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.

124 May Day bank holiday cottages in Devon

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £272

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Okehampton, North Devon.


What a tranquil spot this is amidst rolling fields and wooded valleys. Lower Hewton Farm dates back to the 16th Century and the cottage, which adjoins the main house, is welcoming ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £272

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

7 nights from £347 *

Luxury glamping in a beautiful yurt for 5 people near Dartmouth, South Devon.


Conjure up in your mind a small piece of south Devon rural heaven. Four and a half acres of wildflower meadows, woodlands, a stream and a large lake - and then think of a bit of 'g...

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

7 nights from £347 *

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

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £352

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 £352

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

7 nights from £355

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Clovelly, North Devon.


Moonstone is a delightful single-storey, one bedroom, detached cottage just 1.5 miles from the rugged north Devon coast and the dramatic coastal path. At low tide, vast expanses of...

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

7 nights from £355

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £364

1 bedroom, rural apartment near the beach in Seaton, South Devon.


High above the Axe estuary, this hidden retreat is just a short walk from the South West Coast Path along the stunning east Devon and west Dorset Jurassic Coast. Steps lead down...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £364

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

7 nights from £367 *

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 £367 *

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £373

Dog friendly quirky holiday cottage near Tiverton, North Devon.


If you want different. If you want quirky. If you want an experience that you will remember forever, come and stay here. How about this for a holiday experience combination like no...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £373

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £375

1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage in Widecombe, Dartmoor.


This beautiful little cottage is a fantastic Dartmoor bolthole for guests looking for a break from routine. Snuggled in beside the other cottages surrounding Widecombe in the Moor'...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £375

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

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £381

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 £381

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £381

1 bedroom self catering cottage near Ivybridge, South Devon.


Welcome to one of south Devon's most peaceful locations and this beautiful renovated 18th Century barn within Dartmoor National Park. This gorgeous cottage for two offers the perfe...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £381

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