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Rhossili Bay Beach

Swansea, Abertawe / Swansea

A superb beach owned by the National Trust with excellent bathing and spectacular views of the Worms Head. A pub and hotel with great food and commanding coastal views is situated on the headland, backed by a large car park. Note that access is via a steep path, difficult for wheelchairs and children’s buggies (and a long way back up if you leave your towel in the car!)

Beach Type



A shop and Pub situated at the top of a steep access path


Rock climbing
Parasailing and often waves suitable for surfing and bodyboarding

Nature and Wildlife

Coastal walks either along the beach or the cliffs.

Water Quality




Awards and Recommendations

Green Coast Award
Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

Swansea Tourist Information Centre. Plymouth Street. Swansea SA1 3QG. Tel: 01792 468321 Email: [email protected] Web:


Nearest town: Swansea
County: Abertawe / Swansea
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5708, -4.28878
Postcode: SA3 1PP
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


Take the A4118 from Swansea. Rhossili is signposted to the right on the B4247

Public Transport

Full details of the bus services can be obtained from Traveline on 0870 6082608.

Nearest Railway Stations

Pembrey & Burry Port (Approx. 8 miles away)
Llanelli (Approx. 9 miles away)
Bynea (Approx. 11 miles away)
Llangennech (Approx. 12 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


Parking is charged.

Nearby Car Parks

Rhossili Bay, Rhossili (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Port Eynon Bay, Port Eynon (Unknown stay).
About 3.8 miles away
Horton, Horton (Unknown stay).
About 4 miles away
Millwood, Oxwich (Unknown stay).
About 4.9 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Swansea