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.

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

2 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Brixham, South Devon.


Overlooking the bustling fishing port of Brixham, its harbour full of boats of all sizes and shapes, Pebblestones is one of a terrace high up above the harbour, approached by a nar...

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

Price per week £475

2 bedroom holiday apartment near the beach in Brixham, South Devon.


This attractive three-storey apartment boasts quality and comfort throughout, whilst being nestled in a great location in the heart of Brixham, with endless entertainment and local...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £479

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


Grenlecotte Cottage is a light-filled bolthole boasting a wood-burner, bespoke kitchen, beautiful wooden flooring throughout and a large and welcoming sitting-room. The sunny bedro...

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

Price per week £480

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor.


Nestling in a secluded valley in Dartmoor National Park this semi-detached cottage, built in the early 1800s, boasts a beautiful location surrounded by almost two acres of the most...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £490

3 bedroom self catering cottage near Sidmouth, South Devon.


Sidbury is a delightful unspoilt village just three miles inland from Sidmouth on the wonderful east Devon Jurassic Coast. This tranquil spot is a perfect holiday base for explorin...

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

Price per week £490

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Okehampton, North Devon.


This perfect rural idyll has everything to offer guests who are seeking to explore Devon from the comfort of an exemplary home-from-home base. Moorhayes used to be an old barn and ...

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

Price per week £497

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2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Honiton, South Devon.


If your idea of a holiday is fresh air and tranquil surroundings, Stable Cottage has the most fabulous south-facing garden and summer-house. Set in the courtyard of a former workin...

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

Price per week £501

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Lifton, Dartmoor.


Set amidst truly unspoilt Devonshire countryside, close to the Devon and Cornwall border, Scarlett’s Barn is a delightful home-from-home barn conversion ideal for those who want to...

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

Price per week £501

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage and a pool in Croyde


Close to some of north Devon’s best sandy surfing beaches, Orchard Dene is in the heart of the lovely village of Georgeham, with two good pubs and a shop within walking distance. T...

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

Price per week £505

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage in Beaworthy, North Devon.


Tucked deep in beautiful Devon countryside, offering woodland walks and coastal trips, Oak Leaf will delight discerning guests. Impeccably renovated, this semi-detached cottage ove...

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

Price per week £510

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