The front of this pretty fisherman's cottage.
The sitting-room has a roaring wood-burner. Perfect for those chillier evenings.
Enjoy eating al fresco on the terrace.
The kitchen-area, with it's Everhot range, leads through to the dining and second sitting areas.
Get all the family together around this large dining table (there is a bench to perch on, which is tucked under the table opposite the chairs)
The cosy sitting-room with lovely homely touches.
Two steps lead down from the dining area, into the kitchen.
Lovely slate steps (seven in total) take you up to the terrace area.
The second sitting-area has doors leading out onto the pretty terrace.
Lovely bed linens await you.
The master bedroom has a lovely en suite shower- room.
The stylish master bedroom (Bedroom 1).
Mousehole harbour is just 50 yards from the property.
Pretty bedroom two. As you come out of the door you will find four steps which lead up to the family bathroom.
Gorgeous touches throughout this pretty cottage.
Bedroom two overlooks quaint Duck Street, which leads onto the harbour. The sea is waiting for you!
How cute is the bunk-room (suitable for children only) (Bedroom 3).
Penzance is just two miles away.
This lovely bath is perfect for soaking in after a day on the coast.
The family bathroom is very spacious.
Porthcurno, a stunning beach and home to the open-air Minack Theatre.
Four steps lead up from the lower landing into this large area, where you will find a very handy utility area with a drier and washing machine.
Welcome to The Dabblings.
The terrace is the perfect spot for a glass of wine. Four steps lead up onto this pretty outside area.
St Michael's Mount is just four miles away.

The Dabblings


Mousehole / Sleeps 6 + cot

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7 Nights from  £493

September 2019

A lovely , characterful cottage in a location convenient to the village. Very much a home from home ??

August 2019

Beautiful cottage in a quaint little fishing village in Cornwall. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Dabblings, as it really was home from home, cosy, comfy and a well equipped cottage with everything you would need for a family. Children loved sharing their surfing experiences over the cosy kitchen/dinning area or the cosy front room. We're already planning our return visit to the Dabblings. Thank you for a a thoroughly enjoyable and memorable stay.

Reply from Classic Cottages

Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful comments - Mousehole is such a gorgeous little village and we're delighted you enjoyed your stay. Tanya, Customer Support

October 2018

A really lovely property in a very quiet village. Tucked away on a very quaint side street. Beautifully furnished and super-comfortable. We really couldn't fault anything. There is no on-site parking, but there are two car parks literally a few steps away (bring lots of £1 coins- as there is no way to pay using a phone app etc!) HIGHGLY recommended.

October 2018

It‘s an excellent cottage, very close to the harbour and well equipped. We had a lovely stay (our second stay at the Dabblings) and will definitely come back!

August 2018

Furnishings, decorations, spacious kitchen/dining area, pleasant rear patio larger than expected. V quiet and great location. Large bedrooms with good storage (cept bunkbed room). Excellent shower in main bathroom. Good laundry area tho did not use.

August 2018

Lovely homely cottage, with lots of very thoughtful extra details to make it a very family friendly place. Comfy beds with fluffy towels and two great showers. Spacious bright kitchen and what a lovely new little garden area to sit in. Massive bonus to have a separate utility area, made life much easier. Thank you for a happy stay.

August 2018

Idyllic retreat in a fabulous central location.

June 2018

The Dabblings is a great cottage, close to the harbour.

September 2017

The cottage was very comfortable and well equipped, we would be more than happy to stay there again.

September 2017

Delightful cottage in the perfect location for a stay in Mousehole - close to the harnour and all amenities. Quietly located and close to a great restaurant.

August 2017

A beautiful place to stay with plenty of space and an airy feel. So relaxing. Thank you for a wonderful holiday.

July 2017

A lovely, spacious place to stay for a group with children and infants. As a group of four adults, a baby and a toddler there was plenty of room to stretch out and never feel on top of each other. The utility area was also a godsend at nappy changing time! Recommended for a homely, cosy stay.

April 2017

Great holiday let good vaue for money will definitely be returning to Mousehle & would look at booking the Dabblings again . A well equipped comfortable cottage in a great location.

December 2016

Very spacious and well equipped cottage in a good location.

September 2016

We are obviously very happy staying at The Dabblings as this is the third consecutive year we have holidayed in this delightful cottage. A welcome package awaited us on arrival including fresh flowers, such a thoughtful gesture. As always the cottage was spotlessly clean. The kitchen is extremely well equipped and very spacious. Lovely comfortable beds and excellent showers. To sum it up The Dabblings is the perfect home from home. As soon as I step inside I just know it's going to be another wonderful holiday in Mousehole.

May 2016

This is a wonderful cottage, fantastically situated and equipped. We had breakfast outside on the patio and cold beers sitting at the harbour in the evening. There is a fabulous deli and paper shop. It would be difficult to find a better cittage. Thank you for a brilliant holiday.

December 2015

The most well equipped and comfortable cottage we have ever stayed in, in a peaceful and central location. Being there for Christmas was quite magical.

October 2015

Dabblings is a really lovely cottage, beautifully presented with high-quality furnishings and fittings. It is very spacious... much bigger than it looks for the outside. Tardis-like even. Everything in the cottage is of the best quality, from the pictures on the walls to the plates and appliances.

Oh, and the welcome pack. We were thrilled to find a bottle of wine, a litre of milk, biscuits, tea, coffee and... beautiful fresh flowers. How wonderful. We'll definitely book again.

September 2015

Its sometimes said that you should never go back to somewhere that you have fond memories of as it can be disappointing. Not so with The Dabblings, the cottage was as clean, comfortable and welcoming as the previous year we stayed. We are so taken with it that we have already booked for September next year. It is a perfectly situated home from home, we feel blessed to have found it.

September 2015

A beautiful cottage in a stunning village. Very well thought out, very modern bright and breezy decor. Very comfy - loved the Everhot stove! Great having two bathrooms. Would stay again..

July 2015

Nicely situated in a delightful location, clean and comfortable, well equipped. We like it so much we have rebooked for next year. Ideal for us (two adults) for a car free holiday - train to Penzance, busses every 20 minutes to and from Mousehole, good walking in the area.

September 2014

A beautiful cottage, tastefully decorated and very well equipped. We were impressed with the standard of cleanliness throughout. Ideal for families as its appearance from the outside is deceptive and its very spacious. Staying at The Dabblings is a joy,we were sad to leave but we intend to go back, its the best cottage we have ever stayed in

September 2014

We had a really happy holiday at The Dabblings and will certainly be visiting again.

August 2014

After coming to Mousehole for 36 years this is the best cottage we have stayed in.

June 2014

For up to four adults and two children The Dabblings is a fantastic place to stay. Spacious, exceptionally well furnished and excellent location. Would certainly return.

October 2013

Beautiful cottage! The owners have thought of everything, a real home from home. Decor, cleanliness were spot on and the fixtures and fittings very good quality. In fact, I could live there myself! We'll definitely return when we are back to see our family down there. Wish I was there now!

September 2013

The Dabblings is the perfect place to spend your holiday in Mousehole...a very comfortable cottage with everything you could need .It is a good base from which to explore the surrounding area and a welcoming base to return to after a busy day !!

August 2013

We stayed in this lovely cottage with our Son his wife and our grandchildren. The accommodation worked well for us superbly equipped, having a double room and ensuite for us while the children were able to share a room and my son and his wife had their won space and family bathroom.
The living room space, kitchen area and the outside additional dining space was great, a lot of thought has gone into making this s uper holidy home. The location could not be better in the heart of Mousehole with lots of lovely Restuarants and the beech just 100 metres away.

August 2013

This is probably the best cottage we've stayed in over the years. It's spacious, tastefully decorated and really comfortable.

August 2013

We wanted to stay in Mousehole in a traditional fisherman s cottage. We chose this cottage based on its location and size and the interior.

May 2013

We really enjoyed our stay in the cottage and appreciated the welcoming flowers biscuits and wine. We loved the furnishings and decor along with the very comfortable relaxing bed rooms. Would definitely like to return in the future.

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