Swanpool Beach (Cornwall)

  • Information

    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 has dog restrictions. Swanpool beach does not allow dogs between Easter and October.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have no beaches around Falmouth, 215 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Beach 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.
  • Tides
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  • What do others think ...

    1 Review on “Swanpool Beach (Cornwall)”

    • Anthony Cooper
      3 years ago

      Lovely small sandy beach. Excellent café open all year round. Kayak hire, mini golf and parking. Also a short scenic walk to Gyllyngvase and Maenporth beaches.

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