Mevagissey is a village, fishing port in Cornwall.
The village is situated approximately five miles south of St Austell. The parish population at the 2011 census was 2,015, whereas the ward population at the same census was 4,354.
The village nestles in a small valley and faces east to Mevagissey Bay.
The inner and outer harbours are busy with a mixture of pleasure vessels and working fishing boats. It has a thriving fishing industry and is the second biggest fishing port in Cornwall.
Mevagissey village centre consists of narrow streets with many places to eat and shops aimed at the tourist trade. The outer areas are built on the steep slopes of the surrounding hillsides and are mostly residential.
If you want to tour the port, bay and coastline of Mevagissey, Seas The Day Charters run short 45 minute boat trips. You can book for longer and even charter the boat overnight for that magical experience. Rob, the captain has a lifetime of experience in these waters. If you are very lucky, you might catch a glimpse of the dolphins who are frequently seen in the waters.
Need accommodation in the village? Chapel Cottage is in the heart of the village just moments away from the hustle and bustle of the harbour and is an ideal location for vising the many attractions the local area has to offer.