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Place Category: Beaches
Gyllyngvase beach, locally known as Gylly beach, is a very popular gently shelving sandy beach with rock pools to explore. This is the largest of the Falmouth beaches overlooked by Pendennis Castle and is a great location, just a 10-15 minute walk away from Falmouth centre.
The beach has gentle rollers making it a popular swimming, surfing and stand up paddle boarding (SUP) beach.
Facilities include toilets, shop, Gylly beach cafe, lifeguards in the summer, car park and road parking, disabled access (beach chair for hire).
Gyllyngvase in Cornish means ‘the shallow inlet’.
Gyllyngvase Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.
No dogs allowed between Easter and 30th September.
Gyllyngvase Beach Weather Forecast
Light rain today through Saturday, with temperatures falling to 15°C on Sunday.Rain starting in the afternoon.Today's Forecast
11->1581% 70% 5 mph
5:20 am 9:17 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Monday, May 29th
14->1875% 85% 7 mph
5:19 am 9:19 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Tuesday, May 30th
13->170% 71% 8 mph
5:18 am 9:20 pmPartly cloudy throughout the day.Wednesday, May 31st
12->1613% 52% 2 mph
5:17 am 9:21 pmPartly cloudy throughout the day.Thursday, Jun 1st
12->170% 37% 6 mph
5:16 am 9:22 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Friday, Jun 2nd
12->166% 92% 6 mph
5:16 am 9:23 pmLight rain in the morning.Saturday, Jun 3rd
11->1655% 78% 11 mph
5:15 am 9:24 pmClear throughout the day.Sunday, Jun 4th
11->151% 0% 8 mph
5:14 am 9:25 pm
Gyllyngvase Beach Tide Times
Gyllyngvase Beach Water quality
Samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
- Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
- Good: generally good water quality
- Sufficient: meets minimum standards
- Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
Photos from around the surrounding area