Parsel Mawr (Big Parcel), better known as just ‘Mawr’, is the beautiful rural hinterland of Swansea.
The Mawr Heritage Trail takes walkers through the pretty village of Felindre and the popular Lower Lliw Reservoir, passing landmarks that illustrate the significant contribution Mawr has made to the growth of Swansea and South Wales through its farms, mines and the reservoir itself.
|Terrain:||Tarmac and some uneven earth around the reservoir. Some stiles, one flight of steps and one fairly steep road.|
|Start and finish:||Lower Lliw Reservoir|
|Distance Covered:||About 3.5 miles (5.6km).|
|Average time:||2.0 – 2.5 hours.|
|Car parking:||at Lower Lliw Reservoir.|
|Refreshments:||Lliw Café and Fishery at Lower Lliw Reservoir, Shepherd’s Country Inn in Felindre.|
|Public toilets:||Yes, at Lower Lliw reservoir.|
|Be prepared:||Strong shoes or boots and waterproof clothing are advisable.|
Mostly tarmac with some uneven earth around the reservoir. Some stiles, one flight of steps and one fairly steep road.