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.

171 May self-catering cottages available in Devon

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £413 *

Luxury glamping safari tent with hot tub, sleeping 4, near Ottery St Mary, Devon.


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 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £413 *

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £414 *

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 £414 *

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £431

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Tiverton, North Devon.


The Mouse House perches high above the River Exe, in a hilltop position with spectacular panoramic views across the Devon countryside close to Exmoor National Park. This excepti...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £431

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

7 nights from £433

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Ilfracombe.


In the heart of pretty Berrynarbor village just half a mile from the beaches, harbours and cliffs of the north Devon coastline, Little Bessemer is the perfect holiday retreat. Idea...

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

7 nights from £433

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £447

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


This welcoming cottage sits above the popular east Devon town of Colyton – a stone’s throw from the stunning World Heritage Jurassic Coast and Lyme Regis on the border with Dorset....

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £447

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  • 20% off

    21 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018

    £628.20 £502.40

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £456

Luxury dog friendly glamping cabin with hot tub in Colyton, Devon


Snuggled into the hillside and reached on foot up through an ancient orchard, this bespoke cabin is the ultimate rural retreat. Gaze at the stars through the window from your super...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £456

Arrive at your handpicked holiday home safe in the knowledge it’s been fully inspected.

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

7 nights from £460

Luxury glamping in a beautiful Shepherds Hut near Exeter


Nestled in a tranquil rural meadow yet less than five miles from the Roman city of Exeter and very easy to reach, Apple Blossom really does have it all. This gorgeous shepherd's hu...

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

7 nights from £460

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £460

Boutique style luxury glamping in a Shepherds Hut near Exeter


Cherry Blossom is a dream, found in a peaceful meadow bordered by a babbling stream less than five miles from the historic city of Exeter and really easy to reach. This gorgeous sh...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £460

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

7 nights from £461

Rural shepherds hut with sea views near Ilfracombe, North Devon.


Taken from the name of the rocks along this dramatic and exhilarating stretch of the north Devon coast, this beautiful shepherd's hut has views that will take your breath away - mi...

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

7 nights from £461

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  • 20% off

    21 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018

    £649.58 £520.00

  • 20% off

    28 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019

    £649.58 £520.00

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

7 nights from £461

Rural shepherds hut with sea views near Ilfracombe, North Devon.


Wild Pear Beach is in sight of this gorgeous shepherd's hut and gives it its name. High above the incredible north Devon coast between Ilfracombe and Combe Martin, with its dramati...

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

7 nights from £461

View
  • 20% off

    21 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018

    £649.58 £520.00

  • 20% off

    28 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019

    £649.58 £520.00

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