The Ship Inn, our quaint pub accommodation in the famous fishing village of Mousehole is at the heart of local tales and traditions. Bustling in the summer and romantic and cosy in the winter, it’s full of Cornish character and charm. Our seaside Inn is boutique in size and style with 8 bedrooms! We provide a comfortable place to eat with seasonal, local food and pretty picturesque views of the harbour.

Our Rooms

Our rooms offer comfortable hotel accommodation in Mousehole for relaxing holidays in Cornwall.

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Food & Drink

The Ship Inn bar & restaurant offers local fresh food and friendly service for lunch or dinner in Mousehole.

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Warming Drink Offers


Come in, make yoursELF at home and take a look at our winter drink deals.


Something will be sure to tickle your tinsel !!!



Warm me up!

The Famous Mousehole Christmas Lights

 Mousehole Christmas lights have drawn visitors from wide and far for 55 years. With an estimated 7000 bulbs, they truly are a spectacle to be seen! More than 30,000 people come to see the lights each year, creating quite a carnival atmosphere. And of course, the Ship is the perfect place to settle down for the night, you can book a room, have dinner with us and enjoy a warming tipple.


The lights will be switched on a Saturday 15th December 2018 at 6.30pm and the last night you will be able to see the lights is Saturday 5th January 2019.


**You can find out all you need to know by clicking here.**

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Tom Bawcocks Eve

An evening filled with laughter and celebration.


On 23rd of December we will be traditionally celebrating the great story of the fisherman, Tom Bawcock. 

Join us at 1pm and 7pm for a taste of Stargazey Pie and lots of fun and laughter.


Please note; due to how busy we get on this day there will be no other food served and table bookings cannot be made


**You can find out all you need to know by clicking here.**

The story of Tom Bawcock

Festive Information and Opening Hours

As you may already know, the festive season is a very special time for Mousehole, there is so much to celebrate in our (usually very sleepy) beautiful fishing village!


Click the red box below and it will bring up everything you need to know.

If it dosen't please do not hesiate to get in contact.


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Special offers

Look out for exclusive hotel deals and holiday offers and enjoy great value stays at the Ship Inn.

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