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 284 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 284 May Day cottages in Cornwall

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
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7 nights from £967

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


Soft pinks and blues, stunning views and all mod-cons are to be found at Rolling Surf. This ground floor apartment is as gorgeous as it gets. Set high above Porthminster beach, ...

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

7 nights from £967

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

7 nights from £967

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


Enter this stunning building into your first floor apartment and the awesome views may delay the process of unpacking for a while. Adjustable mood lighting and individual room t...

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

7 nights from £967

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

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

7 nights from £967

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


Designed to complement the most spectacular views over Porthminster beach, St Ives harbour and beyond, these luxurious security-gated apartments are stylish, contemporary and excee...

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

7 nights from £967

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  • 20% off

    20 Apr 2019 - 27 Apr 2019

    £943.67 £754.94

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

7 nights from £967

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


Decorated with pinks and taupe, you cannot help but fall in love with this apartment and all the mod-cons it has to offer; with fully controllable heating and lighting systems thro...

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

7 nights from £967

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

7 nights from £972 *

4 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in St Mawes, Cornwall.


Right at the water’s edge on the beautiful Percuil River and tucked at the end of a quiet lane, Westward’s tranquil location and stunning views are sublime. Nearly all the rooms ha...

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

7 nights from £972 *

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £1062 *

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


Coast is a superb luxury eco-house set in a fabulously tranquil location close to the marinas and beaches of maritime Falmouth. With three bedrooms and three bath or shower-rooms, ...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £1062 *

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

7 nights from £1187 *

4 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in St Mawes, South Cornwall.


This impressive, recently-built eco-house is situated in a commanding elevated position on one of St Mawes' most exclusive roads. Enjoying panoramic sea views over the whole of Fal...

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

7 nights from £1187 *

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £441

3 bedroom, rural holiday apartment near Marazion, West Cornwall.


The views from Moonbeam, across the countryside to St Michael's Mount and Mount's Bay, are wonderful. Relax on the south-facing balcony, wine in hand and enjoy the sound of silence...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £441

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

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £488

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Praa Sands.


As its name suggests, this delightful cottage overlooks the pretty 14th Century church in the quaint village of Germoe and is only a mile from the child-friendly sandy beach at Pra...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £488

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sun

7 nights from £490

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Coverack.


This traditional stone cottage, built in 1900, has enjoyed life as a corn chandler, a cobblers and even a venue for the local band practice, and it is now a lovely holiday cottage....

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sun

7 nights from £490

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  • 20% off

    21 Apr 2019 - 28 Apr 2019

    £500.73 £400.58

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