The uplands of the escarpment and Cwm Philip are in summer covered by dense strands of bracken. In the vicinity of the pulpit, lawned areas provide additional deer pasture. The rectangular plantations were planted in the 1970s as cover for game.
Newpond and Furzelmill ponds provide fly and coarse fishing for anglers.
Fishponds to the west of Margam castle, constructed in the 1840s to
supply water to the fountains of the Orangery terrace is now used for