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.

108 May Day bank holiday cottages in Devon

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

7 nights from £370

Badger Barn

4583

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage 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 £370

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £387

Princes Granary

761

1 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach near Plymouth, South Devon.


An unique hideaway for couples, Princes Granary lies in the village of Down Thomas, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. With wonderful walks along the nearby South West Coast...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £387

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

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £398

Kiln Cottage

1175

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Totnes, South Devon.


In an idyllic location, down a quiet lane just outside a pretty village and surrounded by open fields, this 18th Century cottage is well located for touring the beautiful South Ham...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £398

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Mon

7 nights from £404

The Granary

2760

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor.


The Granary is a charming reversed level converted barn. The open plan living-room is upstairs with a well-equipped galley kitchen and a glowing wood-burner. Downstairs is a comfor...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Mon

7 nights from £404

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £409

Little Leywood

1404

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


In an unspoilt valley in the east Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty near Honiton, this tranquil dog friendly cottage is a short drive from the stunning beaches along the Jur...

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £409

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £421

Swallow Barn

4586

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage 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 £421

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £421

Swift Barn

4585

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


Nestled in a gorgeous countryside setting on the Cornwall and Devon border surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside, Swift Barn is situated next to Swallow Barn (4586) at Nether...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £421

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

7 nights from £444 *

Horseshoe Cottage

2348

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


Tuell Farm is an undiscovered rural haven of peace nestling in the Tamar Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There are 28 acres to explore on this tranquil farm with Gre...

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

7 nights from £444 *

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

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £463

The Granary

4904

1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Bude, North Devon.


Set deep in the heart of beautiful north Devon countryside and with easy access to the golden beaches and glorious seascapes of both north Devon and Cornwall, this pretty cottage i...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £463

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £464

Orchard Cottage

4651

2 bedroom self catering cottage near South Molton, North Devon.


Tucked away in the quiet and tranquil parish of Meshaw in north Devon you will find the delightful Orchard Cottage. This is a charming cottage offering the warmest of welcomes and ...

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £464

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