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Rhossili Bay

Rhossili SA3 1PR, Wales
+44 1792 390707
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Stunning views from a location that never ceases to amaze. The National Trust car park at the time... read more

Reviewed yesterday

A must see when in Wales! A beautiful drive to Rhossili and then an even more stunning experience... read more

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**The car park is currently being redeveloped. The site remains open, but has a reduced capacity as a result.** Rhossili Bay lies at the western end of the beautiful Gower peninsula. 3 miles of golden sands, iconic landscapes including Worms Head and Rhossili Down and history everywhere- from neolithic through to the more recent, including home to Edgar Evans. Its a walker's dream with routes in all directions, including the Welsh coastal path. The beach is dog friendly all year round and the whole area is beautiful whatever the weather. Today, the National Trust cares for 2 of the 3 miles of the beach, Rhossili Down, and most of the coastline between Rhossili and Port Eynon. (26 miles of Gower coastline in total). The landscape is free. The village of Rhossili also contains other private businesses- The Worms Head Hotel, The Bay Bistro, Sam's Surf Shack, Coastal Surf And Gifts, The Causeway (cafe) and Rhossili Gallery. The car park is free overnight and free to members during the day. Non members are currently charged £4 per day (car). All profits from the car park go towards keeping the area beautiful. Please note that the toilets are owned and operated by Swansea Council.
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Rhossili SA3 1PR, Wales
+44 1792 390707
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Reviewed yesterday

Stunning views from a location that never ceases to amaze. The National Trust car park at the time of writing was only £4 per day. A photographer's or artists delight. Oh, walkers will have a grand time too.

Thank Dyntan
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A must see when in Wales! A beautiful drive to Rhossili and then an even more stunning experience while there. Loved it. Highly recommended!

Thank TravellerDeeC
Reviewed 3 days ago

Loved it here. Beautiful sandy beach though quite a long walk to get down to it. ideal for surfing although quite a few jelly fish as tide was coming in. There is also a National Trust place. I ventured over to worms head, which you...More

Thank winstowoo
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely unspoilt beach that's worth the effort to get onto. As with any trip to the beach the weather makes all the difference and it was super hot when we went so made it all the more enjoyable. Found loads of space, great area for...More

Thank SubOne20
Reviewed 4 days ago

Even on a drizzling day the scenery is stunning. Well worth the drive. Didn't want to leave.Currently improving the car parking as couldn't imagine how busy it gets on a good day. Toilet facilities at the top.Couple of cafes, hotel and National trust shop. A...More

Thank andrea b
Reviewed 5 days ago

Gorgeous beach with stunning views. You can walk for miles and the swimming is great. Perfect place to spend a sunny day and the cliff top walk to Worm's Head is wonderful too.

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 6 days ago

You've seen it on the covers of so many brochures and in the travel supplements but the views of the beach and bay from the headland is truly breathtaking in real life. The headland juts out towards Wyrms head and is quite a long stroll...More

Thank Stueeee
Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent the day at Rhosili Bay with my wife and 2 young boys, 18 months and 4,5 years old. There is a reason why its been voted one of the most beautiful beaches in UK and the world!!! Its a fantastic beach for kids...More

Thank immortal_ca
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this bay. Gorgeous sands and loads of space. My dog can be reactive to other dogs but the beauty of this bay is that there is loads of space for all so hound got a run . Parking at Hill End just £3 for...More

Thank BeanzandSausages
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whatever the weather this place is stunning, views, nature, sense of space. We spent two days here one sunny, one windy both great. We watched a sunset, enjoyed the wildlife, watched life pass and loved it!

Thank Kirsty F
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
is it still possible to get to Rhossili beach from Llangethin.
21 June 2017|
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Response from David P | Reviewed this property |
If you mean Llangennith, yes go towards the caravans at Hillend, across the dunes and then it is a beautiful walk along the beach. Take extreme care in very hot weather as there is virtually no shade! It would be perfect for... More
Jem A
What's the best campsite with 3 teenagers
17 June 2017|
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Response from Jason Till T | Reviewed this property |
There lots in the area ... if you check on the Caravan Club website and also the Campingand Caravan Club website.. when we there we also noticed a few independent sites. Search the web for camping in the Gower
Christiane B
How to go from Newport to there by bus?
11 June 2017|
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Response from russell j | Reviewed this property |
Bus to Swansea -second bus to Rhossili - just need to check last bus back to swansea