Falmouth Beaches

Browse our interactive map, clicking on the beach symbol to find out more about a particular beach or view the thumbnail listings below. Check out info about the South West Coast Path below as well.

Castle beach

The most northerly of all the Falmouth beaches, situated alongside Pendennis point.

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Gyllyngvase beach

One of the most popular beaches in Falmouth, a Blue Flag status beach, with its wide arc of golden sand and inviting sea. Whilst being slightly further away from town than Castle Beach and Tunnel Beach it is still only a 10 minute walk away.

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Swanpool beach

Delightful cove with adjoining Swanpool Lake Nature Reserve, a Site of Special Scientifc Interest (SSSI). Excellent watersport centre where you can try your hand at dinghy sailing, kayaking or windsurfing. Bouncy castle located on the beach during the summer months for the smaller children.

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Maenporth beach

Beautiful sandy cove, approximately 2 miles from Falmouth town centre, perfect for sun bathing, rockpooling fishing and boating. Offers great views across Falmouth Bay towards Pendennis Castle and some superb coastal walking opportunities onwards towards the Helford river area.

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Get more info on the beautiful South West Coast Path

Check out the walks around the Falmouth area by viewing their interactive map

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