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 329 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 329 May Day cottages in Cornwall

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

7 nights from £487

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Praa Sands.


There really are fabulous sunsets (and sea views) over Rinsey and you will be well placed to see them at this gorgeous contemporary annexe to the Owners' home. Cross the thresh...

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

7 nights from £487

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £491

1 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Penzance, West Cornwall.


This pretty mews cottage set in the heart of Penzance is comfortable and well-equipped. With a delightful terrace accessed via the sitting-room, there can be nowhere nicer to spend...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £491

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

7 nights from £493

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


Want to wake up in the middle of an idyllic village listening to the sound of the river gently flowing out to sea? Then a break at The Boathouse is your answer. Situated in a dream...

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

7 nights from £493

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £494 *

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


Pebble Cottage has an open plan living area complete with a large range cooker, well-equipped kitchen and a cosy wood-burner. Upstairs, three pretty bedrooms all have views across ...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £494 *

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    30 Mar 2019 - 6 Apr 2019

    £510.30 £408.24

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £506

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


Peace and plenty are assured at this beautiful single-storey retreat set within the grounds of the Owner's home, in the heart of the Cornish countryside just a few miles from the r...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £506

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £507 *

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Coverack, West Cornwall.


A hidden gem nestled in a back street in the heart of St Keverne, the largest village on the Helford featuring two pubs and a church clustered around a pretty central square. D...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £507 *

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  • 20% off

    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £464.28 £371.42

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

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £509 *

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with river views in Cargreen, Cornwall.


Wind your way along country lanes to this idyllic haven, in the heart of the beautiful Tamar Valley, where you are sure to spend many an hour enjoying the wonderful views down to K...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £509 *

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £510 *

3 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in St Ives, West Cornwall.


Set within a quiet road in the coastal delight that is St Ives, this stunning detached house offers a wonderful oasis of holiday haven waiting to be enjoyed at any time of the year...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £510 *

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £511

1 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach near Helford, West Cornwall.


A stunningly restored barn, Marbles is set in a rural hamlet just an amble across the fields from the fishing village of Porthallow. Beautifully appointed, it has a roaring woo...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £511

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

7 nights from £518 *

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage in St Agnes, North Cornwall.


The bustling centre of coastal St Agnes and the dramatic clifftops and beaches of the north Cornish coast are both less than a mile away, making this beautifully restored cottage a...

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

7 nights from £518 *

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  • 20% off

    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £558.80 £447.04

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