Rhossili Bay Beach

Rhossili Bay beach is situated on the western tip of the Gower Peninsula with views across the Bristol Channel and towards Pembrokeshire. Rhossili has spectacular cliffs, burial cairns and mysterious shipwrecks visible at low tide, so there is plenty for the whole family to do and see. The 3  km beach stretches from Burry Holmes to Worms Head and is popular with fishermen, surfers and swimmers.

The clifftop has excellent walks from the National Trust visitor centre to the old coastguard lookout with views out to Worms Head.

Facilities include toilets at the car park and there are plenty of places to eat in the nearby village of Rhossili with views of the beach stretching out into the distance.

Rhossili Bay Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
Rhossili Bay Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 3 beaches at Rhossili, 17 beaches in Swansea Bay and The Gower, or check our list of Swansea Bay and The Gower Dog Friendly Beaches.

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Rhossili Bay Beach Photos

Rhossili Bay Beach
Rhossili Bay
Rhossili Bay cliff
Rhossili Bay sunset

Rhossili Bay Beach Water Quality

Water samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
  - Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
  - Good: generally good water quality
  - Sufficient: meets minimum standards
  - Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.

7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range -0.5℃ to 1.7℃ with wind speed 3 m/sec (ENE)
Friday, Dec 09clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range -0.8℃ to -0.5℃ with wind speed 2.8 m/sec (NE)
Saturday, Dec 10fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 2.1℃ to 3.2℃ with wind speed 2.8 m/sec (NW)
Sunday, Dec 11fog
Expect a temp in the range -1℃ to -0.2℃ with wind speed 1.3 m/sec (N)
Monday, Dec 12clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range -0.5℃ to 0℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (E)
Tuesday, Dec 13cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 2.9℃ to 3.1℃ with wind speed 10.1 m/sec (ESE)
Wednesday, Dec 14cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 2℃ to 2.1℃ with wind speed 8.8 m/sec (E)

Rhossili weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Rhossili Bay Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Rhossili Bay Beach is at Burry Port 12.55 km (7.80 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Thu 08 Dec
   Low Tide at 00:06 (Height 1.81m)
   High Tide at 06:05 (Height 8.19m)
   Low Tide at 12:28 (Height 1.85m)
   High Tide at 18:25 (Height 8.13m)
Fri 09 Dec
   Low Tide at 00:41 (Height 1.83m)
   High Tide at 06:41 (Height 8.21m)
   Low Tide at 13:03 (Height 1.89m)
   High Tide at 19:01 (Height 8.05m)
Sat 10 Dec
   Low Tide at 01:15 (Height 1.91m)
   High Tide at 07:15 (Height 8.15m)
   Low Tide at 13:37 (Height 1.99m)
   High Tide at 19:35 (Height 7.91m)
Sun 11 Dec
   Low Tide at 01:48 (Height 2.05m)
   High Tide at 07:49 (Height 8.02m)
   Low Tide at 14:11 (Height 2.14m)
   High Tide at 20:09 (Height 7.72m)
Mon 12 Dec
   Low Tide at 02:20 (Height 2.23m)
   High Tide at 08:23 (Height 7.84m)
   Low Tide at 14:45 (Height 2.33m)
   High Tide at 20:44 (Height 7.48m)
Tue 13 Dec
   Low Tide at 02:54 (Height 2.44m)
   High Tide at 08:58 (Height 7.61m)
   Low Tide at 15:21 (Height 2.53m)
   High Tide at 21:22 (Height 7.21m)
Wed 14 Dec
   Low Tide at 03:31 (Height 2.67m)
   High Tide at 09:38 (Height 7.36m)
   Low Tide at 16:03 (Height 2.75m)
   High Tide at 22:04 (Height 6.93m)

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