Rhossili Bay

View map of beach Parking available Wales Coast Path - Gower National Trust Dog friendly

Season: autumn

Considered by many to be the jewel in the crown of The Gower Peninsula, Rhossili Bay is consistently voted to be one of Britain’s best beaches.  Acres of golden sand, set in a pristine natural environment and edged by the dragon-shaped Worm’s Head, make this a special place to visit at any time.  Take care when returning from The Worm’s Head, as it’s best not to take on the rising tide by trying to wade ashore, as the tide run is treacherous.  The beach is safe for swimming, but take care to avoid the protruding remains of the Norwegian barque, Helvetia, still buried in the sand since its demise in 1887.

Autumn visit photo gallery


Geoff’s eulogy to Rhossili Bay, enjoyed over a lifetime.


Late afternoon above the beach at Rhossili Bay.

2 thoughts on “Rhossili Bay

  1. Becci

    The UK’s first Area of Natural Outstanding Beauty has so much to offer! Peacefulness, great surf. a family feel, dog-friendly all year and adventurous walks out to the infamous ‘Worm’.


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