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 524 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 524 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 524 cottages available for May Day bank holiday

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £808

2 bedroom, dog friendly apartment with sea views in Dartmouth, Devon.


Set in Dartmouth, one of the most sought-after locations in the West Country, 42 Dart Marina is the perfect all year round destination. This superb two-storey duplex apartment offe...

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £808

  • 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

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  • 20% off

    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £780.00 £624.00

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £843 *

4 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Falmouth, Cornwall.


Tucked away in a wonderfully tranquil location behind Swanpool Nature Reserve and just a 10 minute walk from Swanpool beach, this modern, spacious family house is the perfect locat...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £843 *

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

7 nights from £873

2 bedroom thatched, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Sennen.


Set above Sennen Cove and reputed to be the most westerly thatched cottage in Britain, No Place is a detached retreat with a heated outdoor pool (available from beginning of May to...

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

7 nights from £873

  • 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 *

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  • 20% off

    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £854.62 £683.70

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

  • 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 *

  • 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 *

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  • 20% off

    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £999.00 £799.20

  • 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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  • 20% off

    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £836.99 £669.60

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

7 nights from £967

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


Enter this stunning building into your first floor apartment and the awesome views may delay the process of unpacking for a while. Adjustable mood lighting and individual room t...

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

7 nights from £967

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  • 20% off

    5 Apr 2019 - 12 Apr 2019

    £1039.97 £831.98

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