Stopped off here on our coach tour of the rock. Not much to see or do but very interesting from an historical point of view.
Rosia Bay is where our great Admiral Nelson was brought to after the Battle of Trafalgar. He was preserved in a Brandy Barrel for the journey back to Britain. What a pity this jetty has been left to vandalism and neglect. With a bit of thought this are could be preserved for generations to come. However it is worth a... More
Some reviewers here are confusing Camp Bay and Rosia Bay. Camp Bay in summer is a family beach,whereas Rosia Bay is an abandoned anchorage separated into two uneasily co-existing halves. A small sandy beach is home to decent families with dogs,who are able to swim here since it's not a public beach. The mole area, which imo is hazardous, is... More
This site was where Nelson's fleet was victualled prior to Trafalgar and where his body was landed and prepared for repatriation to UK. As such, it should be respected and not left to disintegrate with rotting concrete and rusting ironwork. There is potential for the bay to be restored to its original condition and be used as an educational and... More
The lighthouse pictured is actually at Europa Point. And while we are on the subject you should go and see the 100 ton gun (very big - and heavy) which is just down the road near the police station
This used to be a great little bay, the wooden board walk along with the floating platform have long since gone and the stone jetty has fallen into disrepair, with a little bit of investment this would make a great tourist attraction.
visit Rosia when in gibraltar lovely water playgroung for children, cafe and bar, lovely views, bus no.4takes you there , then you walk through via parsons cannon. from Rosia you can walk through tunnel to europa point.. its lovely just sitting there relaxing, loads of picnic tables. for you to enjoy your own picnic.
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