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 512 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 512 May Day cottages in Cornwall

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £812

2 bedroom holiday apartment with sea views in St Ives, West Cornwall.


Just a short walk to the beaches, restaurants and art galleries of St Ives, these luxurious gated apartments are stylish, contemporary and very comfortable. They have been designed...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £812

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  • 20% off

    15 Dec 2018 - 22 Dec 2018

    £1279.96 £1024.00

  • 20% off

    22 Dec 2018 - 29 Dec 2018

    £1279.96 £1024.00

  • 20% off

    29 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019

    £1279.96 £1024.00

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

7 nights from £335

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


Jacaranda is a ground floor apartment with a bungalow apartment above Jacaranda Bungalow (3137), situated in an elevated position in a quiet cul-de-sac in the pretty fishing villag...

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

7 nights from £335

We’ve been raising the standards of self catering holidays since 1977.

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £341

2 bedroom self catering cottage in St Just, West Cornwall.


Venton Vean sits on the outskirts of St Just, the heart of Poldark land. A short drive or, for the walkers amongst you, a good stomp to the mines at Botallack, here the Atlantic cr...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £341

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

7 nights from £391

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


The Little Cabin is a semi-detached cottage, set all on one level and close to Kelynack Moor Studio (2493). With its easy step-free access to and throughout the property, this is t...

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

7 nights from £391

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

7 nights from £397

2 bedroom cottage near the beach in Portscatho, South Cornwall.


Opal Cottage is a pretty end of terrace cottage situated in the corner of the village square and only a two minute walk from the harbour, beach and coastal path. Comfortably furnis...

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

7 nights from £397

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

7 nights from £408

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


Tucked away along a country lane, in 23 acres of Cornish meadows, woodland and stream, Coombe Cottage is the perfect retreat for those who want to get away from it all and enjoy a ...

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

7 nights from £408

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £414

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


Picture-perfect and petite, this delightfully bijou cottage is set in the heart of the friendly north coast village of St Agnes. There is an abundance of shops, bars and eating pla...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £414

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

7 nights from £417

2 bedroom self catering cottage in Penzance, West Cornwall.


Little Martley is in a row of five cottages, which were formerly workshops for the Bolitho estate, set back from the flowing Chyandour Brook which winds its way from the Bone Valle...

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

7 nights from £417

Each and every one of our cottages is fully equipped with everything you’ll need on holiday.

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

7 nights from £420

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


This stylish cottage lies between St Just and the peaceful Cot Valley. Tremellion is ideal for exploring the coastal footpaths of far west Cornwall and has the advantage of pubs, g...

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

7 nights from £420

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

7 nights from £422

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


Situated down a quiet lane off the main road of the bustling village of Kilkhampton, cosy detached Bluebell Cottage is the ideal base for a truly wonderful holiday in north Cornwal...

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

7 nights from £422

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  • 20% off

    15 Dec 2018 - 22 Dec 2018

    £603.10 £482.40

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