Find My Favourite Holiday Cottages in Mevagissey

Mevagissey is a historic port on Cornwall’s spectacular south coast. If you want to explore the region’s best beaches and enjoy lobster, plaice and sole straight from the harbour, traditional Cornish holiday cottages in Mevagissey is hard to beat. A steep valley descends into the village, where cosy pubs, cafes, galleries and gift shops huddle around the harbour walls. Climb to the top of Polkirt Hill for a lovely view of the village’s slate and cob buildings and higgledy-piggledy lanes. Nearby, the stunning Lost Gardens of Heligan are not to be missed, with impressive displays of sub-tropical flowers and trees. Mevagissey is well known for its annual events, such as Mevagissey Feast Week, featuring live music, exhibitions and plenty of opportunities to try the region’s best produce. Wine enthusiasts won’t want to miss Polmassick Vineyard, where unique local red, white and sparkling wines can be enjoyed.

Exterior of a wisteria-clad, terraced holiday cottage in Mevagissey overlooking a cobbled street.
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3

Elm Terrace welcomes families and pets to a gorgeous coastal cottage in the sought-after fishing village of Mevagissey, Cornwall. The seaside holiday home boasts ocean views and a sleek modern interior encased in an original stone façade. A small garden completes the attractions of this hilltop property.

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A Cornish wooden barn conversion overlooks a shrub-lined courtyard
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
5

Where better to enjoy uninterrupted views of the picturesque 14th Century Cornish fishing village of Mevagissey than from the balconies at The Pink House, a large holiday cottage perched above the village offering breath-taking harbour and sea views.

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Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
6

Once Mevagissey’s first bank, this large, luxury Grade II listed holiday cottage in Cornwall now accommodates up to 10 people within six bedrooms spread across three floors. The well-appointed interior of this large, pet-friendly coastal cottage spoils guests with inner-city chic in a delightful rural location.

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Exterior of a single-storey coach house convrsion with a small, flower-filed front garden.
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1

A coastal and pet-friendly Cornish cottage, An Kres is a pretty, stylish seaside holiday home for two. Tucked away in a quiet cul-de-sac in the pretty fishing village of Mevagissey, An Kres is a modern, ground-floor cottage providing peace and quiet just a short stroll from Mevagissey harbour.

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There are few more idyllic ways to see the coast than from the deck of one of the local ferries. Self-catering holidays in Mevagissey are perfect for exploring the unspoiled, sandy beaches of Cornwall’s south coast. A short distance from the village is Gorran Haven, a beautiful swimming spot overlooked by towering cliffs and backed by lush, unspoiled countryside. From Mevagissey Harbour, take a half-hour ride to Fowey, along a dramatic stretch of beach, where basking sharks and dolphins are often spotted. For hundreds of years, Mevagissey has been a thriving fishing community. It is home to some of Cornwall’s best seafood restaurants, where guests can enjoy delicious scallops and mackerel fresh from the fishing boats moored in the harbour. The village has several family-friendly attractions, including a fascinating aquarium on the western edge of the harbour, a charming model railway with Cornish tin mines and a meticulously designed port.