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A great little beach with good amenities

We walked along the coastal path from Pendennis Castle and onto Swanpool Beach. A nice cafe on the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
irenechadwick51
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Hidden Gem

Lovely beach for exploring and also plenty of water sports available. The coastal path provides... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Helen S
,
Woldingham, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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“crazy golf” (27 reviews)
“nature reserve” (23 reviews)
“car park” (47 reviews)
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Falmouth TR11 5BG, England
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"lovely cove"
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"free cuppa"
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"coastal path"
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"kayak hire"
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"fine sand"
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"public toilets"
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"great cafe"
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"lovely location"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We walked along the coastal path from Pendennis Castle and onto Swanpool Beach. A nice cafe on the beach together with kayak rentals. There are toilets just by the large car park.

Thank irenechadwick51
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely beach for exploring and also plenty of water sports available. The coastal path provides lovely views. The cafe is excellent and unsurprisingly very popular.

Thank Helen S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little bay, with excelllent beach cafe. Activities on the water are reasonable and the staff are so friendly.

Thank colchesterain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pebbly beach with some great rocks for exploring. Very popular cafe so it was busy. Nice walk to neighbouring beach. Good place to relax.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No dog friendly beaches so after 29 years of visiting 2 to 3 times a year, now we have a dog we won’t be going again.More

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Lee W, Owner at Swanpool Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Unfortunately this is a local by-law which our beach and many others in the area must abide by. There are beaches in the area that let dogs run off the lead during Summer but I’m afraid ours does require that they be kept on a...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hired a double kayak for two hours from swanpool beach, guy who owns the kayak hire was helpful, friendly and knowledgeable. Excellent price and we had a great time.

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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Spend mayday bank holiday Sunday on this beach doing activities as part of a kids rugby tour with a company called elemental who are based at Swanpool (and Tolcarne) Stunning beach Shingly- so better with rubber shoes but no real hassle Water crystal clear Little...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Literally the worst kind of person running the bouncy castle. Apparently he owns the whole thing which amazes me that he's so blooming miserable. Happy enough to take the money though. Shouts at kids, and thier parents. Stay away or bring a large stick to...More

2  Thank plown
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Lee W, Owner at Swanpool Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

We are so sorry about this. Unfortunately, we were a little short-staffed over the weekend so I reluctantly asked my Father-in-law to step in - he has a tendency to be a little short at times and clearly this is one such occasion. If its...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Sandy beach with large stones of sea defence to clamber on or perch to watch sea craft and activities. Great sea bathing. Good beach cafe or more 'up-market' restaurant. Just on Coastal Footpath. Great place to relax and kick off the walking boots to paddle....More

1  Thank rosiewalker1
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

Parking free from Nov - March, just beside the nature reserve and I had breakfast on the beach on a rare sunny february morning whilst my dog played in the water, lovely. :-)

Thank Sandi P
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