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.

152 May self-catering cottages available in Devon

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

7 nights from £265

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Okehampton, North Devon.


What a tranquil spot this is amidst rolling fields and wooded valleys. Lower Hewton Farm dates back to the 16th Century and the cottage, which adjoins the main house, is welcoming ...

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

7 nights from £265

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  • 20% off

    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £255.99 £204.79

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

7 nights from £316 *

Dog friendly glamping in a gorgeous wagon near Crediton, North Devon.


The Wagon with Faraway Views takes Glamping to a really high standard and is a great choice for a couple or a family with young children. Dogs are very much welcome here and there ...

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

7 nights from £316 *

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  • 10% off

    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £308.87 £277.98

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

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

7 nights from £319

1 bedroom, dog friendly studio near Tavistock, North Devon.


The Apple Store is an idyllic romantic retreat for two. Nestled within the stunning Devon countryside and offering the most beautiful and uninterrupted views, this cosy little retr...

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

7 nights from £319

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £338

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


Close to Dartmoor National Park, dog-friendly and with gorgeous, extensive grounds, this former hayloft is a delight; think roses around the door, beamed ceilings and a welcoming o...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £338

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  • 20% off

    23 Mar 2019 - 30 Mar 2019

    £312.62 £250.40

  • 20% off

    30 Mar 2019 - 6 Apr 2019

    £312.62 £250.40

  • 20% off

    13 Apr 2019 - 20 Apr 2019

    £336.88 £269.60

  • 20% off

    20 Apr 2019 - 27 Apr 2019

    £352.46 £281.60

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £349

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 £349

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

7 nights from £359 *

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
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £359 *

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

7 nights from £359 *

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 £359 *

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

7 nights from £363 *

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 £363 *

We’re here to help you find your perfect place to stay 7 days a week.

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

7 nights from £370

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


The Granary is a charming reversed level converted barn. The open plan living-room is upstairs with a well-equipped galley kitchen and a glowing wood-burner. Downstairs is a comfor...

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

7 nights from £370

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  • 20% off

    5 Apr 2019 - 12 Apr 2019

    £412.34 £329.87

  • 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

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