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Make a self-catering holiday home or cottage in Mawgan Porth, Cornwall your home away from home

Mawgan Porth is the name of a beach and the surrounding small village. It is situated on the North Coast of Cornwall between Watergate Bay and Porthcothan. Mawgan Porth sits in the Vale of Lanherne and is close to Bedruthan Steps, St Mawgan village, RAF St Mawgan, St Eval, St Columb, Porth and Newquay. The village is a popular holiday resort and consists of a few hotels, a pub, caravan holiday parks, holiday cottages and guest houses. High cliffs surround the beach and the sands are golden with a few dunes.

Places to holiday in Mawgan Porth, Cornwall

Mawgan Porth is popular with surfers and with its rock pools, is also perfectly suited for family days by the sea. Local estate agents and the tourist information bureau receive many enquiries regarding self catering Mawgan seaside cottages for holidays and short breaks.

Self catering accommodation is a cheaper option than Mawgan Porth hotels and gives you more freedom to plan your day, without worrying about returning to a guest house or hotel for meals. Self catering accommodation in a caravan is ok, but not as comfortable as a holiday cottage.

Weekend breaks are fashionable in this area, especially with walkers who want to explore the immediate rural area and the spectacular coastline. The King Surf School, a British Surfing Associated Approved school, is situated at Betty's surf shack opposite the entrance to the beach and within walking distance of your holiday accommodation.

Things to do in Mawgan Porth, Corwall

There are riding stables, a golf course, pitch and putt and crazy golf less than a mile from Mawgan Porth. St Mawgan village is a picturesque village situated in the wooded Lanherne Valley. It has two bridges, cottages, a beautiful 13th Century manor house, now a convent and a church with a "Holy Well" and "St Mawgan Cross", an ancient cross. Half a mile away in the other direction is Watergate Bay with Jamie Oliver's "Fifteen" restaurant and its Extreme Sports Academy.

Padstow just seven miles away has a busy harbour, narrow streets and lots of cafes and restaurants including Rick Steins Seafood restaurant. Newquay less than seven miles away has the best nightlife scene in the whole of Cornwall. Mawgan Porth is five miles from the old Cornish market town of St Columb and it is relatively unspoilt retaining many of its traditional pubs and shops.

Hollywell Bay Fun Park near Newquay has a pitch and putt, go karts and bumper boats. Other Attractions in the surrounding areas include the Eden Project at St Austell, Newquay Zoo, Carnglaze Caverns and the Rum Store in Bodmin and Crealy Adventure Park in Wadebridge.

Weather in Mawgan Porth

The climate in Mawgan Porth is mild, but with its fair share of rain. It will feel chilly when the north wind blows directly off the sea.

Transport in Mawgan Porth

Mawgan Porth is served by Newquay Airport at St Mawgan, a five-minute drive from Mawgan Porth. Newquay railway station has a branch line running from the mainline at Par. First and Greyhound buses run from Newquay to Padstow along the coastline and stop Mawgan Porth.

    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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    • 5 BR
    • 3 BA
    • Separate Toilet
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    House #8138805
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      Apartment #6932201
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        Cottage #6885583
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          • 6 BR
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          House #4568141
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            Exceptional! 5/5
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            • 4 BR
            • 3 BA
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            House #8158463
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              • 1 BA
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              House #8152586
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                • 2 BA
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                Apartment #6511782
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                  • 3 BR
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                  Apartment #6934314
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                    • 2 BR
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                    Bungalow #8174120
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                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                      • 2 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 5
                      Apartment #6472957
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                        • 6 BR
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                        House #8099830
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                          • 3 BR
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                          Apartment #8125559
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                            Apartment #1900528
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                              Apartment #6509938
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                                Apartment #8118578
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                                  House #8164933
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                                    • 8 BR
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                                    House #6901788
                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                      • 4 BR
                                      • 3 BA
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                                      Apartment #6798597
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                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 1 BA
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                                        Apartment #6721808
                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 2 BA
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                                          Apartment #8251975
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                                            House #6999975
                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 2 BA
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                                              Cottage #6816423
                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 1 BA
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                                                House #6980325
                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 2 BA
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                                                  Cottage #8226666
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                                                    House #8336889
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                                                      • 3 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
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                                                      House #6999962
                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
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                                                        Cottage #6471331
                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                          Cottage #6471332
                                                            • 5 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
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                                                            House #1689528
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                                                              Cottage #8292529
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                                                                Cottage #8226667
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                                                                  Cottage #8292834
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                                                                    Cottage #1859745
                                                                      • 4 BR
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                                                                      Cottage #8304076
                                                                        • 4 BR
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                                                                        Cottage #8305129
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                                                                          Cottage #8304692
                                                                            • 5 BR
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                                                                            Cottage #8304430
                                                                              • 4 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
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                                                                              Bungalow #8304502
                                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                                • 3 BA
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                                                                                Cottage #8304188
                                                                                  • 6 BR
                                                                                  • 4 BA
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                                                                                  Cottage #8304105
                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
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                                                                                    Cottage #1965123
                                                                                      • 1 BR
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                                                                                      Apartment #6020976
                                                                                        • 4 BR
                                                                                        • 4 BA
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                                                                                        House #6903235
                                                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                                                          Cottage #6823960
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                                                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                            (33 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 1 BR
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                                                                                            Cottage #8147142
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                                                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                                              • 4 BR
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                                                                                              Cottage #6082727
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                                                                                              Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                (16 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                Apartment #8119558
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                                                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                  (20 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • 5 BR
                                                                                                  • 3 BA
                                                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 10
                                                                                                  House #8151818
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                                                                                                  Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                                    • 2 BR
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                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    Barn #1784347
                                                                                                    13
                                                                                                    Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                      (18 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                      Apartment #6785474
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      A lovely flat in a beautiful location

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The flat is very clean and comfortable with a well equipped kitchen. The view from the living room is stunning. There are gorgeous walks on the doorsteps. Locals were lovely and welcoming. Definitely recommend this gem of a place and would love to return.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

                                                                                                      Great location and ideal for a large family

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We loved our week at Blue Seas. The location was great and the views were stunning. The layout was ideal for a large family to enjoy and all aspects of the house were of a very high standard.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 02, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017