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Castle Beach

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Description:Castle Beach is a popular family beach to the west of Pendennis Point, Falmouth. There is a long but narrow strip of sand and at low tide extensive rocks and rock pools are exposed. Pendennis Castle can be visited and there is lots to see in Falmouth

Access:There is road parking above Castle Beach. There is a slipway to the beach, which may be too steep for wheel chairs. There are also steps to the beach at the east end of the beach

Dogs:Dogs are banned on Castle Beach from Easter Day to October 1 (Guide Dogs excepted)

Directions:Falmouth is about 10 miles from Truro. At Truro follow the directions for Falmouth on the A39. Keep on the A39 to Falmouth and follow the A39 through Falmouth. On the A39 turn right at a mini roundabout (signs to "Beaches") on to Pennance Road. Take the 2nd left and follow this road past Gyllyngvase car park onto Cliff Road for parking above Castle Beach

Parking:Road car parking along Cliff Road above Castle Beach. There is also a car park by Gyllyngvase Beach and there are 2 small car parks on Pendennis Point

Toilets:Yes, by the beach (note these are only open in summer)

Facilities:Beach shop on Castle Beach

Activities:None

Safety:Signs warn of slippery rocks and not to use inflatables


Nearby Beaches: Maenporth Beach (3 miles), Swanpool Beach (1 mile),
Gyllyngvase Beach
(less than 1 mile), St Mawes (18 miles), Portscatho (16 miles),
Porthcurnick Beach (16 miles), Pendower Beach (16 miles), Carne Beach (17 miles)


Photos of Castle Beach provided by West Country Views
For more photos of Castle Beach, visit Castle Beach Photos
on the West County Views website

Photos of Falmouth are also available on West Country Views,
visit Falmouth Photos

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