Coastal Cornwall

Falmouth Beaches

Gyllyngvase Beach

Falmouth's main beach, it extends alongside Cliff Road, providing a crescent shaped white sandy stretch, ideal for family bathing and water sports. Gyllyngvase is a Blue Flag beach. Sand chair available for hire from the Beach Café for disabled beach access.

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Swanpool Beach

Take a short walk along the cliff path from Gyllyngvase, to discover
Swanpool Beach offering a large variety of water-based activities and a children's play area. Opposite is Swanpool Nature Reserve for those who want to discover tranquility and the local wildlife. Leaflets are available in the cafe on the beach or from the Tourist Information Centre.

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Castle Beach

A narrow beach on Falmouth's seafront. Here you will find sparkling rock pools - the stuff of childhood memories.

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Tunnel Beach

A narrow stretch of sand, adjacent to Cliff Road. The beach is sheltered by a high sea wall and close to Castle Beach.

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Maenporth Beach

A wide sandy beach, two miles south west of Falmouth, in a peaceful setting with views of Falmouth, Pendennis Castle and St Anthony Lighthouse on the Roseland Peninsula.

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Kiln Quay, Flushing

Rural beach with views across Falmouth Harbour, access to Trefusis Point.



S: Swimming

T: Toilets

P: Parking

C: Cafe

LP: Lifeguard Professional

LV: Lifeguard Voluntary

DW: Dog Welcome

DB: Dog Ban



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