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Gyllyngvase Beach

Properties in Falmouth
Just a 10 minutes walk from Falmouth town centre; with a modern café overlooking its sandy shore, which we often frequent for after-work drinks; it's sat at one end of a beautiful coastal walk that takes in castles, hidden gardens and other treats; we barbeque on it; we meet our friends on it; we take the children to it on spare afternoons. We see it everyday, basically. We're spoilt.

Gyllyngvase is a crescent of sand framed by a beautiful garden, which is home to some exotic, but thriving plants.

Getting onto the beach is easy. With a nearby car park and good level access, buggies and wheelchairs can get on to the sand without a hitch. There's even a sand chair for those with mobility issues that will go right to the water.

With a lifeguard service during the summer, Gylly is a safe place for the children - and yourselves - to have a paddle. There's Gylly Beach Café, with its styling décor and sun-blessed terrace, there's no better place to watch the sun go down while enjoying some fresh, contemporary food. If you're lucky, you'll even eat while being serenaded by some cool sounds.

Low tide reveals rock pools teeming with life and just waiting to be discovered by children. From crabs to shrimp and lesser-spotted sea creatures, there's a seemingly endless array of pools to explore. Apparently, right at the water's edge you may even be able to spy the odd lobster.

Gylly is also home to WeSUP a dedicated stand up paddle boarding centre. The sport has really taken off here, with the centre offering adventures all around Cornwall, if you can keep from falling off. But it's not a balance sport, allegedly; it's a paddle sport. Either way, many a fun afternoon has been spent rolling into the sea on those things.

Lastly, we can't go without mentioning Gylly Adventures situated on the beach, offering kayak and paddle board hire, as well as courses in coasteering, kayaking and stand up paddle boarding.