Sleep Well

The salty air of the Cornish seaside lends itself well to a good night's sleep, whatever Mousehole's seagulls might have to say.  

So we've sourced only the best beds.  Our aim: to be bombarded with requests for details of where we find them.  Such has been the case in Wales and at The Gurnard's.

Each bedroom has a view of the sea, many with nothing between it and us save our garden and a few rocks.  Some enjoy a mere glimpse, others a astonishing panorama from a top floor balcony. 

From many, the hypnotic St. Clement's Isle takes the eye, resolutely distracting one's gaze from The Lizard, St. Michael's Mount and departing fishing boats.

In each room, Roberts Radios, toiletries from Bramley Products, proper coffee and Cornish tea, soft linen and books with which to curl up on your bed.   


And Cornish art sits comfortably on our Ty Mawr lime-painted walls,  much the work of local painter Tim Hall who runs a recommended painting school just outside Mousehole.     

Breakfast looking out to sea.  A cooked Cornish Breakfast, smoked salmon with scrambled eggs, fruit, local yoghurts, home made muesli, Cornish apple juice from Polgoon and home-made soda bread for you to make your own toast. 

The Sunday Sleepover

So popular, we should trademark it. Includes Sunday lunch, supper, your room and breakfast on Monday.

What could be better than kicking back after Sunday lunch and watching everyone else retreat to the Sunday night blues.

From £257.50 per couple at busier times, or from £207.50 when the Winter Escape is in place. 


Choose a room

All rooms have en suite bathrooms, most with baths, the others with showers (indicated *).  Some rooms are less quiet than others.  Please do ask when booking if you are yearning for peace.

We do have photographs of most rooms available.  If you would like us to email one to you, please do let us know when booking. 

Room 1 Lizard Point
Sea view straight to St. Clement's Isle. 
Room 2 Mr. Dillings' (wide dbl or twin)
Village facing.  Glimpses of Mount's Bay.
Room 3 Room 3
Village facing.  View of harbour.
Room 4 * Small Double
Sea facing.  No balcony.
Room 5 Coastguard's Watch
Top Floor.  Sea view.  Balcony. 
Room 6 St. Clement's
Top Floor. Sea facing. Has adjoining twin.
Room 7 Terrace Double 
Ground Floor. Sea view. Balcony.
Room 8 *  Terrace Twin (wide dbl or twin)
Ground Floor. Sea view. Balcony.
Room 9 Terrace Double
Ground Floor. Sea view, Balcony.
Room 10 Terrace Double
Ground Floor. Sea view. Balcony.
Room 11 Small Double
Ground Floor. View of Mount's Bay.
Room 12 The Lookout (wide dbl or twin)
Top Floor. Sea view. Balcony.
Room 14  Harbourside
Ground Floor. Sea view. Balcony.
Room 15 Island View
Top floor. King size bed. Balcony.

* Signifies those rooms with showers only.

2021 Rates

Below are our 2021 year round rates, both B&B and Dinner B&B (3 course from anywhere on our menu). The only thing we ask is that guests are on the same type of rate through their stay. 

If you're staying on a dinner inclusive rate, we're happy for you to eat EITHER with us or at The Gurnard's Head, subject to warning us so we can book you a table.

Rooms 4 and 11 £157.50 £220
Room 2 (dbl/twin) £157.50 £220
Rooms 7 - 10 £182.50 £245
Room 1 £182.50 £245
Room 3 £217.50 £280
Room 14 £217.50 £280
Room 5 (dbl/twin) £217.50 £280
Room 6 £217.50 £280
Room 12 £217.50 £280
Room 15 £265 £327.50

When the clocks click back into GMT, you're able to take advantage of our Winter Escape which starts from £170 for two people for DBB.  Full details are on our Latest page.

For those planning ahead, our 2+ night Spring Sleepover runs for five weeks in April and May and its sister, the September Sleepover, returns after each summer.

Other things you might need to know...

For information about our welcome for small children and dogs, single occupancy, booking for nearby weddings, connectivity and our cancellation policy, please do visit our Cots and Dogs page


"Returning from the beach, we found family groups sipping pink champagne on the terrace, and toddlers running around naked on the lawn"
Tom Robbins, Financial Times
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Tel: 01736 731 222
The Old Coastguard, The Parade, Mousehole
Penzance, Cornwall, TR19 6PR