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 683 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 683 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 683 cottages available for May Day bank holiday

2 bedroom self catering cottage near Marazion, West Cornwall.


Hidden from sight with no immediate neighbours, a stay at Bay Tree House feels a bit like escaping the world. With a timeless combination of natural wood and large windows, the lig...

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

Price per week £467 - £519 *

* Includes 10% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 2 Mar and 6 Jul 2019.

Woodland cabin with hot tub, sleeping two near South Molton in North Devon.


King's Cabin has a delightful uninterrupted view directly down the length of the valley and the huge deck is the perfect private setting for the hot tub. A little path (steep in pl...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £469

1 bedroom self catering apartment near the beach in Shanklin, Isle of Wight.


Sitting within a beautifully converted Victorian villa, The Cadogan Apartment offers a high standard of accommodation for a couple or lone traveller looking for a coastal break. Gu...

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

Price per week £470

2 bedroom apartment near the beach in Mawgan Porth, North Cornwall.


How do you fancy your own seaside bolthole just 200 yards from the golden sands at Mawgan Porth? – well look no further than Seahorses! All on one level, this fabulous south-facing...

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

Price per week £476 - £635 *

* Includes 25% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 2 Mar and 15 Jun 2019.

4 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near St Ives, West Cornwall.


Beautifully maintained gardens and a private meadow surround Chy-an-Hobi, a quintessential detached cottage in idyllic countryside where peace and privacy are assured. The spacious...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £483 - £967 *

* Includes 50% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 5 Jan and 15 Jun 2019. Bedrooms 2, 3 and 4 are excluded at the discounted rate.

1 bedroom, dog friendly apartment with sea views in Penzance.


Tiddily Prom has unsurpassed sea views across Mount’s Bay as far as the Lizard peninsula. Elegant and spacious, this light and airy apartment has an open plan living area and a lar...

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

Price per week £486

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


This pretty mews cottage set in the heart of Penzance is comfortable and well-equipped. With a delightful terrace accessed via the sitting-room, there can be nowhere nicer to spend...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £491

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  • 10% off

    24 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018

    £767.34 £690.30

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


South Priddacombe, surrounded by 80 acres of farmland, is on Bodmin Moor yet only a half-hour drive from the north coast. Totally restored 20 years ago, the Owners won an award fro...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £493 - £616 *

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* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 4 May and 18 May 2019. Only Bedroom 1 is available at the discounted rate.

  • 20% off

    1 Sep 2018 - 8 Sep 2018

    £802.30 £641.84

3 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Helston, West Cornwall.


Pebble Cottage has an open plan living area complete with a large range cooker, well-equipped kitchen and a cosy wood-burner. Upstairs, three pretty bedrooms all have views across ...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £494 - £618 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 between 27 Apr and 18 May 2019. The twin bedroom is excluded at the discounted rate.

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the sea near St Ives, Cornwall.


A perfect retreat for you and your pooches, set close to the renowned Gurnards Head pub and restaurant and a small working dairy farm, Little Gurnards will delight walkers and food...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £495

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