Rhossili

Rhossili (Welsh: Rhosili; Welsh pronunciation) is both a small village and a community on the southwestern tip of the Gower Peninsula in Wales. It is within the first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the United Kingdom. The village has a community council and is part of the Gower parliamentary constituency, and the Gower electoral ward. At the 2011 census, the population was 278. The community includes the hamlet of Pitton.
The name derives from the Welsh word rhos meaning a moor and the personal name Sulein hence 'Sulein's moorland promontory'.
Rhossili is a popular tourist destination: the views from the headland and the Down are panoramic; several pleasant walks begin, end, or pass through the village; Iron Age remains are found on Rhossili Down. The 2.8-mile (4.5 km) wide sandy beach is backed with sand dunes and attracts surfers at the Llangennith end.
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  • Country

    🇬🇧 United Kingdom
  • Language

    English
  • Currency

    Pound sterling – GBP – £
  • Calling Code

    +44
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