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On The Rocks

£458 - £1214 per week

Spacious, beautiful and brimming with character, On The Rocks offers you and your family the perfect holiday in Mevagissey. Tastefully decorated with unique finishes combined with great comfort, gather with your nearest and dearest around the roaring fire in the wonderful living room or around the dining table where you can tuck into the local produce that Mevagissey has to offer. Spend sunny days soaking up the sunshine and while away the hours sitting out on the peaceful terrace.

Wake up early and discover those dreamy, sandy beaches and tempting foodie hang-outs, scattered along the south coast. Or keep it local and ditch the car, hop onto one of the many boat trips from Mevagissey harbour to try out fishing or just take in the sights. Simply sit back and take in those unforgettable views of the coastline. After a day of excitement and maybe ice creams, be sure to visit one of the pubs or restaurants to try out the fresh local produce and your favourite tipple.

Entrance via external stone steps

into hallway with door to:


WC, basin.

Sitting room

woodburner, sofa, chair, TV.

Dining area

table with six chairs, entrance to kitchen, patio doors to outside area. Stairs to first floor bedrooms and shower room.

Outside area

table with six chairs.


dishwasher, washer/dryer, fridge/freezer, electric oven and hob.

Bedroom 1

king size bed.

Bedroom 2

single bed.

Family shower room

shower, WC and basin. Landing area with stairs to 2nd floor.

Bedroom 3

twin beds, open clothes hanging space.

Additional information

electric panel heaters. Parking is at Willow Coach Carpark, this is a level walk to the property, WiFi, up to two dogs welcome, short breaks available.


Perfect cottage in the heart of Mevagissey Everything you need for a relaxing break Cream tea on arrival very nice ??

August 2021

We have stayed in Mevagissey through Aspects now for four years. Michelle (Aspects) is always so welcoming and knowledgeable. This properly is excellently furnished and equipped and an excellent location minutes from the harbour. Our favourite house so far. Thank you :) :)

July 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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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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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.

Perfect cottage in the heart of Mevagissey Everything you need for a relaxing break Cream tea on arrival very nice ??

We have stayed in Mevagissey through Aspects now for four years. Michelle (Aspects) is always so welcoming and knowledgeable. This properly is excellently furnished and equipped and an excellent location minutes from the harbour. Our favourite house so far. Thank you :) :)

Book this cottage, you won't regret it. Beautiful cottage, amazing location. Truly stunning

We had a fabulous weeks stay at ‘on the rocks’ at the end of May . The cottage was perfect for 2 adults , 2 teens and a dog . Plenty of space and everything you need . The cottage was in fact bigger then it looks on the photos . It was decorated beautifully throughout . Location was brilliant , walking distance to all shops , pubs and restaurants but still nice and quiet at night . Which is Just what we wanted . We were very thankful to arrive to a lovely welcome pack . Aspects always go above and beyond . The location is fab . We visited Perranporth, Padstow, Newquay , Looe and Polperro which are all under an hours drive away . We have stayed in many places in Cornwall over the years and this is definitely one at the top of our list of favourites for both accommodation and Mevagissey itself . The locals were so friendly and welcoming . It’s also great for dogs as most places accept them. We would definitely stay here again .

Great property very convenient would love to stay again

Beautiful house in a brilliant location - would thoroughly recommend.

We really enjoyed our stay at On The Rocks. Spacious, well equipped and cosy with lots of thoughtful extras. Excellent location. We hope to return and enjoy the outside space in the summer. The only negative was the noisy fisherman's forklift truck trundling past numerous times into the early hours one night. We haven't heard this from other properties around the village, but we do understand, as a busy fishing harbour, the work needs to be done.

A fabulous cottage in a perfect location. Everything you could need is there, a real home from home.

Fantastic house in a brilliant location. Had a lovely week and highly recommend Aspects, On the Rocks and Mevagissey!

Stay here, you will not be disappointed.

Wonderful cottage. It was stylishly decorated with some lovely homely touches. The rooms were surprisingly spacious, not what we expected in Cornwall and the provision of a parking permit was a great bonus.Beds were very comfy and it was great to have a decently equiped kitchen with helpful bits and pieces for a change.

The cottage is located on the road but road noise wasnt really a problem. We visited in October and the electric heaters and log burner kept the cottage cosy.

Location was good for easy walking to the shops and restaurants of Megavissey. Lovely walks on the coastal path from Megavissey and other local places. Lost Gardens of Heligan and Eden Project both nearby and were excellent day trips I would highly recomnend this cottage after our first visit to Cornwall

Amazing property. Stunning. Beautifully decorated and situated perfectly in Mevigassey. Amazing week spent here. So relaxing. I really didn't want to come home.

Enjoyed a wonderful week at ‘On the Rocks’ Beautiful house with an eye to style and design. Excellent central location with that much sought after outdoor space. Highly recommend

Fantastic well equipped and presented property would highly recommend a stay at On the Rocks

What a beautiful Seaside house.
The kitchen had everything you could need and more. Lovely cosy living room and dining area.
The bedrooms were a brilliant size. The bathroom had a huge shower and with a downstairs toilet too it was just perfect for all of us and a pooch. Really clean and with all the local finishing touches from Mevagissey it was just a perfect stay.

On the rocks is everything and more It is decorated and furnished with lots of thought and love ,nothing has been spared

Stayed at On the Rocks in November 2018. Really comfortable well equipped cottage which was close to shops and the harbour and the parking which was included was very close. Would definitely recommend.

Perfectly located in the heart of Mevagissey. A true home from home, we couldn't have asked for anything more. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this excellently equipped home, and the included parking was a fantastic bonus.