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- Only a short walk to the local pub and a mile from the harbour
- Only a mile from a quaint fishing harbour
- Conveniently located to explore Cornwall
Mousehole Camping is a family- and pet-friendly site based at a local football club in Paul, Penzance, only a mile's walk (downhill) from the famous Mousehole Harbour.
Facilities on site include newly tiled solar-powered showers, and wash basins supplied with hot water, a clubhouse (open during busy times) selling soft and alcoholic drinks, a pool table, table football, television and ample car parking. There is a large stainless steel sink for washing up your pots and pans.
The campsite is just 500 metres from a local pub serving great food and beers and wifi is available on site at a small charge.
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However, where the pitch or accommodation occupancy allows it, you can make a booking for up to 30 adults and 30 children in one booking.
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Large groups: check the listing page for any group restrictions set out in the terms and section titled ‘Please note’.
Large tents/caravans: check the restrictions on unit dimensions to ensure your unit is suitable for the space you will be provided with.
Mousehole camping was a lovely spot and facilities were good ...
Local pub had great food sensibly priced and not far ...
Very good communication.
Plenty of hot water, Well run site
Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Gas cylinders available
Touring and motorhomes
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Cycle hire nearby
Horse riding nearby
Indoor pool nearby
Leisure/theme park nearby
Mountain biking nearby
Outdoor pool nearby
Surf school nearby
D. of E. welcome
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Nearby farmers' market
Public transport nearby
Medium (26-50 pitches)
Small (11-25 pitches)
- Coach stations
Penzance Bus Station
— 2.3 miles
2.3 miles Crowlas (Cornwall): Coach Stop — 5.0 miles
5.0 miles St Erth: Rail Station Coach Stop — 7.2 miles
- Train stations
Penzance Rail Station
— 2.3 miles
2.3 miles St Erth Rail Station — 7.2 miles
7.2 miles Lelant Saltings Rail Station — 7.7 miles
- Ferry ports
Penzance Ferry Terminal
— 2.0 miles
2.0 miles Helford Village Ferry Landing — 18.4 miles
18.4 miles Helford Passage Ferry Landing — 18.6 miles
— 3.0 miles
3.0 miles Land's End St Just Airport — 5.4 miles
From Penzance, head towards Newlyn. At the crossroads go straight across and up the hill. Continue to the top of the hill for approximately one mile until you reach a T-junction (signposted Mousehole and Paul). Turn left and in half a mile before Paul church, turn right. The entrance is at the end of the road, next to Paul Cricket Club.
Mousehole is not only an attractive village but also has a beautiful harbour for fishing, a beach, coastal walks, pubs and great restaurants.
Wander the cobbled streets to see the many art galleries and local shops. Mousehole is famous for art and fishing and there are places to learn and do both. Visit the bird sanctuary and eat at the Coastguard Inn. In the winter, the Ship Inn has local stargazey pie. In the summer the streets are full of onlookers who come to see the historical beauty of this popular village.
Penzance is a short bus ride away. Chapel Street is steeped in history dating back to the Armada where a lookout on top of the Admiral Benbow pub (still there today) rushed to the Union Hotel from where Nelson's return and success in thwarting the Spanish was announced. As well as the traditional pubs on Chapel Street there are some very nice restaurants. Try the Bakehouse for good dining, or the Mackerel Sky Café for traditional fish dishes and enormous breakfasts. The Yacht Inn towards the Jubilee Pool or the Lugger Inn across the road serves good food all day long, and do good Sunday roast lunches. By the harbour you will find the traditional Medieval Meadery where you can eat from a platter without the luxury of knives and forks.
The walk past the harbour will take you past various gift shops and cafés and eventually bring you to the bottom of the town centre where you can find high street shopping. St Michael's Mount is a 20-minute walk along the seafront and across the beach where you can walk the causeway in low tide or take the boat at high tide.
Newlyn, one of the UK's biggest fishing ports, is in walking distance going right across the promenade. If you like to cook, see if you can buy some local fish fresh direct from the busy fish market.
The Eden Project is just an hour and a half's drive northeast - perfect for a day trip. Seafarers can hop on a ferry and venture to the Isles of Scilly from the terminal at Penzance, or for something closer to the campsite but still perfect for ocean lovers, the beach at Sennen (just a 20-minute drive away) is very popular with surfers.
Nothing is far away, so get out and explore and enjoy!
- St Michael's Mount (3.6 miles)
- Land's End (7.5 miles)
- Tate St Ives (9.1 miles)
- Trengwainton Garden (2.7 miles)
- St Michael's Mount (3.6 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
Permitted arrival/departure time
|Camping and touring|
|Arrive:||10 a.m. –||Anytime|
Guests must provide their estimated arrival time at least 24 hours before arrival. Please contact the campsite by using the mobile phone number provided in your booking confirmation.
Mousehole Camping cancellation policy
No refunds within 2 weeks of arrival date.
If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.
Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.
A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now. Mousehole Camping will debit the balance from your card 8 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 8 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.
You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.
Payment methods accepted on the parkBank transfer