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.

96 May self-catering cottages available in Devon

3 bedroom cottage with sea views in Bigbury-on-Sea, South Devon.


What a house – and what a view! There are indeed spectacular views from Spring Tide, one of a pair of contemporary properties, built to a very high specification, in the village of...

  • Sleeps 6
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £747 - £1304

4 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Lyme Regis, South Devon.


Just outside the pretty east Devon town of Colyton and less than three miles to the beach at Seaton on the east Devon Jurassic Coast, family and dog-friendly Sceat Cottage enjoys u...

  • Sleeps 7 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £627 - £1095

4 bedroom cottage near the beach near Kingsbridge, South Devon.


Just outside the village of Kingston, semi-detached Hooppells Barn is within striking distance of the secluded beach at Wonwell. Within an enclosed garden, you enter straight into ...

  • Sleeps 7 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £751 - £1311

4 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage in Beaworthy, North Devon.


This fabulous dog and child-friendly retreat is such a welcoming home-from-home. Offering uninterrupted countryside views, a glorious hot tub and an enclosed patio and garden, Fern...

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

Price per week £781 - £1304

4 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Okehampton, North Devon.


Nestled amongst the idyllic hills of rural Devon, Four Chimneys is a cob built, period cottage brimming with character, which offers peace and tranquility along with action and adv...

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

Price per week £821 - £1210

4 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Wembury, Devon.


Mewstone View is a sleek, contemporary house only minutes from the beach with sea views from the living-room and two of the bedrooms. An enclosed sea-facing deck wraps around the b...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £953 - £1664

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

5 bedroom house with sea views in Bigbury-on-Sea, South Devon.


This wonderfully spacious house stands proud, perched on the edge of Sedgewell beach at Bigbury-on-Sea, the location of this house is second to none. Pond House doesn't just boast ...

  • Sleeps 10 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £1212 - £1934

5 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage in Honiton, South Devon.


This fabulous 'grand design' barn conversion, near east Devon's famous market town of Honiton, is just a short drive inland from the breathtaking Jurassic Coast between Sidmouth an...

  • Sleeps 10 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1240 - £2123

5 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with estuary views, Shaldon.


Redcliffe is a water lover’s paradise, with direct access from the enclosed garden down spiral steps to a private quay. At high tide you can swim or sail from the jetty and a semi-...

  • Sleeps 10 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1365 - £2358

4 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Kingsbridge, South Devon.


Sunnynook is a true beachside retreat, boasting the most incredible, unrivalled sea and beach views over Bigbury-on-Sea, Bantham and Burgh Island. This wonderful home also has a fa...

  • Sleeps 10 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £2532 - £4230

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