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, a traditional Cornish holiday cottage 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 amazing 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 very best produce. Wine-enthusiasts won’t want to miss Polmassick Vineyard, where unique local red, white and sparkling wines can be enjoyed.
A coastal and pet-friendly Cornish cottage, An Kres is a pretty and 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.
Elm Terrace welcomes families and pets to a gorgeous coastal cottage located in the sought-after town of Mevagissey, Cornwall. The seaside property boasts ocean views and a sleek modern interior encased in an original stone façade. A small garden completes the attractions of this hill-top property.
Once Mevagissey’s first bank, this large, luxury Grade II listed cottage now accommodates up to 10 people within six bedrooms spread across three floors. The well-appointed interior of this pet-friendly coastal cottage spoils guests with inner-city chic in a delightful rural location.
The Old Railings sits along Mevagissey Bay in Portmellon, Cornwall, a large six-bedroom coastal cottage that offers “upside-down living” in style and comfort to explore the coast, with two first-floor living areas that allow large families to spread out and an enclosed garden to enjoy sea views.
Tucked away on the hillsides overlooking Pentewan beach, Coachman’s Cottage in Cornwall is a coastal cottage, with two-bedrooms, ample living spaces and flooded with natural light in a woodland setting between Mevagissey and St Austell.
- Canworthy Water
- Carbis Bay
- Crackington Haven
- Harlyn Bay
- Mawgan Porth
- Praa Sands
- St Agnes
- St Austell
- St Columb Major
- St. Ives
- St. Just
- St. Mawgan
- St. Minver
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. There are few more idyllic ways to see the coast than from the deck of one of the local ferries. From Mevagissey Harbour, take a half-hour ride to Fowey, along a dramatic stretch of coast, where basking sharks and dolphins are often spotted. For hundreds of years, Mevagissey has been a thriving fishing community and is home to some of Cornwall’s best seafood restaurants, where delicious scallops and mackerel can be enjoyed as fishing boats bob in the harbour. The village has a number of family-friendly attractions, including a fascinating aquarium on the western edge of the harbour, and a charming model railway with Cornish tin mines and a meticulously designed port.