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 794 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 794 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 794 cottages available for May Day bank holiday

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


In the Blackdown Hills above Honiton, just 30 minutes from the Jurassic coastline and beaches at Lyme Regis, Sidmouth and Branscombe, this detached cottage is an excellent holiday ...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £587

3 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach in Sennen, West Cornwall.


Trevilley Farmhouse lies just one mile inland from Land’s End and Sennen Cove, with its crystal clear azure blue seas and white sand – perfect for building sandcastles. Just a shor...

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

Price per week £588

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Mullion, West Cornwall.


Centrally located in the popular village of Mullion on the Lizard peninsula, The Old Chapel, built in 1840, has been converted into a fabulous first floor apartment. Outside, the p...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £589

2 bedroom apartment with sea views in Westward Ho!, North Devon.


Neptune is a spacious, contemporary apartment in a stunning seafront development in Westward Ho!, a small, friendly coastal town that suits all ages at all times of year. The rever...

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

Price per week £590

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Polzeath, North Cornwall.


Little Bokelly feels part of a secret kingdom, quite apart from the everyday world. Set down an unmade lane and converted from an old stable, its serene setting is quiet and peacef...

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

Price per week £593

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  • 20% off

    20 Oct 2018 - 27 Oct 2018

    £672.60 £538.08

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


Giles Cottage is an exceptionally attractive detached cottage, set within the stunning grounds of Wringworthy Farm. Staying in this beautiful Grade II Listed cottage you are guaran...

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

Price per week £595 - £744 *

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

  • 20% off

    19 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018

    £843.70 £674.96

Each and every one of our cottages is fully equipped with everything you’ll need on holiday.

2 bedroom thatched cottage near the beach in Crantock, Cornwall.


Crantock village and its sandy beach are very popular with visitors to this area of north Cornwall, and justly so. Nestling in the centre of the village, The Hermitage is a semi-de...

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

Price per week £596

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  • 20% off

    20 Oct 2018 - 27 Oct 2018

    £666.70 £533.36

2 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Marazion, West Cornwall.


Bright and spacious with stunning views of St Michael’s Mount is exactly how one would sum up Roselea. Set in a quiet lane close to the centre of the ancient market town of Marazio...

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

Price per week £600

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Wadebridge, North Cornwall.


From the minute you pull into the drive of Lavethan Mill Cottage you know you have arrived somewhere really special. Sublimely positioned amidst beautifully landscaped gardens with...

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

Price per week £600

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage in Altarnun, North Cornwall.


Grade II Listed Molly’s Barn is delightful, set in a quiet rural location within an easy drive of the north Cornish coast. This gorgeous reversed level cottage has a stylish open p...

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

Price per week £602

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