Endless possibilities await your stay at Mesmear. We can book a whole host of adventures on your behalf, with exclusive discounts, so that your holiday begins the moment you arrive. Our excellent on site facilities include an outdoor swimming pool & hot tub, equipped gym & pilates studio, friendly farm animals, a zip wire and plenty of space to play and explore.

Off site there’s surf & SUP lessons, the monster board experienced, surf safaris for the more experience, marine boat safaris and fitness classes. Away from the beach we can pre-arrange bike hire or transport to collect you after long coast path walks.


The heated outdoor swimming pool and hot tub at Mesmear, Polzeath


Only a stones throw from your cottage!

Our lovely 12 metre outdoor heated swimming pool is available between May and October. Complete with sun loungers and parasols it is a perfect place for to relax and enjoy the sun. Our collection of floats, swimming aids, water pistols and inflatables mean there are plenty of toys for the kids to enjoy too.

Not feeling the heat? Then jump into our 7 seater hot tub, available all year round, and let the pace of everyday life melt away. Great in the summer, but even better for those winter breaks!

For safety both the swimming pool and the hot tub are enclosed within a gated area accessible with a code.

The equipped gym and Pilates studio at Mesmear, Polzeath


We know it is great to feel good on the inside and out!

The gym is available for use 24 hours a day. It has a full weights machine, free weights, wrist and ankle weights, a heavy bag and speed ball (gloves and hand wraps included), an exercise bike, a rowing machine, swiss balls, ab wheel, and pilates equipment with reformer (private and group classes and sessions are available on request with our onsite Body Control Pilates Instructor). There are some speakers for you to hook up your MP3 player to listen to your favourite tunes while you work out.

The gym also houses our table tennis table for your use, as well as our extensive DVD library for when the weather is not on our side!

The Orchard with zip wire at Mesmear, Polzeath


With its own garden games room and zip line

A stroll down past the pigs and the hens will bring you down into our orchard. As well as being home to our different variates of apple, plum, and pear trees, there is also a zip-wire that goes from the top of the orchard to the tree house – a favourite with little kids and big kids!

Our orchard tree house on stilts houses an air-hockey table and table football, along with an outside seating area. It’s a perfect little hideaway!

A kune kune pig on the farm at Mesmear, Polzeath


Enjoy the friendly animals

We dare you to come to Mesmear and not go away without missing our pigs! From Famous Boris’ smile …..(he was featured at Twickenham don’t you know!) , Ginger Gary’s long eye lashes, Priscilla’s amazing scent for all things food related to our beloved (slightly odd) Frankie with one eye, flappy ears and as deaf as a post……….we have not known a guest leave without knowing all their names and boasting that they have managed to topple a pig just by tickling it.

As far as our feathered friends and concerned , Vicki keeps a regimented cluster of hens which are ever so friendly. We encourage children to go in and collect eggs for their breakfast. An eggselent addition to every farm holiday.


A surf lesson group at Polzeath beach, less than one mile from Mesmear


Just a mile from Mesmear is Polzeath. Its gently sloping beach makes it a perfect place for learning to surf as well as more advanced surfers. Wavehunters offers surf and stand up paddle boarding lessons and equipment hire on the beach. Those staying at Mesmear get a 10% discount off lessons and kids can join the Groms Club surf lessons for free.

The Wavehunters' marine safari rib in the Padstow estuary


Do you want to see dolphins in the wild? Wavehunters’ marine safaris offer one or two hour sea adventures and you have a choice of leaving from Padstow or Rock.

Out in the Atlantic we frequently see Basking Sharks, Seals, Dolphins, Porpoises, Puffins, Gannets and many other varieties of seabirds.

Wavehunter's fitness class with Millie Kerr at Polzeath beach.


Our very own pilates instructor Vicki can provide both private and group pilates lessons in the onsite studio, by request.

Wavehunters’ Fitness run by Millie Cameron runs fitness classes on Polzeath beach and in the onsite studio (from Easter). Millie is also available for private training sessions.


The Camel Trail, a 18 mile linear route between Padstow and Bodmin. Perfect for walking, running or cycling.


If you fancy trying out some of Cornwall’s off-road cycle paths we can arrange for bike hire with drop off and collection.

The Camel Trail is the most popular cycle route, taking in the picturesque camel valley from Padstow to Wenford Bridge and goes right past the Camel Valley vineyard which is a good place to stop, relax and sample their award winning wines.



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