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

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


Brimming with character and clever touches, The Old Granary is quite simply a cottage to cherish. Luxury lies around every corner of this former barn, which has been impeccably res...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £685 - £856 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 27 Apr and 18 May 2019. Bedroom 3 is excluded at the discounted rate.

1 bedroom, dog friendly apartment with sea views near Boscastle.


With the most enviable views across Trebarwith Strand out to sea, Praxis offers the perfect setting for those looking for the ultimate seaside getaway. Located in the heart of this...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £698

1 bedroom, dog friendly apartment with sea views in Mullion.


Welcoming and completely memorable, this penthouse apartment features luxurious finishes and furnishings, soft fluffy towels and breathtaking views of Mullion Cove harbour; simply ...

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

Price per week £699

1 bedroom, dog friendly home with a pool near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Cedar is perfect for couples, a beautifully appointed and luxuriously spacious retreat offering a wonderfully chilled-out holiday experience. There are floor to ceiling windows in ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £771

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  • 20% off

    10 Nov 2018 - 17 Nov 2018

    £739.75 £592.00

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with a swimming pool near Falmouth


Fern is a beautifully appointed and luxuriously spacious retreat for couples, perfect for a wonderfully chilled-out holiday. The open plan living-room has floor to ceiling windows ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £771

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  • 20% off

    10 Nov 2018 - 17 Nov 2018

    £739.75 £592.00

  • 20% off

    17 Nov 2018 - 24 Nov 2018

    £739.75 £592.00

3 bedroom, rural cottage with sea views near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


Creek Cottage is a gorgeous detached cottage tucked away on the side of a quiet wooded creek on the north side of the Helford, home to herons and scores of little egrets as well as...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £836 - £1115 *

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* Includes 25% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 27 Apr and 18 May 2019. Bedroom 3 is excluded at the reduced rate.

  • 15% off

    20 Oct 2018 - 27 Oct 2018

    £1264.00 £1074.40

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3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near St Mawes, South Cornwall.


This gorgeous rural barn conversion tucked away on the Roseland peninsula is truly a hidden treasure in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Beautifully presented and exception...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £882 - £1103 *

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* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 27 Apr and 18 May 2019. Bedrooms 2 and 3 are excluded at the discounted rate. 10% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 27 Apr and 18 May 2019. Bedroom 2 is excluded at the discounted rate.

  • 20% off

    19 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018

    £1091.50 £873.20

4 bedroom, rural self catering cottage in Cadgwith, West Cornwall.


This spectacular holiday home, located in the heart of the Lizard peninsula, is perfectly proportioned for a large family group or friends. Situated a short drive from one of the m...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £910 - £1300 *

* Includes 25% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 5 Jan and 29 Jun 2019. The first floor bedrooms 3 and 4 are excluded at the discounted rate. 30% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 5 Jan and 29 Jun 2019. The first floor bedrooms 3 and 4 are excluded at the disounted rate.

3 bedroom cottage with sea views in Portreath, North Cornwall.


This is a beach house in every sense of the word, with light, bright open spaces, indoor-outdoor living on the private roof-deck lounge and views to leave you speechless. Giant win...

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

Price per week £1057 - £1510 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 20 Apr and 18 May 2019. 30% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 20 Apr and 18 May 2019.

2 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach in Seaview.


Located in a small waterside development on the edge of Seaview, 62 Buddleia Cottage is a pretty beach bungalow offering comfortable accommodation, for a couple or small family, in...

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

Price per week £387

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