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 533 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 533 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 533 cottages available for May Day bank holiday

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £480

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Holsworthy, North Devon.


Grenlecotte Cottage is a light-filled bolthole boasting a wood-burner, bespoke kitchen, beautiful wooden flooring throughout and a large and welcoming sitting-room. The sunny b...

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £480

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

7 nights from £481

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


Semi-detached Sebright started life as a barn and retains many of its original features. It has a completely open plan and very spacious living-room with a wood-burner, large sofas...

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

7 nights from £481

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £483

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage in Beaworthy, North Devon.


Tucked deep in beautiful Devon countryside, offering woodland walks and coastal trips, Oak Leaf will delight discerning guests. Impeccably renovated, this semi-detached cottage ove...

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £483

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £485

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Port Isaac, North Cornwall.


This charming traditional cottage, on the edge of the pretty village of St Breward, is the perfect retreat for family and couples who want to savour a different pace of life whatev...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £485

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  • 20% off

    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £450.84 £360.67

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

7 nights from £486

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage in Bridgwater, Somerset.


This peaceful cottage is in a gentle swathe of unspoilt countryside between the Somerset coast and the beautiful Quantock Hills, a 9,500 acre Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty tha...

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

7 nights from £486

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  • 15% off

    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £445.20 £378.42

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £487

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Taunton, Somerset.


Knights Barton is in a peaceful setting on the edge of the village of Halse, one of the prettiest in Somerset, between the Quantock Hills and Exmoor. This top quality, deceptive...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £487

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

7 nights from £489

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage in Port Isaac, North Cornwall.


The Old Post Office, in the north Cornwall coastal hamlet of Trelights, is as characterful a cottage as you could wish for. With parking across the road, the garden path shared wit...

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

7 nights from £489

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £489

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


If you are looking for a traditional cottage, look no further than Blakes Barn. Constructed from Island stone, the charm starts outside Blakes Barn with the beautiful brick work, t...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £489

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

7 nights from £490

3 bedroom self catering cottage near Sidmouth, South Devon.


Sidbury is a delightful unspoilt village just three miles inland from Sidmouth on the wonderful east Devon Jurassic Coast. This tranquil spot is a perfect holiday base for explorin...

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

7 nights from £490

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

7 nights from £500

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


This is a wonderfully secluded property with a charming garden and spacious balcony, all within a few minutes from the idyllic Seagrove Bay in Seaview. There are several steps up t...

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

7 nights from £500

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