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 660 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 660 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 660 cottages available for May Day bank holiday

  • 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
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £393

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Wellington, South Devon.


This beautifully presented single-storey property is perfect for exploring the unspoilt Blackdown Hills, the stunning Jurassic Coast – both designated Areas of Outstanding Natural ...

  • Sleeps 3
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £393

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

7 nights from £398

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near St Just.


Cosy up in this pretty little terraced miner's cottage, set in the heart of one of Cornwall's ancient mining heritage sites and with views of the crashing Atlantic Ocean from downs...

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

7 nights from £398

  • 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

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

7 nights from £426 *

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Fowey, South Cornwall.


Just a two minute walk from the tiny harbour, children's play park and popular pub in the quiet waterside village of Golant, this delightful chalet bungalow is unexpectedly spaciou...

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

7 nights from £426 *

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

  • 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

  • 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 £445

2 bedroom, rural cottage near the sea near Portreath, North Cornwall.


Practically a stone's throw from the Coast to Coast cycle tramway and only a few minutes' drive from several spectacular sandy beaches, Kernel's Barn is set back from the road betw...

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

7 nights from £445

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

7 nights from £453

2 bedroom, rural cottage with sea views near Helston, West Cornwall.


Rowes Cottage is simply idyllic. This highly popular single-storey, semi-detached barn conversion has far reaching views across fields towards the sea at Gunwalloe. Thoughtfully fu...

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

7 nights from £453

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