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.

59 May self-catering cottages available in Devon

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

7 nights from £429 *

Badger Barn

4583

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Launceston, North Cornwall.


Nestled in an enviable elevated position on the Cornwall and Devon border with views across to Dartmoor, Badger Barn at Netherbridge Lake is the perfect location for a year-round f...

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

7 nights from £429 *

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £526 *

Swallow Barn

4586

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Launceston, North Cornwall.


Nestled in a gorgeous countryside setting on the Cornwall and Devon border surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside, Swallow Barn is situated next to Swift Barn (4585) at Nether...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £526 *

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

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £526 *

Swift Barn

4585

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Launceston, North Cornwall.


Nestled in a gorgeous countryside setting on the Cornwall and Devon border surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside, Swift Barn is situated next to Swallow Barn (4586) at Nether...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £526 *

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

7 nights from £706 *

Otter Barn

4582

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Launceston, North Cornwall.


Nestled in a gorgeous countryside setting on the Cornwall and Devon border with views across to Dartmoor, Otter Barn at Netherbridge Lake is a delightful place for a holiday with f...

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

7 nights from £706 *

  • Sleeps 3
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £345

Lavender Barn

3019

2 bedroom self catering cottage near Beaworthy, North Devon.


Set in a quiet courtyard in the heart of the conservation village of Germansweek, this beautifully presented end of terrace barn conversion offers the perfect retreat for discernin...

  • Sleeps 3
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £345

  • Sleeps 3 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £400

Kingfisher Barn

4584

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Launceston, North Cornwall.


Nestled in a gorgeous countryside setting on the Cornwall and Devon border with views across to Dartmoor, Kingfisher Barn at Netherbridge Lake is a delightful place for a couple's ...

  • Sleeps 3 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £400

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

7 nights from £458 *

Sea Tang

3982

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


The immaculately presented Sea Tang is a delightfully attractive home-from-home, with the most spectacular views over bustling Brixham harbour and out to sea. This lovingly maintai...

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

7 nights from £458 *

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

7 nights from £411

The Forge

2677

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


The Forge is single-storey and has its own small patio-area to one side. Very warm and cosy inside, this is a pretty cottage (watch the step down to the bedrooms). The kitchen look...

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

7 nights from £411

Arrive at your handpicked holiday home safe in the knowledge it’s been fully inspected.

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

7 nights from £413

Mount Pleasant Cottage

3206

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


Brixham needs little introduction for those familiar with the joys of the South Hams and its spectacular coastline. A bustling fishing port, there is always something to watch in t...

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

7 nights from £413

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

7 nights from £426

Horseshoe Cottage

2348

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


Tuell Farm is an undiscovered rural haven of peace nestling in the Tamar Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There are 28 acres to explore on this tranquil farm with Gre...

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

7 nights from £426

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