"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Swanpool Beach

Swanpool is on the south coast of Cornwall. It is a pebble and sandy beach resort, approximately 140 metres wide, backed by the Swanpool Nature Reserve.

Beach type: Sand & Pebble

Nearest town: Falmouth

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW803312


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Swanpool Beach

  • National Maritime Museum Cornwall (1m)
  • Falmouth Boat Hire (1m)
  • Orca Sea Safaris (1m)
  • Falmouth Aquarium (1m)
  • Falmouth Art Gallery (1m)
  • Ocean Bowl Tenpin Bowling Centre (1m)
  • Ships and Castles Fun Pool (1m)
  • Pendennis Castle (1m)
  • Mylor Sailing School (3m)
  • Raze the Roof Indoor Play Centre (3m)
  • Black Paw Laser Storm (3m)
  • Trebah Gardens (3m)
  • Glendurgan Garden (3m)
  • BF Adventure (4m)
  • Loe Beach Watersports (5m)

Tourist Information

Fal River Visitor Information Centre
11 Market Strand
Prince of Wales Pier
TR11 3DF

Phone 0905 3254 534

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Sunday 30 April


Chance of rain 59%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
Pressure 996
Humidity 87%
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Chance of rain 92%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 995
Humidity 90%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 42%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 995
Humidity 75%
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Chance of rain 35%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 995
Humidity 73%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 56%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 997
Humidity 77%
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Chance of rain 46%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 999
Humidity 82%
UV Index n/a
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Low Tide
03:02 BST
(02:02 GMT)
High Tide
08:52 BST
(07:52 GMT)
Low Tide
15:22 BST
(14:22 GMT)
High Tide
21:08 BST
(20:08 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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A small sand and pebble beach about 150 metres in length. Within easy reach of Falmouth and Swanpool nature reserve.

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