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.

168 May self-catering cottages available in Devon

3 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Dartmouth, South Devon.


Eeyore's Cottage, once owned by Christopher Robin Milne, the son of Winnie the Pooh author A A Milne, has been beautifully restored. Found in the hamlet of Embridge, it is a 15 min...

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

Price per week £675 - £1127

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Westward Ho!.


This exceptional, new purpose-built property is an absolute treat, a family-sized holiday home moments from the Blue Flag, sandy beach at Westward Ho! on the north Devon coast. ...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £703 - £1004

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  • 20% off

    16 Nov 2018 - 23 Nov 2018

    £655.20 £524.00

  • 20% off

    23 Nov 2018 - 30 Nov 2018

    £655.20 £524.00

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


The Barn is a real home-from-home, offering comfort and quirkiness; this attractive property is a great holiday venue whatever the occasion. It’s bright and airy, certain to put a ...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £707 - £1181

4 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near South Molton, North Devon.


Lower Upcott farmhouse and its detached 'grand design' barn conversion housing a games-room and 'private cinema' TV-room together create a unique and breathtaking holiday property ...

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £740 - £1455 *

* Includes 15% off for parties up to 6 + 2 cots between 27 Apr and 18 May 2019. Bedroom 4 is excluded at the discounted rate.

Each and every one of our cottages is fully equipped with everything you’ll need on holiday.

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Torquay, Devon.


With spectacular views over Blue Flag Meadfoot beach, this spacious and tastefully designed, semi-detached house is the perfect holiday home for any occasion. The stunning sea view...

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

Price per week £745 - £1087

3 bedroom cottage with sea views in Bigbury-on-Sea, South Devon.


What a house – and what a view! There are indeed spectacular views from Spring Tide, one of a pair of contemporary properties, built to a very high specification, in the village of...

  • Sleeps 6
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £747 - £1304

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


Just three miles inland from the World Heritage Jurassic Coast and close to the east Devon and Dorset border, this amazing renovation and design project offers guests fabulous cont...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £789 - £1259

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Kingsbridge, South Devon.


This beautiful house is simply stunning, oozing style and luxury throughout. If you are looking to treat yourself and your family to a holiday home that is simply out of this world...

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

Price per week £800 - £1167

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Lyme Regis.


What a fabulous location, part of the Rousdon Estate; 350 acres of beautiful grounds that border the World Heritage Jurassic Coast. Hobnob is an elegant Grade II Listed, semi-de...

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

Price per week £823 - £1313

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Bigbury-on-Sea


High Lea is a beautifully refurbished family house, nestled in the heart of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and boasting the most breathtaking and unrivalled sea views. This ...

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

Price per week £828 - £1208

20% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 5 Jan and 27 Apr 2019. Only two bedrooms are available at the discounted rate - Bedroom 1 (twin) and Bedroom 2 (double), or Bedroom 2 (double) and Bedroom 3 (bunk-beds), Please specify when booking.

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