"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 and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 21 September

06:00


Chance of rain 92%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
S
Pressure 1010
Humidity 94%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 48%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WNW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WNW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WNW
Pressure 1015
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
W
Pressure 1016
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
W
Pressure 1018
Humidity 76%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:52 BST
(00:52 GMT)
High Tide
07:48 BST
(06:48 GMT)
Low Tide
14:05 BST
(13:05 GMT)
High Tide
20:05 BST
(19:05 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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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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