Popular for retaining its original character, charm and beauty, Mousehole is a tiny fishing village in West Cornwall, three miles west of Penzance. Its picturesque harbour is surrounded by narrow streets and yellow lichened houses, which huddle together creating a stunning location. Along the harbour road you’ll find galleries, gift shops and restaurants and in the harbour itself is a safe sandy beach at low tide popular with families.
Reasons to visit Mousehole
- One of the most unspoilt fishing villages in Cornwall
- Plenty of beaches with easy access – Mousehole Harbour beach, Salt Ponds beach, Porthcurno, Lamorna Cove and much more
- Peaceful village away from the hustle and bustle
- Thriving with fishing activities
- Easy access to the South West Coast Path for those who enjoy walking along and enjoying nature
- Fantastic Cornwall attractions nearby including St Michael’s Mount, Porthcurno Telegraph Museum, Land's End Landmark, Geevor Tin Mine, Paradise Park
Things to do in Mousehole
- Stroll along the harbour walls and take in the glorious views out to sea and across Mount's Bay
- Visit the bird sanctuary up Ragginnis Hill
- Enjoy the Christmas Lights that fill the village with colour at the darkest time of the year.
- Pack a Cornish picnic and enjoy a magical show under the stairs at the world famous open-air Minack Theatre, only a few miles along the coast
- Take a boat trip along the coast to see the original Mouse Hole
- Say Mowsul, not Mousehole!