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Niver Dewdhek Mousehole

£465 - £1282 per week

The warmest of welcomes awaits you at Niver Dewdhek (meaning 'number 12' in Cornish). This traditional Cornish cottage is a blend of original features and contemporary class. Spread over three floors, this beautiful property offers spacious, comfortable living areas and three cosy bedrooms. Embrace Cornish coastal living with sea views from many of the rooms. This charming cottage is situated on the main street into Mousehole, moments from the harbour and coast path.

From the moment you open the front door, your blissful break away from everyday life begins. Niver Dewdhek offers a large sitting room with open fire for warming yourself in the depths of winter, whilst enjoying the views out to the sea. On the ground floor there is a large farmhouse style kitchen with range oven, exposed floorboards, dining table and further views out to sea. Centrally located making it easy to explore this wonderful part of Cornwall or simply enjoy a sunset stroll through Mousehole's cobbled streets and harbour, exploring this quintessential Cornish village, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

Entrance to small hallway leading to

via front door with stairs up to first floor and down to kitchen/dining room and door to sitting room.

Sitting room

corner sofa and chairs, dual aspect room with fireplace and open fire, exposed floorboards, TV/DVD, iPod dock, selection of books, DVDs and games, sea views from rear window.

Kitchen/dining room

range cooker in island, dishwasher, washer/dryer, fridge/freezer, ceramic sink, pod coffee machine, fireplace, beamed ceiling, exposed floorboards, dining table with seating for six, sofa, sea views, door to coastal footpath. Door leading to separate WC.

Bedroom 1

double bed.

Bedroom 2

double bed, window to rear with sea views.

Bedroom 3

single bed and pull out guest bed, suitable for adult and child or two children, hanging space for clothes.

Shower room

slate effect walk in shower with pebble tiling, WC, basin, window to rear with sea views.

Additional information

electric radiators, set over three floors so care to be taken on the stairs, feather bedding, WiFi, up to two dogs welcome.


Fabulous & characterful house. Superbly located. Would return in a flash! Would be a wonderful destination at any time of year.

July 2020

Accommodation arranged over three floors with narrow stair cases. Front door is right on main road into Mousehole so can be quite busy. However, the views to read are wonderful and the location is perfect for village access. No parking at property, but local parking (within a two minute walk) is cheap and readily available (we went in December). Would recommend this property and would stay again if we returned.

December 2019

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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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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. 

TBC 31st December 2020

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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.


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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.


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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!


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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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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.


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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 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. 


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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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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.

Fabulous & characterful house. Superbly located. Would return in a flash! Would be a wonderful destination at any time of year.

Jul 2020

Accommodation arranged over three floors with narrow stair cases. Front door is right on main road into Mousehole so can be quite busy. However, the views to read are wonderful and the location is perfect for village access. No parking at property, but local parking (within a two minute walk) is cheap and readily available (we went in December). Would recommend this property and would stay again if we returned.

Dec 2019

The cottage is very comfortable. There is more than enough of everything, glasses, crockery, pots and pans so if you don't want to go out you don't need to. We have had three years there and would certainly book again next year if we are returning to Mousehole.

Nov 2019

Niver Dewdhek is a well positioned property with plenty of space for a larger family to go on holiday. It is conveniently near a reasonably priced car park and for access to the village itself. Although it is on the main road into Mousehole it is still reasonably quiet. I enjoyed staying in this property with my family and would certainly stay there again.

Sep 2019

A spacious, stylish holiday house with a lovely relaxing atmosphere. You unwind as you arrive and it has everything you could wish for. You can even see seals on Clements Isle from the shower! We love Niver Dewdhek and can’t wait to return.

Sep 2019

A pleasant cottage in a great location a ‘stone’s throw’ from Mousehole harbour. Great for a family or two couples but probably not suitable for very young children due to the steep stairs. Spacious lounge with views of the sea including the Scillonian passing by twice a day. There’s a large well equipped kitchen with an equally large dining area. The bedrooms were comfortable and alongside a modern bathroom with sea views whilst in the shower!

Mousehole has great shops and places to eat and fresh fish from Newlyn just down the road is a must. If you want to treat yourself you can’t do better than No.2 Fore Street but it’s popular so best to book.

Aug 2019

We had a wonderful week in Niver Dewdhek. The house is like a home away from away. Really well equipped with lovely homely features. Comfortable beds. Sea views to drink your coffee in the morning and then 2 minute walk down a path to the sea to beautiful Mousehole

Jun 2019

The cottage is beautiful. If you didn't want to go out staying in would have been a pleasure. There is everything you need to make yourself comfortable and happy.

Nov 2018

A beautiful well equipped cottage with sea views with easy access to the beach. Very tastefully furnished with lovely ceramics and paintings. A memorable stay

Aug 2018

Excellently appointed accommodation with fantastic sea views and easy access to harbour

Jul 2018

We have stayed at Niver Dewhdek twice & hoping for a third. I think that shows how much we like it!

Apr 2018

A lovely cottage in a beautiful location, however take care if booking during Christmas week as you could have a view from your window of food stalls running a noisy generator

Jan 2018

Reply from Aspects Holidays

Thank you for your feedback, and great to hear that you liked the cottage. Mousehole is famous for its Christmas display, so can be very busy at that time of year. In the past, food stalls had never been located there, and we had not heard that this had been planned this year, so came as a suprise to us also. For the village as a whole, they seemed to be a great addition and added to the atmosphere, but appreciate that you may not have been expecting anything like this outside; we are really sorry if this caused any disturbance during your stay, and hope that you still had a great week. Tanya, Customer Services

We had a lovely week in Niver Dewdhek. the cottage was very comfortable, very well equipped and it made out holiday just perfect. The weather was even good to us.

Nov 2017

Lovely cottage, great location (we LOVED Mousehole) and beautifully decorated, perfect place for a minimoon especially when the fire's roaring!

Oct 2017

cannot fault the property with the views of the sea, just short walk down to the harbour, the bus to penzance stops outside the door. the parking permit for the private parking at the school is a must. the cream tea we had on arrival was yummy and well appreciated. thank you for a lovely holiday

Sep 2017

A beautiful cottage in a perfect location. Less than a minutes walk from the harbour but not directly on it so it's not too noisey. Incredibly comfortable and feels so homely with lots of character. A wonderful base for exploring this end of Cornwall.

May 2017

Niver Dewdhek is a stunning,homely , comfortable cottage. It can be a place to just relax and enjoy Mousehole with it's cafes,shops and restaurants. It? is also a great base to explore Cornwall.

Apr 2017

Wonderful, very well equipped, cottage with plenty of space, beautiful views right in the centre of Mousehole. What more can you ask for!!

Dec 2016

Lovely house, comfortably decorated and nice sea view. Noisy location at its on the main road through Mousehole and opposite the garage.

Sep 2016

Reply from Aspects Holidays

Thank you for your feedback; we are delighted to hear that you liked it here. We always try to make our website descriptions as accurate as possible, and whilst we meniton that it is a stroll from the harbour, and the map on the webpage shows that it is on the main road, we appreciate that this can be easily missed, so have now added the detail that it is on the main road, to our description. Thank you for highlighting this. Tanya, Customer Services

We had a fantastic time at Niver Dewdheck, a real home from home only a stone's throw from the Harbour. The only downside is having to go home at the end of the holiday!

Aug 2015

Comfortable, homely and well equipped, with a relaxing seaside ambience in a lovely location. Very good value, I would - and will - definitely return!

Apr 2015

Stunning views coupled with a great location and tasteful furnishings make this the perfect place to enjoy the best of Cornwall.

Apr 2015

A excellent property in an idyllic location. You cannot help but feel refreshed.

Feb 2015