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Falmouth and The Roseland Peninsula Beaches Cornwall

Beaches List Falmouth & Roseland Cornwall

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Roseland Peninsula

Carne Beach is on the Roseland Peninsula and faces south. At low tide this is a nice sand and shale beach with rocks on both sides and Nare Head rising 300 feet above the beach. Carne beach is a dog friendly beach all year although note dogs must be kept on a lead on the beach in the summer months. Nice walking around the area.

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South East Cornwall

Dogs Friendly Beach all year: yes

Seasonal Lifeguards: no

Falmouth Cornwall

Castle Beach is a lovely location in Falmouth Cornwall with stunning views out over Falmouth Bay in one direction and the historic Pendennis Castle and St Anthony headland in the other. There are sparkling bathing waters, rock pools and golden sands at low tide. There is also a toilet block on the beach and ample free parking along Falmouth Sea Front on Cliff Road and a large car park nearby. The beach has a cafe selling hot and cold drinks, pasties, ice cream etc as well as a range of beach goods. Dogs welcome on this beach except between Easter Sunday and 30 September when a seasonal dog ban is in place. No Lifeguard service

West Cornwall

Dogs Friendly Beach all year: yes

Seasonal Lifeguards: no

Falmouth Cornwall

Winner of a Blue Flag in 2015 Gyllyngvase Beach situated on the outskirts of Falmouth Cornwall is a sandy crescent backed by beautifully well maintained gardens showing many unusual plants thriving due to the mild climate in Cornwall. The sea at Gyllyngvase is usually calm and excellent for bathing when the lifeguards are on duty. Falmouth's biggest beach Gyllyngvase is popular with families and beach goers. Facilities are excellent with toilets by the beach, a take away and cafe. The car parks (paid for) are near and there is good level access from the car parks. There are benches along the back of the beach. Seasonal dog ban Easter Day - 30th September Lifeguarded over the summer season.

West Cornwall

Dogs Friendly Beach all year: yes

Seasonal Lifeguards: yes

Gorran Haven Cornwall

Watch Video Of Hemmick Beach Cornwall

Hemmick Beach is a beautiful golden sandy south facing cove of a reasonable size backed by cliffs. In order to access Hemmick you have to walk along a footpath through fields or along narrow lanes from the National Trust car park at Penare. Hemmick is a dog friendly beach in Cornwall and allows dogs all year.

South East Cornwall

Dogs Friendly Beach all year: yes

Seasonal Lifeguards: no

Falmouth Cornwall

Located in a wooded valley a couple of miles from the harbour town of Falmouth Cornwall Maenporth is a rural, unspoilt, gently sloping beach offering opportunities for bathing, rockpooling and a variety of water sports such as kayaking, sailing and just generally messing around and exploring. A variety of watersports equipment is available for hire. For surfers Maenporth is a sheltered beach break that only works once in a while. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the southwest, when it can get crowded. There is no RNLI Lifeguard service on this beach. A seasonal dog ban from Easter day to 1st October applies. There is a good car park providing easy access to the beach, a shop and cafe. The nearby town of Falmouth has much to offer with Pendennis Castle, shops, bars, restaurants and stunning walks with views across the harbour. Read More about Falmouth Cornwall

West Cornwall

Dogs Friendly Beach all year: yes

Seasonal Lifeguards: no

Lizard Peninsula

Polgwidden beach is a pretty sand and shingle cove on the Helford River which leads up to Gweek on the Lizard Peninsula Cornwall . Polgwidden is at the bottom of the beautiful Trebah Gardens. There are several car parks around Polgwidden beach. Polgwidden is a dog friendly beach in Cornwall and dogs are allowed all year.

West Cornwall

Dogs Friendly Beach all year: yes

Seasonal Lifeguards: no

Gorran Haven

Watch Video Of Porthluney Beach Cornwall

Porthluney Beach is next to Caerhays Castle in Cornwall. Some call this Caerhays Beach and some Porthluney Beach. This is a beautiful large sandy beach at low tide with plenty of space. There are cliffs to either side and you can see Caerhays Castle behind the beach and when facing the sea have Dodman point to the left and Gulls Rock and Nare head to the right. Parking is at Carehays Castle. Porthluney is a dog friendly beach in Cornwall and dogs are allowed all year.

South East Cornwall

Dogs Friendly Beach all year: yes

Seasonal Lifeguards:

The Roseland, St Austell, Cornwall

Portholland Beach is made up of two grey stone beaches backed by rocks. There is parking and toilets near to the beach and a cafe, also some locals sell tea and cakes from their houses. A dog friendly beach all year.

South East Cornwall

Dogs Friendly Beach all year: yes

Seasonal Lifeguards: no

Falmouth Cornwall

One of the beaches at Falmouth Cornwall, Swanpool is a sheltered sandy cove with usually calm seas and easy access from the car park opposite (paid for). There is a small cafe on the beach, a kayak hire place and mini golf across the road (seasonal) and toilets across the road. Behind Swanpool beach is a nature reserve lake which is a haven to ducks, swans and birds (and if you take bread seagulls pretending to be ducks) Seasonal dog ban Easter Day until 1st October

West Cornwall

Dogs Friendly Beach all year: yes

Seasonal Lifeguards: no

Gorran Haven

Watch Video Of Vault Beach Cornwall

Vault beach is reached by a considerable walk either along the coast path from Gorran Haven or the footpath from Lamlefra. You can park at either of these places. Vault beach is a pretty sandy cove scattered with rocks near to Dodman Point. Due to the secluded location it is usually a quiet beach. Vault is a dog friendly beach and allows dogs all year.

South East Cornwall

Dogs Friendly Beach all year: yes

Seasonal Lifeguards: no