The northern portion of the site is composed of a mosaic of bracken dominated scrub and marshy grassland.
The southern extremity exhibits areas of unimproved neutral grassland and amenity grassland with comparatively larger areas comprised of dwarf acid shrub heath and dry heath - acid grassland mosaic (Biodiversity Action Plans priority habitats). A small stream divides the site.
Rare birds such as snipe have been spotted at the site.
- Site of Importance for Nature Conservation (SINC 13)
Grid Reference SS665965
OS Explorer Map 165 Swansea
Entrance to the site via Park Terrace and playing fields off B4603 Neath Road. There are paths crossing the site.
Regular buses run along Neath Road (B4603)