Pengwern Common & Fairwood Common

Pengwern Common & Fairwood Common

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Broughton Hill end and Llangenith Burrows web
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Pengwern and Fairwood are two large areas of adjacent common land (total of 157 hectares and 462 hectares respectively) consisting of wet heathy grassland, marshy grassland with bracken and scrub on the higher ground.

Fairwood Common surrounds Swansea Airport. Pengwern Common is crossed by a tree-lined stream. The B4271 dissects the site and the A4118 also crosses Fairwood Common. Priors Wood and Meadow, a Wildlife Trust managed site is adjacent to the northern boundary of Fairwood Common.
Fairwood itself has much wildlife interest including species such as tormentil, lousewort and ragged-robin, badger, frog, snipe, skylark, meadow pipit, mistlethrush, yellow hammer and linnet.
It is part of many different designations: Common land, Open access land, Fairwood Common is a Site of Importance for Nature Conservation (SINC), Part of Gower Commons Special Area of Conservation (SAC) and a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).


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