For the adventurous 

Activities at Gyllyngvase Beach

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There's a reason that Gylly is the sandy jewel in Falmouth's crown. It’s the perfect place to try something new with water sports lessons and experiences from WeSUP and Gylly Adventures, as well as offering a peaceful haven to relax. Our Health Club also features beach classes in the spring and summer months including boxing, yoga and kettlebell workouts.

For the families, the calm waters of the south-coast and Blue Flag status make the perfect waters to take the children for a swim. 


For the families
Clean and safe waters For the families

With a Blue Flag status and an RNLI lifeguarded beach (between May – September), take the family for a swim or play in the sand at Gyllyngvase beach. 

Pick up a bucket and spade at the beach shop and take advantage of the public toilets, showers and the car park only 100 yards away. Gyllyngvase beach is an advocate for safe swimming which you will see during the surf lifesaving club's children sea safety lessons. Also, watch out for the red and yellow flags which mark out the safe bathing waters. 

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For the adventurous
An abundance of water sports For the adventurous

Adventures for any time of year, Gyllyngvase beach features two of the top water activity providers. 

Gyllyngvase features both WeSUP and Gylly Adventures who host a variety of water sports, providing wetsuits and top equipment. Discover secret beaches by paddleboard or take a kayak tour of Gylly Bay

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For the young at heart
Rock pooling and more For the young at heart

Gyllyngvase beach is home to many crystal clear rock pools, plan on a nice day and wait for low tide. 

An activity for all ages, take the family rock pooling and discover hidden creatures. Head towards the south where the beach extends to Swanpool and you will find a rocky reef with plenty of shallow rock pools. 

Check out Rock Pool Safaris with The Rock Pool Project. There is no better way to see Cornwall than by learning about the unique diversity of marine life found in our rock pools. Find out more here!

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