Parc Melyn Mynach, Gorseinon, Wales.
N 51° 40.318 W 004° 02.225
30U E 428285 N 5725063
Quick Description: Parc Melyn Mynach, also known as Monks' Mill (Melyn somtimes spelt Melin) The open landscape is perfect for letting the dog off the lead and strolling through the winding pathways.
Location: South Wales, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 1/6/2012 10:02:53 AM
Waymark Code: WMDEYD
Parc Melin Mynach, also known as Monks' Mill, is a landscape of historic interest, with features of industrial heritage, which over time has developed mature tree cover. The park is a time capsule that has survived the encroachment and reclamation of the heavy industry that has gone on around it.
On entering the site at Cecil Road you are greeted with a large mounted 18th century cast iron waterwheel which was retrieved from the site.
The Parks rough terrain is more suitable for those who prefer a brisk walk. The open landscape is perfect for letting the dog off the lead and strolling through the winding pathways.
Main entrance to the site is from the corner of Cecil Road.
From M4, J47, take A48 towards Penllegaer. Follow road into Gorseinon. At the cross, turn right onto Pontarddulais Road. Second right onto Heol Y Mynydd and first right. (Post Code - SA4 4FQ for your GPS.)
Source With thanks to City & County of Swansea Parks Dept :-