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.

116 May Day bank holiday cottages in Devon

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

7 nights from £381

Dairy Cottage

4387

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

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

7 nights from £381

Swallow Cottage

4388

1 bedroom self catering cottage near Ivybridge, South Devon.


Nestled in the beautiful countryside of south Devon is this beautiful renovated 18th Century barn within Dartmoor National Park. This luxury cottage for two is the perfect choice f...

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

7 nights from £381

  • 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 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £410

Ashley's Shack

3008

Gorgeous cabin sleeping 2 near Dartmouth, South Devon.


Walk up the little path through three acres of grounds and woods and there you'll find delightful Ashley's Shack, sat in an idyllic spot up above a large lake. Painted a pretty pal...

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

7 nights from £410

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

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £413

Shepherd’s Delight

2732

Dog friendly shepherds hut sleeping two with own fishing lake near Exeter.


A few miles outside the Roman city of Exeter, a few miles inland from the east Devon Jurassic Coast, and many miles away from the fast pace of everyday life, sits a delightful shep...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £413

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £413

Shepherd's Oak

3280

Dog friendly shepherds hut for two with a wood-fired hot tub near Exeter.


This beautifully presented shepherd's hut is as much a part of the landscape here as the ancient oak which gives it its name. The two stand side-by-side at the top of a gently slop...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £413

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

7 nights from £413

Stargazy Sky Shepherd's Hut

3296

Gorgeous shepherds hut sleeping 2 near Lyme Regis, East Devon.


The location high above the Axe Valley as it heads to the Jurassic Coast just a few miles away could not be more magical. Easy to reach, yet off the beaten track for the last adven...

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

7 nights from £413

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £413

Leat Mill

1409

1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage, Lifton, Dartmoor.


In an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, approached by a green lane, bordered by sun-dappled woodland, Leat Mill is delightful. A pretty enclosed patio overlooks tranquil surround...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £413

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

7 nights from £419 *

Jays Cottage

4117

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Kingsbridge, South Devon.


Jays Cottage is a delightful friendly home-from-home situated in the 18th Century country estate of Colmer. The breathtaking locality of this cottage makes venturing out and about ...

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

7 nights from £419 *

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £420

Rosie's Hut

4431

Shepherds hut with hot tub near Totnes, South Devon.


Simply wow! Set in the most idyllic location, Rosie's Hut is a beautifully appointed retreat, surrounded by uninterrupted countryside views. The icing on the cake is the glorious w...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £420

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