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Gwel an Mor
Mevagissey

£637 - £1301 per week
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Situated directly on the harbour front, within the pretty village of Mevagissey, with stunning views, and boasting a spacious and stylish interior, this is a holiday home where magical memories are sure to be made. Spend your morning with a coffee, overlooking the harbour, watching the boats come and go, before you wander around the village, taking in that easy Cornish lifestyle. Gwel An Mor offers guests a truly superb holiday experience in a wonderful location, with the bonus of parking right behind the property.

Entrance

via 12 external steps to communal porch, door to:

Kitchen/dining room/sitting room

L-shaped sofa, TV, table and two chairs, electric oven, grill and hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, views overlooking the harbour, doors into:

Bedroom 1

double bed, open hanging rail, views of the harbour.

Bathroom

bath with electric shower above, WC and basin.

Bedroom 2

single bed, desk and chair, views overlooking the harbour.

Additional information

please take care while driving along the harbour to your property. Not suitable for children. 12 external steps to the property, so may not be suitable for those with limited mobilty. WiFi, short breaks available.

 
 

My wife and I have just spent two wonderful weeks at Gwel an Mor, which can only be described as having the best location and view of Mevagissey harbour from it's windows anywhere. We would thoroughly recommend it either as a base to explore the surrounding Cornish area or to simply stay around the harbour, which has many excellent shops, restaurants, bars and food outlets. Above all, simply walking or sitting around the harbour, taking in the views and watching the fishing boats arrive and all of the activity that goes on is enough to keep you occupied. Having it's own parking space is an absolute bonus, set through the concealed courtyard off the main harbour front. A short flight of steps from the courtyard gives access to the front doors leading directly in to the main open living/dining/kitchen area, including two large windows that you won't be able to stop looking through to the view outside, stunning. The kitchen has everything needed, large fridge/freezer, oven, grill, hob, dishwasher, plenty of cupboard space and some essentials to start you off which is a nice touch. There is a small dining table for four and a large 'L' shaped settee. Two good sized bedrooms, first with a double bed and a second with single bed. Both bedrooms have a window with the same stunning views. The bathroom has a very powerful shower, useful large heated towel rail and plenty of storage. Towels are supplied per guest, which are replaced along with bed linen depending on length of stay. Overall the apartment was clean and tidy, plenty of space for the two of us. I will point out a couple of things, not complaints but observations that future visitors may want to know before arriving. Mevagissey is a working fishing harbour day and night, meaning there is some noise during the night from the boats and fishermen, nothing drastic but you might get woken by moving vehicles, flashing lights and talking during the early hours, especially if you have the windows open. A bit obvious but there are an abundance of seagulls around the harbour, who have no concept of the time of day and love chasing after the incoming trawlers arriving back during the night. You can ask them as much as you like but they wont keep quiet!! Using the oven/grill might raise an issue as the smoke/fire alarm is located directly above, meaning it sets off when the doors are open, unless you are very quick and/or have a fit and healthy towel waver at hand. The TV is great, but be aware that it has no aerial and uses internet/streaming services to provide it's channels, not a 'Freeview' type. Most 'everyday' channels are available, it just means that you have to search around for 'live' channels or catch up. None of these observations are meant to put anyone off staying at Gwel an Mor, just a heads up really.

September 2021

We have just finished a fantastic family holiday in Cornwall; our first ‘staycation’ for many years. Gwel An Mor is a real gem right on Mevagissey Harbour front. We could not fault it. It was very clean and had everything that you could wish for when staying away from home. A great place in the evening to just sit in the window and watch the world go by. The private Parking space was also much appreciated right outside the front door in a private courtyard, as was the welcome pack of Cornish produce. No hesitation in using Aspects again should the opportunity arise.

August 2021

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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!

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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.

My wife and I have just spent two wonderful weeks at Gwel an Mor, which can only be described as having the best location and view of Mevagissey harbour from it's windows anywhere. We would thoroughly recommend it either as a base to explore the surrounding Cornish area or to simply stay around the harbour, which has many excellent shops, restaurants, bars and food outlets. Above all, simply walking or sitting around the harbour, taking in the views and watching the fishing boats arrive and all of the activity that goes on is enough to keep you occupied. Having it's own parking space is an absolute bonus, set through the concealed courtyard off the main harbour front. A short flight of steps from the courtyard gives access to the front doors leading directly in to the main open living/dining/kitchen area, including two large windows that you won't be able to stop looking through to the view outside, stunning. The kitchen has everything needed, large fridge/freezer, oven, grill, hob, dishwasher, plenty of cupboard space and some essentials to start you off which is a nice touch. There is a small dining table for four and a large 'L' shaped settee. Two good sized bedrooms, first with a double bed and a second with single bed. Both bedrooms have a window with the same stunning views. The bathroom has a very powerful shower, useful large heated towel rail and plenty of storage. Towels are supplied per guest, which are replaced along with bed linen depending on length of stay. Overall the apartment was clean and tidy, plenty of space for the two of us. I will point out a couple of things, not complaints but observations that future visitors may want to know before arriving. Mevagissey is a working fishing harbour day and night, meaning there is some noise during the night from the boats and fishermen, nothing drastic but you might get woken by moving vehicles, flashing lights and talking during the early hours, especially if you have the windows open. A bit obvious but there are an abundance of seagulls around the harbour, who have no concept of the time of day and love chasing after the incoming trawlers arriving back during the night. You can ask them as much as you like but they wont keep quiet!! Using the oven/grill might raise an issue as the smoke/fire alarm is located directly above, meaning it sets off when the doors are open, unless you are very quick and/or have a fit and healthy towel waver at hand. The TV is great, but be aware that it has no aerial and uses internet/streaming services to provide it's channels, not a 'Freeview' type. Most 'everyday' channels are available, it just means that you have to search around for 'live' channels or catch up. None of these observations are meant to put anyone off staying at Gwel an Mor, just a heads up really.

We have just finished a fantastic family holiday in Cornwall; our first ‘staycation’ for many years. Gwel An Mor is a real gem right on Mevagissey Harbour front. We could not fault it. It was very clean and had everything that you could wish for when staying away from home. A great place in the evening to just sit in the window and watch the world go by. The private Parking space was also much appreciated right outside the front door in a private courtyard, as was the welcome pack of Cornish produce. No hesitation in using Aspects again should the opportunity arise.