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 648 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 648 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 648 cottages available for May Day bank holiday

  • 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 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £511

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


In and around Nansbara peace and quiet is absolutely assured, so don’t forget to bring your favourite book as you can read undisturbed to your heart’s content. This beautifully res...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £511

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

7 nights from £516

Dog friendly luxury shepherds hut with fishing pond near Bideford, North Devon.


This is an exceptional shepherd's hut in a simply unbeatable setting - sheltered in a little copse of trees in a private lakeside setting with its very own hot tub. The gentle roll...

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

7 nights from £516

  • Sleeps 7 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £517 *

4 bedroom, rural dog friendly holiday cottage near Padstow, North Cornwall.


Close to the delights of Padstow, the Camel Trail and the glorious beaches of north Cornwall, Hooter’s Rest is a real find. Totally separate from the Owners’ home and two other cot...

  • Sleeps 7 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £517 *

  • 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 *

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £520 *

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Bude, North Cornwall.


Lovers of the countryside and wildlife enthusiasts will find their own little piece of heaven on earth at Moreton Mill. Beautifully renovated from its origins as a corn mill, this ...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £520 *

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

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £522 *

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Rural in feel, Higher Treluswell Barn is actually only a 10 minute drive from the bustling town and sailing waters of Falmouth, where ferries sail to St Mawes, Truro and the Helfor...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £522 *

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

7 nights from £527

Outstanding hut, sleeping two with hot tub near Looe, South Cornwall.


When you wish upon a star… anything your heart desires will come to you… and as you lay your head on your pillow at night gazing out of the skylight above, at a black velvet sky sp...

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

7 nights from £527

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

7 nights from £527

Gorgeous romantic retreat with hot tub sleeping 2 near Looe, South Cornwall.


Utterly gorgeous in every way, this whimsically themed Victorian-style tabernacle hints at the glorious eccentricity of scholarly preachers of yesteryear. With bell tower rising tr...

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

7 nights from £527

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £528 *

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in St Agnes, Cornwall.


Picture perfect, this delightfully bijou terraced cottage is located in the heart of the friendly north coastal village of St Agnes and just a short stroll to the sandy beach at Tr...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £528 *

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