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 258 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 258 May Day cottages in Cornwall

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £700 *

4 bedroom, dog-friendly holiday cottage near Bude, North Cornwall.


Aldercombe Barn is a terrific family and dog friendly holiday home, only a short drive from the excellent beaches of Bude and Widemouth Bay. Situated at the heart of the working fa...

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £700 *

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  • 20% off

    26 Apr 2019 - 3 May 2019

    £632.93 £506.35

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £713

2 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Penzance, West Cornwall.


The sea views from this stunning eco house will take your breath away! Set up a hill in the seaside town of Penzance, behind one of the town’s most desirable restaurants, Lower Tre...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £713

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

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

7 nights from £719

2 bedroom cottage with sea views in Portscatho, South Cornwall.


Set right on the waterside in the pretty seaside village of Portscatho, this gorgeous cottage is holiday heaven. With a feather-filled sofa set before a toasty wood-burner and supe...

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

7 nights from £719

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  • 20% off

    26 Apr 2019 - 3 May 2019

    £687.13 £549.70

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £730

2 bedroom thatched cottage with sea views in Sennen, West Cornwall.


The perfect beach holiday – sun, sea and Sennen! Little Cottage is a semi-detached, thatched fisherman’s cottage of great character, nestling in the heart of this picturesque villa...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £730

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

7 nights from £739 *

4 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Crantock, North Cornwall.


Crantock is an utterly charming village on the north Cornwall coast with thatched cottages, a village green, two pubs, Post Office and shop, craft shop, tea room and a truly fantas...

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

7 nights from £739 *

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

7 nights from £742

2 bedroom, rural cottage with sea views in Porthcurno, West Cornwall.


Chy Morva, or should we say Little House by the Sea, is in an exquisite setting with views towards stunning Porthcurno beach and the Atlantic Ocean beyond. The first floor balcony ...

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

7 nights from £742

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £744 *

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


Ideally placed for exploring all the treasures north Cornwall has to offer and less than a mile from the pretty village of St Tudy, this wonderful barn conversion is ideal for fami...

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £744 *

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

7 nights from £763

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Sennen, Cornwall.


This gorgeous eco-friendly detached property is set on the outskirts of St Just. Within the grounds of the Owners' farmhouse, The Perch has its own south-facing terrace with views ...

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

7 nights from £763

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

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

7 nights from £764

2 bedroom luxury apartment with panoramic sea views in Praa Sands, West Cornwall.


The breathtaking view from this stunning beach apartment must be one of the best in Cornwall; imagine relaxing on your private balcony at the end of another wonderful day watching ...

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

7 nights from £764

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

7 nights from £787

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


Puffin's Nest is an absolute gem! Set in the heart of the delightful village of Poughill, opposite the historic village church, this gorgeous 17th Century terraced cottage has been...

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

7 nights from £787

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