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Swanpool Beach

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.

Dog Friendly Beach?

Swanpool Beach has dog restrictions.
Swanpool beach has seasonal dog restrictions not allowing dogs from 1st July to 31st August between 10 am - 6 pm

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 216 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

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Swanpool 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.

7 Day Weather Forecast

Todaypartlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 8.5℃ to 9.1℃ with wind speed 6.7 m/sec (W)
Saturday, Feb 04cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 8.1℃ to 8.8℃ with wind speed 3.9 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Feb 05partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 6.8℃ to 8℃ with wind speed 2.5 m/sec (NW)
Monday, Feb 06partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 7.3℃ to 7.8℃ with wind speed 5.2 m/sec (ESE)
Tuesday, Feb 07cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 6.3℃ to 7℃ with wind speed 2.9 m/sec (ESE)
Wednesday, Feb 08partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 6.1℃ to 7℃ with wind speed 7.1 m/sec (ESE)
Thursday, Feb 09clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 6.8℃ to 7.6℃ with wind speed 5.7 m/sec (S)

Falmouth weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Swanpool Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Swanpool Beach is at FALMOUTH 2.16 km (1.34 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Fri 03 Feb
   High Tide at 03:44 (Height 4.43m)
   Low Tide at 10:22 (Height 1.35m)
   High Tide at 16:08 (Height 4.33m)
   Low Tide at 22:41 (Height 1.26m)
Sat 04 Feb
   High Tide at 04:26 (Height 4.67m)
   Low Tide at 11:07 (Height 1.12m)
   High Tide at 16:49 (Height 4.52m)
   Low Tide at 23:23 (Height 1.07m)
Sun 05 Feb
   High Tide at 05:06 (Height 4.85m)
   Low Tide at 11:47 (Height 0.95m)
   High Tide at 17:28 (Height 4.65m)
Mon 06 Feb
   Low Tide at 00:00 (Height 0.94m)
   High Tide at 05:44 (Height 4.95m)
   Low Tide at 12:23 (Height 0.84m)
   High Tide at 18:05 (Height 4.73m)
Tue 07 Feb
   Low Tide at 00:32 (Height 0.88m)
   High Tide at 06:20 (Height 4.99m)
   Low Tide at 12:53 (Height 0.80m)
   High Tide at 18:40 (Height 4.75m)
Wed 08 Feb
   Low Tide at 01:00 (Height 0.86m)
   High Tide at 06:52 (Height 4.98m)
   Low Tide at 13:20 (Height 0.79m)
   High Tide at 19:11 (Height 4.72m)
Thu 09 Feb
   Low Tide at 01:27 (Height 0.87m)
   High Tide at 07:20 (Height 4.93m)
   Low Tide at 13:46 (Height 0.82m)
   High Tide at 19:37 (Height 4.66m)

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