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, 215 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 today through Sunday, with high temperatures bottoming out at 16°C on Monday.

    Today's Forecast
     Windy throughout the day and rain starting in the evening.
       95%  98%   24 mph
      7:04 am    7:25 pm
    Friday, Sep 21st
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and windy until afternoon.
       52%  60%   20 mph
      7:06 am    7:22 pm

    Saturday, Sep 22nd
     Rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
       83%  97%   7 mph
      7:07 am    7:20 pm
    Sunday, Sep 23rd
     Windy until evening and light rain in the morning.
       78%  75%   15 mph
      7:09 am    7:18 pm

    Monday, Sep 24th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
       3%  20%   9 mph
      7:10 am    7:16 pm
    Tuesday, Sep 25th
     Partly cloudy until afternoon.
       3%  15%   10 mph
      7:12 am    7:13 pm

    Wednesday, Sep 26th
     Clear throughout the day.
       0%  0%   4 mph
      7:13 am    7:11 pm
    Thursday, Sep 27th
     Partly cloudy starting in the evening.
       5%  5%   5 mph
      7:15 am    7:09 pm

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