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 825 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 825 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 825 cottages available for May Day bank holiday

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

7 nights from £405

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage Iddesleigh, North Devon.


This peaceful detached barn conversion is off the beaten track yet easy to reach, with Dartmoor National Park a short distance to the west and just a few miles from a scenic route ...

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

7 nights from £405

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

7 nights from £408

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


Tucked away along a country lane, in 23 acres of Cornish meadows, woodland and stream, Coombe Cottage is the perfect retreat for those who want to get away from it all and enjoy a ...

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

7 nights from £408

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

7 nights from £410

2 bedroom self catering apartment with sea views in Seaview.


2 Bermuda is a lovely, neutrally decorated first floor apartment with wonderful views across the Solent, a balcony for al fresco drinks and a pretty garden. With both the beach and...

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

7 nights from £410

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

7 nights from £412

2 bedroom, dog friendly apartment near Ilfracombe, North Devon.


This immaculate ground floor apartment – one of a very small group – is in a peaceful private setting in the north Devon coastal village of Combe Martin with its sheltered sandy ba...

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

7 nights from £412

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £414

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in St Agnes, North Cornwall.


Picture-perfect and petite, this delightfully bijou cottage is set in the heart of the friendly north coast village of St Agnes. There is an abundance of shops, bars and eating pla...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £414

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £414

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


Surrounded by unspoilt mid-Devon countryside with Dartmoor in the distance, Cherryblossom Cottage is a tranquil and welcoming barn conversion, set in an ideal location for those wh...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £414

We’ve been raising the standards of self catering holidays since 1977.

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

7 nights from £415

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


Yardley is a charming Victorian cottage, set in the centre of the pretty sailing village of Seaview. The beach and local shops are only a few minutes from your doorstep making this...

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

7 nights from £415

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

7 nights from £416

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


A ten minute walk down to the sea, the village of Holcombe is tucked away in the Devon countryside but within easy reach of the attractions of the south Devon coast. This cosy,...

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

7 nights from £416

  • 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
  • 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

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