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.

146 May self-catering cottages available in Devon

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £468

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor.


Nestling in a secluded valley in Dartmoor National Park this semi-detached cottage, built in the early 1800s, boasts a beautiful location surrounded by almost two acres of the most...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £468

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

7 nights from £479

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Honiton, South Devon.


If your idea of a holiday is fresh air and tranquil surroundings, Stable Cottage has the most fabulous south-facing garden and summer-house. Set in the courtyard of a former workin...

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

7 nights from £479

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

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

7 nights from £485

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


Jays Cottage is a delightful family-friendly home-from-home situated in the 18th Century country estate of Colmer. The breathtaking locality of this cottage makes venturing out an...

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

7 nights from £485

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

7 nights from £505

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


Lena is just beautiful with a cosy sitting/dining-room, a wood-burner and under-floor heating which keeps the slate floors downstairs warm underfoot. A modern well-equipped kitchen...

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

7 nights from £505

  • Sleeps 7 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £508 *

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


On the banks of the River Tavy nestled in the Owner's 80 acre estate, Ludbrook Cottage lies just outside the village of Buckland Monachorum. Guests can enjoy the wooded grounds and...

  • Sleeps 7 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £508 *

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

7 nights from £515 *

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


Stunning can be an over-used term but Ida Cottage really lives up to the description. Under-floor heating throughout, toasty slate-flooring downstairs and oak-flooring upstairs, th...

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

7 nights from £515 *

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

7 nights from £522

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


This beautifully furnished detached barn rests in the heart of east Devon's Blackdown Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and a short distance inland from the Jurassic Co...

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

7 nights from £522

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

7 nights from £526

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


This incredibly spacious and beautifully presented detached country cottage is in a glorious peaceful setting on the edge of Exmoor National Park with north Devon's stunning sandy ...

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

7 nights from £526

Readymade beds and fluffy towels; this simple but appreciated welcome is standard with us.

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

7 nights from £533

2 bedroom apartment with sea views in Westward Ho!, North Devon.


Neptune is a spacious, contemporary apartment in a stunning seafront development in Westward Ho!, a small, friendly coastal town that suits all ages at all times of year. The re...

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

7 nights from £533

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

7 nights from £538 *

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


Giles Cottage is an exceptionally attractive detached cottage, set within the stunning grounds of Wringworthy Farm. Staying in this beautiful Grade II Listed cottage you are guaran...

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

7 nights from £538 *

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