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Gyllyngvase Beach, nr Falmouth

SATNAV: TR11 4PA     PARKING: yes     DOGS ALLOWED: yes (except Easter-Oct)     FACILITIES: excellent     SPORTS: swimming

Gyllyngvase Beach

Gyllyngvase beach, which is Falmouth's largest beach, is located on the South Cornish coast towards Swanpool. It is one of the more popular beaches in the Falmouth area; parking and local facilities are excellent.


Gylly was awarded the Marine Conservation Society Good Beach Guide Recommendtion2014 for excellent water quality.


There is RNLI lifeguard cover at the beach daily, from 19 May - 30 September.



Gyllyngvase beach is easily accessed from Cliff Road in Falmouth and can be accessed from Castle Drive near Pendennis Castle.

Other beaches nearby:


Swanpool          Maenporth

Tide Times

Falmouth 1 mile, Truro 11 miles, Helston 13 miles