Cornwall Beach Guide

Mousehole Beach

Description:
Mousehole is an appealing and photogenic fishing village with rocky beaches either side of the harbour and also plenty of sand in the harbour at low tide.
Safety:
No details available. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:
There is level access to the harbour via the harbour car park. There are steps to the beaches either side of the harbour.
Dogs:
Dogs banned in Mousehole harbour all year, dogs banned on the beaches outside Mousehole harbour Easter Day to October 1st (8am to 7pm).
Directions:
Mousehole is 4 miles from Penzance which is 27 miles from Truro and 14 miles from Helston. Take the A30 to Penzance and follow the A30 around the outskirts of Penzance. Shortly after Penzance turn left onto the B3315. At Newlyn instead of turning right to continue on the B3315, go straight ahead and follow the road beside Newlyn harbour. This road then follows the coastline to Mousehole. Alternatively at Newlyn, turn right to continue on the B3315. After about a mile turn left, signposted to Paul and Mousehole. Drive through Paul village and continue on this road down to Mousehole.
Post Code:
TR19 6PR.
Parking:
3 car parks in Mousehole, including one right by the harbour. Also road parking on the approach to Mousehole.
Toilets:
Yes, 2 toilets in Mousehole.
Facilities:
Shops, cafés in Mousehole.
Activities:
None.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Marazion (9 miles, seaside town with sandy beach)
Long Rock (7 miles, sandy beach, part dog friendly)
Penzance (3 miles, seaside town with pebble/sandy beach)
Lamorna Cove (2 miles, small sandy beach)
Porthcurno (9 miles, sandy beach)
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