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Dolphin Cottage

£406 - £1057 per week

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.


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.


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 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!

April 2021

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!

April 2021

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Holidays in Mevagissey

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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.

If you are lucky enough to be here during Mevagissey Feast Week in the summer, do take full advantage of the activities being held. Said to be the oldest festival in Cornwall, it attracts exhibitions, live music, parades, a fete and wonderful firework display.

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!


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. 


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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Local events

Charlestown Christmas Market

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Falmouth Spring Festival

The Falmouth Spring Festival is a wonderful early season celebration of coast, community and culture. Falmouth town and its community will be celebrating spring with a range of events and activities throughout the week. The town will be painted yellow with daffodils and decorations and spring clean days will see the beaches and towns tidied up.

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Cornwall Spring Flower Show

Held at Boconnoc House, Lostwithiel, the Cornwall Spring Flower Show is a real treat for gardening enthusiasts. The two day event features show gardens, competitive classes and horticultural stands. Enjoy the fabulous displays, pick up plants for your own garden and ask the experts for some tips and advice!

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Tregothnan Charity Garden Opening

On this special weekend, Tregothnan will open its private gardens to the public. These secluded gardens on the banks of the River Fal have diverse trees and rare collections of flowers and plants. There are more than 100 acres of gardens to explore, featuring ancient camellias, magnolias and rhododendrons. 

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Roseland Festival

This lovely little festival in the stunning Roseland Peninsula offers something for everyone, including music, art, films, walks and talks. 

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Helston Flora Day

An ancient annual event, Helston Flora Day includes craft stalls and traditional dances throughout the day, where crowds line the streets to watch the procession.

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Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature

Celebrating the life and works of this renowned author, the Du Maurier community festival in Fowey has grown into a popular annual event.

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Fal River Festival

A ten-day festival celebrating life on River Fal. The not-for-profit event incorporates music and drama, arts and heritage, gig racing, swimming and lots more.

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Looe Raft Race

This fun event is organised by Looe Boat Owners Association in support of Looe RNLI. Enjoy the fun by making and entering your own raft, or just come and cheer everyone on. 

31st October 2021

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International Sea Shanty Festival, Falmouth

The Falmouth Sea Shanty was founded and is organised by Falmouth Shout. Sea Shanty events aim to preserve and promote the maritime heritage of Falmouth and Cornwall as a whole and are thoroughly enjoyable.

19th June 2021 VIRTUAL 

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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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Stithians Show

Celebrated since the early 1800s, the Stihtains Show is a fine agricultural event showcasing animals, arts and crafts, food and drink, music and more. Don't miss the Countryside Area and Exhibition Ring. 

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Charlestown Regatta

Enjoy a week of live music, watersports, competitions, pasty-making, children's sports, raft races and a carnival, all with the backdrop of the famous Georgian harbour in Charlestown

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Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week

Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week is one of the largest sailing regatta's in the south west with more than 300 yachts racing over eight days.There is also a full events line-up which includes entertainment in Falmouth's Events Square and offsite activities such as outdoor film screenings and Red Arrow displays.

6th - 15th August 2021

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Fowey Royal Regatta

The Fowey Royal Regatta includes sailing contests, a carnival, the crowning of the Fowey Queen, a pasty eating contest, and as per tradition, a giant pasty which is shared out among the community. 

15th - 21st August 2021

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Falmouth Beer Festival

Always a popular event, the Beer Festival takes places annually at the Princess Pavillions. Admission includes a commemorative festival glass and offers over 250  cask ales, 100 ciders and perries, fruit wines and bottled beers.

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Falmouth Oyster Festival

Celebrate the start of the Oyster season at Falmouth's Events Square. Get involved with food demonstrations, browse local craft stalls and taste some spectacular seafood!

7th - 10th October 2021

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Mevagissey Shanty Festival

The Mevagissey Shanty Festival is taking place across various harbourside venues. There will be lots of shanty and accapella groups from all over the Uk entertaining the crowds throughout the weekend. The event begins at 7pm on the Friday and will continue on the Saturday at 11am.The main stage will be at the Mevagissey Activity Centre where there will also be a Cornish beer festival going on at the same venue.

15th - 17th October 2021

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Truro City of Lights

A festival of light delights the crowds who line the streets to see a parade of giant handmade lanterns. All manner of samba, brass and pipe bands process alongside, accompanied by flamboyant dancers. Further outdoor music performances take place throught the evening and there are many a food and drink stall at which to pick up a tasty snack or warming drink.

TBC November 2021

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Made in Cornwall Christmas Fair

Browse an impressive selection of Cornish crafts and delicious food on the Piazza in Truro. It's a great place to find special Christmas gifts for loved ones with plenty of choice from local artisans, artists and food and drink producers.

TBC, November 2021

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Mevagissey Christmas Lights

The big Christmas lights switch on in Mevagissey will take place at 5pm, illuminating the harbour with sparkly lights.

TBC 2021

Truro Winter Gift Fayre

Find the perfect presents for your nearest and dearest at Truro's Winter Gift Fayre. You can expect to find luxury food and drink, festive decorations and gorgeous gifts, with more than 80 stalls from local South West producers.


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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 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.