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 400 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 400 May Day cottages in Cornwall

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7 nights from £384

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage with indoor pool Bude, Cornwall.


The Coach House is one of six luxury barn conversions nestling peacefully in 37 acres of Cornish countryside at Woodlands Manor Farm. With shared use of the 36’ indoor swimming poo...

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7 nights from £384

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7 nights from £385

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Marazion, West Cornwall.


The Tractor Shed is a delightful detached studio with original beams and stylish furnishings throughout. The comfortable open plan sitting-room with a bedroom area, separated b...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
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7 nights from £385

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  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
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7 nights from £387

1 bedroom, dog-friendly apartment near Polperro, South Cornwall.


This delightful bolthole is an unexpected gem, much more spacious than the exterior suggests. Set in a wonderfully tranquil location surrounded by fields and with beautiful Largin ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
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7 nights from £387

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7 nights from £387

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Wadebridge, North Cornwall.


Pekin is perfectly formed for two and is a delightful semi-detached cottage for a romantic getaway! The open plan living-room is really comfortable and hopefully you will be able t...

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  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £387

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

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
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7 nights from £387

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Porthleven with a hot tub.


Poppy’s private hot tub is a real treat. The cottage itself is also absolutely delightful, with its beautifully furnished wood-floored living-room, pretty bedroom with king-size be...

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

7 nights from £387

  • Sleeps 2
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7 nights from £388

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Portreath, West Cornwall.


Located on the fringes of Illogan, the small hamlet of Shuffley could easily be described as a ‘village in the valley’ with a stream running through this pretty woodland setting. H...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £388

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  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
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7 nights from £388

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Cadgwith, Cornwall.


It's not just children who love sandcastles, you too will fall in love with this cute holiday hideaway nestled in the unspoilt village of Cadgwith. Floor to ceiling folding glass d...

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  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £388

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7 nights from £391

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near St Ives, West Cornwall.


This compact detached cottage is the perfect little romantic retreat for any couple looking to explore, play golf, or simply enjoy miles of golden sands. The Flower House stands wi...

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  • Regret no pets
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7 nights from £391

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7 nights from £393

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Truro, South Cornwall.


Rural in feel and with all the peace and tranquility you could require, this comfortable and welcoming cottage is just minutes from the pretty little city of Truro with its cobbled...

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  • Regret no pets
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7 nights from £393

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
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7 nights from £393

1 bedroom holiday cottage with water views near Fowey, South Cornwall.


This lovely little waterside bolthole is perfect for couples who like walking, bird watching or messing about on the water – and those who just like to kick back and relax in comfo...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £393

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