Cottages for May bank holidays in South Devon

May is when South Devon comes alive, the winter is left behind and a sunny day feels like summer in a early May bank holiday cottage.Read more

A sunny day in May can feel like summer, especially in South Devon. The schools have gone back. And the May calendar in the South West is bursting with high days, holidays and Pagan customs so peculiar you couldn't make them up. Have a peek at what's available. Use the search options on the left to choose the length of your break and the area where you want to stay. We've got 65 holiday cottages available in South Devon for your May escape.

We have 65 available for the May Day bank holiday in South Devon

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

7 nights from £328 *

3 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage in Totnes, South Devon.


Harmony Cottage is a stylish, spacious yet friendly semi-detached cottage located in the centre of Totnes. If you are looking for a holiday which offers history, culture and charm ...

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

7 nights from £328 *

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

7 nights from £340 *

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 £340 *

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

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £345

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 £345

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

7 nights from £351 *

3 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Ottery St Mary, South Devon.


This cheerful cottage is close to the east Devon village of Whimple, between Honiton and Exeter. It is a pretty and peaceful rural area surrounded by traditional apple orchards and...

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

7 nights from £351 *

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £358

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 £358

  • 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 spot is a short drive from the stunning beaches along the Jurassic coastline....

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

7 nights from £367 *

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £373

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 £373

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

7 nights from £402

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 £402

Readymade beds and fluffy towels; this simple but appreciated welcome is standard with us.

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £405

1 bedroom, dog friendly shepherds hut with 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 £405

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £405

1 bedroom, dog friendly shepherds hut 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 £405

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