One of the most popular beaches in Falmouth, a Blue Flag status beach, with its wide arc of golden sand and inviting sea. Great amenties, with award winning cafe, yet still only a 10 minute walk away from Falmouth town centre.
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. For their website click here
WESUP is Cornwall's first dedicated stand up Paddleboard centre operating from Gylly Beach and new for 2011!. For more info 07789 717449 or visit WESUP website.
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
There is RNLI Lifeguard cover between 15 May - 26 September at Gyllyngvase Beach
Travelling by car - in addition to on road parking, there is a large car park 100 yards away. In the summer months the beach is raked every morning.
Gyllyngvase Beach is a 10 minute walk from the centre of town and is also linked via the South West Coastpath to Swanpool Beach and Nature Reserve
The Maritime Train Line service connects Falmouth to Truro via a twice hourly service. Alight at Falmouth Docks or Falmouth Town station stops both a 5 min walk from the beaches along Casle Drive. For a timetable click here.
Western Greyhound 500 bus links Falmouth's beaches along to Maenporth. Download the timetable here.
Fal River Links - for information on reaching Falmouth's beaches via the superb Park & Float scheme or via boat from neighbouring villages, click here.