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Address: Rhossili SA3 1PR, Wales
Phone Number:
+44 1792 390707
00:00 - 23:59
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Sun - Sat 00:00 - 23:59
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

**The car park is currently being redeveloped. The site remains open, but...

**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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What a beauty this place is. The weather made it even more of a delight. *warning* steep steps down to the beach. But well worth the struggle. No good for buggies

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

What a beauty this place is. The weather made it even more of a delight. *warning* steep steps down to the beach. But well worth the struggle. No good for buggies

Thank Claire E
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful place to visit. Be aware that there are steep steps to the beach but well worth it. Worth the extra drive from Swansea

Thank AJ W
Swansea, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I spent a fab 3 hours exploring Rhossilli Bay. It's simply beautiful and even though it is very popular you can still get a peaceful view and relax. There is a pay & display car park but this is currently undergoing work for 12 weeks so I would recommend arriving before 10.30am to ensure you get a... More 

1 Thank heleneWales1
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The walk out to Worm's Head is lovely and it's always exciting to see seals relaxing on the rocks. Made our way down to the gorgeous beach, hardly anyone on it when we went which only made it more vast. You can easily see why it's in the top ten of the world's best beaches. Hyperventilated my way back up... More 

1 Thank ManannansWave
Oakland, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky to enjoy a balmy sunny spring day for our hike along the cliffs. Enjoyed spectacular views of the bay, beach, cliffs and Worm's Head. Nicely maintained by the National Trust.

1 Thank Thomas V
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This beach really shows the rugged beauty of the gower. The steps down to the beach are well worth it when you get to the bottom! Up top there are a selection of takeaway/icecream parlours. Well worth a visit!

1 Thank disappointedBandG
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favourite beaches on Gower. Miles and miles of sand with a shipwreck to photograph, lambs bleating in the background and rolling waves crashing in. Great beach for surfers, walkers and sandcastle builders. Lots of razor and clam shells to collect as well as driftwood. And hardly any litter! Lovely.

1 Thank louiseholistic
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rhossili is a small attractive village, now almost exclusively given over to tourism in the spring to autumn period. Undeniably beautiful beach, and great headland walk towards the Worms Head, which creates a problem with its popularity - bigger car parks in the village are needed , meaning more cars, and of course, more pressure on the roads in summer.... More 

1 Thank cherriesfan_9
Merton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow fantastic place visually stunning picturesque place for beach and walking. A long walk to beach but worth it when the tide is out. Miles and miles of sand great for families such an expanse of area to play. Surfing school there or you can just watch. Worth a visit hard if you have difficulty walking but you can sit... More 

2 Thank Lesley H
Southampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky to visit on a sunny evening just as the sea was making its way up the wide sandy beach. Glorious.

1 Thank Suzy G

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