A very popular beach near Falmouth on the south coast of Cornwall. A short walk around from Gyllanvase beach means that Swanpool can get crowded during the summer months. Great swimming conditons and clear water can be found when the winds are blowing west. Avoid in an easterly wind.
Helford & Lizard: Twenty-five Secret Beaches
A beach guide book pulling together all of the Lizard Peninsula and Helford River’s best secret beaches and hidden coves.
Here’s to adventure. The spontaneous foray down that overgrown footpath, leaping that ancient granite hedge and traversing that deserted headland no-ones ever heard ... Read More
Park in Falmouth and take the short walk from Gyllanvase around the headland to Swanpool.
Postcode: TR11 5BG
Lat / Lon: 50.1404, -5.07678
OS Explorer Map: 103 - The Lizard
Gyllanvase Beach: 0.5km
Gyllanvase beach is a sandy beach in the heart of Falmouth on the south coast of Cornwall. The beach opens up at low tide to reveal golden sands and r... read more
Sunny Cove: 0.6km
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Castle Beach: 1.1km
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