one of Cornwall's most picturesque fishing villages, located on a
spectacular stretch of coast and within walking distance (1 1/2m) or taxi
ride (3m) of the
Lost Gardens of
Once the centre of Cornwall's pilchard fishery, Mevagissey continues to support several dozen small
fishing boats which provide colour and bustle to the attractive harbour.
If drinking in
the atmosphere on the harbour-side is not enough for you, Mevagissey offers
an excellent museum, an aquarium displaying locally caught fish, a fine
model railway exhibition, art galleries, shops, pubs, restaurants and, of
course, fish and chips!
footpath offers some lovely walks but is fairly steep in places.
Some metered car
parking is available on the harbourside but the streets are narrow and often
very full of pedestrians!
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