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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 7-day Weather Forecast
Light rain tomorrow and Tuesday, with temperatures rising to 18°C on Friday.Mostly cloudy throughout the day and breezy in the morning.Today's Forecast
10->1533% 65% 14 mph
7:54 am 6:16 pmLight rain in the morning and evening and breezy in the morning.Monday, Oct 23rd
14->1691% 100% 19 mph
7:56 am 6:14 pmOvercast throughout the day.Tuesday, Oct 24th
15->1765% 99% 21 mph
7:58 am 6:13 pmOvercast throughout the day.Wednesday, Oct 25th
14->1742% 95% 12 mph
7:59 am 6:11 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Thursday, Oct 26th
13->177% 95% 7 mph
8:01 am 6:09 pmMostly cloudy until afternoon.Friday, Oct 27th
14->1811% 36% 6 mph
8:03 am 6:07 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Saturday, Oct 28th
12->1615% 41% 9 mph
8:04 am 6:05 pmPartly cloudy starting in the evening.Sunday, Oct 29th
12->160% 18% 10 mph
7:06 am 5:03 pm
Gyllyngvase Beach Tide Times
Gyllyngvase Beach Bathing Water QualityWater 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