Gwithian Towans Guide

Independent Guide to Gwithian and the Towans

Gwithian beach
Gwithian beach at low tide
Gwithian beach seaspray
Teasel on gwithian towans
Gwithians 3 mile stretch of golden sand
Gwithian Beach at low tide
Gwithian beach as the tide comes in
Gwithian towans to Godrevy lighthouse

Gwithian Towans

Whether you're a resident, a regular visitor, a first timer or a business owner in the area there is something here for you.

We have been running for over twenty five seasons now and had over 2,000,000 visitors to the site. The links above have information on local services, accommodation, shops and cafes and our most recent additions in the 'History and Heritage' and 'Environment' pages.

There are new stories from visitors on the 'General Info' page. Please get in touch if you would like to submit a review, a story, an event or a service that you would like to promote. is a non-profit information service run by volunteers with contributions towards costs coming from advertisers and sponsors. If you would like to contribute information or add a link to the site contact Tamsin Blight via email:

webcam link to the beach, weather and surf



See the 'Accommodation' pages for chalets to let on the Towans, as well as other rental options.

The winter sees no news on the reopening of the Red River Inn, but the Rockpool is open winter hours. Check The Rockpool and Red River Inn websites for changes as the season progresses.

The Jam Pot, on the other hand, has successfully changed hands and sees Karen continuing the traditional role it has performed so well over the years, opening 10-5 Thursday to Monday for the foreseeable future. is a non profit information service. If you would like to contribute information or add a link to the site contact: Tamsin Blight. Email:

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