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 66 holiday cottages available in South Devon for your May escape.

We have 66 available for the May Day bank holiday in South Devon

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

7 nights from £347 *

Poppy Yurt

2720

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 *

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £352

Princes Granary

761

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

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

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £364

Little Woodlands

2335

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 *

Little Leywood

1404

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 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £379 *

Higher Yellands Cottage

3997

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 £379 *

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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  • 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
  • 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

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