Top things to do

Beach in Mousehole

Lamorna Cove

About a mile south of Mousehole is the weeny cove of Lamorna, a pocket of rocks, cliffs and pebbly sand which was a popular subject for many of the key artists of the Newlyn School. It is particularly associated wit…
Cafe in Mousehole

Rock Pool

Stocked with vintage crockery and festooned with bunting, this charming coast-shack cafe has a panoramic outlook over the rocks around Mousehole, and on a sunny day you couldn't ask for a nicer spot for a crab sandw…
French in Mousehole

2 Fore St

This laid-back bistro is squeezed into a small space along Mousehole's backstreets, and majors in French-inspired classics – unsurprising, given the head chef trained under Raymond Blanc. There's a small dining room…
Pub in Mousehole

Ship Inn

The old Ship dates (at least in parts) to the 1700s and has lashings of period charm, with hefty fireplaces and leaded-glass windows. Food is standard pub grub – steak pie, veggie chilli.