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Rhossili Bay

Listed under Beaches in Wales, United Kingdom.

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A superb beach on the Gower Peninsula, owned by the National Trust, with excellent bathing and spectacular views of the Worms Head – a giant rocky headland dominating the southern end of the bay.

Coastal walkers claim regular sightings of basking sharks, grey seals and the occasional bottlenose dolphin, and the Worms Head itself is accessible via a natural causeway at low water. Those brave enough to cross should however be careful not to get stranded by the incoming tide. Please also note that access to Rhossili beach is via a steep path, and therefore difficult for wheelchair users and children’s buggies (and a long way back up if you leave your towel in the car!).

Written by  Thomas Bell.

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The view of Rossilli beach, from Worm's head is spectacular (see the image). This is a typical view of the Gower Peninsula, Wales. The whole coast can be walked - ideal for trekking and camping/ beach/surfing activities.

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