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This stunning two bedroom granite cottage has been beautifully decorated and is quietly situated in a pretty lane a few minutes' walk from the harbour in this quintessential fishing village. Morgelyn offers a cosy sitting room with a woodburner and a stylish kitchen/dining room which even has a built-in wine cooler.

From outside the cottage you can catch glimpses of the sea and St Michael's Mount and a short stroll takes you into Mousehole which offers everything for a perfect Cornish holiday with a harbour beach and great restaurants, pubs galleries and shops all within a maze of cobbled streets.

Entrance hall

doors to kitchen and sitting room, stairs up to first floor:

Kitchen/dining room

dining table and four chairs, oven and hob, fridge with freezer box, dishwasher, washer/dryer, refrigerated wine cooler, window seat.

Sitting room

three seater sofa, armchair, window seat, woodburner, TV, Blu-ray DVD player, DAB radio.

Bedroom 1

king size double bed, armchair.

Bedroom 2

zip and link (super king or twin) bed (please state preferred configuration at time of booking), hanging space for clothes and storage shelves, en suite bath with shower over, glass shower screen, WC, basin.

Shower room

double shower enclosure, WC, basin, window to rear.

Outside area

fitted bench seat.

Additional information

WiFi, one dog welcome, short breaks available.


Excellent stay in November. Morgelyn was warm and very comfortable, good decor and well equipped. We would use it again.

November 2020

Morgelyn is a very comfortable cottage located just minutes from the harbour, restaurants and shops. The bedrooms and 2 bath/shower rooms are very spacious and comfortable. The sitting room is quite snug for 4 adults but comfortable with a log burner and good selection of books. Lots of wood for the log burner at the property and overall the cottage is very well equipped with everything you may need for your stay. No outside space except a bench but it is not busy outside as Morgelyn is down a narrow path only possible for pedestrians. We had a lovely holiday with our two teenage boys and mousehole is always a fantastic place for a family holiday

July 2020

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Mousehole Holidays

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Mousehole is a great community with a fantastic atmosphere, and self catering in Moushole is effortless. Enjoy 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.

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.

Mousehole Sea Salts & Sail Festival

Taking place every two years, this maritime festival celebrates Mousehole's fishing heritage with traditional sailing boat races and many other activities and entertainment for the whole family. 2014 was the festival's tenth biennial festival, taking place on the 11th, 12th & 13th July.  Read our blog post from the event here: Sea Salts and Sail Festival.

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.

Things to do near Mousehole

Venture near or far, with Newlyn, Porthcurno 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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Local events

Santa's Grotto at Paradise Park

Visit Santa and his elves at the magical grotto at Paradise Park on selected dates in December. Tickets include a gift from Santa and there's no need to book, tickets are on sale on the day from 10am. 

5th - 24th December 2020 (selected dates)

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St Ives Feast Day

Held on the anniversary of the consecration of the Parish Church of St Eia in 1434 AD, Feast Day offers visitors to witness - and even join in with - some centuries-old traditions. A morning precesison led by the Mayor to bless the Well of St Eia. Following this, the Mayor will 'Hurls the Silver Ball' into a crowd of children who assemble on the beach below. The one who returns the ball to the Guildhall steps by midday receives a silver coin. In the afternoon the Mayor then throw pennies from the balcony of the Guildhall for children to collect.

TBC 2021

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West Cornwall Spring Flower Show

The West Cornwall Spring Show has been running for over 90 years and is a showcase for horticultural excellence within the area of Penwith.

TBC 2021

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Porthleven Food & Music Festival

The small Cornish fishing village of Porthleven hosts its annual Food & Music Festival every April and encorporates street performers, a range of local produce, Samba dancing, theatre, beer marquees, hip-hop dancers, fireworks, Cornish singing & much, much mmore...the list is endless!

TBC 2021

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Camborne Trevithick Day

Join in the celebrations at this community led festival of free entertainment. The annual event celebrates the engineering and mining history of the Camborne area, and is dedicated to Richard Trevithick, pioneer of high pressure steam power & inventor of Road and Railway Locomotives.


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Golowan Festival - Penzance

Golowan Festival is an annual community arts event that celebrates local culture and the social and natural environment. 'Mazey Day' takes place on the Saturday of the festival and guarantees to be a very colourful affair!


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Penzance Literary Festival

Popular with visitors and locals alike, this exciting festival celebrates everything literary, including spoken, written, recited and sung word. Take part in the reading and writing discussions and activities and enjoy the many performances.

7th - 10th July 2021

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St Ives Bay Helicopter Tours

For two weeks only, Adventure 001, supporters of Cornwall Air Ambulance, will be bringing their helicopter experiences to St Ives! Choose from a 6 minute flight from £35 to a 30 minute flight from £96 and take in the incredible views across St Ives bay and beyond!

Dates TBC August 2021

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St Ives Lifeboat Day

A fun packed day hosted by the RNLI lifeboat Station. See the lifeboats on display and in action on the water with demonstrations featuring one of the HM Coastguard helicpoters!


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St Ives September Festival

Now becoming a sellout event, this festival keeps attracting more and more visitors who come to enjoy a wide range of acts, including music, theatre, poetry and visual arts.


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St Ives Food & Drink Festival

Growing in size and popularity, the St Ives Food Festival features top chefs, quality Cornish goods, sandcastle competitions for children and food demonstrations.

17th - 19th September 2021

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St Ives Shanty Shout Weekend

The 2018 shout will feature more than 20 sea shanty groups for a fun weekend of shanty singing, sailor and pirate themed fancy dress and beer. This year's event will be raising money for Cornwall Air Ambulance and its New Heli Appeal and takes place in various pubs and venues in St Ives.


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Flambards Christmas Craft Fayre

Find unique Christmas presents and tasty treats at Flambards Christmas Craft Fayre. Stalls will be set up in various areas of the park, there will be Christmas music to get everyone in the festive spirit and a chance to meet Santa too. 

TBC 2021

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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. 


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Montol Festival

Each year, the people of Penzance celebrate the Winter solstace with a festival of Cornish tradition, torch processions, and dancing.

21st December 2021

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Tom Bawcock's Eve, Mousehole

The tradition of Tom Bawcock comes from the feast or famine lifestyle of Cornwall.  The story goes that it was just before Christmas; there had been no fish for weeks, the boats couldn’t get out into the raging storm, the village was starving. One man, Tom Bawcock, dared to take his boat out of the harbour’s safety. He returned with enough fish to make fish pie for the whole village. 

Today, a festival takes place each year to celebrate Tom Bawcock's bravery. During the festival, Star Gazey pies are eaten in memory of this famous event.

23rd December 2021

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New Year's Eve in St Ives

Spend New Year's Eve in St Ives for an unforgettable evening at the largest fancy dress party in the county. Ring in the New Year with an unbeatable fireworks display by the sea. 

31st December 2021

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What our guests say...

We know how important honest reviews are when it comes to booking your holiday. To help you choose the right property for you, we publish all reviews left by guests who have stayed here in the past, with the few exceptions stated in our Review Guidelines. Please bear in mind that some facilities referred to by past guests in reviews can be removed or changed at any time.

Excellent stay in November. Morgelyn was warm and very comfortable, good decor and well equipped. We would use it again.

Morgelyn is a very comfortable cottage located just minutes from the harbour, restaurants and shops. The bedrooms and 2 bath/shower rooms are very spacious and comfortable. The sitting room is quite snug for 4 adults but comfortable with a log burner and good selection of books. Lots of wood for the log burner at the property and overall the cottage is very well equipped with everything you may need for your stay. No outside space except a bench but it is not busy outside as Morgelyn is down a narrow path only possible for pedestrians. We had a lovely holiday with our two teenage boys and mousehole is always a fantastic place for a family holiday

This is the 4th time that we've stayed at Morgelyn and we've always been very happy with the cottage. Aspects Holidays have always been very helpful and quick to answer any queries. Would always have confidence and be happy to book with them again in the future.

Loved the cottage had no trouble parking in carpark . Roads are hard getting around but that's expected in a little Harbour village, front room is small upstairs has plenty of room and two separate shower & bathroom is a bonus. I loved staying here with just a short strool to all cafes bars & resturaunts. The Ship inn is so friendly with lovely food & the resturaunt in fore street overlooking the harbour is amazing staff & food excellent. Have to go back.

We have stayed in Morgelyn 3 times and are returning again next year. This is a lovely cosy cottage in a excellent location with everything you need for a perfect stay.

A lovely comfortable home in the centre of the village. We'll decorated and equipped. Probably the best size kitchen we've have ever encountered in a holiday home. If we stay in Mousehole again Morgelyn would be our ideal choice.

Morgelyn is a well equipped cottage, with very comfortable beds. We would certainly stay there again if we came back to Mousehole. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this beautiful village.

Beautiful cottage in Mousehole - perfectly presented, great location. We spent two lovely weeks here and will definitely be back!

Kathryn Michaud

Great value for money holiday, ideal location for beautiful beaches and sites of interest

My daughter and I loved the cottage as soon as we walked in the front door. The main bedroom, which I had, was finished in turquoise which is my favourite colour. The beds were very comfortable, so slept very well after spending the whole day seeing cornwall. It was only a 2min walk to the harbour and bus stop. We could not fault it and would recommend it to anyone.

Overall a comfortable stay so would be happy to repeat the Morgelyn holiday.

Lovely week in Mousehole, excellent local restaurants and lots of walking opportunities.

Another fantastic stay in Mousehole. Clean and well equipped cottage in central location. Tastefully decorated and very homely.

Morgelyn was just lovely. It is situated in the heart of the village and for a week we just felt part of the community and totally relaxed. The accommodation has everything you need and the bed was so comfy. I would recommend this cottage to relax and unwind in. Just lovely. Our dog especially liked the log burner.

Great cottage in a stunning location... you can unpack and leave your car for a week as walking and bus from Mousehole so regular. Total chill out.

Excellent beds! Very comfortable! Nice showers,

Well equipped beautiful cottage in a perfect location.

Our stay at Morgelyn was wonderful. Everything we could have wanted was there for us. With an endless supply of logs for the burner keeping us warm and cosy, to a well equipped kitchen with cream tea upon our arrival!! Nights were made lovely and warm with excellent bed linen for the perfect nights sleep. We thoroughly recommend this delightful cottage, in a fabulous location.

Being in Cornwall for the first time I spent a wonderful week at Morgelyn and surely will come back asap. See you!

An absolutely fantastic cottage. Better than we could ever have imagined. Lots of room and a great location for exploring the deepest of west Corwall.

The cottage would suit two couples because of the bedroom / bathroom configuration . It's very cosy for a winter stay and quite charming .

The cottage was very comfortable

Morgelyn is close to the heart of the delightful fishing village of

A fantastic holiday. Every aspect from the initial booking right through to the cottage and it's location made for a lovely, peaceful and atmospheric break. The cottage itself was beautiful, comfortable and had a lovely feel about it. This is the second time I have stayed at Morgelyn and am looking forward to booking again later this year. A wonderful week at Morgelyn. Thank you

I had a fantastic week at Morgelyn and found booking my holiday very easy. The cottage was perfect - very comfortable and with everything you could possibly need for a great holiday.

The cottage is gorgeous, very well equipped, furnished and decorated to a high standard. Perfectly situated, close to the sea and all other amenities. Morgelyn and Aspects Holidays will be highly recommended to our friends and family. Thank you.