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 789 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 789 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 789 cottages available for May Day bank holiday

Rural shepherds hut with sea views near Ilfracombe, North Devon.


Wild Pear Beach is in sight of this gorgeous shepherd's hut and gives it its name. High above the incredible north Devon coast between Ilfracombe and Combe Martin, with its dramati...

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

Price per week £461

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  • 30% off

    26 Oct 2018 - 29 Oct 2018

    £302.40 £211.68

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near Looe, Cornwall.


The water at Talland Bay seems to glitter in the sun, as if a million fireflies were dancing on the surface. What better place to relax and take in this breathtaking view than Litt...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £462

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


This gorgeous Victorian cottage is an absolute delight; updated with gentle sympathy to offer the modern necessities of central heating, drench-head shower and a granite-topped kit...

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

Price per week £466 - £583 *

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

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.

We’re a Visit England Quality Accredited Agency for our high standards in holiday letting.

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


Looking towards the woodland on the facing hillside with wonderful valley views to the side as well, a wide deck for the hot tub and a gorgeous, spacious interior, this is glamping...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £469

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

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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  • 20% off

    19 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018

    £545.28 £436.22

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

    19 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018

    £532.44 £478.80

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.

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