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. 

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 458 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 458 May Day cottages in Cornwall

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

Price per week £699

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  • 10% off

    1 Sep 2018 - 8 Sep 2018

    £1198.90 £1079.10

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Marazion, West Cornwall.


The Old Granary sympathetically mixes original character with understated vintage furnishings and is a simply fabulous luxury retreat for a family or group of friends. A large firs...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £753 - £942 *

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* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 27 Apr and 18 May 2019. Bedroom 3 is excluded at the discounted rate.

  • 10% off

    31 Aug 2018 - 7 Sep 2018

    £1244.88 £1120.39

1 bedroom, dog friendly home with a pool near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Cedar is perfect for couples, a beautifully appointed and luxuriously spacious retreat offering a wonderfully chilled-out holiday experience. There are floor to ceiling windows in ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £771

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  • 20% off

    25 Aug 2018 - 1 Sep 2018

    £1234.80 £987.84

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with a swimming pool near Falmouth


Fern is a beautifully appointed and luxuriously spacious retreat for couples, perfect for a wonderfully chilled-out holiday. The open plan living-room has floor to ceiling windows ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £771

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3 bedroom, rural cottage with sea views near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


Creek Cottage is a gorgeous detached cottage tucked away on the side of a quiet wooded creek on the north side of the Helford, home to herons and scores of little egrets as well as...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £836 - £1115 *

* Includes 25% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 27 Apr and 18 May 2019. Bedroom 3 is excluded at the reduced rate.

4 bedroom, rural self catering cottage in Cadgwith, West Cornwall.


This spectacular holiday home, located in the heart of the Lizard peninsula, is perfectly proportioned for a large family group or friends. Situated a short drive from one of the m...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £910 - £1300 *

* Includes 25% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 5 Jan and 29 Jun 2019. The first floor bedrooms 3 and 4 are excluded at the discounted rate. 30% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 5 Jan and 29 Jun 2019. The first floor bedrooms 3 and 4 are excluded at the disounted rate.

3 bedroom cottage with sea views in Portreath, North Cornwall.


This stunningly designed contemporary beach house with unobstructed views over Portreath beach is likely to take your breath away. The liberal use of glass floods the living space ...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £1057 - £1510 *

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* Includes 20% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 27 Apr and 18 May 2019. 30% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 27 Apr and 18 May 2019.

  • 20% off

    1 Sep 2018 - 8 Sep 2018

    £1996.80 £1597.60

3 bedroom cottage with sea views in Portreath, North Cornwall.


This is a beach house in every sense of the word, with light, bright open spaces, indoor-outdoor living on the private roof-deck lounge and views to leave you speechless. Giant win...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £1057 - £1510 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 20 Apr and 18 May 2019. 30% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 20 Apr and 18 May 2019.

2 bedroom, dog friendly apartment near the beach in Penzance.


Jubilation is a first floor apartment with excellent sea glimpses from the open plan living area to the outdoor Jubilee Pool and Penzance promenade. A single and double bedroom mak...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £391

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near St Just.


Cosy up in this pretty little terraced miner's cottage, set in the heart of one of Cornwall's ancient mining heritage sites and with views of the crashing Atlantic Ocean from downs...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £398

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