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, 204 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Gyllyngvase Beach 7-day Weather Forecast

    Light rain tomorrow and Tuesday, with temperatures rising to 18°C on Friday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and breezy in the morning.
     
    10
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    15
       33%  65%   14 mph
      7:54 am    6:16 pm
    Monday, Oct 23rd
     Light rain in the morning and evening and breezy in the morning.
     
    14
    -> 
    16
       91%  100%   19 mph
      7:56 am    6:14 pm

    Tuesday, Oct 24th
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
    15
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    17
       65%  99%   21 mph
      7:58 am    6:13 pm
    Wednesday, Oct 25th
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
    14
    -> 
    17
       42%  95%   12 mph
      7:59 am    6:11 pm

    Thursday, Oct 26th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    13
    -> 
    17
       7%  95%   7 mph
      8:01 am    6:09 pm
    Friday, Oct 27th
     Mostly cloudy until afternoon.
     
    14
    -> 
    18
       11%  36%   6 mph
      8:03 am    6:07 pm

    Saturday, Oct 28th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    12
    -> 
    16
       15%  41%   9 mph
      8:04 am    6:05 pm
    Sunday, Oct 29th
     Partly cloudy starting in the evening.
     
    12
    -> 
    16
       0%  18%   10 mph
      7:06 am    5:03 pm

  • Gyllyngvase Beach Tide Times

     

  • Gyllyngvase Beach Bathing Water Quality

    Water 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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