Gyllyngvase beach, Falmouth, Cornwall
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    Gyllyngvase Beach Information

    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 and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

    Gyllyngvase Beach has dog restrictions. Gyllyngvase (Gylly) beach does not allow dogs between Easter and 30th September.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 5 beaches around Falmouth, 217 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

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  • Water Quality

    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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    7-day Weather Forecast

    Rain on Saturday, with high temperatures rising to 20°C on Monday.

    Today's Forecast
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
       14%  46%   4 mph
      5:24 am    9:13 pm
    Friday, May 25th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
       18%  54%   7 mph
      5:23 am    9:14 pm

    Saturday, May 26th
     Rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening, and breezy overnight.
       54%  77%   13 mph
      5:22 am    9:15 pm
    Sunday, May 27th
     Breezy in the morning and mostly cloudy until evening.
       17%  71%   13 mph
      5:21 am    9:16 pm

    Monday, May 28th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       19%  50%   9 mph
      5:20 am    9:18 pm
    Tuesday, May 29th
     Overcast throughout the day.
       18%  96%   9 mph
      5:19 am    9:19 pm

    Wednesday, May 30th
     Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
       15%  48%   4 mph
      5:18 am    9:20 pm
    Thursday, May 31st
     Partly cloudy until evening.
       4%  45%   2 mph
      5:17 am    9:21 pm

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