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 733 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 733 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 733 cottages available for May Day bank holiday

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

7 nights from £332 *

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Looe, South Cornwall.


What a delightful getaway this is, set down a tree-lined lane amid the tranquility of beautiful countryside. With rustling leaves and birdsong as a background lullaby, you will rel...

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

7 nights from £332 *

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £336 *

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage in Portreath, North Cornwall.


The village of Bridge is a short drive from the sandy beaches of Portreath on the north Cornwall coast, and located on the outskirts of this little hamlet is Orchard Leigh Cottage....

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £336 *

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £338

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


Close to Dartmoor National Park, dog-friendly and with gorgeous, extensive grounds, this former hayloft is a delight; think roses around the door, beamed ceilings and a welcoming o...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £338

  • 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 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £342

1 bedroom apartment near the sea in Boscastle, North Cornwall.


With a bird's eye view overlooking Boscastle's picturesque Jordan Vale, this charming little bolthole for two is a great base for exploring the delights of this lovely village and ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £342

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £342 *

Glamping for 4 people with hot tub near Bude, North Cornwall.


Rivendell Glamping Pods are curvy, cute, comfortable and unique in design. They provide the opportunity to enjoy camping in luxury with fabulous far reaching views across the Tamar...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £342 *

  • 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 bik...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £344

  • 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

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