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 753 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 753 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 753 cottages available for May Day bank holiday

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

Price per week £527

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  • 10% off

    1 Oct 2018 - 5 Oct 2018

    £426.00 £383.40

2 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Portloe, South Cornwall.


Stylish comfort and retro chic abound in this beautifully renovated Victorian cottage found in the sleepy fishing village of Portloe. The whitewashed terrace of nine former coastgu...

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

Price per week £529 - £661 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 5 Jan and 22 Jun 2019. Only one bedroom is available at the discounted rate, please let us know which bedroom you would prefer.

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1 bedroom, dog friendly apartment near the beach in Lamorna Cove.


The Nod (a stone's throw from the Lamorna Wink pub) is simply gorgeous and provides stylish open plan living with a roaring wood-burner, a stunning bedroom with sumptuous super-kin...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £534

Family size, dog friendly shepherds hut near Lostwithiel, South Cornwall with a hot tub


Fall under the spell of this stunning location with an unforgettable stay at the enchanting Witch's Wagon. Squirreled away in the pretty hamlet of Warleggan, yes it is a real place...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £542 - £602 *

* Includes 10% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 27 Apr and 18 May 2019.

Family-size shepherd$6s hut with hot tub and dog friendly near Lostwithiel, South Cornwall.


As you wind through the moorland lanes that lead to the pretty rural hamlet of Warleggan, you'll appreciate why the locals have twinned this special place with CS Lewis' fantasy wo...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £542 - £602 *

* Includes 10% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 27 Apr and 18 May 2019.

3 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Mousehole, West Cornwall.


Mousehole needs no introduction; this harbourside town is extremely popular with its array of galleries, restaurants and a safe family-friendly beach. Hillside is set up the hill f...

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

Price per week £551 - £918 *

* Includes 40% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 5 Jan and 15 Jun 2019. Bedrooms 2 and 3 are excluded at the discounted rate. 20% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 5 Jan and 15 Jun 2019. Bedroom 1 is excluded at the discounted rate.

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Marazion, West Cornwall.


Lovingly and sympathetically converted from an 18th Century granite barn, this little gem of a retreat for two has a vintage vibe and the quirky elegance you would find in a luxury...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £555

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


Taking its name from the nearby bridge over the Walkham river, Huckworthy is a truly idyllic couple's retreat. Granite steps lead you up to the front door and private garden area, ...

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

Price per week £556

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

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Mousehole.


Mousehole harbour is a stroll down the hill, there is a hot tub for your private use and a double kayak is provided for guests too. Beechwood has it all, whether you are looking fo...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £557

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage in Praa Sands, West Cornwall.


Carter's Croft combines vintage elegance with a luxurious rustic twist which cleverly complements this 18th Century semi-detached stone cottage. Lovingly restored into a holiday re...

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

Price per week £613 - £766 *

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

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