Rhossili Bay named in world's top ten beaches

Rhossili Bay has been labelled as the ninth best beach in the world by Trip Advisor, and best in the UK.

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Rhossili Bay tops TripAdvisor UK top ten beaches list

Judges praised Rhossili Bay for its "vast stretch of sand" and "towering cliffs", and stressed its popularity with "surfers, paragliders and ramblers".

Here is the top ten of UK beaches, in descending order:

  • Rhossili Bay, Swansea, Wales
  • Woolacombe Beach, Woolacombe, Devon
  • Porthminster Beach, St Ives, Cornwall
  • Hengistbury Head, Bournemouth, Dorset
  • Perranporth Beach, Perranporth, Cornwall
  • Longsands Beach, Tynemouth, North Tyneside
  • Weymouth Beach, Weymouth, Dorset
  • Fistral Beach, Newquay, Cornwall
  • Sandbanks, Poole, Dorset
  • Nairn Beach, Nairn, Scotland

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