Mousehole Holidays

Mousehole Holidays

Our guide to holiday cottages in Mousehole, Cornwall

First thing’s first – Mousehole is pronounced ‘Mowzel’ (well you don’t want to be roaming its cobbled streets saying the name wrong!), and this traditional fishing village has become legendary for its annual Christmas illuminations. Every boat in the harbour is covered with bright festive lights from mid-December to create a sight that once seen is never forgotten, and the illuminations get bigger every year.

The village looks every inch the picturesque Cornish fishing village, and traditional cottages huddle protectively around its working harbour. The sheltered little beach means plenty of opportunity to paddle and the friendly pubs throughout the village make the perfect places to sample the local ale in the sunshine. Mousehole is the kind of place where time slows down and life revolves around fresh seafood and enjoying the peace and quiet.

The Ship Inn

What’s a traditional Cornish harbour without a friendly pub serving up good ale and fresh food? Well in Mousehole that pub’s The Ship Inn, and it’s something of an institution. You can’t miss The Ship Inn as it sits right beside the harbour and it has all the charm of an historic Cornish pub. Thanks to its harbourside location the...
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