Devon Retreats for May Day Bank Holiday

Give yourself something to look forward to and book yourself a May Day bank holiday break. All around Devon the county is awash with colour and bustling with activity. With so many things to see and do, you can make the most of this wonderful time of year from the comfort of a luxury home-from-home. Browse our portfolio and secure your May retreat today for memories tomorrow.Read more

Head to Devon and savour the new lease of life that comes with this time of year. As May rolls around, the county is in full bloom and events and festivities take place throughout. With a Classic cottage, you can spend your day exploring and soaking in the sights, and then when you're ready, return to you very own slice of heaven. Whoever you plan to share your experience with, be it a solo adventure, dog-friendly escape, romantic retreat or group gathering, we will help you find the right cottage for you. At Classic Cottages, we carefully select all of our properties so that only the finest make it onto our books. Each one is fully equipped with a complete inventory too, so everything you could need for your May Day holiday is provided. From your bed linens to your fluffy bathroom towels to your morning coffee pot, we think of everything so you don't have to. All you need to do? Relax and make memories - you're on holiday.

22 May Day bank holiday cottages in Devon

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

7 nights from £429

Badger Barn

4583

2 bedroom, dog friendly barn near Launceston, North Cornwall.


Nestled in an enviable elevated position on the Cornwall and Devon border with views across to Dartmoor, Badger Barn at Netherbridge Lake is the perfect location for a year-round f...

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

7 nights from £429

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £479

Little Modbury Lookout

4676

Shepherds hut in Modbury, South Devon.


Just a few miles outside the small market town of Modbury you will find this wonderful shepherd's hut. Little Modbury Lookout is the perfect bolthole boasting spectacular views, tr...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £479

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

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £526

Swallow Barn

4586

2 bedroom, dog friendly barn near Launceston, North Cornwall.


Nestled in a gorgeous countryside setting on the Cornwall and Devon border surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside, Swallow Barn is situated next to Swift Barn (4585) at Nether...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £526

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £706

Otter Barn

4582

3 bedroom, dog friendly barn near Launceston, North Cornwall.


Nestled in a gorgeous countryside setting on the Cornwall and Devon border with views across to Dartmoor, Otter Barn at Netherbridge Lake is a delightful place for a holiday with f...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £706

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  • Sleeps 3 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £400

Kingfisher Barn

4584

1 bedroom, dog friendly barn near Launceston, North Cornwall.


Nestled in a gorgeous countryside setting on the Cornwall and Devon border with views across to Dartmoor, Kingfisher Barn at Netherbridge Lake is a delightful place for a couple's ...

  • Sleeps 3 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £400

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

7 nights from £845

Foxglove

3855

2 bedroom self catering cottage near Kingsbridge, South Devon.


Foxglove is an exceptionally charming, stone-built cottage nestled within 21 acres of the fabulous Stancombe Manor grounds. This picturesque and tranquil setting doesn't just offer...

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

7 nights from £845

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

7 nights from £488

Rosewood Yurt

3278

Gorgeous cottage style yurt sleeping 5 near Bude, Devon.


If you yearn for the romance of living under canvas but don't want to give up your creature comforts then this could definitely be the holiday for you. Situated close to the Cornwa...

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

7 nights from £488

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

7 nights from £864

The Barn at Yeoland House

4513

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


A perfectly positioned 17th Century upside-down barn that has been sympathetically and beautifully restored. You can immerse yourself in natures wonderful glade with the backdrop o...

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

7 nights from £864

Our property managers are local experts who handpick perfect places to stay.

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £1346

The Old Kiln

4509

4 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with hot tub and sea views in Bideford


The Old Kiln is one of a kind! A beautiful Grade II Listed detached period property offering a wonderful home for all the family to enjoy. Built in 1933 on the site of an old kiln ...

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £1346

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

7 nights from £676

Rose Cottage

4493

3 bedroom self catering cottage near Kingsbridge, South Devon.


Rose Cottage is a beautifully refurbished terraced gem, nestled in one of the most glorious countryside settings. This charming cottage offers top to toe splendour throughout, a wo...

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

7 nights from £676

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