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Dylan Thomas once said of Mousehole that this is the prettiest village in England.

Certainly this little fishing village is much painted, photographed and written about.

Mousehole’s small sandy beach and pretty harbour leads off narrow twisting streets

lined with excellent shops, restaurants and pubs.

Further afield  are beautiful coves, rocky headlands, pretty towns and places to go such as

Newlyn - the largest fishing port in the south west (1 mile)

Penzance - bustling town and harbour with many shops & restaurants (3 miles)

Lamorna Cove - picturesque harbour and cliftop walks (2 miles)

Porthcurno - one of the best beaches in the UK, site of Minak Theatre (7 miles)

Sennen Cove - beautiful beach, famous for surfing (9 miles)

St Ives - famous for fishing, art galleries, studios, shops & restaurants (10 miles)

Lands End (10 miles)

Marazion pretty old town, lovely beach & access to St Michaels Mount’s (6 miles)

Links to local places for the family to visit:

Geevor Tin Mine

The Minack Theatre

The Tate, St Ives

Paradise Park

National Seal Sanctuary


Newlyn Art Gallery

The South West Coast Path

National Trust Cornwall

The Eden Project

Trebah Gardens

Trengwainton Garden

Porthcurno Telegraph Museum

Trebah Gardens

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The cottage address is

4 Park An Gate, Mousehole, Penzance, TR19 6TT

- 5 minutes walk to Mousehole Harbour

- 7 minutes  drive to Penzance