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 806 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 806 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 806 cottages available for May Day bank holiday

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Port Isaac, North Cornwall.


Only two miles from Port Isaac of ‘Doc Martin’ fame and set within a 2 acre wildlife haven, Pottery Cottage is a characterful single-storey, stone-built barn designed and furnished...

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

Price per week £552

4 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Fowey, South Cornwall.


Lerryn is an idyllic place, providing all the delights of a traditional village with its well-stocked shop, cream teas on the green, friendly pub and an ancient stone bridge crossi...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £557 - £795 *

* Includes 30% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 5 Jan and 22 Jun 2019. Only 2 bedrooms are available at the discounted rate (please specify when booking).

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Beaminster, Dorset.


A stunning west Dorset location, amazing rural views and a truly luxurious property, Phoebes House is a hidden gem just a short drive inland from the famous Jurassic Coast. This de...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £557

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


With its safe, sandy, rock-pooly beach and a great gastro pub, Perranuthnoe is an idyllic, peaceful village by the sea. The Summer House, sleeping four or six guests, is set in the...

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

Price per week £559 - £699 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 5 Jan and 15 Jun 2019. The bunk-beds are excluded at the discounted rate.

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2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Mullion, Cornwall.


Tucked away in the centre of Mullion yet within a mile of the beach, little Corlan Cottage is surrounded by beautiful countryside. The village shops and facilities are just beyond ...

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

Price per week £559

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Port Isaac, North Cornwall.


In an idyllic setting, located down a quiet country lane, only a few miles from some of Cornwall's finest beaches along with the pretty fishing harbour of Post Isaac, this exceptio...

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £560

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Honiton, South Devon.


Mount Pleasant Lodge is set in picturesque grounds in east Devon’s Blackdown Hills – an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty above Honiton and an easy drive from the Jurassic Coast. ...

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

Price per week £563

2 bedroom self catering apartment near the beach in Seaview.


2 Springfield Court is an exclusive, ground floor apartment set within a gated development. Boasting eight acres of shared grounds, guests can enjoy use of the extensive grounds, h...

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

Price per week £563

2 bedroom cottage near the beach near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


This modern, light-filled property is set in the private Maenporth Estate and is only a short stroll away from the pretty sandy cove – ideal for a cooling dip or rock pooling at lo...

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

Price per week £569

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


Stunning can be an over-used term but Ida Cottage really lives up to the description. Under-floor heating throughout, toasty slate-flooring downstairs and oak-flooring upstairs, th...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £570 - £712 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 27 Apr and 18 May 2019. Bedroom 2 is excluded at the discounted rate.

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