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 683 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 683 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 683 cottages available for May Day bank holiday

2 bedroom apartment with sea views in Westward Ho!, North Devon.


Seashells is in the award-winning Nautilus seafront development at Westward Ho!. Situated close to two of north Devon’s prettiest fishing villages, Appledore and Instow, Westward H...

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

Price per week £515

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Mevagissey, South Cornwall.


Trebow is a comfortable and welcoming stone bungalow found at the end of a private road, in a cluster of four houses surrounded by rolling farmland. Commanding a panoramic view ove...

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

Price per week £515

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


With cosy under-floor heating and a warm welcome, Higher Manhay Barn perfectly typifies the expression ‘good things come in small packages’. This gorgeous little detached granite c...

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

Price per week £517

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Looe, South Cornwall.


Hocking’s Green is found down a leafy lane in a wonderfully tranquil rural location, yet close to the beaches, The Eden Project and clifftop walks of the Cornish south coast. Tucke...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £518

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2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Dorchester, Dorset.


This pretty detached former coach house is in beautiful rural Dorset within easy reach of the stunning World Heritage Jurassic coastline. The Old Coach House has a spacious brig...

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

Price per week £519

2 bedroom, dog friendly apartment with sea views in Coverack.


Just as its name suggests this comfortable, tastefully furnished top floor apartment provides the perfect vantage point from which to gaze out over the dramatic Cornish coastline a...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £520

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    31 Aug 2018 - 7 Sep 2018

    £646.10 £581.40

2 bedroom cottage with sea views near Boscastle, North Cornwall.


Francis' is a delightful mid-terraced cottage that provides a welcome year-round retreat – as soon as you walk over the threshold you will feel your shoulders drop. The lovely, com...

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

Price per week £520

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near St Agnes, North Cornwall.


With sweeping countryside views, detached Winnie's Cottage lies down a quarter-mile long unmade farm track, overlooking pastures and the countryside beyond. Apart from Honeysuck...

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

Price per week £522

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  • 20% off

    31 Aug 2018 - 7 Sep 2018

    £651.70 £521.36

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


If peace and quiet is what you are looking for, this is the perfect cottage for your holiday. This tranquil spot is on the edge of the village of Frogpool and has views over the ow...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £523

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


This gorgeous detached property will surpass expectations in all respects. Created from an original farm building on an historic farmstead, The Cow Shed excels itself in the attent...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £523

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