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 397 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 397 May Day cottages in Cornwall

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7 nights from £346

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Fowey.


Cowslip, like Meadowsweet (1430), has two steps leading into the living-room, where neutral walls and polished wood floors frame the warmly coloured furnishings. There is a pine fi...

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  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
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7 nights from £346

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7 nights from £347

1 bedroom self catering cottage near Portreath, West Cornwall.


Sitting alongside but totally separate from the Owners' home and in the small hamlet of Higher Brea, this cute detached retreat has been designed and furnished with comfort and rel...

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7 nights from £347

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7 nights from £350

1 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach near Portscatho, Cornwall.


This beautifully converted barn is set in the small hamlet of Treluggan. Small but perfectly formed, the cottage has a high cantilevered ceiling giving the cottage a wonderfully li...

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7 nights from £350

  • Sleeps 2
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  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £350

1 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach near Portscatho, Cornwall.


Phoebe’s is a stylish barn conversion located in the historic hamlet of Treluggan and only a ten minute walk away from the coastal footpath and the fine sandy beaches of Pendower a...

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  • Regret no pets
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7 nights from £350

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

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7 nights from £354

1 bedroom, dog-friendly cottage near the beach near Lamorna Cove.


Owned by a local artist and originally part of the historic Boskenna Estate, The Coach House Cottage is set within a sunny courtyard and is full of quirky charm and interesting art...

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7 nights from £354

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7 nights from £355

1 bedroom apartment near the beach in Porthcurno, West Cornwall.


Porthcurno is a truly magical place, with its beautiful sandy beach and sparkling blue waters. Neptune, a ground floor apartment with a contemporary feel, is the perfect destinatio...

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7 nights from £355

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7 nights from £356

1 bedroom apartment near the beach in Penzance, West Cornwall.


Overlooking the beautiful sub-tropical Morrab Gardens, a short walk from the Penlee Gallery and just 200 yards from Penzance promenade, The Garden Flat is the perfect base for expl...

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7 nights from £356

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  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
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7 nights from £359

1 bedroom, dog friendly, rural self catering cottage in Helston, West Cornwall.


Set on the hillside in the grounds of the Owners' house, this cute semi-detached studio barn enjoys outstanding rural views overlooking the ancient market town of Helston on the ed...

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  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
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7 nights from £359

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7 nights from £359

1 bedroom apartment near the beach near Sennen, West Cornwall.


Peace and privacy are assured in this stylish first floor apartment just one mile from Cape Cornwall and the spectacular South West Coast Path. Tegen’s light and airy open plan...

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  • Regret no pets
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7 nights from £359

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
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7 nights from £361

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near Boscastle.


Snuck down a little lane close to the shores of the north Cornish coast, Driftwood is the ideal retreat for two. Small but perfectly formed, this charming bolthole nestles next to ...

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  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £361

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