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Bryn Lliw Grasslands and Mynydd Lliw Common

Mynydd Lliw is common land that is predominantly old spoil heaps which have vegetation regeneration.

A dismantled railway bisects the site and the M4 runs adjacent to the east. The cycle route links to Stafford Common to the south.

This common is part of a larger area that is of importance for nature conservation, called Bryn Lliw Grasslands.


Wildlife interest - look out for birds such as skylark, reed bunting, bullfinch, meadow pipit, linnet and woodcock. Butterflies such as marsh fritillary and dingy skipper. Plants such as whirled caraway, tormentil, mousewort, heath spotted orchid, cotton grass and bog myrtle.


  • Part of site a Site of Interest for Nature Conservation (SINC Bryn Lliw Grasslands)
  • Open Access Land


  • Nearest facilities in Grovesend - Post Office and public telephone
  • Pubs in Pontlliw

Access information

Grovesend, Gorseinon
OS Explorer Map 164 Gower


This is open access land with cycle path running along the dismantled railway.


No on site parking. Nearest opportunities in Grovesend.


Bus stops in Grovesend.

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