"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Rhossilli Bay - Hillend Beach

The beach, located on the most western point on the Gower Peninsular, is part of a wide expanse of sand, stretching 3 kilometres from Burry Holmes, to Worms Head. The gently sloping bay faces west out into the Atlantic and is backed by steep limestone cliffs on the south side, Rhossili Downs on the east, with sand dunes and moors in the north.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Swansea

Local authority: Swansea Council

OS Grid Reference: SS414899

Awards

Green Coast Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Rhossilli Bay - Hillend Beach

  • Pembrey Country Park (7m)
  • Go Ape! Pembrey (7m)
  • Pembrey Country Park (7m)
  • Gower Heritage Centre (8m)
  • Llanelli Leisure Centre (8m)
  • The LEC (8m)
  • Gower Heritage Centre (9m)
  • The LEC - Llanelli Laser Entertainment Centre (9m)
  • National Wetlands Centre, Wales (9m)
  • Llanelli WWT National Wetland Centre (9m)

Tourist Information

Llanelli
Tourist Information Centre
Millennium Coastal Park Visitor Centre
North Dock
Llanelli Carmarthenshire
Wales
SA15 2LF

Phone 01554 777 744
Email DiscoveryCentre@carmarthenshire.gov.uk

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Weather

Forecast for Wednesday 23 January

06:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 6mph.
NW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 48%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
NNW
Pressure 1005
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
NNW
Pressure 1006
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
NNW
Pressure 1007
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
NNW
Pressure 1008
Humidity 83%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
NW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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Tell us what you think about Rhossilli Bay - Hillend Beach

A superb beach owned by the National Trust with excellent bathing and beautiful scenery. Spectacular views of Worms Head promontory. One of the most photographed landmarks in Wales. The Worms Head is accessible at low tide via a rock causeway, but the incoming tide rises quickly and walkers should be aware of getting trapped.

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