Holiday rentals in Mevagissey

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Flat in Mevagissey
The Pilchard Press in Mevagissey Village Harbourside
Start the day with a cup of Nespresso coffee in the marbled bathroom, a well-equipped full wet room with double-head shower. Set in a Grade II listed building, this accessible ground-floor cottage also offers Amazon Echo and antique wood floors. Provided free to guests is a single parking permit for Mevagissey Harbour car park, located a level walk of less than 2 minutes from your apartment. With its location adjacent to the harbour and in the centre of the village, Grade 2 listed Quayside has had a fascinating and diverse past. Over the course of its more than two centuries nestled between the centre of the village and the harbour it has served as a pilchard press, net loft, doctor's surgery and even as the premises of the local undertaker! Following extensive recent renovation it has been transformed into chic, comfortable and spacious apartments that showcase the character of the building. The superking bed, which can be converted into twin beds upon request, is topped off with high quality linen guaranteeing a luxurious night's sleep. All apartments possess full kitchen facilities including Nespresso coffee machines, free WiFi, TVs in living rooms and all bedrooms, and Amazon Echo devices. The generously proportioned wet rooms contain rain and handheld showers and heated towel rails, whilst fluffy white towels are provided. Fully centrally heated. Guests have access to a laundry room with washer and dryer. We generally stay in the same building and, when there, are available to assist you or try to answer any questions you may have during your stay. This apartment is located in Quayside, one of Mevagissey's most prominent and historic heritage buildings, with direct and level harbour access. With its pubs and shops set in cobbled streets, this is an archetypally charming Cornish fishing village. Getting around is particularly easy out-of-season when smaller crowds and quieter roads make trips a breeze, and journeys to places as pretty as Penzance, Padstow, Perranporth and Polperro are perfectly possible in just a day! Popular destinations like Fowey (30 minutes), Newquay (45 minutes), Falmouth (50 minutes) and Truro (35 minutes) are always worth a visit. The seasonal Mevagissey - Fowey ferry (www.Mevagissey-ferries.co.uk) provides a fun and practical alternative to the busy holiday traffic and parking. St Austell (15 minutes) has a wide selection of supermarkets (Asda, Tesco, Aldi, Lidl) as well as the nearest mainline train station. With plenty to see and do, and a great base for exploring further afield, Mevagissey is far more than just a summer destination. Hope to see you soon. A single parking permit for Mevagissey Harbour, located just a short level walk from the apartment, can be provided free of charge upon request. Unloading is directly outside on Middle Wharf, Fore Street or on the harbour in front of the Wheel House pub. Extra storage area on ground floor available for bikes and prams. Board-games and playing-cards are available for the use of our guests.
7–14 NovProfessional Host,
£108 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 216 reviews
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Flat in Mevagissey
Historic net loft, chic luxury with free parking
Step back in time in this listed building dating back over 200 years. Your stunning harbor side apartment is in a converted net loft warehouse, recently fully renovated with chic designer touches, luxury bathroom, fully-equipped kitchen and indulgent bedding. On your doorstep are an array of cafes, restaurants, pubs and boutiques. Provided, at no charge to guests, is a single parking permit for Mevagissey Harbour car park located a level walk of less than 2 minutes from your apartment. One of the most prominent and historic listed buildings in Mevagissey, Quayside has had a fascinating and diverse past. Over the course of its more than two centuries nestled between the centre of the village and the harbour it has served as a pilchard press, net loft, doctor's surgery and even as the premises of the local undertaker! Following extensive recent renovation it has been transformed into chic, comfortable and spacious apartments that showcase the character of the building. QUAY LOFT has a superking bed topped off with high quality linen guaranteeing a luxurious night's sleep. The apartment possesses full kitchen facilities including Nespresso coffee machine, free WiFi, TVs in living room and bedroom and an Amazon Echo device. The generously proportioned wet room contains rainshower and handheld and heated towel rail, whilst fluffy white towels are provided. Fully centrally heated. Extra storage area on ground floor available for bikes and prams. Board-games and playing-cards are available for the use of our guests. We generally stay in the same building and, when there, are available to assist you or try to answer any questions you may have during your stay. Quay Loft is in Mevagissey, nestled between the historic centre of the village and the bustling harbour. From your luxurious private retreat you're in the middle of the action amongst the maze of narrow cobbled streets, quaint cottages, shops, pubs, and restaurants. You're also just steps away from one of Cornwall's most beautiful working harbours where you can stroll the quay, grab a bite to eat or indulge in a coffee and cake. Getting around is particularly easy out-of-season when smaller crowds and quieter roads make trips a breeze, and journeys to places as pretty as Penzance, Padstow, Perranporth and Polperro are perfectly possible in just a day! Popular destinations like Fowey (30 minutes), Newquay (45 minutes), Falmouth (50 minutes) and Truro (35 minutes) are always worth a visit, whilst St Austell (15 minutes) has a wide selection of supermarkets (Asda, Tesco, Aldi, Lidl) as well as the nearest mainline train station. With plenty to see and do, and a great base for exploring further afield, Mevagissey is far more than just a summer destination. Hope to see you soon. A single parking permit for Mevagissey Harbour, located just a short level walk from the apartment, can be provided free of charge upon request. Unloading is directly outside on Middle Wharf, Fore Street or on the harbour in front of the Wheel House pub.
31 Mar – 7 AprProfessional Host,
£140 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 180 reviews
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Guest suite in Mevagissey
Village Studio in Mevagissey, Double Bed
Welcome to our beautiful harbour village. With quirky features and comfy bed, just a 5 minute walk from the village, this tiny but well-organised space is perfect for a getaway. Near breathtaking beaches and coastal walks, with your own private entrance, shower, bedroom, fridge, and private garden. This is our 3rd year of letting part of our 100 year old property and we are here to make your holiday stress-free and relaxing. Willows car park is very close (£8 /24h Excellent availability)
10–17 JunIndividual Host,
£64 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 116 reviews

Popular amenities for Mevagissey holiday rentals

Stay near Mevagissey's top sights

Mevagissey Museum8 locals recommend
The Sharksfin35 locals recommend
The Wheel House5 locals recommend
Harbour Tavern10 locals recommend
The Ship Inn16 locals recommend
Mevagissey Aquarium16 locals recommend

Other great holiday rentals in Mevagissey

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Guest suite in Mevagissey
Britannia Studio, perfect for Mevagissey harbour.
8–15 NovIndividual Host,
£101 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 242 reviews
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Cottage in Mevagissey
Bayview Cottage - Stunning Harbour And Sea Views
17–24 AprIndividual Host,
£263 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 169 reviews
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Home in Mevagissey
Harbour View Mevagissey-2 bed house with parking
26 Feb – 5 MarProfessional Host,
£137 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 176 reviews
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Apartment in Mevagissey
The White House Apartment
12–19 AugIndividual Host,
£246 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 125 reviews
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Cottage in Mevagissey
Listed Fisherman's Cottage, Mevagissey. Sea Views!
1–8 SeptProfessional Host,
£266 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 152 reviews
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Guest house in Boswinger
The Granary Annexe - Beautiful views out to sea.
5–12 MarIndividual Host,
£75 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 262 reviews
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Apartment in Mevagissey
* Harbour front flat in the heart of Mevagissey *
26 Feb – 5 MarIndividual Host,
£88 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 43 reviews
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Bungalow in Mevagissey
Unique 2-Bedroom Bungalow with free parking
30 Oct – 6 NovIndividual Host,
£102 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 53 reviews
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Apartment in Mevagissey
Seascape, Mevagissey cliff top B & B apartment.
7–14 OctIndividual Host,
£123 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 67 reviews
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Home in Mevagissey
Cosy Fisherman’s Cottage.
17–24 MarIndividual Host,
£119 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 27 reviews
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Home in Mevagissey
The Gig House
13–20 FebIndividual Host,
£94 per night
4.84 out of 5 average rating, 75 reviews
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Cottage in Mevagissey
Beautiful cottage less than 100 yards from harbour
14–21 NovIndividual Host,
£195 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 32 reviews

Quick stats about holiday rentals in Mevagissey

Total rentals

160 properties

Rentals with dedicated workspaces

30 properties have a dedicated workspace

Pet-friendly rentals

50 properties allow pets

Family-friendly rentals

100 properties are a good fit for families

Total number of reviews

5.1K reviews

Nightly prices starting at

£47 before taxes and fees

Your guide to Mevagissey

Welcome to Mevagissey

Fishing boats in the thriving working harbour are still as much a focal point in Mevagissey as they were centuries ago — although there’s more to local life these days than pilchards. Twisty narrow streets wind back from the quayside, gathering ice-cream shops, galleries, gift stores, fish and chip parlours, and a couple of attractions, backed by hills. Mevagissey is a great spot for exploring the sheltered coves and fishing villages of the St Austell Bay area of Cornwall’s south coast — quite different in atmosphere to the wilder, surfer-frequented north and west sides. It’s also within striking distance of some of Cornwall’s best highlights.

From Mevagissey you can walk to the astonishing Lost Gardens of Heligan, a magical, jungle-like fantasyland that’s on the wish list of most visitors to Cornwall. The world-famous domed biospheres of the Eden Project are only a 25-minute drive away, and your neighbours include charming St Austell, five miles along the coast, and Charlestown, with its Shipwreck Treasure Museum.


The best time to stay in a holiday rental in Mevagissey

The Gulf Stream pushes warmer water to this coast, which in turn extends the swimming season. In late spring, there’s often a mackerel run, so you may want to book a fishing trip or hire a rod during that time. Feast Week at the end of June is a centuries-old celebration of the town’s patron saint on St Peter’s Day, with traditional dancing and concerts, boat races, fireworks, and plenty of fish to eat. The Lost Gardens of Heligan often host events, from fairs to kids’ activities. Some visitors love the storms and lack of crowds in the off-season, when you’re allowed to explore the narrow streets in peace. If you’re here in winter, the Eden Project erects a temporary ice rink; or come at New Year to join the locals going wild in fancy dress.


Top things to do in Mevagissey

Beaches

There are so many beaches in the Mevagissey area that it’s fun to get out there and pick your favourite! Pentewan Beach is flat and easy to reach with lots of facilities, making it popular with families. Portmellon Beach is smaller, trickier to reach, and cupped by rocks. Gorran Haven Beach is considered one of the best, distinguished by its cute little harbour and independent shops. Whichever you choose, it’s best to visit during low tide in order to maximise towel space on the sand, especially during the peak of summer.

Pentewan Valley Trail

Head into the woods, where cycle trails follow a former railway line amid luscious greenery, streams, and wetlands. The Pentewan Valley Trail connects to St Austell and Pentewan, which can hook you up with bike hire.

Mevagissey Museum

This excellent free museum was once part of a boat-builder’s yard. It details the town’s history through three floors of exhibits. Check out photographs of village life from the 19th and 20th centuries, fishing memorabilia, and old machinery.

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