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 663 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 663 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 663 cottages available for May Day bank holiday

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £412

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near the beach in Seaview, Isle of Wight.


A Victorian property set on a quiet road and yards from the beach. Oaks is a well-equipped property, decorated to a high standard and perfect for families with open plan seating an...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £412

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

7 nights from £425

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


1 The Saltings is a three-bedroom, lower ground floor apartment boasting a lovely beachfront location. It would ideally suit a family with children keen to enjoy the delights of th...

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

7 nights from £425

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  • 20% off

    15 Feb 2019 - 22 Feb 2019

    £343.69 £274.95

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

7 nights from £438

3 bedroom self catering cottage in Buckfastleigh, Dartmoor.


An old weaver's cottage, dating back to early 1703 and Grade II Listed, Atlas Cottage is lovely and has low lintels and exposed beams as well as the original twisting wooden stairc...

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

7 nights from £438

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

7 nights from £441

3 bedroom, rural holiday apartment near Marazion, West Cornwall.


The views from Moonbeam, across the countryside to St Michael's Mount and Mount's Bay, are wonderful. Relax on the south-facing balcony, wine in hand and enjoy the sound of silence...

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

7 nights from £441

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

7 nights from £445

2 bedroom self catering cottage at Island Harbour, near Newport.


Spring Tide is a delightful holiday cottage situated in a small development at Island Harbour Marina on the banks of the River Medina. The marina is set in a beautiful secluded val...

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

7 nights from £445

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  • 20% off

    15 Feb 2019 - 22 Feb 2019

    £358.59 £286.87

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

7 nights from £453

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


4A Ship House, an attractive townhouse positioned right in the middle of Seaview, is perfect for a family looking for a coastal break. 'Ship shape' in presentation, the fantastic t...

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

7 nights from £453

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

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

7 nights from £455

3 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Ottery St Mary, South Devon.


This cheerful cottage is close to the east Devon village of Whimple, between Honiton and Exeter. It is a pretty and peaceful rural area surrounded by traditional apple orchards and...

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

7 nights from £455

  • Sleeps 5 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £464

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday apartment near the beach in Shanklin.


Park Lodge Annexe is a beautifully presented lower ground floor apartment within walking distance to the Rylstone Gardens and the Chine. The cliff path is a minute stroll away, lea...

  • Sleeps 5 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £464

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

7 nights from £469

3 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach near Portscatho.


Close to the centre of the village of Portscatho, with its harbour, slipway, shops, galleries, pub and beach, Sanderling is a great base for a family holiday. This immaculately fur...

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

7 nights from £469

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

7 nights from £483

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Portscatho.


Lowenna is a delightful semi-detached barn conversion with Bryher (3132) next door. Perfect for families, it is located in a lovely rural setting just a five minute walk from Porth...

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

7 nights from £483

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