There is so much to do at Sharksfin and in Mevagissey.  

  • Sip your morning coffee looking out at the Harbour
  • Paddle board
  • Kayak
  • Enjoy cream tea and scones
  • Cornish ice cream
  • Dine in one of the many cafes, pubs or fast food places
  • Have a drink in one of the historic bars
  • Shop in the quaint boutiques
  • Visit the aquarium
  • Take a 30-minute bay tour
  • Ferry to Fowey for lunch
  • Walk or Cycle to the Lost Gardens of Heligan
  • Visit the Harbour museum
  • Spend 2 to 6 hours on a fishing trip to catch you dinner
  • Watch the seagulls
  • Swim in the cool sea water
  • Watch the sunrise from the living room


Did you know?

Fishing remains one of the chief occupations in Mevagissey?

The pretty Cornish town of Mevagissey retains a nostalgic feel that relaxes its visitors, and its working harbour and old fashioned buildings have the character of a traditional fishing town. Close to Fowey, A holiday here can be spent exploring narrow mazes of streets, sampling fresh fish restaurants and visiting quirky tourist shops. You will be at the centre of this friendly area’s historic town, traditions and surrounding beauty.

  • When the pilchard industry was rife, street lighting was powered by pilchard oil.
  • The name, Mevagissey, is believed to derive from two Saints, Meva and Issey.
  • Much of the coastline adjacent to Mevagissey is cared for by the National Trust.