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Place Category: Beaches
Swanpool beach is a small east facing sand and pebble cove on the outskirts of Falmouth. There is level access to the beach and excellent facilities are close by.
There is a footpath around Swanpool Lake (good for birds) to the Cornwall Wildlife Trust Nature reserve beyond, and a coastal path leading to Gyllingvase beach.
The beach is popular for surfing, suitable for novice to intermediates.
Facilities include car park, toilets, shop, cafe, restaurants, seasonal hire beach huts, crazy golf and changing rooms.
No dogs allowed between Easter and October.
Swanpool Beach Weather Forecast
Light rain throughout the week, with temperatures falling to 15°C on Monday.Foggy in the morning.Today's Forecast
13->1630% 69% 5 mph
5:19 am 9:19 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Tuesday, May 30th
13->180% 73% 8 mph
5:18 am 9:20 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Wednesday, May 31st
13->174% 74% 5 mph
5:17 am 9:21 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Thursday, Jun 1st
13->170% 81% 6 mph
5:16 am 9:22 pmLight rain in the morning.Friday, Jun 2nd
13->1851% 72% 5 mph
5:16 am 9:23 pmPartly cloudy in the morning.Saturday, Jun 3rd
11->154% 25% 13 mph
5:15 am 9:24 pmPartly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.Sunday, Jun 4th
12->167% 17% 17 mph
5:14 am 9:25 pmLight rain until afternoon, starting again overnight.Monday, Jun 5th
11->1564% 65% 15 mph
5:14 am 9:26 pm
Swanpool Beach Tide Times
Swanpool 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