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 455 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 455 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 455 cottages available for May Day bank holiday

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £767

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


Named after the woodland below, Dittisham with its reversed level accommodation, offers views to the tor peaks of the moor from the sitting-area with its soft comfy sofas and warmi...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £767

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

7 nights from £785

2 bedroom, this holiday cottage is near the beach in St Helens, Isle of Wight.


Little Black Barn at Hill Farm is a beautifully converted property of a contemporary style, set in a stunning south facing location at the top of a hill on the outskirts of St.Hele...

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

7 nights from £785

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

7 nights from £786

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near St Ives, West Cornwall.


This luxurious, simple and stylish reverse level property is thoughtfully designed to enjoy the stunning uninterrupted countryside views across the far west of Cornwall to the sea....

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

7 nights from £786

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

7 nights from £787

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Bude, Cornwall.


Puffin's Nest is an absolute gem! Set in the heart of the delightful village of Poughill, opposite the historic village church, this gorgeous 17th Century terraced cottage has been...

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

7 nights from £787

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

7 nights from £827 *

3 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Dartmouth, South Devon.


Set into the side of a hill within 20 acres of the Owners’ private grounds of meadows and woodland, including a large wildlife pond, Little Coombe Barn is gorgeous. Furnished and e...

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

7 nights from £827 *

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £838

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


This gorgeous contemporary cottage is set in the heart of thriving St Agnes, tucked into an unexpectedly secluded spot along the Owner’s private lane. Superb quality and attention ...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £838

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

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

7 nights from £933 *

4 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Coverack, West Cornwall.


Wow, what a view! This beautiful cottage enjoys fabulous sea views which will leave you mesmerised. Aptly named Chy an Mor, meaning 'house by the sea' in Cornish and originally a C...

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

7 nights from £933 *

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £937 *

4 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage in Holsworthy, North Devon.


Hope Farm is a magnificent house set in the most superb location, with the highest of green credentials. Over the years Hope Farm has been awarded nine gold awards from the Devon W...

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £937 *

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  • Sleeps 11 + 4 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £953 *

5 bedroom, rural self catering home near Newquay, North Cornwall.


Tucked away off the beaten track, this fabulous detached house lies in the countryside yet is only minutes from many of the county's most popular beaches and family attractions. Pr...

  • Sleeps 11 + 4 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £953 *

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

7 nights from £967

2 bedroom holiday apartment with sea views in St Ives, West Cornwall.


Soft pinks and blues, stunning views and all mod-cons are to be found at Rolling Surf. This ground floor apartment is as gorgeous as it gets. Set high above Porthminster beach, ...

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

7 nights from £967

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