Gyllyngvase is one of the four beaches associated with Falmouth, Cornwall, England, south of Pendennis Castle. The man-made beach at Gyllngvase is wide crescent shaped, gently shelving sandy beach with rockpools to explore and is popular with bathers due to the generally calm conditions.
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Pendennis Castle Falmouth
Pendennis Castle is an artillery fort constructed by Henry VIII near Falmouth, Cornwall, England between 1540 and 1542. It formed part of the King’s Device program to protect against invasion from France and the Holy Roman Empire, and defended the Carrick Roads waterway at the mouth of the River Fal.
Falmouth, England is famous for its harbor; it is the deepest natural harbor in Western Europe and reputed to be the third largest in the world. While Falmouth’s maritime activity has much declined from its heyday, the docks are still a major contributor to the town’s economy. It is the largest port in Cornwall. Falmouth remains a cargo port and the bunkering and repair of vessels and the transfer of cargo also keep the port’s facilities busy.
A Traditional B&B in Falmouth
A beautiful, Victorian country manor nestled in woodland gardens with a sea views, just a few miles from the busy port of Falmouth in Cornwall, England
Falmouth is a town on the coast of Cornwall in southwest England. It’s known for its deep natural harbor on the Fal Estuary, and beaches like Swanpool and Gyllyngvase. Falmouth was where Henry VIII built Pendennis Castle to defend Carrick Roads in 1540.