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.

170 May self-catering cottages available in Devon

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £400

2 bedroom holiday apartment near the beach in Brixham, South Devon.


Located in the heart of Brixham, 1 Pump Street Mews, a bright and airy apartment, provides a great base to return to after a day exploring or relaxing in this spectacular part of t...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £400

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  • 20% off

    23 Feb 2019 - 2 Mar 2019

    £404.25 £323.40

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

7 nights from £402

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


The Forge, next door to The Cob (2676), is single-storey and has its own small patio-area to one side. Very warm and cosy inside, this is a pretty cottage (watch the step down to t...

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

7 nights from £402

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

7 nights from £412 *

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 £412 *

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  • 20% off

    23 Feb 2019 - 2 Mar 2019

    £406.59 £325.27

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £417

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Shaldon, South Devon.


Shaldon is a real gem, on the Teign estuary with higgledy piggledy streets, some excellent pubs and restaurants and a sandy beach. Just 150 yards from the shore is The Salty, tucke...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £417

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  • 20% off

    22 Feb 2019 - 1 Mar 2019

    £417.30 £333.84

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

7 nights from £417

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Lyme Regis, South Devon.


Wadsbury Farm Cottage is in a hilltop position in an east Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with the coastal towns and fishing villages of Lyme Regis, Beer, Branscombe, Sid...

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

7 nights from £417

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £423

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tiverton, North Devon.


Otter’s Holt is set in 38 acres of beautiful Devon riverside meadows and woodland. This traditional smallholding has earned conservation awards from Natural England and offers a wo...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £423

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  • 20% off

    22 Feb 2019 - 1 Mar 2019

    £423.19 £338.55

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

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

7 nights from £425

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Honiton, South Devon.


Crislands Wendy House is in an excellent position for exploring the Jurassic Coast, the antiques shops of Honiton, the Cathedral City of Exeter and the east Devon Area of Outstandi...

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

7 nights from £425

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £427

2 bedroom, dog-friendly, converted barn near Exmoor National park


Westlake Barn is in a lovely rural setting, within easy reach of the popular market town of Dulverton, at the heart of Exmoor National Park, as well as the wide sandy surfing beach...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £427

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £433 *

2 bedroom holiday apartment near the beach in Brixham, South Devon.


This attractive three-storey apartment boasts quality and comfort throughout, whilst being nestled in a great location in the heart of Brixham, with endless entertainment and local...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £433 *

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £435

2 bedroom, dog friendly, clifftop cottage with sea views, Kingsbridge, Devon.


This truly is a quirky cottage, perched (and we mean perched) on top of a cliff with the front door only a couple of metres from the edge. Casa Marinero offers 180 degree views of ...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £435

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