holiday cottages in Mousehole Cornwall

Mole Cottage self-catering holiday cottage in mousehole cornwall

Perfect for couples and small families, Mole cottage provides everything you could need for an enjoyable and relaxing holiday in Cornwall. It's the perfect romantic retreat for 2 and a peaceful escape for friends and family.

the cottage

Mole Cottage nestles in the centre of Mousehole, one of the prettiest villages in Cornwall. This traditional, grade II listed fisherman's cottage offers a tranquil space to get away from it all, whilst being within a stone's throw of all that's going on in this lovely village.

  • 2 bedrooms plus cot
  • panoramic sea views across Mount's Bay
  • luxury bed linen, towels & spa robes
  • the perfect base for exploring Cornwall
  • short breaks

Cherry Garden Street is a quiet, traffic-free lane and within just a few paces you are gazing at Mousehole's picturesque harbour and the clean, sandy beaches or visiting the excellent local restaurants and galleries.

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the location

This part of Mousehole is a conservation area; Dylan Thomas described the village as 'the loveliest in England'. Mousehole is known for its picturesque harbour and pretty granite fishermans' cottages clustered along narrow lanes. The village has a good selection of gift shops and galleries and, for eating out, there are some well-established and highly rated restaurants.

Places you might find of interest within easy travelling distance of Mousehole include:

  • The Eden Project
  • The Lost Gardens of Heligan
  • The Minack Threatre
  • St Michael's Mount

The South West Coast Path runs through Mousehole, giving easy access to some stunning, scenic walks towards Lamorna or Marazion.

The BBC drama Poldark was filmed at nearby locations including Porthgwarra Beach, near to Porthcurno, and also at Botallack with Levant Mine acting as the fictional Tressiders Rolling Mill and Owles and Crowns near Botallack featuring as Wheal Leisure.

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making your booking

You can book your holiday at Mole Cottage all year round priced from £395 per week.

  • weekly holidays from £349 per week.
  • short breaks up to 4 nights long from £325
  • flexible arrivals & departures where possible

You can make your holiday booking online (payment accepted by Card and internet banking) and also by email or telephone.

Please see our availability page for current prices and availability and to make your online booking. We ask for just a 30% deposit to secure your booking (if made 8 or more weeks in advance).

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local events, late availability and special offers

Mole Cottage Prices and Availability
Price (£)
  Break (£)*
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* Short Breaks: up to 4 nights' duration;
^ indicates 6-night break.
11 June18 June550440 Booked
18 June25 June550440 Booked
25 June2 July650520 Reserved
2 July9 July650520 Available - Book Now
9 July16 July650520 Available - Book Now
16 July23 July785- Available - Book Now
23 July30 July785- Available - Book Now
30 July6 August785- Available - Book Now
6 August13 August785- Booked
13 August20 August785- Available - Book Now
20 August27 August785- Reserved

Lafrowda Festival

When: 1-16 July 2016

An annual event celebrating community arts with twelve hours of free entertainment to suit every taste, including street performers, stalls, refreshments, bouncy castles and three spectacular processions.

Sea Salts and Sail Festival 2016

When: 8-10 July 2016

Bigger and better than ever, the bi-annual Sea Salts Festival is returning to Mousehole this July. Music, food, boats and more boats. Not to be missed.

Mousehole Carnival 2016

When: August 2016

A fun August weekend for all the family including barbecue, bouncy castle, a visit from the lifeboat, live music, competitions and beach races.

School Summer Holidays 2016

When: Saturday 16th July - Saturday 3rd September 2016

We currently have some remaining availability for the school summer holidays. Weekly rental at £785. Please enquire for details or complete our online booking form to book now.

Golowan Festival and Mazey Day

When: July 2017

The annual Golowan Festival celebrations will take place in Penzance, culminating in Mazey Day and Quay Fair Day. Plenty going on including music, parades, street theatre and street markets.

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visitors book

"Great cottage, great village, great coastline ... Good wishes to all who stay at Mole Cottage x."

Eloise, David & Monty, Harrogate

"We are so glad we chose Mole Cottage for our honeymoon... We loved the decoration and feel of the cottage, and the relaxing atmosphere of Mousehole and the surrounding area have made for a wonderful holiday."

Lisa and Chris, Haslemere

"We loved it! Had everything, was warm and a great location. The beds were especially comfy!"

Steph, Queensland, Australia