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Mary's Place, Mousehole

£535 - £1486 per week

Awaken from the cool, crisp linens and as the sun rises over the chimney pots, spot the fishing boats set sail. Mary's Place, sleeping six in the heart of Mousehole, is just moments away from the golden beaches. After a peaceful slumber in the comfortable beds and a typical holiday lie in, venture down to the well equipped kitchen and prepare a banquet breakfast of morning pastries, melting crumpets, fluffy eggs and summer fruits. Mary's Place is a deceptively spacious home, flooded with natural light. Rich in personality, with a calming palette of neutral tones and pastels, the carefully planned decor has an occasional punch of colour. With a hope of another hot summer's day ahead, throw a beach towel over your shoulder and head down to Mousehole's picturesque harbour, just a few steps away.

Spend lazy, sun drenched afternoons on the beach, paddling in the crystal clear waters, building sandcastles or simply resting, with a good book and the comforting warmth of the sun on your skin. With restaurants, gift shops, galleries and an ice cream shop too, there is plenty close at hand. As the afternoon draws to a close, head home to Mary's Place to freshen up for the evening ahead. Set over three floors, with two en suite shower rooms and a family bathroom, each pair has their own space to rinse the day away. Whether you're returning home from enjoying fine dining at 2 Fore Street, or having a medley of Cornish cheeses, artisan breads and Polgoon wine at home, the open plan living area is a sociable space to spend quality time together. When it's time for bed for the little ones, the twin basins in the bathroom make teeth brushing time go smoothly, before tucking up in bed, ready for a bedtime story of courageous pirates or The Mousehole Cat. Welcoming two dogs, Mary's Place is a special home for all the family or a group of friends to make precious, lasting memories.

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Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1

Zip and link

Bedroom 2


Bedroom 3



via three steps to front door and door to:

Sitting/dining room

sofa, two chairs, Smart TV, dining table, two benches, two chairs, archway leading to:


electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, door to rear lobby and door to:


WC. Stairs from sitting/dining room rising to first floor and doors to:

Bedroom 1

zip and link king size bed (king / two singles).


bath with electric shower over, WC, twin basins.

Bedroom 2

king size bed, sea glimpses, en suite electric shower with WC and basin. Stairs from landing rising to second floor leading to:

Bedroom 3

king size bed, sea glimpses, en suite electric shower with WC and basin.


small courtyard opposite the cottage (perfect spot for chatting to the locals and other holidaymakers as they pass by), table and six chairs.

Additional information

gas central heating, photograph of the outside area to follow. Due to the several internal steps and low head height on one section of the stairwell, may not be suitable for those with restricted mobility, WiFi, two well behaved dogs welcome, short breaks available.


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Discounts for smaller groups are available outside of peak weeks.

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Holidays in Mousehole

Mousehole is an idyllic village and fishing port with quaint cobbled streets full of bistros and art-galleries. Sit on the harbour and admire views of St Michael’s Mount or take a short drive to nearby Marazion to walk along the golden sands.

Mousehole is a great community with a fantastic atmosphere, and self catering in Mousehole is effortless. Enjoy harbour views and artisan foods at Mousehole Deli & kitchen, afternoon tea at the Tremayne Tea Room or sit down for an evening meal at 2 Fore Street, a French bistro-style restaurant on Mousehole harbour front. Finish off your evening with a pint of local ale at the Ship Inn, one of the famous St Austell Brewery establishments. For more info, read our blog post on Eating out in Mousehole.

Top tip

Visit at Christmas and experience the magical Mousehole Lights display!

Things to do in Mousehole

Mousehole is best when entered on foot, or bus, or bike. Cars are not the way to see Mousehole and best left outside. If you have to bring a car, there’s a big car park on the Penzance side of the village, close to The Old Coastguard Hotel.

Christmas lights

Mousehole has celebrated Christmas with beautiful lights for 40 years! The village is a winter wonderland in the dark nights and grey seas of winter. Many villages have light shows today but Mousehole is special. Holiday cottages overlooking the harbour always enjoy an extra special Cornish Christmas. Read more on our blog about Mousehole lights.

Walks around Mousehole

For those who are not so content with staying in their holiday homes, the walks around Mousehole are a joy all year round.  There are some fabulous circular walks but we think there's something particularly satisfying about catching a bus from Mousehole and walking back in (especially if your walk exits the village in a north of westerly direction; you'll soon discover the town is nestled at the bottom of a very steep hill!)  Read our blog on Mousehole Walks.

Coasteering in Mousehole

If you're seeking adrenaline and adventure, check out Coasteering Adventures.

Mousehole is one of Cornwall’s top Coasteering destinations. Nestled in the shelter of Mounts Bay, Mousehole offers multiple coasteering routes for all ages and abilities. Coasteering Adventures are thrilled to be the exclusive provider of coasteering from this location. Book an adventure and you will experience cliff jumping, sea swimming, climbing, bouldering, exploring caves and floating through gullies. With each session tailored to the group, you can choose the level that you are comfortable with.

Dating back to the 13th century Mousehole has a rich history tying it to the sea. 1595 saw all but 1 house (which still stands today) burned to the ground by the Spanish armada. 100 Years later Mousehole became a haven for the ‘Barbary Pirates’ with a number of caves on the route being where their treasure was hidden. During the 1800’s Mousehole settled into a thriving fishing village and you’ll regularly see the small fishing boats from Mousehole pass our groups whilst out on route.

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A brief history of Mousehole

Today Mousehole is beautiful and welcoming holiday destination This popular holiday destination has seen more than its fair share of hardtimes tragedy over the years.

The Quay was built in 1392, holding the harbour like a pair of protective arms. Fishing was always important to Mousehole. These days there are fewer boats fishing from the village but there is an active fishing fleet operating out of nearby Newlyn, a town worth a visit on its own account. Read more about the History of Mousehole on our blog.

Places to visit near Mousehole

Venture near or far, with NewlynPorthcurno and Marazion all within a short drive or the cobbled streets of St Ives and the surfing beach of Sennen a little further away. Visit Penzance town to do some light shopping or head to Jubilee Pool to cool down after a long day of exploring. Wherever you want to go, our Mousehole self catering cottages make an ideal base from which to explore the towns and villages of West Cornwall.

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Tom Bawcock's Eve, Mousehole

Every year, the people of Mousehole celebrate the bravery of Tom Bawcock. Years ago, when the boats couldn't get out in the storms, the villages had no fish to eat. Tom dared to take his boat out and returned with enough fish to make a Star Gazey fish pie for the whole village.

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Mousehole Christmas Lights

Possibly the most well-known and popular Christmas Lights in the county, Moushole combines stunning displays against the backdrop of their gorgeous Cornish fishing harbour to bring real festive magic to all who visit at this special time of year. Read More >

December 2024

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