Cottages for May Day Bank Holiday

May is when landscapes come alive and towns pick up the pace. With winter left behind, a sunny day feels like summer in a May bank holiday cottage. Relax in your own private retreat and let your worries float away. Coast, country or town, our self-catering cottages will leave you refreshed and revived. Choose from our 673 available cottages today. 

Start summer celebrations early and enjoy a May Day bank holiday break. With the weather on the up, celebrations left, right and centre and lots of businesses opening their doors for the season ahead, May is an excellent time to escape the routine of everyday life. Whether you are looking forward to a solo retreat, family break or getaway with friends, you are sure to find the perfect cottage to spend your holiday. To get started, browse our selection of 673 available cottages and find your favourite one. Each of our self-catering holiday homes has been handpicked; personally inspected and fully equipped so you can enjoy the finest quality accommodation around. Providing you with help and support every step of the way, you can book with confidence with Classic Cottages.

We have 673 cottages available for May Day bank holiday

1 bedroom, dog friendly rural holiday cottage near Fowey, South Cornwall.


Just a few miles from Fowey and close to the pretty village of Lanlivery, Roseney Barn is tucked away down little lanes in a tranquil rural location, the perfect retreat for those ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £422

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  • 20% off

    25 Aug 2018 - 1 Sep 2018

    £695.60 £556.48

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


This enchanting cottage has been converted with the utmost care blending old stone walls with lovely linens and beautiful furnishings. The accommodation is reversed, with the lovel...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £422

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Beaminster, Dorset.


Lottie’s Loft is a luxurious first floor barn conversion, a gorgeous bolthole surrounded by beautiful Dorset countryside. Exterior steps lead from the decking to a balcony with bes...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £423

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with hot tub near Porthleven, Cornwall


Meadow’s fabulous hot tub overlooks the field which gave the barn its name. Standing across the courtyard from Poppy and Daisy, this pretty little detached cottage is just as welco...

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

Price per week £425

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


Nestled in its own garden within the Mount Edgcumbe Country Park, this is a charming retreat. The park has 865 acres of woods, fields and coastline – your dog will be in heaven! Or...

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

Price per week £425

1 bedroom self catering cottage near Boscastle, North Cornwall.


Approached along pretty Cornish lanes leading through quiet valleys, Goose Barn provides all the right ingredients for a peaceful and truly relaxing break. Set in a glorious rural ...

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

Price per week £427

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


Leafy lanes lead to Lower Penvale, a tranquil setting just outside Truro where The Pavilion shows off its striking design. Harking back to its agricultural past with rough timber-c...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £428

2 bedroom self catering cottage near Mevagissey, South Cornwall.


Close to the picturesque fishing harbour at Mevagissey and the wonders of Heligan Gardens, this utterly delightful semi-detached chapel conversion is a wonderful example of thought...

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

Price per week £428 - £534 *

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* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 5 Jan and 29 Jun 2019. Bedroom 2 is excluded at the discounted rate.

  • 20% off

    31 Aug 2018 - 7 Sep 2018

    £664.34 £531.47

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


There is indeed a sea view – right across Mount’s Bay to St Michael’s Mount! A spacious, contemporary semi-detached property with reverse level accommodation, Sea View House has th...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £428 - £713 *

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* Includes 40% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 5 Jan and 15 Jun 2019. Only one bedroom is available at the discounted rate.

  • 20% off

    15 Sep 2018 - 22 Sep 2018

    £692.35 £553.60

1 bedroom holiday cottage near the sea in Boscastle, North Cornwall.


Packed with character, charm and comfort, Little St Hugh is a cosy retreat for two, tucked away in the pretty village of Boscastle, that will have you leaving your worries behind f...

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

Price per week £431

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  • 20% off

    24 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018

    £725.20 £580.00

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