Mousehole Beach

Visit Mousehole Beach

The picturesque traditional fishing village of Mousehole is just a couple of miles south of Penzance, between Newlyn and Lamorna.

Mousehole Beach (pronounced Mowzzull), a tiny beach covered with granite boulders but sandy at low tide is a great spot take boat trips and go deep sea fishing.

Looking out through the mouth of the hatbour is is St Clement’s Isle. It is said that a hermit once lived on this small rocky island.

The coastal path runs from Mousehole Beach around the peninsula to St Ives and offers breathtaking views majestic coastline.

Did you Know? The village, once a thriving pilchard port and famously described by the poet Dylan Thomas as ‘the loveliest village in England’.

This beach is …

  • Great For Boat Trips
  • Great For A Weekend Away

What to see and do

  • Walk Along The Coast Path
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Places to stay

  • Holiday Cottages

Holiday accommodation near this beach

Have a great day out by the coast

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Getting To Mousehole Beach

Beach Location


There is a carpark close to the beach

Nearest Train


Taking a trip to the beach. Get there by train or car.

Map of Mousehole Beach

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beautiful beach on South West England coast

What’s On along the Coast

Throughout the year there are a series of events and festivals taking place along the Coast. Find out What’s On from food festivals to cultural and sporting events.

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Get active on the beach

Find the best beaches for water sports. Learn to kitesurfsurf or sail at schools around the UK. Lessons are available to suit all abilities.

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