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.

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.

156 May self-catering cottages available in Devon

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

Price per week £402 - £642

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  • 20% off

    19 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018

    £568.32 £454.66

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

Price per week £412 - £860 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 5 Jan and 7 Dec 2019. Bedroom 3 is excluded at the discounted rate.

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

Price per week £417 - £666

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  • 20% off

    19 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018

    £546.10 £436.88

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

Price per week £423 - £617

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

Price per week £425 - £620

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

Price per week £427 - £682

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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

Price per week £435 - £634

2 bedroom cottage with river views in Dartmouth, South Devon.


Dartmouth is well-known for its attractive riverside setting and the Britannia Royal Naval College. The river is full of craft and the town has plenty to offer; good restaurants, p...

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

Price per week £438 - £699

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Instow, Devon.


Sea Cottage is a New England style 'beach retreat' chalet, just yards from Instow’s dunes and sandy beaches. With direct access onto the Tarka Cycle Trail and coast path it will ap...

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

Price per week £438 - £639

2 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Brixham, South Devon.


Overlooking the bustling fishing port of Brixham, its harbour full of boats of all sizes and shapes, Pebblestones is one of a terrace high up above the harbour, approached by a nar...

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

Price per week £439 - £701

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