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 346 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 346 May Day cottages in Cornwall

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £444

2 bedroom, dog friendly apartment with sea views in Coverack.


With wonderful sea views from the kitchen/breakfast-room where you will see the ships and fishing boats cross the horizon, this welcoming single level apartment is located only a s...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £444

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    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £413.40 £330.72

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

7 nights from £447

2 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach near St Mawes.


Set in the heart of the picturesque village of St Mawes, with a wonderful sea view across the rooftops, this comfortable terraced cottage is within easy walking distance of the exc...

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

7 nights from £447

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

7 nights from £448

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


Nestling above the River Camel in a serene wooded valley, Beechwood is a contemporary, semi-detached single-storey property where peace and quiet are the order of the day. Thoughtf...

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

7 nights from £448

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

7 nights from £449

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Mawgan Porth, North Cornwall.


What a great cottage this is – Lambkin Cottage has a cosy open plan living area on the first floor, the ideal place to plan the day ahead, and a choice of three areas to sit out an...

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

7 nights from £449

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

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £450

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Launceston.


Set in tranquil countryside, Carzantic Chapel Barn is a charming granite cottage dating back to the 1800s, its south-facing patio basks in sun most of the day and is the perfect sp...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £450

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    23 Mar 2019 - 30 Mar 2019

    £419.12 £335.30

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

7 nights from £455

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Mawgan Porth, North Cornwall.


From the minute you step inside Cornflower Cottage you really will feel at home, with its beautifully appointed kitchen, cosy sitting-area and dining-area and two comfy bedrooms. ...

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

7 nights from £455

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  • 10% off

    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £423.80 £381.42

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £456

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Wadebridge, North Cornwall.


An extremely quiet rural retreat, where horses rather than cars pass down the lane outside, Lower Cadwin Cottage is tucked away just a mile outside the village of Lanivet – geograp...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £456

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    30 Mar 2019 - 6 Apr 2019

    £413.25 £330.60

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

7 nights from £461

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Bude, North Cornwall.


Set in the heart of the pretty village of Marhamchurch, only three miles from the golden sands and thundering surf at Widemouth Bay and Bude, this 17th Century cottage is the most ...

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

7 nights from £461

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    30 Mar 2019 - 6 Apr 2019

    £429.00 £343.20

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £462

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Coverack, West Cornwall.


One of the little terraced cottages along the street through the picturesque seaside village of Coverack, Penhaven’s unassuming exterior hides a delightful surprise. Step from t...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £462

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

7 nights from £462

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Mawgan Porth, North Cornwall.


With reverse level accommodation taking full advantage of the glorious view, you will be drawn onto the Juliet balcony from the minute you step inside Forget-me-not. The spacious o...

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

7 nights from £462

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  • 10% off

    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £418.00 £376.20

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