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Dolphin Cottage
Mevagissey

£406 - £1057 per week
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Step away from the hustle and bustle and into Cornish life, where Dolphin Cottage gives you everything you could wish for. The stylish kitchen with its large dining table, offers the family the perfect place to taste fresh, local produce. There is one delightfully spacious double room, with a comfy super king size bed, that you won't want to escape from and a nice twin room that's perfect for children or adults. Take your morning coffee outside and get that first bit of sunshine to get your day off to a good start.

Dolphin Cottage offers fantastic access to some splendid coastal hikes, wonderful woodland walks and other spots of stunning untouched countryside. One particularly super route is the cliff walk from Mevagissey harbour to Pentewan. Once you arrive in Pentewan you can kick back and enjoy a drink on the beach. As well as walking, you can also make the most of the traditional pubs, serving great quality food and drink. Mevagissey offers great fun for all the family come rain or shine. Please note that this property is not decorated over the festive period.

Entrance

hallway, door to sitting area, stairs to first floor.

Living area

two sofas, one chair, TV/DVD, feature electric fire, door to kitchen/dining sitting area.

Kitchen/dining area

electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine/dryer, table with six chairs, door to courtyard garden.

Bedroom 1

super king size bed.

Bedroom 2

twin beds.

Bathroom

bath with shower over, WC and basin.

Courtyard garden

enclosed courtyard garden with table and chairs.

Additional information

The entrance to the car parking space outside the property is narrow, approximately 7 feet, unsuitable for wide vehicles. Please note that due to the access, this property may be unsuitable for persons with limited mobility. It is, however, suitable for children of all ages, WiFi, one dog welcome, short breaks available.

 
 

Lovely Cottage. Excellent location near to harbour and sites. Dog friendly with bowls, biscuits left at cottage. Small enclosed garden which is enough with garden furniture. Only downside, very very tight space to get into parking space - need to be really careful !!

October 2021

This was one of our best holidays ever. Great location and a lovely cottage. Thank you.

August 2021

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2021

1 Jan - 6 Feb406
13 February417
20 Feb - 20 Mar406
27 March448
3 Apr - 10 Apr575
17 April406
24 April448
1 May542
8 May - 22 May573
29 May853
5 June661
12 June687
19 June740
26 June828
3 July870
10 July885
17 July983
24 Jul - 21 Aug1057
28 August740
4 September672
11 September624
18 September495
25 Sep - 9 Oct490
16 October500
23 October550
30 Oct - 11 Dec406
18 December643
25 Dec - 31 Dec815

2022

1 Jan - 5 Feb418
12 Feb - 19 Feb484
26 February434
5 Mar - 19 Mar440
26 March478
2 Apr - 16 Apr637
23 April484
30 April544
7 May - 21 May577
28 May901
4 June687
11 June703
18 June769
25 June857
2 Jul - 9 Jul901
16 July1022
23 Jul - 20 Aug1099
27 August1022
3 September714
10 September637
17 Sep - 24 Sep593
1 Oct - 8 Oct506
15 Oct - 22 Oct615
29 Oct - 10 Dec418
17 December681
24 Dec - 31 Dec846

Holidays in Mevagissey

Stay in Mevagissey and you’ll be perfectly placed to explore all that the south coast of Cornwall has to offer. Take a ferry trip to Fowey, visit the Lost Gardens of Heligan or spend a day at the beach at the nearby Pentewan Sands.

Best known for its harbour and fishing boats, Mevagissey still boasts as being part of Cornwall’s thriving fishing industry. Fresh fish can even be bought from the hut on the harbour wall, located a short stroll from the village aquarium, once the lifeboat station. Wander around the harbour area, with its narrow streets, fascinating shops and galleries and recall its smuggling history, or just relax in the bars and restaurants and coves and on nearby beaches.

There is a ferry boat which runs from end of April to beginning of October from Mevagissey to Fowey three or four times a day (don’t miss the return journey!) – journey time about 35 minutes. You may be lucky and spot some playful dolphins!

Top tip

Scroll down and take a look at our live Mevagissey webcam 24/7!

Beaches near Mevagissey

Pentewan Beach is the nearest large sandy beach situated a little north of Mevagissey. Please note that dogs are not allowed on the beach from 1 March to 1 November.

Polstreath Beach is also known as Mevagissey beach. It is located just north of Mevagissey and is accessed via the coastal path and steep steps down to the cove. 

Gorran Haven beach can be reached via the coastal path, or is just a short drive away. Just two miles from Mevagissey, the quaint village of Gorran Haven has some lovely pubs and cafés, and a gorgeous sandy beach which is a great spot for swimming and kayaking. 

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Walks around Mevagissey

There are some wonderful walks in and around Mevagissey, especially if you take the coastal path. You can head south to Gorran Haven, a small fishing village with a beautiful beach, just two miles from Mevagissey. Alternatively, if you travel north, you can head towards Pentewen, another small village with a lovely beach. From Pentewen, you can take the trail through the woods, or if you prefer, you can hire a bike from Pentewen to explore the woodland on wheels.

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Events

Mevagissey Shanty Festival

The Mevagissey Shanty Festival showcases shanty and accapella groups from all over the UK. The event begins at 7pm on the Friday and will continue on the Saturday at 11am. The main stage at Mevagissey Activity Centre also features a Cornish beer festival.

15th - 17th October 2021

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Mevagissey Feast Week

Celebrated since 1754, Mevagissey Feast Week is a celebration of food, music, dance and more. With a host of colourful events being held throughout the week, this is a festival not to be missed!

26th June - 2nd July 2022

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What our guests say...

We know how important honest reviews are when it comes to booking your holiday. To help you choose the right property for you, we publish all reviews left by guests who have stayed here in the past, with the few exceptions stated in our Review Guidelines. Please bear in mind that some facilities referred to by past guests in reviews can be removed or changed at any time.

Lovely Cottage. Excellent location near to harbour and sites. Dog friendly with bowls, biscuits left at cottage. Small enclosed garden which is enough with garden furniture. Only downside, very very tight space to get into parking space - need to be really careful !!

This was one of our best holidays ever. Great location and a lovely cottage. Thank you.

Beautiful, spotless cottage. The cleaners do a super job, and the owners ensure a holiday cottage that is cozy and welcoming. Lovely new garden furniture this year too. Aspects offered reliable, easy booking and checked that we were happy once we had arrived. We absolutely love our week in Cornwall every year, and Dolphin Cottage makes it perfect. We cannot wait to visit again next year! Thank you

Dolphin Cottage is great! Perfect location (although up hill and little roads but do-able if you go slow!). Amazing to have a parking space to close to the harbour. The cottage was perfect - bedrooms great size, amazingly clean. Lovely touch to have the dog towels and biscuits!

Lovely little cottage just off the harbour. Clean and adequately equipped and the bed was very comfy. Came with a parking space which is always good. Can recommend the scones in Martin's Bakery and the fish and chips just off the harbour!

Fantastic accommodation in the pretty harbour village of Mevagissey. Great location, clean and tidy house. Perfect for our family of four and dog, who appreciated the safe and enclosed outdoor space. Beds super comfy and towels thick and fluffy!

Dolphin Cottage is a very conveniently located,warm and comfy property. Minutes from the beautiful harbour through the back gate. Spacious and bright kitchen/diner and enclosed courtyard ideal for dogs. Really thoughtful to find dog towels and dog bowls at the cottage. Really comfy beds. Take care when entering the car park, the entrance is very narrow although we soon got the hang of it. Once inside, it is easy to manouevre and park. Mevagissey has a fantastic little place on the harbour selling fresh fish, a really good green grocer, book shop and convenience store, not to mention the array of food shops and local art shops. We particularly recommend Olivia's sandwich hut and Philip Gardner's pottery is well worth a visit, selling beautiful handmade, coastal themed pottery.

Lovely warm cottage. Great location. Very good for dogs as courtyard is fully enclosed so no risk of getting out. Lovely soft bed in a big room too. It’s a steep walk up a hill, so not for anyone who would struggle and parking is tight. We opted for paid parking. Which isn’t expensive or far to walk. We have a VW golf and was nervous. Some bigger cars and vans could do it so it’s not impossible, but the risk would be high. Car park was cheaper than the risk of paying excess. Be careful of 1 way system during Covid. If you pass the road you can’t come back into village until 5pm unless you drive 6 miles round trip. There’s no diversions so may be a quicker way. But We parked up and walked back into village while the 1 way was in place.

Nice property very central to Mevagissey so perfect for a little stroll down the hill to the harbour. People had complained about parking, it really was not an issue for us and we have a fairly large car being a 4x4. We would recommend the property as we had a nice break away

Accomodation and location good for Mevigessey. Take note of vehicle width on entry as you do have to turn to get on to access ramp which makes it a tight for anthing wider than 2.1m. (have to pull in wing mirrors).

Easywalk down hill and into Harbour area and easy access onto Coastal Path for walkers.

Perfect location, very comfortable and cosy cottage VERY tight entrance to parking at cottage we have stayed before and know our car well but we saw others have scrapes getting on or out. Extremely well equipped, mostly clean and modern but bathroom slight let down and shower isn’t worth bothering with as no pressure lovely bath though. Overall would recommend and stay again

Reply from Aspects Holidays

Thank you for taking the time to send in your comments. It is a very narrow entrance to the parking, so we try to make this as clear as possible within the description so that guests know what to expect before arrival; we are sorry if this had not been what was expected from that. We have since spoken with the property owners about the shower pressure and they have informed us that they are investigating the possibility of a new water tank to help improve water pressure though we can't say when this may installed at this stage. Thank you again for your helpful comments and we are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time here. Tanya, Customer Services

The cottage was the perfect place to stay for our family holiday in Mevagissey. The cottage had a really nice feel and was the perfect base, providing everything we needed for us to enjoy our time there.

The roads to the cottage are a little challenging but with care can be navigated.

Will look at this property again for future stays.