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 823 available cottages today. Read more

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 823 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 823 cottages available for May Day bank holiday

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

7 nights from £417

Rural cabin for 2 near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Tucked away in a quiet corner of the owners' smallholding, this cute cabin is perfect if you are seeking a romantic getaway or a bijou base for exploring this beautiful part of Cor...

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

7 nights from £417

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £418

1 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach near Portscatho.


What a view you will lap up from this pretty, traditional end of terrace cottage in the centre of the charming seaside village of Portscatho. As the name suggests, the cottage is l...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £418

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

7 nights from £419

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


Whether you’re a walker, a lover of nature and the coast or you simply want to unwind and spend time together then look no further than Meadow Barn. Nestled in the heart of the cou...

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

7 nights from £419

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

7 nights from £422

1 bedroom self catering cottage near Crewkerne, Somerset.


This really is the most beautifully designed bolthole for two. A romantic retreat with 'wow' factor in a traditional, rural hamlet setting in gorgeous south Somerset, close to the ...

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

7 nights from £422

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

7 nights from £422

1 bedroom, dog-friendly cottage with an outdoor pool Perranporth, Cornwall


Nanteague Cottage is a spacious one bedroom cottage, ideal for couples. Standing detached at the edge of the central courtyard, it has a large patio sheltered by fencing to offer p...

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

7 nights from £422

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £422

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


This wonderful retreat offers peace, tranquility and top quality accommodation. Beautifully presented and set in idyllic countryside, The Hayloft has views over fields and woodland...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £422

We’ve been raising the standards of self catering holidays since 1977.

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £422

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

7 nights from £422

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £422

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

7 nights from £422

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

7 nights from £422

1 bedroom apartment near the sea in Boscastle, North Cornwall.


Lowarth is an idyllic haven perfectly situated to enjoy peace and tranquility to your hearts' content yet only a short stroll down to Boscastle's picturesque harbour. At Lowarth, t...

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

7 nights from £422

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £423

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

7 nights from £423

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