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Name:Rhossili Down - The Beacon
Hill number:2286
Height:193m / 633ft
Parent (Ma):2280  Mynydd y Betws
RHB Section:32B: Carmarthen to Vale of Neath
County/UA:Swansea (UA)
Catchment:Loughor, Catchment Boundaries
Watershed:Carmarthen Bay
Class:Hump, Tump (100-199m), Submarilyn
(Hu,Tu,1,sMa)
Grid ref:SS 42002 88867
Summit feature:small protruding rock adjacent to trig point
Drop:144m
Col:49m  SS464892  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 159
(1:25k) 164
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 130 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Hetty10/02/2019
Took the high route on Welsh Coast Path to watch sunset lovelynickywood104/02/2019
Coast path from Hillend to Rhossili then return over Rhossili Down.Arbie03/02/2019
Worms head 10k run - snow on top of Rhossili Downphilwhit03/02/2019
poppiesrara05/11/2018
Circular walk from Rhossili with Rick and Bryher. Lots of ponies and good views.jenx25/10/2018
From Rhossili, above the fine beach with Jenx and Bryher. Circuit back via Tump top, ponies and viewsnordicstar25/10/2018
curlebd10/07/2018
Swindon Bagger16/06/2018
Bagged on a day trip to Rhossili. Great views from top.Ramblingpaul15/11/2017
from LLangenith, up to the west end of the ridge then along the ridge and return the same way.joseph mitchell31/08/2017
started at hillend caravan park and did a 5.8 mile circular walk which included the summit and then a steep descent back down to the park.Wackywelshy22/08/2017
MM14/06/2017
KM14/06/2017
Parked in the church car park. Unfortunately, no views today as it was foggy.clivevilla23/05/2017
DC11main24/02/2017
GaryJones26/01/2017
TK04/10/2016
From Hardings Down on way back to Rhossili. Good views.PeterD02/10/2016
Walked up from NT carpark at Rhossili. Nice turf track to summit and beyond along ridge towards Broughton Burrows and Burry Holms.sooztops19/09/2016
Robert Kemp04/09/2016
Mattbrolly04/08/2016
Hetty31/07/2016
A sunny and blowy day - rain stopped an hour before my ascent - so the views were good - visited some ancient ring cairns and burial monuments. Beach busy - hill - just me.M3WDD25/07/2016
Great views!twg2727/06/2016
andybelfield28/05/2016
On Llangenidd- Rhossili Down- Worms Head- Port Eynon walk. All superb- views, coastal scenery, geology. Notable are cliffs where the angle of dip of the limestone is 45 deg, so they are like pyramids with the waves crashing below. Sunny, clear and cool. About 6.5 h walk and an hour of happy meandering on the shore while waiting for a pre-booked (reasonably priced) taxi back.pwheeler30/04/2016
Early morning ascent from empty church car park. Terrific all round views on a sunny but v cold spring morning.Chris Peart28/04/2016
BaggerGutt30/03/2016
Parked at the church and followed track all the way to the trig. Very steep at times. Lovely views and a great walk. Fantastic.thejackrustles04/03/2016
Kendall14/02/2016
Hetty02/11/2015
Rhossili - Rhossili Down (in strong wind and streaming cloud with intermittant views of the sea - hauntingly beautiful) - Hill End - Eddies Coffee Shop (for a Cream Tea) - Rhosseli beach (barefoot paddle through the sea 2 miles back) - Rhossilibriandavies21/10/2015
In middle of circular walk from Rhossili.Grand views all round and wild horses as well.With Bridget and Oscar.catman29/09/2015
With Bridget and Catman.oscarrosie29/09/2015
With Catman and Oscar.rosiebridge29/09/2015
Visited while bagging the high points on the Gower, great weather views great too.griefmiester08/07/2015
From Middleton up to the Beacon/trig along Rhossili Down through Llangennith & up onto Llanmadic Hill-great views, down & across Broughton Burrows & onto Burry Holms back along the beach, a dip in the sea, up to Rhossili & Midleton. Initally cloudy couple of showers then very hot with a good breeze.apricorum04/07/2015
Revisit in the mist and rain with Colin Crawford exactly 4 years after my previous visit.Dugswell201/07/2015
I'd wanted the view from this one but it wasn't to be. Ah well, I'll need to returnColin Crawford01/07/2015
visit when coast path walking with familyunderhill20/06/2015
liljonb11/06/2015
dicky24/05/2015
carole engel18/05/2015
Walk with Mary after morning visit to Oxwich Bay.Nab Scar08/05/2015
From Rhossili, very busy on sunny Easter Sunday.rhalstead05/04/2015
Ozymandias27/02/2015
7/9 Wonderful views from a short hop up from the village of Rhossili. Park at ancient church car park and don't forget to make a contribution !Fergalh29/01/2015
From the Gower Activity Centre where our friends were staying. Passed through Llangennith and over Llanmadoc Hill into Llanmadoc for lunch at the pub. Back via the coastal path. Beautiful day. With Tiger Bay Ramblers.islamidget02/01/2015
Hetty19/10/2014