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 755 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 755 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 755 cottages available for May Day bank holiday

Shepherds Hut with hot tub, dog friendly near Bridgwater, Somerset.


Somerset's Quantock Hills – a nine and a half thousand acre Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty – rise up just behind the farm setting for this beautifully crafted, bespoke Shepherd...

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

Price per week £432

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Ilfracombe.


In the heart of pretty Berrynarbor village just half a mile from the beaches, harbours and cliffs of the north Devon coastline, Little Bessemer is the perfect holiday retreat. Idea...

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

Price per week £433

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3 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Fowey, South Cornwall.


This lovely cottage is just a minute’s walk from the waterside shops and restaurants on Fowey’s picturesque harbourside. Beautifully decorated in understated colours with touches o...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £435 - £622 *

* Includes 30% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 5 Jan and 15 Jun 2019. Bedrooms 2 and 3 are excluded at the discounted rate.

2 bedroom apartment with sea views in Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Harbour Heights is one of only 10 apartments in the prestigious Holm Oak development with panoramic views over rooftops to the boats moored on the Penryn River and in Falmouth harb...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £436 - £545 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 between 5 Jan and 22 Jun 2019. Bedroom 2 is excluded at the discounted rate.

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Glastonbury, Somerset.


This delightful little Grade II Listed stone cottage is in the heart of the village of Pilton, near Glastonbury. 2 Batch Cottages, in Bread Street, was likely to have been one of t...

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

Price per week £437

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


A sign that greets you on arrival states ‘Seas the Day’ and this is the place in which to do it. The Duck House is a gorgeous, contemporary, single-storey dwelling with all mod-con...

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

Price per week £439

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views at Lands End, Cornwall.


This retreat has so much to offer…including a shared outdoor heated swimming pool (available from the beginning of May to the end of September) and a shared games-room/gym, as well...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £440

2 bedroom holiday cottage near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


This cottage is an absolute gem; beautifully decorated and furnished to offer the utmost comfort and relaxation. The ground floor bedrooms have thick wool carpets, crisp linens and...

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

Price per week £440 - £551 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 between 5 Jan and 22 Jun 2019. Bedroom 2 is excluded at the discounted rate.

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


Pretty Love Lane Cottage is set down a quiet narrow lane on the outskirts of Penzance within the grounds of the Owners' home. Penzance town centre and the fishing village of Newlyn...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £441

1 bedroom thatched self catering cottage near Sherborne, Dorset.


Pound Farm Cottage is a hidden gem; this listed thatched cottage has been thoughtfully renovated to create a spacious, stylish holiday home, retaining many of the original features...

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

Price per week £443

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