May Dartmoor Cottages

Discover and rediscover Dartmoor this May. With the moors bursting into life, awash with colour and bathed in warm sunlight, there has never been a better time to make the most of a Dartmoor getaway. Enjoying a pick up in pace with local events and activities yet quieter ahead of summer, enjoy a May holiday in Dartmoor and do as little or as much as you like. Our holiday cottages provide a real home-from-home.

Indulge in some much-needed downtime and head to Dartmoor this May. If you're looking for somewhere interesting to spend half term with the kids, Dartmoor provides lots of places to explore, as well as great access to nearby towns and cities. Perhaps you'd like to enjoy a romantic short-break over a May bank holiday with your loved one. If so, we have beautiful one and two bedroom properties, offering ample space and ultimate comfort during your stay. If walking is your thing, then Dartmoor is definitely the place for you. There are lots of stunning sights to be seen, including a chance to see the majestic Dartmoor ponies roaming free. If you've got a dog, then our dog-friendly properties in Dartmoor will definitely be of interest to you.  

Self-Catering Cottages in Dartmoor for May 

However you'd like to spend your holiday in Dartmoor, our cottages provide the comforts of a real home with luxurious modern touches. Whether you're a seasoned regular or first-time visitor, Dartmoor offers plenty to fall in love with over and over again. Choose from our 29 available cottages in May and take your first step on a journey to remember. 

At Classic Cottages we pride ourselves on marketing only the finest quality self-catering cottages. Each of our cottages is handpicked; personally inspected and fully equipped for your total ease and comfort. 

 

Discover our May collection of 29 available Dartmoor cottages

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, North Devon.


The Apple Store is an idyllic romantic retreat for two. Nestled within the stunning Devon countryside and offering the most beautiful and uninterrupted views, this cosy little retr...

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

Price per week £319 - £465

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


Close to Dartmoor National Park, dog-friendly and with gorgeous, extensive grounds, this former hayloft is a delight; think roses around the door, beamed ceilings and a welcoming o...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £338 - £425

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  • 20% off

    29 Sep 2018 - 6 Oct 2018

    £353.76 £283.20

  • 20% off

    6 Oct 2018 - 13 Oct 2018

    £353.76 £283.20

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


The Granary is a charming reversed level converted barn. The open plan living-room is upstairs with a well-equipped galley kitchen and a glowing wood-burner. Downstairs is a comfor...

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

Price per week £370 - £540

1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage in Widecombe, Dartmoor.


Ned's is the perfect dog-friendly Dartmoor bolthole. Named after a local character who lived in the cottage and who played the fabled ‘Uncle Tom Cobley’ for many years at the Widec...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £397 - £499

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


In an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty just a mile from Dartmoor, The Wool Shed is a single-storey property found in Lower Chaddlehanger. Furnished and decorated in a contemporar...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £400 - £525

1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage, Lifton, Dartmoor.


In an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, approached by a green lane, bordered by sun-dappled woodland, Leat Mill is delightful. A pretty enclosed patio overlooks tranquil surround...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £403 - £507

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


Taking its name from the nearby bridge over the Walkham river, Huckworthy is a truly idyllic couple's retreat. Granite steps lead you up to the front door and private garden area, ...

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

Price per week £556 - £700

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


This pretty little terraced cottage is an ideal Dartmoor retreat in the peaceful village of Walkhampton, just a short drive from the busy market town of Tavistock and within almost...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £408 - £595

Each and every one of our cottages is fully equipped with everything you’ll need on holiday.

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage, Lifton, Dartmoor.


Set in a tranquil location, Leat Mill Cottage is spacious and comfortable, with some lovely original features. Birdsong may well be your lasting memory from your stay here, as the ...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sun

Price per week £436 - £624

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

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 *

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

  • 20% off

    22 Sep 2018 - 29 Sep 2018

    £407.34 £325.87

3 bedroom self catering cottage in Buckfastleigh, Dartmoor.


An old weaver's cottage, dating back to early 1703 and Grade II Listed, Atlas Cottage is lovely and has low lintels and exposed beams as well as the original twisting wooden stairc...

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

Price per week £419 - £611

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

Price per week £468 - £683

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

Price per week £505 - £805

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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

Price per week £508 - £1351 *

* Includes 30% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 5 Jan and 6 Jul 2019.

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

Price per week £515 - £1075 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 27 Apr and 18 May 2019. Bedroom 2 is excluded at the discounted rate.

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

Price per week £538 - £1123 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 20 Apr and 18 May 2019. The annexe is excluded at the discounted rate.

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

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


Named after the river running below, Walkham has a garden with uninterrupted views across the valley with its fields and woodland, to the rise of Dartmoor beyond. Inside you will b...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £857 - £1078

Our property managers are local experts who handpick perfect places to stay.

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Ivybridge, South Devon.


This charming retreat makes for the perfect adventurer's bolthole. Whether seeking out new and exciting destinations by car, or exploring this idyllic area on foot, this property i...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £403 - £643

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


Found in rolling Devon farmland in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty a mile from Dartmoor, this delightful detached property at Lower Chaddlehanger has far reaching views towar...

  • Sleeps 5 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £640 - £824

4 bedroom self catering cottage near Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor.


Nestled in the picture perfect village of Ilsington on the eastern edge of Dartmoor, The Old Post Office is perfectly located and exceptionally furnished making this cottage a real...

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

Price per week £474 - £828

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


The Cob, the largest of the three cottages, has slate flagstones in the hallway and wooden floors in the sitting-room and dining-room, with a wood-burner providing cosy warmth. The...

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

Price per week £484 - £773

3 bedroom, rural self catering cottage in Ivybridge, South Devon.


Nestled in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, at the end of a long driveway, Oak Cottage is based within the grounds of Swainstone Manor and provides one of the most peaceful s...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £590 - £985

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

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Named after the river running below, Walkham has a garden with uninterrupted views across the valley with its fields and woodland, to the rise of Dartmoor beyond. Inside you will b...

  • Sleeps 10 + 3 cots in 3 properties
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £2180 - £2743


The Cob, the largest of the three cottages, has slate flagstones in the hallway and wooden floors in the sitting-room and dining-room, with a wood-burner providing cosy warmth. The...

  • Sleeps 12 + 3 cots in 3 properties
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £1257 - £1955


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 16 + 3 cots in 3 properties
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1558 - £3003