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 552 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 552 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 552 cottages available for May Day bank holiday

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £545

Luxury glamping, sleeping 4, dog friendly near the beach near Mullion


Like the idea of luxury camping but not too sure about sleeping under canvas? Well look no further for the perfect solution – a tin tent! Rusty the Tin Tent, as featured on Channel...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £545

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

7 nights from £545

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


Lena is just beautiful with a cosy sitting/dining-room, a wood-burner and under-floor heating which keeps the slate floors downstairs warm underfoot. A modern well-equipped kitchen...

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

7 nights from £545

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

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

7 nights from £548

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage with a hot tub, near Taunton, Somerset.


Set in the vale of Taunton, halfway between Exmoor National Park and the beautiful Quantock Hills and an easy drive from the coast, this is a perfect base from which to discover th...

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

7 nights from £548

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

7 nights from £550

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near South Molton, North Devon.


This incredibly spacious and beautifully presented detached country cottage is in a glorious peaceful setting on the edge of Exmoor National Park with north Devon's stunning sandy ...

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

7 nights from £550

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  • 20% off

    22 Mar 2019 - 29 Mar 2019

    £512.20 £409.76

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £558

2 bedroom cottage near the beach in Portscatho, South Cornwall.


Situated just above the village square in the coastal village of Portscatho this pretty, traditional former fisherman's cottage is a short walk up the hill from the beach and harbo...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £558

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

7 nights from £559

2 bedroom, dog friendly apartment with sea views in Sennen, Cornwall.


See the crashing ocean as you enter this comfortable apartment, set on the seafront at Sennen Cove. Little Bo is the perfect place to enjoy the sea views all year round. The at...

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

7 nights from £559

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

7 nights from £559

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


Tucked away in the centre of Mullion yet within a mile of the beach, little Corlan Cottage is surrounded by beautiful countryside. The village shops and facilities are just beyond ...

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

7 nights from £559

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £567

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Mullion, West Cornwall.


This delightful detached converted barn is the perfect home-from-home in this fantastic part of Cornwall, enjoy watching the summertime swallows, who nest amongst the wild terrain ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £567

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

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

7 nights from £568

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


One of the oldest cottages in the picturesque seaside village of Coverack, Jubilee Cottage has been beautifully and sensitively updated to the highest standard but still retains mu...

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

7 nights from £568

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

7 nights from £576

3 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Newquay, North Cornwall.


Only a short stroll from the beautiful golden sands of Lusty Glaze and Porth Beach, this timber-framed, eco-friendly retreat provides the ideal base for a holiday by the sea. Set o...

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

7 nights from £576

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  • 10% off

    30 Mar 2019 - 6 Apr 2019

    £452.88 £407.59

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