Where to stay around Mawgan?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,098 holiday lettings near Mawgan. From 605 cottages to 218 apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Mawgan is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Mawgan?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Mawgan. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Poldhu Cove: 2,760 holiday lettings
  • Pendinnis Castle: 3,226 holiday lettings
  • Truro Cathedral: 4,299 holiday lettings
  • Penmere Station: 3,585 holiday lettings
  • Redruth Station: 3,773 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Mawgan listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent cottages in Mawgan?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 605 cottages in Mawgan. Our other popular types of Mawgan holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 218 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 109 self catering accommodations
  • Barns: 84 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Mawgan?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 103 holiday homes with pool available in Mawgan. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday cottage or holiday rental home in Mawgan your home from home in sunny Cornwall

    The village of Mawgan is situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty near Mawgan Creek in a wooded valley on the Helford River, near Helston. The Parish of Mawgan-in-Meneage, controls the land entry to the Land of the Monks, a number of hamlets including Rosevear, Mawgan Cross and Mawgan Church Town, Garras, and Rose in the Bush, which are sandwiched between a number of isolated farms.

    Places to holiday in Mawgan

    Mawgan is a popular Cornwall tourism area and the main types of accommodation enquiries received by the Cornwall tourist board for Mawgan are for self catering accommodation and holiday cottages. These include farm cottages, barn conversions and riverside cottages including some with water frontage, private jetty and a rowing boat. A cottage by the river is perfect of fishing for Sea Bass and Mullet and children love dangling lines for crabs.

    The village of Mawgan has a 12th century church, a 600 AD Celtic cross and there is an figure in the church of a resting crusader as well as the helmet of Sir R. Vyvyan is hung in the north isle. Many holiday cottages are on farms with charismatic Cornish names, such as Tregear, Gwarth-an-drea, Tregadjack, Gilly, Skyburriowe, Bojorrow, Chybilly, Chygarkye, Tregoose and Roskymer.

    A cottage puts you central for Cornwall travel to ports such as Padstow, Penryn, Porthleven, Newlyn, Looe and Mevagissey, the shopping towns of Wadebridge, Falmouth, Bodmin and the city of Truro, the seaside and the surfing resorts of North Cornwall such as Newquay, Polzeath and Bude.

    Things to do in Mawgan

    Mawgan has a post office and well-stocked Spar shop, the Old Courthouse Restaurant and the Ship Inn. Helston is a busy town that is only a ten minute drive away and the Lizard Peninsula has wonderful walks, sandy beaches and coves, sailing, water sports, theme parks, golf, fishing, horse riding, art galleries and many beautiful gardens that are open to the public.

    Close to Mawgan is Trelowarran, a historical Tudor Manor House in a thousand acre estate. It has a rich history and is renown for its "green" projects. It is set in parkland and has stables, a neo gothic chapel, craft shop and restaurant. Close by are the "Halliggye fogou" a series of weird Neolithic underground tunnels uncommon to the Lizard area, though often found to the west of the river in Hayle.

    The Goonhilly Earth and Satellite Station and its visitor centre are situated close to Mawgan on the beautiful Lizard Peninsula. A trip to Cornwall is not complete without visiting the Eden Project and this is easily accessible from your holiday cottage. Eden is situated at Bodelva in St Austell and there is so much to enjoy and explore in this global garden, which has amazing architecture and huge rainforests.

    Weather in Mawgan

    Mawgan's climate is mild, warm and sunny. The weather can be cooler on the north coast as it is unprotected from the Atlantic.

    Travel to Mawgan

    Plymouth and Newquay airports are convenient for Mawgan and the nearest mainline stations are Penzance and Hayle and there is a local bus service from Helston.

    Attractions in and around Mawgan

    Looking for places to see while you're in Mawgan? Take the children and visit Cornish Seal Sanctuary, Bonython Estate Gardens and Flambards. To appreciate the outdoor scene, make time for beaches such as Loe Bar Beach and Poldhu Cove, and green spaces such as Potager Garden and The Loe. Activities around the area include Mullion Cove Harbour, Penjerrick and Castle Beach. Stop by Tolmen Centre, Helston Folk Museum and Trebah Gardens while in the area. Also you might want to add Marconi Centre, Glendurgan Garden or Poldark Mine to your agenda.