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“Rosia Bay.....shameful”
Review of Rosia Bay

Reviewed June 13, 2013

Rosia Bay is where our great Admiral Nelson was brought to after the Battle of Trafalgar. He was preserved in a Brandy Barrel for the journey back to Britain. What a pity this jetty has been left to vandalism and neglect. With a bit of thought this are could be preserved for generations to come. However it is worth a visit. Go down the rusty steel steps in the opening in the wall or walk down the steep incline and through the tunnel/gate to your right.

1  Thank carolravenhall
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Reviewed May 18, 2013

Some reviewers here are confusing Camp Bay and Rosia Bay. Camp Bay in summer is a family beach,whereas Rosia Bay is an abandoned anchorage separated into two uneasily co-existing halves. A small sandy beach is home to decent families with dogs,who are able to swim here since it's not a public beach. The mole area, which imo is hazardous, is the resort of people who are allowed to swim and sunbathe here while indulging in smoking non-regulation roll-ups... nuff said. By the way, no shops or lifeguards .

5  Thank Rich P
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Reviewed February 16, 2013

This site was where Nelson's fleet was victualled prior to Trafalgar and where his body was landed and prepared for repatriation to UK. As such, it should be respected and not left to disintegrate with rotting concrete and rusting ironwork. There is potential for the bay to be restored to its original condition and be used as an educational and tourist attraction as there is evidence of the probable original quayside (natural stone slabs) which could be refurbished. How good it would be to moor the replica of the HMS Pickle in the Bay. It is shameful that this beautiful and historic Bay is allowed to fall into further disrepair, given the importance of Nelson to our UK history and heritage.

3  Thank lerryn
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Reviewed November 18, 2012

The lighthouse pictured is actually at Europa Point.

And while we are on the subject you should go and see the 100 ton gun (very big - and heavy) which is just down the road near the police station

1  Thank Bob C
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Reviewed April 30, 2012

This used to be a great little bay, the wooden board walk along with the floating platform have long since gone and the stone jetty has fallen into disrepair, with a little bit of investment this would make a great tourist attraction.

Thank europapointboy
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