Mevagissey, Cornwall

a working fishing village

Mevagissey is a charming little fishing village on the south coast of Cornwall.
The quay is a favourite spot to relax and take in the views.
Sit and watch the fishing boats sail by or try your hand at a bit of fishing.

Fishing has been a traditional occupation for hundreds of years.
The harbour restaurants are renowned for their views and fresh and tasty seafood.
Step on board for an hours mackerel trip, or deep sea angling for the day.

The harbour is the centre of the village for locals and visitors alike.
Hundreds of years ago smugglers landed their contraband here.
Nowadays visitors soak up the sun and watch the children play.

Messing about in boats is a favourite local pastime.
Take a trip round the bay, catch a mackerel.
Its a dogs life ....

 

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