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 445 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 445 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 445 cottages available for May Day bank holiday

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sun

7 nights from £326

1 bedroom cottage near the beach in The Lizard, West Cornwall.


Located on the edge of Lizard village within walking distance of the sea, a selection of pubs, restaurants, cafes and shops, this small but perfectly formed studio attached to Bric...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sun

7 nights from £326

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £329

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


Cosy and all on one level, the open plan living area in Munnings Studio has a modern kitchen, dining-table and a comfortable sofa facing the wall-mounted plasma television. The com...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £329

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £338

1 bedroom, dog friendly rural holiday cottage near Fowey, South Cornwall.


Just a few miles from Fowey and close to the pretty village of Lanlivery, Roseney Barn is tucked away down little lanes in a tranquil rural location, the perfect retreat for those ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £338

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  • 35% off

    27 Apr 2019 - 4 May 2019

    £403.41 £261.95

  • 20% off

    4 May 2019 - 11 May 2019

    £421.91 £337.60

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

7 nights from £341 *

Dog friendly glamping in a gorgeous wagon near Crediton, North Devon.


The Wagon with Faraway Views takes Glamping to a really high standard and is a great choice for a couple or a family with young children. Dogs are very much welcome here and there ...

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

7 nights from £341 *

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

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

7 nights from £343 *

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Portreath, North Cornwall.


Farm Cottage is a comfortable detached rural property which enjoys a tranquil location and yet is only two miles from the small seaside resort village of Porthtowan with its restau...

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

7 nights from £343 *

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £344

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


This delectably simple little pied-a-terre, set midway between both coasts, makes an ideal base for exploring Cornwall. The private south-facing garden, with its handy shed for ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £344

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £345

1 bedroom holiday apartment near the beach in Beer, South Devon.


Topsails is a welcoming bolthole a stone's throw from the unspoilt pebbled beach at Beer, a traditional fishing village in a sheltered bay on the beautiful east Devon World Heritag...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £345

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  • 10% off

    27 Apr 2019 - 4 May 2019

    £327.76 £295.20

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

7 nights from £346

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Fowey.


Meadowsweet is the slightly larger of the two barns. Two steps lead up into the living-room, with its polished wood floors and comfortable furnishings. The kitchen-area is fitted i...

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

7 nights from £346

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

7 nights from £346

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Fowey.


Cowslip, like Meadowsweet (1430), has two steps leading into the living-room, where neutral walls and polished wood floors frame the warmly coloured furnishings. There is a pine fi...

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

7 nights from £346

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

7 nights from £347

1 bedroom self catering cottage near Portreath, West Cornwall.


Sitting alongside but totally separate from the Owners' home and in the small hamlet of Higher Brea, this cute detached retreat has been designed and furnished with comfort and rel...

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

7 nights from £347

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