A boy has escaped a 45ft from cliffs at Rhossili with just "cuts and bruises".

The 12-year-old had been playing on the cliffs in the Gower Peninsula when he fell on Tuesday afternoon.

Despite a 45ft descent, the boy escaped with no serious injuries.

Rhossili Coastguard were called to the scene at approximately 3pm.

A spokesperson for Rhossili Coastguard said the child had "sustained lots of cuts and bruises" but otherwise seemed "ok".

He sustained lots of cuts and bruises with a nasty cut to the head, but seemed otherwise ok. He was rushed to Cardiff hospital by air ambulance for further examination and treatment.

Rhossili Coastguard spokesperson

The Mumbles Coastguard Cliff Rescue Team also attended the scene.