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 556 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 556 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 556 cottages available for May Day bank holiday

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

7 nights from £655

Fabulous Shepherds Hut for up to four with sea views and hot tub, near Penzance


Wow – Mount View Retreat really does have it all – stunning panoramic views of Mounts Bay and beyond, an en suite complete with flushing loo and hot water, its own private hot tub ...

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

7 nights from £655

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  • 10% off

    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £608.85 £547.97

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

7 nights from £661

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


Peace and plenty, meadows bordered by a stream and a stunning lake make up this property's idyllic setting. Perfectly placed for visiting Sennen, Mousehole and St Ives, Roskenn...

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

7 nights from £661

  • Sleeps 7 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £665 *

4 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near St Mawes, South Cornwall.


Close to sandy beaches at Pendower and Carne, this lovely old cottage is perfect for families and those wishing to explore the beautiful Roseland peninsula. There is a big enclosed...

  • Sleeps 7 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £665 *

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

7 nights from £665 *

4 bedroom, rural cottage with sea views in Portscatho, Cornwall.


This brand new Scandinavian-style lodge is situated in an elevated south-facing position on the beautiful Trewince Manor Estate. The far reaching views over rolling fields to the s...

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

7 nights from £665 *

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  • 20% off

    30 Mar 2019 - 6 Apr 2019

    £686.48 £549.18

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

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

7 nights from £675

2 bedroom cottage with river views near Saltash, South Cornwall.


Looking for the perfect retreat set in a dream location, where the only passing traffic is on the water, then look no further than Riverside Cottage. Part of a converted 18th Centu...

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

7 nights from £675

  • Sleeps 8
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £675 *

4 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach in Port Isaac, Cornwall.


Want the best of both worlds, then look no further than Trefreock Barn. The beautiful rural setting, shared only with a handful of near neighbours, set in a peaceful hamlet of only...

  • Sleeps 8
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £675 *

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  • 10% off

    30 Mar 2019 - 6 Apr 2019

    £743.58 £669.22

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

7 nights from £681

2 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Wonderful panoramic views over Falmouth harbour towards the Roseland peninsula can be enjoyed from every room of this single-storey bungalow, and from the spacious terrace which ru...

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

7 nights from £681

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  • 20% off

    22 Mar 2019 - 29 Mar 2019

    £562.95 £450.36

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £695

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Polzeath, North Cornwall.


Set in the peaceful hamlet of St Minver yet only two miles from the thrills and delights of trendy Rock and Polzeath, Church Lane Cottage is a little beauty! Wonderfully welcoming ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £695

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £695 *

4 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Lostwithiel, North Cornwall.


Wooda is a truly beautiful property set in the idyllic moorland hamlet of Warleggan, which according to the sign is twinned with Narnia, and given the magical location this would b...

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £695 *

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

7 nights from £700 *

4 bedroom, dog-friendly holiday cottage near Bude, North Cornwall.


Aldercombe Barn is a terrific family and dog friendly holiday home, only a short drive from the excellent beaches of Bude and Widemouth Bay. Situated at the heart of the working fa...

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

7 nights from £700 *

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  • 20% off

    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £755.48 £604.38

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