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.

124 May self-catering cottages available in Devon

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Honiton, South Devon.


Mount Pleasant Lodge is set in picturesque grounds in east Devon’s Blackdown Hills – an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty above Honiton and an easy drive from the Jurassic Coast. ...

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

Price per week £563 - £708

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  • 20% off

    24 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018

    £896.70 £717.60

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage with a hot tub near Honiton, Devon


Snaffles Lodge is a bespoke, larch-framed single-storey building on the edge of east Devon’s Blackdown Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The famous market town of Honit...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £574 - £722

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


Lost and Found is ideal for those seeking rest and tranquility. Surrounded by the Greenway Estate, it sits at the head of a wooded valley 300 feet above the River Dart. This beauti...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £615 - £878

4 bedroom, dog-friendly holiday cottage near Bude, North Cornwall.


Aldercombe Barn is a terrific family and dog friendly holiday home, only a short drive from the excellent beaches of Bude and Widemouth Bay. Situated at the heart of the working fa...

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £633 - £1321 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 20 Apr and 25 May 2019. Bedrooms 3 and 4 are excluded at the discounted rate.

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3 bedroom, rural holiday cottage with a pool near Totnes, South Devon.


In a tranquil Devonshire valley, this gorgeous stone cottage has sunlight streaming in through glazed doors and floor length windows. Approached by a farm lane, past Aveton Farmhou...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £651 - £1358 *

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

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Bigbury-on-Sea


High Lea is a beautifully refurbished family house, nestled in the heart of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and boasting the most breathtaking and unrivalled sea views. This ...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £663 - £1208 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 5 Jan and 27 Apr 2019. Only two bedrooms are available at the discounted rate - Bedroom 1 (twin) and Bedroom 2 (double), or Bedroom 2 (double) and Bedroom 3 (bunk-beds), Please specify when booking.

3 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Newton Abbot, South Devon.


Grand View really does live up to its name. The garden wraps around this gorgeous modern house with views across to Dartmoor and to the west. Tucked away down a lane, only a mile f...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £712 - £1384 *

* Includes 25% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 27 Apr and 18 May 2019.

2 bedroom, dog friendly apartment with sea views in Dartmouth, Devon.


Set in Dartmouth, one of the most sought-after locations in the West Country, 42 Dart Marina is the perfect all year round destination. This superb two-storey duplex apartment offe...

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £730 - £1221

2 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Totnes, Dartmoor.


Little Linhay, a former hay barn stylishly converted into a stunning cottage, offers something very special. Set in a fabulous location within Dartmoor National Park, Little Linhay...

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £747 - £1090

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


Named after the woodland below, Dittisham with its reversed level accommodation, offers views to the tor peaks of the moor from the sitting-area with its soft comfy sofas and warmi...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £767 - £965

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