Is Rhossili good for surfing?
Rhossili on Gower is a fairly exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east with some shelter here from south winds. The quality of the surf isn’t affected by the tide. When it’s working here, it can get crowded.
Can you surf at Caswell Bay?
This flat, sandy beach generally has small surf all year round so perfect for learning to surf and there’s easy parking at the rear of the beach. It can get bigger in the winter months and has a fairly sheltered aspect from strong winds but it’s rare to find really clean waves here.
Where can I surf Gower?
The Gower has some of Britain’s finest surf, with the bays and beaches of Langland, Caswell, Oxwich, Rhossili and Llangennith offering the best and most consistent waves. For equipment rental, the best place is PJ’s Surfshop in Llangennith, which has a wide range of surfboards, boogie boards and wet suits.
Can you surf at Oxwich Bay?
Oxwich Bay on Gower is a sheltered beach break that has quite consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around high tide.
Can you surf at Port Eynon?
In big wrapping swells Port Eynon beach can have small beginner-friendly waves. Good shorebreak when big swells wrap in to Horton Beach. Best at low, dumpy at high. Walk east to reach inconsistent Slade Bay, where right and left reefbreaks rely on solid swell and plenty of sand to fill in the gaps.
Where do you park at Llangennith beach?
- Car Park at Hillend Camp Site and at Broughton Caravan Park – both charge in the peak season.
- Café at Hillend Camp Site – limited opening hours in the winter.
- Pub (The Kings Head) at Llangennith.
Can you surf at Tenby?
Tenby. Tenby South beach has been known to hold an awesome wave in big winter swells, although this is seldom seen. This spot only really works a couple of times a year when wind and swell conditions are perfect.
How is the surf at Rhossili beach?
The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. The quality of the surf isn’t affected by the tide. When it’s working here, it can get crowded. The best conditions reported for surf at Rhossili occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.
What makes Rhossili Bay so special?
Rhossili Bay, the largest expanse of white sand on Gower, stretches for three miles to the islet of Burry Holms and is regarded as one of Europe’s great beaches. It is broken only by the skeletal remains of wrecked ships, most notably Gower’s best known wreck, the Norwegian barque Helvetia, which was driven onto the beach in a gale in 1887.
Can You See Baby Seals at Rhossili beach?
The Baby Seal— The beach breaks at Rhossili Beach are suitable for beginners. On a low-tide, it’s possible to walk out to the very end of Rhossili’s headland, and say hello to the seals. It’s not an easy hike but you may very well be able to get up close and personal with the stinky seals, if you’re brave enough!
Where are the best surfing beaches in Gower?
Rhossili Bay is the most westerly bay on the Gower peninsula and bears the full might of the Atlantic swells. It is the most consistent surfing beach on Gower, with the biggest waves at the north end at Llangennith. It is a dramatic environment with Rhossili Downs towering above the vast expanse of beach that stretches three miles.