Gyllyngvase Beach, Cornwall
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 (Gylly) beach does not allow dogs between Easter and 30th September.
7-day Weather Forecast
Light rain today through Tuesday, with high temperatures falling to 6°C next Friday.Light rain until afternoon.Today's Forecast
5->1080% 69% 9 mph
8:12 am 4:51 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Saturday, Jan 19th
8->1188% 87% 9 mph
8:11 am 4:52 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Sunday, Jan 20th
6->1056% 74% 15 mph
8:10 am 4:54 pmWindy starting in the evening and rain overnight.Monday, Jan 21st
5->963% 69% 8 mph
8:09 am 4:55 pmWindy until evening and foggy starting in the afternoon.Tuesday, Jan 22nd
6->898% 100% 23 mph
8:08 am 4:57 pmWindy and mostly cloudy until evening.Wednesday, Jan 23rd
6->792% 81% 27 mph
8:07 am 4:59 pmMostly cloudy starting in the evening.Thursday, Jan 24th
4->739% 37% 23 mph
8:06 am 5:00 pmMostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.Friday, Jan 25th
3->612% 50% 18 mph
8:04 am 5:02 pm
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.
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