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 445 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 445 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 445 cottages available for May Day bank holiday

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £387

2 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach in Seaview.


Located in a small waterside development on the edge of Seaview, 62 Buddleia Cottage is a pretty beach bungalow offering comfortable accommodation, for a couple or small family, in...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £387

  • Sleeps 3
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £388

2 bedroom self catering cottage near Beaworthy, North Devon.


Set in a quiet courtyard in the heart of the conservation village of Germansweek, this beautifully presented end of terrace barn conversion offers the perfect retreat for discernin...

  • Sleeps 3
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £388

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £391

2 bedroom, dog friendly apartment near the beach in Penzance.


Jubilation is a first floor apartment with excellent sea glimpses from the open plan living area to the outdoor Jubilee Pool and Penzance promenade. A single and double bedroom mak...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £391

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £405

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach near Dawlish, South Devon.


Warren Hayloft is just past Cockwood harbour, on the Exe estuary. This beautiful property is one of two converted barns and approached by wooden steps and has the living area on th...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £405

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £412

2 bedroom cottage near the beach near Porthallow, West Cornwall.


A charming 200 year old Cornish cottage on the outskirts of the pretty village of St Keverne. Perfect for a couple or small family, this delightful character cottage makes an ideal...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £412

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £427

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


This pretty little terraced cottage is an ideal Dartmoor retreat in the peaceful village of Walkhampton, just a short drive from the busy market town of Tavistock and within almost...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £427

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

  • Sleeps 3
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £428

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


If you want a cottage quietly situated in Boscastle but within two hundred yards of local pubs, restaurants and shops, with the latest communications technology, then The Shippen i...

  • Sleeps 3
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £428

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £453

2 bedroom cottage near the beach near Marazion, West Cornwall.


Named appropriately for the beautifully maintained south-facing garden it overlooks and only a mile from the unspoilt seaside village of Perranuthnoe and spectacular coastal footpa...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £453

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £454

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Marazion.


Set in the heart of a bustling village, just one mile from Perranuthnoe beach and two from Marazion and St Michael’s Mount, Tickle Cottage is gorgeous. It has everything that you c...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £454

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £458

2 bedroom holiday cottage near Ilminster, Somerset.


Hayloft is in the heart of Barrington – a National Trust conservation village near the historic market town of Ilminster in south Somerset. This welcoming barn conversion is wit...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £458

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