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.

Planning your visit to Swanpool Beach


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Place Category: Beaches

Swanpool Beach 7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 13.9℃ to 15.3℃ with wind speed 7.4 m/sec (W)
Thursday, Sep 21lightrainshowers_night
Expect a temp in the range 12.2℃ to 14℃ with wind speed 7.8 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Sep 22partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 11.8℃ to 12.3℃ with wind speed 5.6 m/sec (WNW)
Saturday, Sep 23partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 10.3℃ to 12.4℃ with wind speed 3.4 m/sec (NW)
Sunday, Sep 24lightrain
Expect a temp in the range 16.6℃ to 17℃ with wind speed 8.5 m/sec (SSW)
Monday, Sep 25rain
Expect a temp in the range 16.5℃ to 16.8℃ with wind speed 8.5 m/sec (S)
Tuesday, Sep 26partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 14.2℃ to 15.4℃ with wind speed 5.3 m/sec (SW)

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, helping you to plan the best time to visit Swanpool Beach. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Wed 20 Sep
   Low Tide at 02:02 (Height 1.03m)
   High Tide at 07:30 (Height 4.75m)
   Low Tide at 14:15 (Height 1.13m)
   High Tide at 19:37 (Height 4.73m)
Thu 21 Sep
   Low Tide at 02:32 (Height 1.24m)
   High Tide at 07:53 (Height 4.63m)
   Low Tide at 14:49 (Height 1.36m)
   High Tide at 20:10 (Height 4.51m)
Fri 22 Sep
   Low Tide at 03:09 (Height 1.53m)
   High Tide at 08:39 (Height 4.41m)
   Low Tide at 15:33 (Height 1.67m)
   High Tide at 21:14 (Height 4.18m)
Sat 23 Sep
   Low Tide at 04:01 (Height 1.87m)
   High Tide at 10:19 (Height 4.16m)
   Low Tide at 16:43 (Height 1.97m)
   High Tide at 23:14 (Height 3.96m)
Sun 24 Sep
   Low Tide at 05:30 (Height 2.11m)
   High Tide at 11:57 (Height 4.12m)
   Low Tide at 18:39 (Height 2.00m)
Mon 25 Sep
   High Tide at 00:50 (Height 4.00m)
   Low Tide at 07:28 (Height 1.99m)
   High Tide at 13:25 (Height 4.34m)
   Low Tide at 20:18 (Height 1.63m)
Tue 26 Sep
   High Tide at 02:16 (Height 4.30m)
   Low Tide at 08:51 (Height 1.55m)
   High Tide at 14:37 (Height 4.73m)
   Low Tide at 21:27 (Height 1.12m)

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