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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.

Additional service fee may apply.
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                                                                                                  Cottage #1378944
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                                                                                                    Cottage #6708776
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Fabulous little bungalow, perfect for our first visit to Cornwall

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Spotlessly clean, super comfy beds, had everything we needed. Photos don't do it justice really, I was very happy with it! Owners were very accommodating and visited us once to check we were happy. Wifi was in the Manor House on site, it was an ok speed for public wifi. Pool was suitable for a dip! We visited all the local places and beaches and made some great memories! Wonderful stay.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 19-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017

                                                                                                      Perfect

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The property was lovely and the perfect setting for our mini break. It was easy to find and in a great location. Everything we could need was supplied in the cottage. Very clean and tidy as as well plus a great shower. I would go back here in a heartbeat. Thank you Michelle
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 19-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017

                                                                                                      Fab flat with amazing panoramic view of Falmouth bay.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The flat exceeded our expectations with amazing view and fab retro decor. Wonderful position on the seafront. Big picture window with comfortable chairs from which to soak in the views. Brilliant little kitchen very well kitted out, we wanted for nothing!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 15-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017