Swanpool beach is a small east facing sand and pebble cove on the outskirts of Falmouth. There is level access to the beach and excellent facilities are close by.
There is a footpath around Swanpool Lake (good for birds) to the Cornwall Wildlife Trust Nature reserve beyond, and a coastal path leading to Gyllingvase beach.
The beach is popular for surfing, suitable for novice to intermediates.
Facilities include car park, toilets, shop, cafe, restaurants, seasonal hire beach huts, crazy golf and changing rooms.
Swanpool beach does not allow dogs between Easter and October.
- 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.
Our weather forecast for Falmouth in Cornwall
Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Our tide forecast for Swanpool Beach in Cornwall.
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