Cornwall Beach Guide

Gyllyngvase Beach

Description:
Gyllyngvase Beach is a wide popular sandy beach on the outskirts of Falmouth. Parking and facilities are all close to the beach and there are pleasant gardens called Queen Mary Gardens behind the beach.
Safety:
Signs warn of deeply shelving beach. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:
The car park is close to Gyllyngvase Beach and there is level access to the beach.
Dogs:
Dogs are banned on Gyllyngvase Beach from Easter Day to October 1.
Directions:
Falmouth is about 10 miles from Truro. From east or west take the A390 to Truro and at Truro follow the directions for Falmouth on the A39. Keep on the A39 to Falmouth and follow the A39 around 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 to Gyllyngvase Beach. Either park by the beach or continue on this road to Cliff Road for parking.
Post Code:
TR11 4PA.
Parking:
1 car park by Gyllyngvase Beach. There is also free road parking along Cliff Road.
Toilets:
Yes, by the beach.
Facilities:
Beach shop, cafés at Gyllyngvase Beach. Queen Mary Gardens can be visited. Sand Chair hire for the disabled at Gyllyngvase Beach, phone Gyllyngvase Beach Café on (01326) 312884.
Activities:
None.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Swanpool Beach (2 miles, sandy beach, disabled access)
Castle Beach (less than 1 mile, sandy beach)
St Mawes (17 miles, seaside town, sandy beaches)
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