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 394 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 394 May Day cottages in Cornwall

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

7 nights from £366 *

2 bedroom apartment near the beach in Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Sundial is an immaculately presented ground floor apartment in a quiet residential area above Falmouth’s town centre. Ideal for both couples and families, all the town’s facilities...

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

7 nights from £366 *

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £368

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


Over 200 years old, this lovely stone cottage overlooking Stithians Reservoir is perfectly positioned for exploring Cornwall. Attached to but facing away from the Owner's home, the...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £368

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  • 20% off

    23 Feb 2019 - 2 Mar 2019

    £352.98 £282.40

  • 10% off

    2 Mar 2019 - 9 Mar 2019

    £314.82 £283.50

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £373

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


All on one level, this stylish open plan cottage is ideal for guests with limited mobility. Set on the edge of Lamorna Cove and the South West Coast Path, The Top Shelter is the pe...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £373

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £373

Shepherds Hut for two near Polperro, South Cornwall.


Beautifully hand-crafted with consummate skill and an eye for quirky detail, this bespoke shepherd’s hut is an absolute delight. Everything has been meticulously planned, from the ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £373

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £375

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Polzeath, North Cornwall.


Post Office Cottage is an amazingly spacious cosy cottage for two. Beautifully furnished, this charming little bolthole nestling next to the Owner's home is ideal for exploring the...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £375

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £375

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Newquay, North Cornwall.


Kiddlywink Cottage is a rural haven yet perfectly located for exploring this stunning area of Cornwall. The north coast is dotted with wonderful beaches, while the south coast boas...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £375

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

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £376

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Looe, South Cornwall.


Wind your way along country lanes to this truly delightful retreat that is just the tonic for those looking to enjoy precious time together and escape the humdrum of everyday life....

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £376

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £377

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


A fabulous refurbished apartment with wonderful views over the dramatic Lizard peninsula. The property is set within a communal garden with direct access to the South West Coast Pa...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £377

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £378

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Looe, South Cornwall.


Butterwell Cottage is a lovely little hideaway for couples just a couple of miles inland from the coastal footpaths that wend their way along Whitsand, Lantivet and Looe bays. Warm...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £378

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £378

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Helston, West Cornwall.


At the end of a private lane and set within a peaceful courtyard flanked by a small group of other converted barns, The Croft is a pretty little self-contained annexe to the Owner’...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £378

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  • 25% off

    23 Feb 2019 - 2 Mar 2019

    £362.42 £271.50

  • 15% off

    2 Mar 2019 - 9 Mar 2019

    £323.24 £274.55

  • 15% off

    9 Mar 2019 - 16 Mar 2019

    £323.24 £274.55

  • 20% off

    23 Mar 2019 - 30 Mar 2019

    £346.09 £276.80

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