Mevy the Victorian Slip Coach

St Germans, Cornwall, England

Stylish restored slip carriage offers a great holiday for rail enthusiasts, couples and families, in St Germans.

Key Points

  • Fabulous Victorian Slip Coach now sleeps up to 5 guests with a sumptuous first class master bedroom in St. Germans.
  • Children will love staying in the unique triple bunks and making use of the play area.
  • There is a well equipped kitchen on board and bathroom with roll top bath.
  • Take a stroll into St Germans where there is a local pub, village shop and post office.



Receive a £25 discount if you arrive by train, bus, bike or on foot! 


Award-winning Rail Holiday at St Germans offers quality accommodations options to create a delightful holiday in a picturesque Cornish village near the coast. 

Mevy, the Victorian Slip Coach, is designed with families of up to 5 in mind and has several features unique to the coach, including a sumptuous first class bedroom compartment, a proper bath with ball and claw feet and a traditional cooker in the kitchen as well as a fridge and microwave. The second bedroom has bespoke triple bunk beds, perfect for the children! The lounge diner comes with a TV/DVD player plus a DAB radio for all your entertainment needs plus Wifi for staying in touch with family and friends. Ample biomass heating is included so you can enjoy stays all year round. 

Outside a garden area with seating and BBQ facilities offers fun for all the family. Mevy is not on a trackside location but instead looks out to the river and rolling hills beyond, so you can enjoy the beautiful sights of the countryside whilst enjoying your morning cuppa. 

On site there is use of a children's play area, games room with air hockey table,washing machine, dryer and freezer plus unrestricted free broadband access. Guests also have access to 10 acres of woodland to explore! If coming with a little one, a cot and high chair can be used at no extra cost. 

St German's is a small village with a population of 600. There is a great village pub, a community shop and Post Office. The Quay, with the viaduct towering above it and its sailing club, is a popular spot. The old part of the village, which includes the railway station, is virtually unspoilt and has been made a Conservation Area.

Rail Holiday St Germans have won Sustainable Tourism and Wildlife-Friendly awards.

Short breaks run from Monday to Friday for a 4 night stay and Friday to Monday for a 3 night stay. Weekly stays have Friday arrivals. Prices from £255 for a 3 night stay. Book early for this popular place. 

*Mevy is totally pet free so suitable for allergen sufferers.  

Room Types









 Dining area






 Seating area

Nearby (within 5 miles)


 Lake / River

 Local shop

 Pub within walking distance




 Family friendly site


 DVD player









Young Children


 Welcome all ages


 Free parking


 Small site (2-4 accoms)

Nearest Airport/s

Bristol / Exeter

Content updated on 18th May 2022 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom in collaboration with Lizzy from Mevy the Victorian Slip Coach