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  • Owned by the National Trust, Llanrhidian Marsh and Whiteford Burrows are outstanding both for their landscape beauty and for their wildlife.

  • This is a mid-sized wooded park with a pleasant stream running through.

  • These commons are a mosaic of damp acid grassland and drier heath. They are generally very quiet commons, off the beaten track, secluded by scrub and trees.

  • The brook runs through this attractive, predominantly oak and hazel woodland, which are home to birds such as tawny owl, green woodpecker, dunnock, song thrush,...

  • The northern portion of the site is composed of a mosaic of bracken dominated scrub and marshy grassland.

  • Trallwn Marshy Grasslands is an area of approximately 23 hectares of semi-improved and improved grassland, conifer plantation (Trallwn Woods) and scrub surrounded...

  • These are 5 small, separate pockets of common land in the Llanmorlais/Blue Anchor area.

  • The Tennant Canal is 8 miles in length from Port Tennant, Swansea to its junction with the Neath Canal at Aberdulais and makes a very pleasant and tranquil walk...

  • Swansea Vale Nature Reserve is situated in Swansea Vale, a suburb in northeast Swansea.

  • The wildlife, natural and historical features of Swansea Bay provide an exceptionally high quality environment in which to live, work and develop sustainable tourism....

  • Swansea Canal is an attractive green corridor and pleasant setting for a stroll.

  • This common is a mosaic of lowland heath and marshy grassland. Part of the site is mown grass with some sports pitches.

  • This stretch of coast is rich in wildlife and history and is a stunning and varied landscape of cliff scenery, woodland and dunes.

  • At the tip of the Gower Peninsula is the sweeping bay of Rhossili. With the bones of a shipwreck and the tidal island of Worm's Head revealed at low tide, the best...

  • Comprising of a narrow strip of flat land on top of the cliffs and the slope down to the sea washed rocks, Pwll Du Local Nature Reserve supports a variety of important...

  • Pennard Cliffs (predominantly owned by the National Trust) are a rugged and wildly beautiful stretch of coast on South Gower, with the much photographed Three Cliffs...

  • Penmaen Burrows has a number of important archaeological remains and its position between Three Cliffs Bay and Oxwich Bay makes it a very scenic walk.

  • Penllergaer Forest, owned by the Forestry Commission Wales, is a relatively large area (approximately 193 hectares) of woodland, considered to be of considerable...

  • Penlan slopes is surrounded by urban development of Penlan and Brynhyfryd and is predominately composed of dry heath/acid grassland mosaic with smaller areas dominated...

  • Pengwern and Fairwood are two large areas of adjacent common land (total of 157 hectares and 462 hectares respectively) consisting of wet heathy grassland, marshy...

  • Park Wood is a popular woodland (164 hectares in area) situated within the Gower Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

  • Parc Melyn Mynach, also known as Monks' Mill, is a landscape of historic interest, with features of industrial heritage, which over time has developed mature tree...

  • This area encompasses Peel Wood, the cemetery including woodland burial site and the castle grounds.

  • This is an area of common land covering 35 hectares of cliff side, situated between Langland Bay and Caswell Bay.

  • Mynydd Gelliwastad is a long narrow hill (79.4 hectares) providing lovely views of both sides of valley.

  • This is a 182 hectare site on the edge of the industrial estate in Penllergaer. Gowerton Road (A484), Swansea Road (B4620) and Hospital Road cross the site.

  • Mynydd Cadle Common is located on the urban fringe of Penderry.

  • This is a 34 hectare area of common land, bisected by a railway, containing a range of habitats and is of particular importance due to its location on the urban...

  • This common is 65 hectares in size and linked by a footpath to Gelli Hir Woods - a Wildlife Trust owned and managed site.

  • The 23 hectares of Mumbles Hill was declared a Local Nature Reserve (LNR) in 1991 to protect the site for both wildlife and people.

  • Millwood is a 126-hectare woodland that is predominately broadleaf.

  • Mawr/Swansea Uplands: including Cefn Drum, Graig Fawr, Goppa Hill, Pentwyn Mawr, Mynydd Pysgodlyn, Mynydd Y Gwair, Land northwest of Clydach, Banc Darren Fawr.

  • This small park, less than a hectare in size, features the stone remains of Loughor Castle.

  • Llys Nini is owned by the Llys Nini branch of the Royal Society for the Protection of Animals (RSPCA), which is the base for an animal centre.

  • The reservoirs lie within an area of stunning mountain scenery that characterises the Mawr, north of Swansea.

  • Situated at the western end of the Gower Peninsula, located between the small settlements of Llanmadoc and Cheriton to the northeast, and Llangennith to the southwest....

  • Site dissected by major roads just north of Junction 46 of M4 and adjacent to the Park and Ride car park.

  • In contrast to the designed landscape of the neighbouring Morriston Park, this is a large area of open grassland (currently grazed by ponies) with a boggy area...

  • These cliffs stretch from the east of Langland Bay to Limeslade.

  • Knelston Marsh is an important area of high quality rush pasture surrounded by arable land and improved grassland.

  • Kilvey Hill, a large (3 km2­) prominent site on the east side of Swansea, is a community woodland managed by Kilvey Community Woodland Volunteers, Forest Enterprise...

  • Killay Marsh covers covers 21.3 acres (8.62 hectares) and comprises of a mosaic of habitats and has some superb examples of many threatened and protected wetland...

  • Hillside Wildlife Corridor is an extensive area (27 hectares) of natural open space, just one mile from Swansea City Centre.

  • A mix of broadleaved woodland and plantation remaining from the clearance of the original valley woodland a few decades ago to construct the adjoining housing site...

  • Hardings Down (owned by Llangennith Manors) is an open heathland hill site covering approximately 65 hectares. It was largely inaccessible until recently due to...

  • The site of the old brickworks and quarry is now a broadleaved woodland with a pond, meadow, heath, rocky outcrops and remains of buildings from the old brickworks....

  • Managed for wildlife and people Cwmllwyd Wood lies on the southern slope of Cockett Valley about two miles from Swansea.

  • Crymlyn Quarry Wood is a small broadleaved woodland and meadow area.

  • Situated in the north east of the county, the park includes a variety of high quality facilities. With a superb range of sports facilities as well as beautiful...

  • Clyne Valley Country Park is the city's only country park. Within its 700 acres you will find a very varied landscape ranging from open and wooded hillsides, steep...

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