The coastline is owned by the National Trust so it was also the perfect place to go to catch up on a few of our 50 Things activities.
There were lots of caves and the boys even manged to explore a few. My five year old was straight in there but my seven year old made me laugh as he was afraid of everything. There was a really strange noise coming out of this cave though so we didn't stay too long. I still don't know what it was.
Outside the cave there was an actual bonafide shipwreck. It's called Helvetia; a ship wrecked in 1887. The boys didn't believe me at first but I showed them the netting and part of the ship that is visible when the tide is out. Isn't that amazing? It's not often you get to see a shipwreck.
Then we had a very long walk down to the sea to jump over some waves. We all had great fun splashing around in the sea, and even though my 2 year old was a bit wary to start with, he soon joined in with the fun. After getting soaked we decided it was time to collect some water for the moat around the sandcastle that we were planning to build, so we got that and headed off back up the beach.
We spent the next few hours climbing up the rocks, building sandcastles and some cool sand cars. The boys had one each (you can see those in the first photo at the top.
We didn't manage to catch any crabs today, so that'll be something to do on our next trip to Rhosilli. I'm sure we'll be back there before long.
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