Gyllyngvase Beach

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The largest beach in Falmouth, Gyllyngvase is beach popular with holiday-makers and local residents alike. A sandy, crescent-shaped beach, at low tide shallow rock pools can be explored. Gyllyngvase is a 2011 Blue Flag beach.


Gyllyngvase Beach

Gyllyngvase beach can be reached on foot via a pleasant hillside footpath at high tide or along the beach at low tide.

Falmouth’s town centre, with its’ many and varied shops, pubs and restaurants, is roughly a 15-minute walk away, as is Pendennis Castle.

Holiday accommodation in the area is in wide supply and there is a good selection of holiday cottages in Falmouth town itself.

Sun-bathing, swimming, sailing, canoeing and windsurfing are popular pursuits at Gyllyngvase. At low tide Castle beach can be reached on foot. The beach has disabled access, a car park, caf and public toilets. Dogs are not permitted on the beach in peak months from spring to early autumn. Lifeguards patrol the beach in peak seasons.


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2 comments on “Gyllyngvase Beach”

  1. We are Falmouth’s number one adventure activities provider. Situated on the magical Gyllyngvase Beach, a short walk from Falmouth Town Center. Gylly Adventures offers a range of activities from Coasteering to Kayaking, Stand Up Paddle boarding (SUPing) and Equipment Hire. Our focus is to provide safe, fun, adventurous activities, that allow you to discover and explore all that Falmouth has to offer.

  2. Sat on Falmouth’s famous Gyllyngvase beach, over looked by the imposing Pendennis castle with fantastic views of the lizard peninsula is the Gylly beach cafe. This family run award winning cafe is simply striving to serve the best locally sourced food in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

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