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Waterbury Mousehole

 
 
£390 - £1015
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A 200 year old traditional granite cottage situated just 40ft from Mousehole's harbour and beach as well as the local pub and a great selection of galleries and restaurants. Waterbury is full of charm and character, and the narrow rope banistered staircase adds a nautical feel to this family holiday home, which offers very good quality, traditional accommodation.

The granite fireplace is the centrepiece in the lounge, with whitewashed walls contrasted with warm soft furnishings, big comfy leather sofas and wonderful harbour views. Waterbury is ideally located for a car free holiday. If the urge to explore is too much then a trip to St Ives, Marazion, Land's End, Portcurno or the Lizard are all an easy drive.

Sitting/dining room

open plan living space, exposed granite walls, original beams, granite feature fireplace, wooden floors, leather sofas, TV/DVD, bluetooth enabled speaker, electric 'stove' style fire with remote control, dining table and chairs, additional period furniture. Front door to Duck Street and the harbour. Original staircase with rope banisters to the first floor:

Kitchen

slimline dishwasher, fridge with ice box, ceramic hob with extractor, electric oven and grill, washing machine.

Bedroom 1

double bed.

Bedroom 2

twin beds.

Bedroom 3

3ft bunk beds.

Family bathroom

P-shaped bath with shower over, basin, WC.

Additional information

night storage heaters, WiFi, short breaks available.

 

Lovely cottage and a great base to explore the south. Mousehole is very Pretty. Thank you for the scones on arrival!! We enjoyed our stay very much.

The Holman Family

Wonderful stay - the cottage was really comfortable and had everything we needed for a great stay. Thank you so much

Booker Family
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2018

1 January783
6 Jan - 3 Feb390
10 Feb - 17 Feb401
24 Feb - 17 Mar390
24 March541
31 Mar - 7 Apr552
14 Apr - 28 Apr431
5 May547
12 May - 19 May551
26 May819
2 Jun - 9 Jun660
16 Jun - 23 Jun711
30 June795
7 July835
14 July850
21 Jul - 18 Aug1015
25 August821
1 Sep - 8 Sep645
15 September623
22 September475
29 Sep - 13 Oct471
20 October528
27 Oct - 8 Dec390
15 Dec - 22 Dec630
29 Dec - 31 Dec783

2019

1 Jan - 9 Feb390
16 February401
23 Feb - 30 Mar390
6 Apr - 13 Apr552
20 April541
27 April431
4 May547
11 May - 18 May551
25 May819
1 Jun - 8 Jun660
15 Jun - 22 Jun711
29 June795
6 July835
13 July850
20 July944
27 Jul - 24 Aug1015
31 Aug - 7 Sep645
14 September623
21 September475
28 Sep - 12 Oct471
19 October528
26 October471
2 Nov - 7 Dec390
14 December618
21 December618
28 Dec - 31 Dec783
 

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

Sea Salts and Sail Festival, Mousehole

A three day event celebrating Cornwall's Maritime heritage, with traditional sailing vessels, live music, and craft and cookery demonstrations. Profits donated to local charities. 

13th - 17th July 2018

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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!

24th July - 4th August 

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Hayle Fest

Enjoy a weekend of live music, local food and drink, food demonstrations, crafts and local goods stalls and much more! Don't miss out!

3rd - 4th August 2018

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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!

23rd August 2018 

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.

8th - 22nd September 2018

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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. 

16th December - 6th January 2018

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www.mouseholelights.org.uk

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 2018

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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. 

 Sunday 31st December 2018

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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.

4th February 2019

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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!

19th - 21st April 2019

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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.

10th - 12th May 2019

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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!

23rd - 28th June 2019

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Newlyn Fish Festival

Newlyn Fish Festival is the biggest and best of its kind in the UK. Taste some of the finest seafood on offer and enjoy cookery demonstrations, live music and arts and crafts. Local fishmongers take part in the The Cornish fishmonger of the year competition and the popular 'Fishy Trail' is perfect to keep the kids entertained.

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TBC August 2019

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.

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