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

4 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Honiton, South Devon.


This stunning family-sized holiday home with private hot tub, large enclosed garden and wonderful stocked fishing lake is in east Devon, a short and easy drive from the World Herit...

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

Price per week £606 - £865 *

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* Includes 20% off for parties up to 6 + cot. Bedroom 4 is excluded at the discounted rate. 30% off for parties up to 4 + cot. Bedrooms 3 and 4 are excluded at the discounted rate.

  • 20% off

    31 Aug 2018 - 7 Sep 2018

    £745.73 £596.58

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


On the banks of the River Tavy nestled in the Owner's 80 acre estate, Ludbrook Cottage lies just outside the village of Buckland Monachorum. Guests can enjoy the wooded grounds and...

  • Sleeps 7 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £609 - £871 *

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* Includes 30% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 5 Jan and 6 Jul 2019.

  • 20% off

    31 Aug 2018 - 7 Sep 2018

    £888.00 £710.40

2 bedroom, rural cottage near the sea near Mawgan Porth, Cornwall.


Grab your body-boards and wetsuits, walking boots and binoculars, buckets and spades and head off to Skiber-an-Fenten for a holiday that promises to be packed full of coastal caper...

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

Price per week £610

3 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Marazion, West Cornwall.


Step back in time into The Cottage, a 500 year old Grade II Listed stone house set back in Marazion’s Market Place, close to the beach where the tidal causeway and boats cross to S...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £611 - £815 *

* Includes 25% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 5 Jan and 15 Jun 2019. One of the bedrooms is excluded at the discounted rate.

Don’t miss out; reserve your favourite 2019 holiday cottage for just £30

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


Fabulous uninterrupted views across the Carrick Roads from Falmouth harbour to the Roseland peninsula are showcased from the first floor sitting-room and master bedroom of this lov...

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

Price per week £612

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


This lovely cottage will delight those who love rural tranquility, with walks from the door and a two acre field for children to play and dogs to walk. Set down a well-kept farm la...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £617

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


This gorgeous cottage is a wonderfully comfortable bolthole, set in an idyllic rural hamlet and surrounded by walks, horse-riding and cycle trails. Kingfisher Cottage (named becaus...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £621

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Sennen with a pool.


Beautifully furnished to a very high standard, this contemporary retreat has a wood-burner, shared use of an outdoor heated swimming pool (available from the beginning of May to th...

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

Price per week £621

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Marazion, Cornwall.


The views from this pretty terraced cottage, across to St Michael’s Mount and the Atlantic Ocean, are simply magnificent. ‘The Mount’ majestically dominates the bay at Marazion, de...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £622

3 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Cadgwith, West Cornwall.


Located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with the lovely beach at Kennack Sands just round the corner, this traditional stone cottage makes for a perfect holiday getaway fo...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £624 - £734 *

* Includes 15% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 20 Apr and 18 May 2019.

Arrive at your handpicked holiday home safe in the knowledge it’s been fully inspected.

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