Cottages for May in Devon

Cottages for May in Devon

Short break over a bank holiday, half-term getaway with the children or romantic escape for two ahead of the summer crowds, Devon offers an idyllic base for a holiday this May. Pack your bags and be on your way, a luxury self-catering cottage awaits. Make the most of this beautiful month and book your private cottage now.Read more

The countryside is awash with colour, beaches are sun-kissed and quiet, towns begin picking up the pace and lots of events and festivals start taking place. Devon in May is an exciting month, filled with as much opportunity for exploration as relaxation. Get out and about in the day and discover all there is on offer. Then, when you've had your fill, return to your very own private haven and relax in style.

Whatever you're looking for, be it a family-friendly property over half-term, a seaside sanctuary for May bank holiday or a dog-friendly retreat in the country, our luxury portfolio offers a wide range of beautiful cottages. 

May Retreats in Devon

Make the most of the opportunity to unwind under spring sunshine and get the pre-summer celebrations in early. Our cottages provide luxury home-from-homes in Devon, just right for a tranquil holiday this May. To make your experience as easy and stress-free as possible, we will guide you every step of the way. Don't worry about packing everything and the kitchen sink either. All of our cottages are personally inspected and completely equipped with everything you could need and more during your holiday. Everything from your bed linens down to the last glistening teaspoon is provided, so you needn't worry about a thing.

150 May self-catering cottages available in Devon

The Threshing Barn is a 3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Okehampton, North Devon.
  • Sleeps 7 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £520 *

The Threshing Barn

5733

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Okehampton, North Devon.


Nestled in a quaint west Devon village, escape to the tranquility of village life and a slower pace at The Threshing Barn. This newly fully refurbished barn offers style and charm ...

  • Sleeps 7 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £520 *

The Hayloft is a 2 bedroom thatched, dog friendly cottage near Okehampton, Devon.
  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £550

The Hayloft

5734

2 bedroom thatched, dog friendly cottage near Okehampton, Devon.


Escape to rural Devon bliss and become an Exbourne village local for a week; from walking the numerous bridle paths to popping to the local pub for a swift half, not forgetting you...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £550

Mera Ghar is a 5 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Plymouth, South Devon.
  • Sleeps 10 + 3 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1684

Mera Ghar

5713

5 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Plymouth, South Devon.


Escape to a south west holiday abode of dreams, on the outskirts of the maritime city of Plymouth, with the beauty of Dartmoor on your doorstep. From style to fun, no detail has be...

  • Sleeps 10 + 3 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1684

Camellia Cottage is a 3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage in Brixham, South Devon.
  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £1103

Camellia Cottage

5680

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage in Brixham, South Devon.


This beautiful Grade II Listed barn has been converted and furnished to the highest of standards. Nestled in the most peaceful countryside setting, it is just a hop, skip and jump ...

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

7 nights from £1103

Little Bovey Farmhouse Retreat is a 3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor.
  • Sleeps 5 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £875

Little Bovey Farmhouse Retreat

5696

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor.


Whether you're looking for coast or countryside, this beautiful semi-detached cottage is located perfectly. Boasting a bubbling hot tub, pizza oven, a fabulous enclosed courtyard, ...

  • Sleeps 5 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £875

Backswood Cottage is a 2 bedroom self catering cottage near Tiverton, North Devon.
  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • No pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £998

Backswood Cottage

5701

2 bedroom self catering cottage near Tiverton, North Devon.


This cottage is an absolute celebration of its setting at Backswood, a working farm set on 150 acres of land, surrounded by ancient woodland. From its hilltop position, the panoram...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • No pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £998

The Pottery is a 1 bedroom self catering cottage near Tiverton, North Devon.
  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • No pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £662

The Pottery

5702

1 bedroom self catering cottage near Tiverton, North Devon.


This is an exceptional bolthole in a farmstead setting, perched high up above the River Exe as it winds through the beautiful hills and woodland between Tiverton and Exeter in leaf...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • No pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £662

Willow Cottage is a 2 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage in Northlew, Dartmoor.
  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

From £135 per night

Willow Cottage

5712

2 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage in Northlew, Dartmoor.


Come and explore this deceptively spacious and rather special pretty stone cottage in the heart of the north Devon village of Northlew, a friendly sociable village on the edge of D...

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

From £135 per night

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Upper Red Down is a 2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tiverton, North Devon.
  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £658

Upper Red Down

5690

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


Welcome to Upper Red Down, a super welcoming and cosy converted barn. This beautiful barn is surrounded by 76 acres of rural bliss. Nestled in the grounds of West Yeo Farm, this st...

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

7 nights from £658

Tembridge House is a 4 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tiverton, North Devon.
  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1242

Tembridge House

5687

4 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tiverton, North Devon.


Nestled in the beautiful countryside of mid Devon, this semi-detached converted barn offers the perfect rural idyll for a large family gathering, or a group of friends wishing to e...

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1242

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