Ogwr Ridgeway Walk
Enjoy spectacular views of the Ogwr Fach, Garw and Llynfi valleys on this walk from Mynydd Maendy to Margam Country Park near Port Talbot. The walk passes through the village of Blackmill, located at the confluence of the Ogwr Fach and Ogmore rivers. You finish at the splendid Margam Country Park.
The attraction includes the magnificent Margam Castle, an 18th Century Orangery with ornamental gardens and the Deer Park, all set within 1000 acres of beautiful countryside.
The walk is waymarked with a green and white disc.
Ogwr Ridgeway Walk Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
Ogwr Ridgeway Walk Open Street Map - view and print off detailed map
Ogwr Ridgeway Walk OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking
Ogwr Ridgeway Walk Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking
Further Information and Other Local Ideas
At the end of the route in Margam you could follow a footpath north to visit Brombil Reservoir. The picturesque turquiose coloured lake is a lovely place for a peaceful stroll. From the hills surrounding the lake there are fine views to the coast too. You can find the site just a mile north of the route finish point in Margam Country Park.