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 753 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 753 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 753 cottages available for May Day bank holiday

3 bedroom self catering cottage in Buckfastleigh, Dartmoor.


An old weaver's cottage, dating back to early 1703 and Grade II Listed, Atlas Cottage is lovely and has low lintels and exposed beams as well as the original twisting wooden stairc...

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

Price per week £438

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in The Lizard.


Located on the edge of Lizard village within walking distance of the sea and a selection of eateries and shops, this delightful cottage adjoining the Owner's home and its near neig...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £439

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


Otter’s Holt is set in 38 acres of beautiful Devon riverside meadows and woodland. This traditional smallholding has earned conservation awards from Natural England and offers a wo...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £442

2 bedroom holiday cottage near Ilminster, Somerset.


Situated in the National Trust conservation village of Barrington, Flax Barn is one of four properties created from a group of historic barns, and is a comfortable, well placed bas...

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

Price per week £443

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Honiton, South Devon.


Crislands Wendy House is in an excellent position for exploring the Jurassic Coast, the antiques shops of Honiton, the Cathedral City of Exeter and the east Devon Area of Outstandi...

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

Price per week £444

2 bedroom holiday cottage near Taunton, Somerset.


Court Cottage lies at the heart of West Monkton, a peaceful Somerset village, below the beautiful Quantock Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, above the Vale of Taunton t...

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

Price per week £446

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2 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach near St Mawes.


Set in the heart of the picturesque village of St Mawes, with a wonderful sea view across the rooftops, this comfortable terraced cottage is within easy walking distance of the exc...

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

Price per week £447

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


Nestling above the River Camel in a serene wooded valley, Beechwood is a contemporary, semi-detached single-storey property where peace and quiet are the order of the day. Thoughtf...

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

Price per week £448

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2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near the beach in Godshill, Isle of Wight


A barn conversion in a rural setting, you'll enjoy a feeling of peace from the moment you step inside this lovely retreat, with its exposed beams and rustic decor. Sitting within t...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £448

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Godshill, Isle of Wight.


A barn conversion, in a rural setting, with a welcoming, rustic feel to it, 1 Bagwich Barn offers an ideal base in the middle of the The Isle of Wight, from which to explore north ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £448

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