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.

153 May self-catering cottages available in Devon

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

7 nights from £428

Ashley's Shack

3008

Gorgeous cabin sleeping 2 near Dartmouth, South Devon.


Walk up the little path through three acres of grounds and woods and there you'll find delightful Ashley's Shack, sat in an idyllic spot up above a large lake. Painted a pretty pal...

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

7 nights from £428

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

7 nights from £437

Stable Cottage

4933

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage in Ivybridge, South Devon.


With the glorious moorlands and breathtaking beauty of Dartmoor National Park right on your doorstep, Stable Cottage is the ideal holiday location for walkers and cyclists looking ...

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

7 nights from £437

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £438

Rosie's Hut

4431

Shepherds hut with hot tub near Totnes, South Devon.


Simply wow! Set in the most idyllic location, Rosie's Hut is a beautifully appointed retreat, surrounded by uninterrupted countryside views. The icing on the cake is the glorious w...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £438

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £438

The Granary

4904

1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Bude, North Devon.


Set deep in the heart of beautiful north Devon countryside and with easy access to the golden beaches and glorious seascapes of both north Devon and Cornwall, this pretty cottage i...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £438

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

7 nights from £445

The Old Stables

4624

1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Ottery St Mary.


This beautiful luxury hideaway is perfect for that long-awaited escape to the country. The Old Stables is a charming rural retreat, offering everything you could wish for from a ro...

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

7 nights from £445

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

7 nights from £447 *

Fig Tree Cottage

2347

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


In a tranquil spot, Fig Tree Cottage offers a haven to relax and recover from everyday life. Set in the Tamar Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, there are 28 acres of f...

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

7 nights from £447 *

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  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £464 *

Orchard Cottage

4651

2 bedroom self catering cottage near South Molton, North Devon.


Tucked away in the quiet and tranquil parish of Meshaw in north Devon you will find the delightful Orchard Cottage. This is a charming cottage offering the warmest of welcomes and ...

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £464 *

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £471

The Mews

4746

2 bedroom, dog friendly apartment near Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor.


Nestling in a secluded rural location, this semi-detached first floor coach house boasts a beautiful location surrounded by acres of the most stunning countryside, including a glor...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £471

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £482

Shepherd's Sky Super Hut

3334

Shepherds Hut sleeping 5, dog friendly near Tiverton, North Devon.


Shepherd's Sky Super Hut is truly unique. This huge shepherd's hut, measuring 36' long, has been lovingly treated to a bespoke make-over, and offers two bedrooms at either end whic...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £482

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £499

Little Modbury Lookout

4676

Shepherds hut in Modbury, South Devon.


Just a few miles outside the small market town of Modbury you will find this wonderful shepherd's hut. Little Modbury Lookout is the perfect bolthole boasting spectacular views, tr...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £499

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