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Rhossili Bay

Rhossili SA3 1PR, Wales
+44 1792 390707
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Very good

There is a single hotel and there are no cafés or restaurants, the place is nice and there is not... read more

Reviewed yesterday
mohammeed
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Really nice.

We walked around a bit.We got a good view of the area.we took lots of pictures. I really enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jeff M
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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
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There is a single hotel and there are no cafés or restaurants, the place is nice and there is not a lot of hotels

Thank mohammeed
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We walked around a bit.We got a good view of the area.we took lots of pictures. I really enjoyed this m

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Reached by a road that seems to go on forever but wow what a stunning place, a lovely sunny morning when we arrived plenty of parking space but I should imagine it's a problem when beach is busy. If you are going to visit make...More

Thank samsdad84
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited on a cloudy September morning which meant that there were not that many fellow visitors but I suspect that it is very popular on sunny days. This is an attraction looked after by the National trust and is very attractive. We walked along...More

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice walking along the cliffs to Worms Head and a lovely big beach. The National Trust car park is very expensive. If you get there early enough, park in the church car park and make a donation.More

Thank Suzy S
Rich W, Manager at Rhossili Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Suzy, We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit to beautiful Rhossili. With regards to you comments on the parking charges, as a charity we rely upon the income from the car park to help care for the 26 miles of Gower coastline...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach is beautiful, clean and perfect for walking to and from Rhossili village. It really is a picturesque location and there's so many things for you to see and do. Saw a lot of surfers here and people horseriding along the beach which was...More

Thank kellyvjones
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked the length and breadth of this beautiful beach and can't wait to return. We hardly saw another soul!

Thank woodie1964
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing beach with stunning views. I spent the entire day there on my own and was more than happy and entertained. I was lucky enough to see a wild seal too!!

Thank Kittyboom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just unbelievably beautiful. Proof that you don't need to go abroad! Stunning beaches and walks. Highly recommended.

Thank Julie D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The massive beach amongst dramatic cliffs and coastline is STUNNING. A compulsory visit if you go to Wales. It is a lovely walk and a great place for a picnic or to read a book.

Thank nyx799
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royston0725
August 23, 2017|
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Response from Rich W | Property representative |
As others have said, 5-10 down and 10-20 back again from the National trust car park. It is possible to avoid the few steps by walking via the Warren track from behind the church. Since the original steps were washed away a... More
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Shaista I
August 2, 2017|
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Response from Newbietraveladdict | Reviewed this property |
If you are driving, i would suggest take both. Carrier for the beach, as others also pointed out, it is a steep slope downwards from the car park, a good 20 mins if you are average fitness level. Pram is useless here... More
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kathleenmccannkm
June 21, 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
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