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National Trust Rhossili Shop & Visitor Centre

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Address: 3 Coastguard Cottages | Rhossili, Swansea SA3 1PR, Wales
Phone Number:
+44 1792 390707
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10:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Perched upon the cliff top overlooking the spectacular Rhossili Bay, the...

Perched upon the cliff top overlooking the spectacular Rhossili Bay, the National Trust car park, shop and visitor centre is great way to start and finish your visit. Offering helpful information, a relaxed shopping experience, tasty treats and fabulous gifts. There simply is no better view- anywhere. All profits from the shop goes towards keeping Gower special. For ever. For everyone.

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good use of property

nice shop downstairs and visitor information and art display upstairs. tastefully done and no hard sell

Reviewed 4 days ago
Katrina L
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Buxton, United Kingdom
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Buxton, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

nice shop downstairs and visitor information and art display upstairs. tastefully done and no hard sell

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Thank Katrina L
Oakland, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some high-quality merchandise for sale here, so you can get some good souvenirs, plus some gear for your hike. Information available for the local area.

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Thank Thomas V
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 399 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The National Trust does things in style, although quite frequently with a matching price, however at Rhossili access is free, as is the views ( but they would be happy to accept donations). There is, uncharacteristically, no tea shop, although several very fine cafes / coffee shops exist in the village. The small exhibition is informative, and the art work... More 

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Thank cherriesfan_9
Reading, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great place to start your visit as lots of local information. Staff were really helpful. shop has a good range of souvenirs, ice creams and info books

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Thank John R
Neath, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the shop ,we purchased some preserves and small ornaments for the kitchen......the weather was beautiful and there were plenty of walkers out in force.due to an ongoing back injury I just soaked up the atmosphere whilst resting on one of the many benches

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Thank Deborah M
Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed April 19, 2017

Interesting selection of good quality goods, maps books etc. for sale and staff informative. A worthwhile addition to the lovely walk to Worms Head.

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Thank George T
Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed March 6, 2017

Nice little shop, display area up stairs a little weak, friendly staff. National trust car park so members park for free.

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Thank Jeni M
Rich W, Manager at National Trust Rhossili Shop & Visitor Centre, responded to this review

Hi Jeni, thank you for your comments and agree about the upstairs area. We are currently waiting on further information panels regarding the development of the site which will be in place at the end of the week. In the second area of the room- used by local artists, we are very reliant upon the strength of the display to... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed March 5, 2017

If you've been buffetted by the winds on the worm's head, this is a welcome warm break. Interesting NT items, lots of local information and a great little heater!

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Thank Emma S
Rich W, Manager at National Trust Rhossili Shop & Visitor Centre, responded to this review

Hi Emma, Yes. I can vouch for the little heater too! More 

Swansea County, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 1, 2017

surely one of the most beautiful locations in the UK, set at the western end of the Gower Peninsula with stunning walks and views. The shop has a wide selection of National Trust merchandise for sale plus some lovely artwors by local artists at reasonable prices

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Thank ict1305
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Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

Great little shop and area Lots of information Good walk, flat and easy to worms head With stunning views

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Thank elizabeth w

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