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The Weather in Mevagissey
Above is a climate diagram for Mevagissey. July is the warmest month in Mevagissey, with average daily maximum temperatures of 19°. Conversely, February is the coolest month in Mevagissey, with temperatures falling below 4°. The rainiest month is January, while the driest month is May.
Cornish perfection with holiday cottages in Mevagissey
Mevagissey is one of the most photographed Cornish fishing villages for good reason. Filled with traditional stone cottages which appear to be clinging to the steep hillside above the harbour, Mevagissey is the perfect base for a holiday exploring this stunning part of Cornwall.
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Mevagissey is still home to working fishing boats, with many of the local pubs and restaurants serving locally caught fish and seafood. Cornwall is also known for its rich farmland, with locally produced ice cream widely available in every flavour you can imagine.
A visit to Mevagissey wouldn't be complete without a traditional cream tea; a pot of tea, home-made scones, sweet jam and indulgent clotted cream. It's not to be missed.
Holiday in Mevagissey with the kids
Kids will adore the narrow streets and colourful boats in Mevagissey harbour, and there is no shortage of cafés selling ice creams and cakes. Just two miles south of Mevagissey is the village of Gorran Haven, which lies between two of Cornwall's best beaches, ideal for sandcastle building and playing in the waves.
The Shipwreck Museum in Charlestown has guides and worksheets, and tells the story of smugglers and shipwrecks along the rugged Cornish coast. Children interested in transport will love the Mevagissey Model Railway Museum which has lots of working displays.
Things to do in and around Mevagissey
You could easily spend your entire holiday exploring the narrow streets around the harbour, fishing for crabs off the harbour wall, and visiting Mevagissey's small but interesting museum and aquarium, but there's even more to explore around the town itself.
Mevagissey is only 17 km from The Eden Project, home to two massive greenhouses recreating plant habitats from around the world. Explore the surrounding coastline by taking a boat trip across the bay to the town of Fowey, or visit the Lost Gardens of Heligan, recently restored to their former glory.
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