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.

158 May self-catering cottages available in Devon

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

7 nights from £686

2 bedroom self catering cottage near Dartmouth, South Devon.


This beautiful cottage sits proudly within 20 acres of the most stunning private grounds. Little Coombe Cottage has been furnished to the highest of standards; with every last deta...

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

7 nights from £686

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  • 20% off

    28 Mar 2019 - 4 Apr 2019

    £632.80 £506.24

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £438

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


If you are looking for a holiday home which offers parking and a fully enclosed garden, within easy reach of some of the most popular features and hotspots Brixham has to offer, lo...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £438

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £474

4 bedroom self catering cottage near Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor.


Nestled in the picture perfect village of Ilsington on the eastern edge of Dartmoor, The Old Post Office is perfectly located and exceptionally furnished making this cottage a real...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £474

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £478

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


If you want to get away from the madding crowd, be off the beaten track surrounded by the Devon countryside yet with that something special that a great holiday deserves, Great Ash...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £478

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  • 15% off

    22 Mar 2019 - 29 Mar 2019

    £465.40 £395.25

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £484

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


The Cob, the largest of the three cottages, has slate flagstones in the hallway and wooden floors in the sitting-room and dining-room, with a wood-burner providing cosy warmth. The...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £484

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  • 20% off

    30 Mar 2019 - 6 Apr 2019

    £474.05 £379.24

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

7 nights from £502

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage in Beaworthy, North Devon.


Imagine yourself slinking back into a bubbling hot tub and gazing out over the beautiful rolling countryside whilst the younger members of the group play merrily within your enclos...

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

7 nights from £502

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

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £503

3 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Appledore, North Devon.


Tydemans Cottage is at the heart of the pretty north Devon fishing village of Appledore, close to some of north Devon's most fabulous sandy beaches. This beautifully renovated cott...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £503

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

7 nights from £505

3 bedroom self catering cottage in Totnes, South Devon.


Harmony Cottage is a stylish, spacious yet friendly semi-detached cottage located in the centre of Totnes. If you are looking for a holiday which offers history, culture and charm ...

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

7 nights from £505

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  • 20% off

    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £481.80 £385.44

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

7 nights from £512 *

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Brixham, Devon.


Located in the heart of Brixham, this delightfully light and airy property is a great family holiday home, especially as your four-legged friends are also very welcome. 1 Apters Hi...

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

7 nights from £512 *

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £546

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


Number 3 The Old Antiques Centre is in the heart of the small historic town of Colyton close to the beaches of the east Devon and west Dorset Jurassic Coast. This house has many...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £546

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  • 15% off

    22 Mar 2019 - 29 Mar 2019

    £518.81 £441.15

  • 15% off

    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £518.81 £441.15

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