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.

67 May Day bank holiday cottages in Devon

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £373

Swallow's Nest

4356

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
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £381

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 £381

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

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £404 *

Shepherd's Sky Super Hut

3334

Shepherds Hut sleeping 5, dog friendly near Tiverton, North Devon.


Shepherd's Sky Super Hut is truly unique. This huge shepherd's hut, measuring 36' long, has been lovingly treated to a bespoke make-over, and offers two bedrooms at either end whic...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £404 *

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

7 nights from £429 *

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 £429 *

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

7 nights from £429 *

Otter's Holt Shepherd's Hut

3013

Luxury shepherds hut with hot tub and fabulous views in the countryside near Ottery St Mary, Devon


The stunning World Heritage Jurassic Coast stretches right into east Devon and, just a few miles inland from magical Budleigh Salterton on the coast. Woodbury Common with its Iron ...

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

7 nights from £429 *

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £442

Homesdale

4514

1 bedroom holiday apartment near the beach in Shaldon, South Devon.


In the heart of Shaldon village, found at the mouth of the Teign estuary, is Homesdale. This charming apartment is the perfect hideaway, just right for a couple wanting to enjoy th...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £442

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

7 nights from £470 *

Little Southwood

4592

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Bideford, North Devon.


Nestled in the beautiful countryside of north Devon, this charming cottage is in the pretty village of Buckland Brewer which offers a welcoming pub, shop and Post Office, with the ...

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

7 nights from £470 *

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £526 *

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 £526 *

We’re here to help you find your perfect place to stay 7 days a week.

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

7 nights from £550

Starlings

4552

1 bedroom self catering cottage near Tiverton, North Devon.


Starlings is a beautiful luxury retreat for two, offering style, comfort and the most breathtaking panoramic views across the beautiful Devon countryside. Nestled perfectly between...

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

7 nights from £550

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

7 nights from £706 *

Otter Barn

4582

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage 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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