British Beaches

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Mevagissey Beach

St Austell, Cornwall

With its twin harbours and narrow twsting streets, Mevagissey is the epitomy of a traditional Cornish seaside town.

Beach Type



Shops cafes and restaurants are all available


Boat trips

Nature and Wildlife

The coastal path offers some spectacular walks to nearby towns and beaches.

Water Quality

Not Tested



Tourist Information

Mevagissey TIC St George's Square. Mevagissey. Cornwall. PL26 6UB Phone / Fax +44 (0) 1726 844857


Nearest town: St Austell
County: Cornwall
Latitude/Longitude: 50.2611, -4.78392
Postcode: PL26 6PX
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around St Austell, Cornwall at Explore Britain.


Mevagissey is signposted down the B3273 south from St Austell.

Public Transport

There is a train station in St Austell. Bus route 526

Nearest Railway Stations

St Austell (Approx. 5 miles away)
Par (Approx. 7 miles away)
Luxulyan (Approx. 9 miles away)
Bugle (Approx. 10 miles away)
St Columb Road (Approx. 12 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


Parking is available. pay and display.

Nearby Car Parks

Portmellon Road, Mevagissey (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
West Wharf, Mevagissey (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
River Street, Mevagissey (Short stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Church Street, Mevagissey (Short stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Chapel Square, Mevagissey (Unknown stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Valley Road, Mevagissey (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Canton, Gorran Haven (Unknown stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Lamledra, Gorran Haven (Unknown stay).
About 1.7 miles away
West End, Pentewan (Unknown stay).
About 2.1 miles away
Dodman Point, Penare (Unknown stay).
About 2.4 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in St Austell