May Half Term Retreats in Devon

Whisk your gang away on a luxury retreat in Devon this May half term. Our self-catering cottages are primed and ready to welcome you into the greener side of life this summer. Escape from the rhythm of everyday life and let your problems disappear. Each of our cottages is handpicked; carefully selected and completely equipped with a complete inventoryRead more

Long days spent on Devon's stunning coast with the children, or late mornings and lazy afternoons spent in lush rolling countryside. Holiday cottage with private swimming pool, or luxury retreat with spectacular views. However you envisage your dream holiday and whoever you'd like to share it with, we can help you pave the way. It's good news for four-legged friends too, as many of our cottages are dog-friendly. 

Spend your May Half Term in Devon

If you've been looking forward to your May half term, rest assured it's about to get better. In a Classic Cottage you can enjoy the beautiful county of Devon all from your very own slice of heaven. To ensure the highest standards are met, we pride ourselves on marketing only the finest quality self-catering accommodation. Each cottage is carefully selected; personally inspected and fully equipped with everything you could need and more during your break. Whether you are looking for a little cottage for two, or want a big family-friendly home with space for all the kids, granny, granddad and some friends too, we'll help you find exactly what you're looking for. 

Discover our 113 May half term cottages

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £388

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Okehampton, North Devon.


What a tranquil spot this is amidst rolling fields and wooded valleys. Lower Hewton Farm dates back to the 16th Century and the cottage, which adjoins the main house, is welcoming ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £388

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  • 20% off

    19 Jul 2019 - 26 Jul 2019

    £463.68 £370.94

  • 20% off

    2 Aug 2019 - 9 Aug 2019

    £483.00 £386.40

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £434

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

7 nights from £434

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  • 20% off

    20 Jul 2019 - 27 Jul 2019

    £517.44 £413.60

  • 20% off

    27 Jul 2019 - 3 Aug 2019

    £539.00 £431.20

  • 20% off

    3 Aug 2019 - 10 Aug 2019

    £539.00 £431.20

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

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £470

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Totnes, South Devon.


In an idyllic location, down a quiet lane just outside a pretty village and surrounded by open fields, this 18th Century cottage is well located for touring the beautiful South Ham...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £470

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  • 15% off

    19 Jul 2019 - 26 Jul 2019

    £571.20 £485.35

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

7 nights from £471

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


This beautiful little cottage is a fantastic Dartmoor bolthole for guests looking for a break from routine. Snuggled in beside the other cottages surrounding Widecombe in the Moor'...

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

7 nights from £471

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

7 nights from £490 *

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


Tuell Farm is an undiscovered rural haven of peace nestling in the Tamar Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There are 28 acres to explore on this tranquil farm with Gre...

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

7 nights from £490 *

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

7 nights from £497

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


Moonstone is a delightful single-storey, one bedroom, detached cottage just 1.5 miles from the rugged north Devon coast and the dramatic coastal path. At low tide vast expanses of ...

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

7 nights from £497

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £509

1 bedroom, dog friendly shepherds hut with wood-fired hot tub near Exeter.


This beautifully presented shepherd's hut is as much a part of the landscape here as the ancient oak which gives it its name. The two stand side-by-side at the top of a gently slop...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £509

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £509

1 bedroom, dog friendly shepherds hut with own fishing lake near Exeter.


A few miles outside the Roman city of Exeter, a few miles inland from the east Devon Jurassic Coast, and many miles away from the fast pace of everyday life, sits a delightful shep...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £509

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  • 20% off

    2 Aug 2019 - 9 Aug 2019

    £638.00 £510.40

We’re a Visit England Quality Accredited Agency for our high standards in holiday letting.

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

7 nights from £517 *

Dog friendly glamping in a gorgeous wagon near Crediton, North Devon.


The Wagon with Faraway Views takes Glamping to a really high standard and is a great choice for a couple or a family with young children. Dogs are very much welcome here and there ...

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

7 nights from £517 *

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £520

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

7 nights from £520

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  • 15% off

    19 Jul 2019 - 26 Jul 2019

    £616.32 £523.60

  • 20% off

    2 Aug 2019 - 9 Aug 2019

    £642.00 £513.60

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