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West Glamorgan

Kenfig Pool

Glamorgan’s largest natural lake, Kenfig Pool, is set on the edge of this beautiful area, with spectacular views from Sker beach across Swansea Bay to the Gower. It is one of the finest Wildlife habitats in Wales and one of the last remnants of a huge dune system that once stretched along the coast of Southern Wales from the River Ogmore to the Gower peninsula. The reserve is home to unique wild orchids, as well as insects and wildlife. Kenfig is one of the most important sites in Britain for nature conservation Read More...

 

Aberafan Beach

The first Aberafan probably dates from c500 - 1050 - it may have been nearer the sea, where the docks are now; when the docks were being excavated various things were found - Roman coins, shoes, cattle horns, fences, walls, cultivation ridges from fields A field in this area was known as 'Platch yr Hen Eglwys' - 'the field of the old church' - which might have been the long vanished church of St Thomas.Read More...

 

Trials Bikes on Aberafan Beach

Motobikes Trials on Aberafan BeacRead More...

 

Afan Valleyy

An old industral area which is a very sought after area to live.

An area of south Wales which was devastated by pit closures has been transformed into one of the best mountain biking areas in the world. Once it was pit wheels which drove the economy of the Afan Valley, now it is bicycle wheels. Read More

Cwmafan

Cwmafan in the Afan Valley a beutifull place to live,with a rich history of industry and rebelion Read More...

 

Margam

Free entry, just pay for Parking, go on a nice day and spend the day, its gorgeous the Orangery, The Ruins, The Castle, Fairy tale land, the walks, the Japanese garden, the sculptures, the train, the Lakes, The Adventure Playground, The Deer, there is so much for all ages - parts are old and in need of attention - there Read More...

 

Margam Park and Abby in Black & White

Free entry, just pay for Parking, go on a nice day and spend the day, its gorgeous the Orangery, The Ruins, The Castle, Fairy tale land, the walks, the Japanese garden, the sculptures, the train, the Lakes, The Adventure Playground, The Deer, there is so much for all ages - parts are old and in need of attention -Read More

Mynydd Feol
The feol is the highest monin in the area 1200 ft From the summitt you can see paets of Powys Read More
Neath Abbey

Originally founded as a daughter house of Savigny in 1130, the abbey was absorbed into the Cistercian order in 1147.Fairly complete remains of the abbey survive, together with the sixteenth-century mansion raised within its precincts Read More

Swnsea Bay
4 Miles of beutiful beaches Read More
The table of place names above is not an extensive list, and will be updated as I visit new places and take more photographs.