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 640 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 640 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 640 cottages available for May Day bank holiday

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

7 nights from £417

2 bedroom self catering cottage in Penzance, West Cornwall.


Little Martley is in a row of five cottages, which were formerly workshops for the Bolitho estate, set back from the flowing Chyandour Brook which winds its way from the Bone Valle...

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

7 nights from £417

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

7 nights from £417

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Brixham, South Devon.


Brixham needs little introduction for those familiar with the joys of the South Hams and its spectacular coastline. A bustling fishing port, there is always something to watch in t...

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

7 nights from £417

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £419

2 bedroom dog friendly holiday cottage near Bridport, Dorset.


The pretty Dorset village of Drimpton is set in lovely countryside a short drive inland from the stunning Jurassic Coast. This original school house has been converted into extreme...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £419

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

7 nights from £419

3 bedroom rural self catering cottage near the beach in St Helens, Isle of Wight


Newlands is a charming detached cottage located just off the Green, in the picturesque village of St Helens. Its location is very peaceful yet within walking distance to the villag...

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

7 nights from £419

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

7 nights from £420

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in St Just, West Cornwall.


This stylish cottage lies between St Just and the peaceful Cot Valley. Tremellion is ideal for exploring the coastal footpaths of far west Cornwall and has the advantage of pubs, g...

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

7 nights from £420

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  • 20% off

    22 Feb 2019 - 1 Mar 2019

    £355.24 £284.19

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £422

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Bude, North Cornwall.


Situated down a quiet lane off the main road of the bustling village of Kilkhampton, cosy detached Bluebell Cottage is the ideal base for a truly wonderful holiday in north Cornwal...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £422

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

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

7 nights from £425

2 bedroom self catering cottage near Portreath, West Cornwall.


The village of Illogan is ideally located for the surf beaches at Portreath and Gwithian and all that this dramatically beautiful part of Cornwall has to offer. This quaint Cornish...

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

7 nights from £425

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £428

2 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Yarmouth, Isle of Wight


Originally the farms milking parlour, Dairy Cottage is a light and airy ground floor cottage with plenty of charm throughout. With a double bedroom with pleasant views across the f...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £428

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

7 nights from £429

2 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach in Seaview, Isle of Wight.


5 Sandpipers is a well-equipped, modern house set within a small development in the heart of Seaview. It offers comfortable accommodation for a couple or small family. The sitt...

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

7 nights from £429

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  • 15% off

    22 Feb 2019 - 1 Mar 2019

    £360.51 £306.43

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

7 nights from £431

Luxury glamping for 4 people, walking distance to a beach near Marazion


A wonderful beach, an excellent pub, a popular cafe and the spectacular South West Coast Path all on your doorstep, The Hideaway is the ideal retreat situated on the edge of the un...

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

7 nights from £431

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