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Gyllyngvase Beach - Falmouth

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Gyllyngvase beach in Falmouth, on the South Cornwall coast is one of the most popular beaches in Falmouth.

  • Less than 10 minutes walk to historic Falmouth’s town centre
  • Falmouth’s largest beach
  • Fine crescent of sand
  • Popular with families
  • Great amenities
  • Good for watersports 
  • One of only eight beaches in Cornwall to receive the Blue Flag Award 2017 which recognises that the beach is clean, with the highest quality of water, well managed and safe. 


  • Gylly Beach Cafe is built over the beach and offers fantastic views from its sundrenched terrace and is open all year round. Prides itself on utilising wherever possible, local produce and best environmental practice. Fresh contemporary menu – expect lots of fish/shellfish, salads, tapas, accompanied by chilled out acoustic music sessions. Perfect place for a romantic meal or a family gathering by the beach
  • Buggy-friendly
  • Access – flat
  • WESUP is Cornwall’s first dedicated stand up Paddleboard centre operating from Gylly Beach
  • Adjacent to Gylly Beach Cafe is a small building which sells take-away food, ice-cream and beach goodies throughout the summer months
  • Public toilets are located 20 yards away from Gylly beach
  • Gyllyngvase Beach is a 10 minute walk from the centre of town
  • The well-kept formal Queen Mary Gardens near the beach were opened in 1910 and are home to sub-tropical plants such as colourful Agapanthus and giant leafed Gunnera.
  • Linked via the South West Coastpath to Swanpool Beach and Nature Reserve 
  • There is a large car park 100 yards away
  • The beach is raked every morning during the summer months

Lifeguard cover There is RNLI Lifeguard cover between 15 May – 26 September at Gyllyngvase beach 

Dogs Seasonal dog ban. Dogs are welcome on this beach except between Easter Sunday and 30 September when a seasonal dog ban is in place.

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Our offers are discounted prices for 2 Adults
2 Adults and 2 Children age 9 or under.

Babies of 18 months or under (max 2) do not count as a person. Where there is only one adult you can add an extra child. These offers are available mainly outside of the school holidays and are always availabale through our accommodation search.


Offers do not apply in conjunction any other offers. Normal booking conditions also apply. Extras such as cots highchairs and decks will be charged in the booking process.

Our prices include: all card and admin charges, linen in most units, use of indoor pool, beach access and car park, 24HR security, club entry, entertainment (when provided), TV electricity gas in our units, WIFI (not in unit). Please note other parks may charge ON ARRIVAL for some or all of these items! Availability Limited. Please check dates of which facilities are open on your holiday dates.

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