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.

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.

125 May self-catering cottages available in Devon

5 bedroom house with sea views in Bigbury-on-Sea, South Devon.


This wonderfully spacious house stands proud, perched on the edge of Sedgewell beach at Bigbury-on-Sea, the location of this house is second to none. Pond House doesn't just boast ...

  • Sleeps 10 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £1212 - £1934

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  • 20% off

    1 Sep 2018 - 8 Sep 2018

    £1627.92 £1302.34

5 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage in Honiton, South Devon.


This fabulous 'grand design' barn conversion, near east Devon's famous market town of Honiton, is just a short drive inland from the breathtaking Jurassic Coast between Sidmouth an...

  • Sleeps 10 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1240 - £2123

5 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with estuary views, Shaldon.


Redcliffe is a water lover’s paradise, with direct access from the enclosed garden down spiral steps to a private quay. At high tide you can swim or sail from the jetty and a semi-...

  • Sleeps 10 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1365 - £2358

4 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Kingsbridge, South Devon.


Sunnynook is a true beachside retreat, boasting the most incredible, unrivalled sea and beach views over Bigbury-on-Sea, Bantham and Burgh Island. This wonderful home also has a fa...

  • Sleeps 10 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £2532 - £4230

6 bedroom thatched, dog friendly home near Lyme Regis, South Devon.


Buddlewall is an historic east Devon farmhouse, in a beautiful hidden rural setting, a short drive inland from the spectacular World Heritage east Devon and Dorset Jurassic Coast. ...

  • Sleeps 12 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1565 - £2235

7 bedroom, holiday home with an indoor pool near Totnes, South Devon.


Aveton Farmhouse, found in a gorgeous Devonshire valley a few miles from the coast, is set within 134 acres of farmland. Part of the farmhouse dates back centuries but over the yea...

  • Sleeps 14 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £2251 - £4177 *

* Includes 10% off for parties up to 12 + 2 cots between 5 Jan and 7 Dec 2019. The annexe (Bedroom 7) is excluded at the discounted rate.

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7 bedroom, dog friendly home with sea views in Shaldon, South Devon.


Set in one and a half acres of enclosed rolling grounds and landscaped gardens, Meadowcliff is without doubt the most amazing house for any family or large group gathering, with a ...

  • Sleeps 14 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1790 - £2895

5 bedroom, dog friendly home with sea views near Dartmouth, Devon.


Firwood is one of the most wonderful holiday homes. It boasts a very sought-after and unique location and the house itself has everything you need to ensure the perfect holiday for...

  • Sleeps 14 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1880 - £2365


Looking towards the woodland on the facing hillside with wonderful valley views to the side as well, a wide deck for the hot tub and a gorgeous, spacious interior, this is glamping...

  • Sleeps 4 in 2 properties
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £938 - £1126


The stunning World Heritage Jurassic Coast stretches right into east Devon and, just a few miles inland from magical Budleigh Salterton, a dedicated meadow at Knightstone Farm awai...

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots in 2 properties
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £809 - £1409

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