your head on your pillow at night gazing out of the skylight above, at a black velvet sky sp...

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

7 nights from £527

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  • 10% off

    5 Apr 2019 - 12 Apr 2019

    £512.07 £460.86

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £534

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


The Nod (a stone's throw from the Lamorna Wink pub) is simply gorgeous and provides stylish open plan living with a roaring wood-burner, a stunning bedroom with sumptuous super-kin...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £534

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £542 *

Family size, dog friendly shepherds hut near Lostwithiel, South Cornwall with a hot tub


Fall under the spell of this stunning location with an unforgettable stay at the enchanting Witch's Wagon. Squirreled away in the pretty hamlet of Warleggan, yes it is a real place...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £542 *

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

7 nights from £579 *

2 bedroom, dog friendly apartment with panoramic sea views in Cadgwith.


These are the views you come to Cornwall for; fabulous, far reaching and expansive sea vistas with ever-changing colours of blue and green with magical skies to match. Floor to...

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

7 nights from £579 *

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  • 20% off

    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £538.36 £430.40

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £606 *

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Flushing, Cornwall.


A beautifully styled terraced house in the pretty village of Flushing, this is the ideal place for a fabulous holiday. There is plenty of space for everyone to enjoy time together ...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £606 *

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  • 20% off

    30 Mar 2019 - 6 Apr 2019

    £653.40 £522.72

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

7 nights from £613 *

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


Set in its own tropical wonderland, this stylish retreat offers peace and plenty and much more. Step inside Carter's Croft and enter a world of vintage elegance, with its mix of re...

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

7 nights from £613 *

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  • 10% off

    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £693.50 £624.15

Readymade beds and fluffy towels; this simple but appreciated welcome is standard with us.

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £620 *

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Newquay, Cornwall.


Located in the large private grounds of the Glendorgal Hotel which boasts fabulous views of the Atlantic Ocean, you will discover 2 Glendorgal. Nestled in a quiet cul de sac this r...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £620 *

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  • 20% off

    5 Apr 2019 - 12 Apr 2019

    £813.70 £650.96

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

7 nights from £699

1 bedroom, dog friendly apartment with sea views in Mullion.


Welcoming and completely memorable, this penthouse apartment features luxurious finishes and furnishings, soft fluffy towels and breathtaking views of Mullion Cove harbour; simply ...

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

7 nights from £699

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