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 555 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 555 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 555 cottages available for May Day bank holiday

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £584

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Flushing, Cornwall.


Trefusis Lodge is just outside the delightfully pretty waterside village of Flushing, across the Penryn River from bustling maritime Falmouth. This lovely semi-detached Victori...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £584

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  • 20% off

    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £503.80 £403.04

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £587

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Mullion, Cornwall.


With views towards the sea from all the rear windows Gwennap View is a comfortable, deceptively spacious detached bungalow set in a pleasant residential area of Mullion, a village ...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £587

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  • 20% off

    23 Mar 2019 - 30 Mar 2019

    £505.77 £404.62

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £611

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Sennen, Cornwall.


Perched above the harbour at Sennen Cove, Albatross is a stylish three-storey terraced retreat with wonderful sea views, perfect come rain or shine, as the roaring wood-burner in t...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £611

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £612

3 bedroom cottage near the beach near Mousehole, West Cornwall.


Step back in time and enjoy this gorgeous terraced cottage, which has been lovingly restored and sits along an original cobbled street, where peace and plenty are assured. The ...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £612

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

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £623

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


Gilly Barn is the perfect base from which to discover Cornwall’s infinitely diverse, very special magic on the north and south coasts and everywhere in between. With wonderful f...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £623

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £659

3 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Bruton, Somerset.


Greenhills is a beautiful period stone cottage in an unspoilt Somerset village just a few miles from historic Bruton, with a renowned pub, the Three Horseshoes, within walking dist...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £659

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £663

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the sea in Boscastle, Cornwall.


Boscastle needs little introduction, its picturesque harbour being a well-known Cornish landmark. A mere two minute stroll back from the fishing boats, tucked below the harbour...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £663

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £665

3 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach near St Ives, West Cornwall.


Rosedale is a traditional detached cottage which enjoys a fantastically convenient location set back slightly from the main road leading to the famously popular St Ives, its wonder...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £665

  • Sleeps 5
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £687

3 bedroom holiday cottage near Totnes, South Devon.


Torbay is renowned for the golden beaches and bustling seaside towns of Torquay and Paignton. Closer to Totnes and Dartmoor, Marldon is a quiet village where the Owner of Jasmine C...

  • Sleeps 5
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £687

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  • 20% off

    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £592.68 £474.14

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £695

3 bedroom self catering apartment near the beach in Seaview, Isle of Wight


An incredibly stylish three bedroom ground floor apartment ideally located a few minutes' walk from the village of Seaview and the beach. A lovely large entrance hall centrally fra...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £695

Readymade beds and fluffy towels; this simple but appreciated welcome is standard with us.

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