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From family friendly beaches to secluded secret spots, the selection of beaches around the Fal River is spectacular.


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Stunning Beaches

Sit back, relax and enjoy lazy, hazy days on sun-soaked beaches...


From family friendly beaches to secluded secret spots, the selection of beaches around the Fal River is spectacular.

The Roseland Peninsula is one of Cornwall's best kept secrets and the beaches you'll find here will blow your mind. Escape from the crowds on the north coast and enjoy seclusion and serenity on these amazing beaches.

Falmouth has three main beaches; Gyllyngvase, Maenporth and Swanpool. All three are unspoilt, beautiful and easy to get to.

Further afield you can find great beaches around the Lizard and along the south coast. A short trip to the north coast will take you to the busier beaches where you'll find the UK's top surfing waters.

Towan Beach

Situated on the beautiful Roseland peninsula.

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Swanpool Beach

15 Minute walk from Falmouth, great family spot.

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St Mawes Beach

St Mawes and Summers Beach in the heart of St Mawes.

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Portscatho Beach

East facing, Portscatho is simply beautiful.

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Portholland Beach

Situated just up the coast towards St Austell Bay.

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Porthcurnick Beach

Sat on the East coast of the beautiful Roseland Peninsula.

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Porthbeor Beach

Known for lush sandy beaches and tranquil waters. Porthbeor is set on the tip of the Roseland peninsula. Along the south west coast path.

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Pentewan Beach

A wide sandy beach with access from Pentewan village.

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Pendower Beach

Simply stunning, situated just below the Nare.

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Maenporth Beach

A secluded beach just a ten minute drive from Falmouth.

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Loe Beach

At the top of the Carrick Roads, perfect for watersports.

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Helford Passage Beach

Nestled amongst small villages and beautiful coastline.

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Gyllyngvase Beach

Situated just a ten minute walk from Falmouth town.

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Great Molunan Beach

Set in the shelter of St Anthony Lighthouse and headland. Great & Little Molunan is best accessed on the Place Ferry.

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Gorran Haven Beach

Historic beach well worth a visit.

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Map of Great Cornish Beaches