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Mousehole

LOCATION: south west Cornwall, nr Penzance    PARKING: yes     FACILITIES: yes

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Cornish: Porthenys

 

Mousehole is a quaint coastal Cornish village located about 2.5 miles from Penzance. Until the 16th century Mousehole was actually one of the principal ports of Mount's Bay. It was pretty much obliterated in the 1595 by the Spanish during a raid by Spaniard Carlos de Amésquita.

 

These days Mousehole is better known as a tourist destination. Along the harbour road you’ll find galleries, gift shops and restaurants. There is a safe, sandy beach in the harbour at low tide.

 

Mousehole is also known for its Christmas Lights, which was started in 1963 by Mousehole-based artist, Joan Gillchrest.

Tide Times Holiday Accommodation - Oaken Cottage, Mousehole

Oaken Cottage (ref: TE8) - sleeps 6 - no pets

 

Fisherman’s cottage set only yards from the harbour. Within easy reach lie Penzance and Lands End, and of interest is the Minack Theatre at Porthcurno.....more

Holiday Cottages in Mousehole

Holiday Accommodation - Regent Cottage, Mousehole

Regent Cottage (ref: E4345) - sleeps 6 - no pets

 

Short stroll from the harbour of this picturesque fishing village. Offers an ideal base for exploring the many hidden coves & beaches along the dramatic west Cornwall coast...more

Holiday Accommodation - Green Man Cottage, Mousehole

Green Man Cottage (ref: 29950) - sleeps 3 - 1 pet

 

Ideal for couples / small family. Grade II listed, semi-detached property includes some original period features, and is believed to be one of the oldest cottages in the village of Mousehole...more