Gyllyngvase Beach

Gyllyngvase beach, Falmouth, Cornwall

Place Category: Beaches

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  • 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.

    Gyllyngvase Beach has dog restrictions. No dogs allowed between Easter and 30th September.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 5 beaches around Falmouth, 205 beaches in Cornwall, or check our Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Gyllyngvase Beach Weather Forecast

    Light rain today through Saturday, with temperatures falling to 15°C on Sunday.

    Today's Forecast
     Rain starting in the afternoon.
     
    11
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    15
       81%  70%   5 mph
      5:20 am    9:17 pm
    Monday, May 29th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    18
       75%  85%   7 mph
      5:19 am    9:19 pm

    Tuesday, May 30th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    13
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    17
       0%  71%   8 mph
      5:18 am    9:20 pm
    Wednesday, May 31st
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    12
    -> 
    16
       13%  52%   2 mph
      5:17 am    9:21 pm

    Thursday, Jun 1st
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    12
    -> 
    17
       0%  37%   6 mph
      5:16 am    9:22 pm
    Friday, Jun 2nd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    12
    -> 
    16
       6%  92%   6 mph
      5:16 am    9:23 pm

    Saturday, Jun 3rd
     Light rain in the morning.
     
    11
    -> 
    16
       55%  78%   11 mph
      5:15 am    9:24 pm
    Sunday, Jun 4th
     Clear throughout the day.
     
    11
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    15
       1%  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.
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