The parish includes the hamlets of Middleton, Pitton, Pitton Cross, Pilton Moor and Pilton Green as well as the village of Rhossili itself.
Rhossili is located at the most Western part of the Gower Peninsula. The most photographed part of Gower, The Worms Head, stretches out to sea and becomes an island when the tide comes in. The breathtaking view is completed by the long sandy beach and the towering cliffs and this makes it a popular destination throughout the year with surfers, paragliders and ramblers. However, Rhossili still manages to maintain its tranquility and unspoilt beauty. Did you know that Rhossili Bay was voted as the best picnic spot and the best beach in the UK in June 2010?
The village and surrounding area are steeped in history. The prominent wreck of the Helvetia, which ran aground on Rhossili Bay in November 1887 bears witness to the challenging weather conditions and the tales of our ancestors, who lured boats ashore to plunder their hold.
The arch over the doorway of the church dates from the twelfth century and is believed to have been moved from the lost village (built in around 1100 and buried possibly by sand storms some time in the early part of the fourteenth century).
Add to that a handful of Iron Age promontory forts and nobody can dispute that Rhossili is not only beautiful but full of history too! (Oh… and it can be very windy, so come prepared!)
The parish of Rhossili stretches from the village itself towards Scurlage and encompasses the hamlets of Middleton, Pitton and Pitton Cross. There are plenty of establishments that offer various types of accommodation and many coves and beaches to visit and spend an afternoon.
Walkers are most definitely in their element with some of the most fantastic views on offer and try not to miss one of our sunsets!
A stylish, deceptively spacious detached house in large garden with fabulous views over the Bristol Channel and Worms Head. Short walk to beaches and village facilities. 3 king size bedrooms + childrens’ room. Sorry, no pets, groups or smoking.
Catering for touring caravans, tents and motor homes. All pitches are on level ground, which are well spaced around the field edges. We have a ‘no dog’ camping field and several hard standings for motor homes.
Four seasonal touring caravan pitches. Well screened for privacy. Shower and toilet facilities within our farm yard adjacent to the camping field.
Well maintained, fully equipped, spacious property with large garden and breathtaking sea views. Only a short walk to all of Rhossili’s beaches. Sleeps 2. Full c/h. Bed linen and towels provided. Sorry, no smoking or pets. WTB 5*.
On a budget? Then choose ‘bed only’. This is a unique opportunity to overnight in a pretty and cosy, traditional shepherd’s hut that sleeps 2 people. No bedding or breakfast is provided. Horse B&B also available.
Stylish and spacious accommodation for two – minutes from the beach comprising open plan kitchen and living area, library sitting area and first floor double/twin bedroom with sweeping sea views.
Comfortable, cosy cottage sleeping 2 people in one double room. South facing garden and views over the cliff headland. Short breaks out of season. Close to Mewslade and Rhossili beaches
High quality light and modern apartment with upstairs ’sleeping pod’ a short walk to cliff path and beaches. Perfect for couples or families. Sleeps four with attractive garden and outside dining area. Expert local activity advice. Off road parking.
High quality cosy en-suite bedroom with separate access and your own outside eating area. Breakfast provided. Close to the coastal path and many beautiful beaches. Perfect for a quick and comfortable seaside getaway. Expert local activity advice.
This is a unique opportunity to spend a few nights in a pretty and cosy, traditional shepherd’s hut that sleeps 2 people. Set in a quiet corner of a field, with uninterrupted views over the surrounding countryside. Basic electricity. Horse B&B also available.
Set on a working farm, this lovely barn conversion sleeps up to 4 people (1 double, 1 room with twin beds). No smoking, pets by arrangement. Log burning stove and Sky TV. Close to Mewslade and Fall Bay.
Newly renovated. From lovely Riverside Cottage walk to the wonderful beaches of Mewslade, Fall and Rhossili Bay. Ideally placed for coastal and inland walks, surfing. Garden, WiFi, wood-burner, large comfy beds, short breaks out of season. Sleeps 4+cot
Butterslade and Ramsgrove are two converted barns cosy and full of character on a working farm. Enjoy rural views peacefully situated within easy reach of the surrounding popular beaches and only a short walk to the coastal path which is opposite Kimley Moor Farm.
WTB 5* Breathtaking sea views. Recently renovated, fully equipped, spacious property with large garden. Sleeps 6: 2 doubles (1 en-suite) and 1 twin. Full c/h. Bed linen and towels provided. Short walk to all three of Rhossili’s bays. Sorry, no smoking or pets.
Spacious property set on a working farm. Sleeps 6, (3 bedrooms; 1 king, 1 double, 1 twin). Log burning stove. Sky TV. No smoking. Pets welcome. Close to Mewslade and Fall Bay.
With uninterrupted sea views over to Devon and Lundy Island, this cosy & traditional detached cottage sleeps 6. Child friendly and dog friendly. Situated in a quiet, peaceful location with large private gardens.
Lovely barn conversion sleeping up to 6 people (2 doubles (1 en suite) and 1 twin). No smoking, pets by arrangement. Log burning stove. Close to Mewslade and Fall Bay.
Traditional Gower Farm House with stunning sea views. Sleeps 8: 1 King, 2 Double & 1 Twin bedroom. Bathroom , Shower room & WC. Lounge & Large dining room. Well equipped kitchen. Wi-Fi. Enclosed garden. Near beaches/countryside and Wales Coastal path. Pet Friendly.
Set on a working farm, this lovely barn conversion sleeps up to 8 people (2 doubles, 1 twin, 1 room with bunk beds). No smoking, pets by arrangement. Log burning stove. Close to Mewslade and Fall Bay.
A newly refurbished, cosy farmhouse within a short walk to beautiful local beaches, the Welsh Coastal Path and village facilities. The traditional property sleeps 10 in 5 bedrooms with 3 bathrooms, an open plan living and dining area with log burner and its own garden.
This wonderful, 5-bedroom, former rectory is in a stunning location in the village, with breathtaking views over the three-mile expanse of Rhossili beach. The detached property, has a spacious, beach atmosphere, with extensive lawns and excellent facilities.
Well maintained, spacious farmhouse, with large sheltered, private garden. Beautiful Mewslade bay and country – coastal walks from the doorstep. 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 large living rooms, log burner, open fire. Large kitchen. Single person occupancy available.
We are back open for Full Occupancy/Sole Occupancy, as a 4 star Visit Wales self-contained accommodation.
The most photographed part of Gower, Worms Head, stretches out to sea and becomes an island when the tide comes in.
Walking is one of the great pastimes for visitors to Gower. Discover a bit more about routes, groups and maps. Swansea and Gower is part of the Wales Coast Path.
Paviland Cave – whose real name is “Goat’s Hole” is one of the most famous archaeological sites in Britain. It is best known for the “Red Lady of Paviland” (a headless skeleton of a man, mistakenly identified as a woman, stained red with ochre) who lived 18000 years ago.
Rhossili Gallery offers visitors to Gower a range of original paintings, limited edition prints, ceramics, glassware, sculptures and jewellery, much of which is produced on Gower. Specialists in wedding rings. Open all year round.
Butterslade is a small, rocky inlet to the East of Thurba Head.
Ramsgrove is a very rocky little cove. Approached through a steep high sided, limestone valley.
Fall bay is one of the hardest to reach bays on Gower, however the walk is well worth it and the beach is never crowded due to its remoteness.
The church was built by Anglo-Norman settlers around the year 1200, and has a saddleback tower. The doorway surround is a fine example of late Norman work, rare in Wales and unique in Gower.
Rhossili Bay was voted the best beach in the UK in June 2010. Since then it has received accolade upon accolade, including best beach in Europe and within the top 10 best beaches in the world. Why not come and judge for yourself?
Pitton Methodist Chapel is situated half way between the Pitton crossroads and the village of Middleton, on the B4247, only a minutes’ drive from Rhossili. A warm welcome awaits.
Mewslade bay is one of the prettiest bays on Gower. The short walk to the beach, leads down a wooded path and then through the valley which is owned by the National Trust.
For phone numbers of the amenities in Gower, please see the Gower Directory. Please view the area map below to get your bearings and familiarise yourself with the roads. The table shows the approximate travelling times by car, from Rhossili, to the various villages.
Map of the Gower Peninsula
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