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
  • sleeps 3 + baby
  • 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.
28 October3 November475380 Booked
4 November9 November475380 Booked
10 November14 December395325 Booked
15 December21 December495395 Mousehole Christmas Lights

Mousehole Christmas Lights

When: Saturday 16 December 2017 until Saturday 6 January 2018

The 2017 Mousehole Christmas Lights switch-on will take place on Saturday 16th December at 7.00 pm. There will be a Carolaire service at the North Quay or the Methodist Church if wet weather. Mole Cottage currently has availability for Switch-on Weekend and Christmas week.

Tom Bawcock's Eve

When: Tuesday 23 December 2017

A unique celebration held each year in Mousehole village to celebrate the ending of a famine in the 16th century by local resident Tom Bawcock. The origin of 'Star Gazey Pie'.

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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