Rhossili Bay
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About
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 car park is free to NT members during the day. Non members are currently charged £5 per day (car). There is no overnight parking/camping. 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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  • Snownado
    Reading, United Kingdom243 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful beach
    Beautiful beach, walked from Llangennith over the tops to Rhossili and back along the beach, a long walk to blow the cobwebs off and a stunning beach. Can imagine it gets crowded in summer. Interesting shipwreck buried in the sand towards the south end of the beach.
    Visited March 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 14 April 2023
  • Pierreaulit
    Chagford, United Kingdom135 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The most astonishing coastline gives way to incredible cliffs and cliff walks with views to die for.
    The most astonishing coastline gives way to incredible cliffs and cliff walks with views to die for. One of the most beautiful beaches in the UK sits below the National Trust protected cliffs. Even the road through the Mumbles is beautiful. A wonderful bar called The View temps us every day and the view from Caemor, where we are staying is extraordinary.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 5 June 2023
  • BettyBoo
    14 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Dramatic views & wonderful walks
    Wow! What a breathtaking place. Extensive National trust parking & facilities around that & the village. A mile fairly easy walks takes you to worms head. Horses & sheep can be encountered on the way. Best of all are the fantastic views. Personally I couldn't managed the walk down to get on to Worms Head or the beach but I really loved the walk around the headland. It was quiet when we visited but I suspect gets busier in the height of summer however there's a lot of space there. The views are breathtaking. I look forward to going back again!
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 23 June 2023
  • tracie922
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    What a beautiful place Gower is!!
    We have just returned from a 2 week holiday in Gower, South Wales, we stayed about 5 miles from Rhossili beach in a beautiful Annex and visited Rhossili Beach and the Headland frequently. We also visited Oxwich, Port Eynon, Three Cliffs Bay, The Heritage Centre, Mumbles and spent one day in Pembroke (Barafundle Bay and Bosherton Lily Ponds - well worth the drive to get there). What a beautiful part of the country Gower is - everything from stunning beaches to woods/forests and moorland. Friendly people, lovely food, stunning scenery. It is a lovely place to visit if you like walking, peace and space. They are very dog-friendly and my little puppy was welcomed practically everywhere.
    Visited June 2023
    Written 5 July 2023
  • Rebecca T
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Visit Rhossili Sunflowers!
    My review is specifically for the Rhossili sunflowers - this is easily the best day out in Gower. Breath taking location, the staff are so incredibly helpful and lovely. Every year they donate the entry fee to charities and keep doing this despite the selfish idiots who keep damaging their fences to avoid paying. Absolutely well worth the visit, there's no more beautiful place in the world.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 19 July 2023
  • Kevalpatel
    18 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Best beach in Uk
    Best beach in uk View from the car park of this huge beach was amazing, lovely cliff edges which people were climbing. The sand was blowing in the wind over the surface of the beach which was beautiful. The waves were strong and fun to dive into. There were shipwrecks making for great photos. Only thing to watch out for - we saw 2 large jelly fish washed up at the beach
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled on business
    Written 6 August 2023
  • Naomi O
    Bristol, United Kingdom64 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Sunny day spent with family
    Lovely sunny day spent at Rhossilli. Sunflowers definitely worth a visit although you do need to pay £3.50 to enter. Great view of worms head which you can walk over to, be sure to remain aware of the tide times though.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 16 August 2023
  • Mark F
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful and well laid out.
    First thought.... Is how steep is that to get to the beach and the answer is..... It isn't. The path is laid out well and doesn't take long to get on the beach. The views are stunning. The view cafe is amazing and food is gorgeous. Highly recommend this.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 2 September 2023
  • Albermarle
    211 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very nice spot
    We stayed just a couple of hours and just walked along the cliff and not down to the beach, but you still get great views/experience. Quite busy even on a September weekday, but plenty of overflow parking. £3 for 2 hours. Pleasantly surprised to see the ponies wandering around the cliff, but by coincidence there is an article on BBC news today, that the farmer is considering removing them as some members of the public are being irresponsible, when taking pictures etc and frightening/stressing them. Plus problems with dogs and kids getting kicked by standing behind them. Four different options for food/drink . A NT cafe, a hotel/pub and two cafes. Plus toilets.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 13 September 2023
  • Ibanez321
    Bromsgrove, United Kingdom90 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A delightful first visit - why haven't we been here before ?
    First time in the Gower and we headed straight for Rhossili bay, it is a stunning area and well worth a visit (or two). A lovely walk along the cliffs toward Wormshead gives you fantastic views so have your camera at the ready or if you go the other way you climb down the cliffs to the long sandy beach where you can walk and walk and walk, seemingly as if there is hardly anybody else around. The area is National trust so the car part is free to NT members and there is a NT shop there for you to peruse before or after your adventure. Take a picnic or eat in either the Wormshead hotel or one of the cafes there...plenty to choose from. Its nice to just sit and enjoy the views at the top by the car park. Note that the climb to the beach is quite a trek down (and up) so make sure you are up to it before starting your journey down. Plenty of photos on other reviews already...they speak for themselves.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 28 September 2023
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nettlebed6
221 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Wow what a beach! We walked along the fields to the caravan park at the other end then back over the downs (stupid name for something so high). It was quite a tough climb but the views were amazing. Worms head was incredible when the sun came out too.
Written 5 April 2024
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FoodBoard
Essex, UK40 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
Could easily spend the whole day here. I had heard about this beach and how wonderful it was, but I can honestly say that it must be seen to be believed. It is stunning. Sadly, due to the heavy rain showers we arrived here later than planned and it was mid-afternoon, so didn’t have that much time. There’s quite a steep walk down but it is worth it.

Parked in the National Trust Car Park which cost us £4 to park for 2 hours. Machines take cash (unusual nowadays), card or pay by app. It is free for National Trust Members. Be warned the car park is small, even though there is an overflow area. We arrived during a heavy downfall of rain so were lucky that several people were leaving. We did notice on the way in and out that there were lots of people at the bus stop so clearly many people take the bus.

The white house you see which overlooks the beach and sea is also available to rent from the National Trust but they do not allow dogs due to the livestock in the surrounding area.

The only toilet facilities are Portaloo’s at one end of the car park unless you go to one of the many cafes, etc. The Worms Head hotel looked busy as it is open to non-residents and has an outside decking area that allows dogs. Undoubtedly, worth a visit and we will certainly be back.
Written 1 April 2024
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riyaz g
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Family
The view here is always amazing and the beach is beautiful and clean. Fantastic water quality and a great day out with the family well worth the trip. Best to go in the morning and spend all day chilling to enjoy the sunset at the end of the day
Written 28 November 2023
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Emma H
Oxfordshire, UK24 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
Amazingly beautufui, vast and uncrowded. Go!
Shallow beach with deep low tide, sand and rock pools near the worms head end of the bay.
Written 7 November 2023
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Kev R
Lincoln, UK53 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
Visited late September. It was busy but did not feel crowded.
Plenty of parking but there is a charge.
There are a number of places to eat and drink.
There are stunning views across the bay from the car park and visitors centre.
We visited the beach. This is accessible by a long steep set of steps and would not be accessible to anyone with mobility issues.
The beach is large, very beautiful and sparsely populated.
The beach is dog friendly and had plenty of room for our dog to run free.
Written 28 September 2023
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Ibanez321
Bromsgrove, UK90 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
First time in the Gower and we headed straight for Rhossili bay, it is a stunning area and well worth a visit (or two). A lovely walk along the cliffs toward Wormshead gives you fantastic views so have your camera at the ready or if you go the other way you climb down the cliffs to the long sandy beach where you can walk and walk and walk, seemingly as if there is hardly anybody else around.

The area is National trust so the car part is free to NT members and there is a NT shop there for you to peruse before or after your adventure.

Take a picnic or eat in either the Wormshead hotel or one of the cafes there...plenty to choose from.

Its nice to just sit and enjoy the views at the top by the car park. Note that the climb to the beach is quite a trek down (and up) so make sure you are up to it before starting your journey down.

Plenty of photos on other reviews already...they speak for themselves.
Written 28 September 2023
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301lisa33
Coventry, UK1,917 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Friends
This beach is extensive and popular for watersports. Access is not particularly easy which presumably deters some potential visitors
Written 22 September 2023
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Albermarle
Surrey211 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
We stayed just a couple of hours and just walked along the cliff and not down to the beach, but you still get great views/experience. Quite busy even on a September weekday, but plenty of overflow parking. £3 for 2 hours. Pleasantly surprised to see the ponies wandering around the cliff, but by coincidence there is an article on BBC news today, that the farmer is considering removing them as some members of the public are being irresponsible, when taking pictures etc and frightening/stressing them. Plus problems with dogs and kids getting kicked by standing behind them.
Four different options for food/drink . A NT cafe, a hotel/pub and two cafes.
Plus toilets.
Written 13 September 2023
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Mark F
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
First thought.... Is how steep is that to get to the beach and the answer is..... It isn't. The path is laid out well and doesn't take long to get on the beach. The views are stunning. The view cafe is amazing and food is gorgeous. Highly recommend this.
Written 2 September 2023
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Janine Wesson
Warrington, UK19 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
RHOSSILI is unforgettable. Visually stunning.. Awe inspiring. Visited the Sunflower fields too which were in full bloom an extra special treat. The ponies joined us as the sunset..just amazing.
Written 31 August 2023
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