This woods is carefully being restored back to it's original state when it was part of the large Vivian estate. Great walks especially with a dog.
This woodland valley is very easy to find off junction 47 of the M4. Very easy parking, pay and display where the money goes to the upkeep and restoration of the valley. A lot of work is going on to the silted up lakes to bring them back to original glory, a lot of volunteers doing fantastic work here. Lovely... More
when growing up in penlan area i spent nearly all the summer holidays in the woods,swimming climbing and exploring.Took my fiancee,son and his friend on a boxing day five years ago for a walk there(their first time),a brisk sunny frosty day,came up through cadle mill end and had picnic at the waterfall(The hidden waterfall when were kids)and took some memorable... More
I have been going to these woods since a boy and seen the changes, some for the better some not. It is now easy to walk the path's as they have improved. I very much recommend walking these woods .
This truly is a beautiful a no picturesque place. Having lives only 5 miles from here all my life I never realised what was hidden beside the M4. It's my new favourite place to go. Great for walking our dog, interesting for our daughter as well as ourselves. Full of history and nature. If your into your photography this IS... More
Ours was a brief visit when passing through Swansea. We had no idea that it was such a large area with so many interesting features. The Heritage Lottery monies will help kick start a project which will provide a great amenity for generations to come. The task is immense because so much needs to be done following years of neglect.... More
Penllergare Valley Woods is one of the most magical places to take a walk. It brings peace and harmony to the soul with the sound of running water and birds singing. You would never think that you are just a short distance from the M4 and A48 roads. With its diverse flora and fauna it's a place not to be... More
After decades of neglect Penllergare Valley Woods is finally being restored. The Penllergare Trust is now in the process of undertaking the restoration work having received a major Heritage Lottery grant. 2013 will see the opening of the Visitor Centre plus car park and the de-silting of the Upper Lake. The whole of the Valley Woods, through which the River... More
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