Heol y Cyw can be found near Bryncethin in Bridgend county, South Wales. It is 7.7km from Bridgend and sits below the nearby Mynydd y Gaer, 295m, (Gaer mountain).
The village has a popular rugby club, a Nonconformist chapel, Anglican church, a primary school, working men's club, and a pub.
Those with a passion for shopping will be pleased to know that there is a popular Designer Outlet at Bridgend, 3 miles south of Bryncethin. History buffs will be interested to know of an interesting burnt mound that can be found 3km south west of the village close to the M4 motorway.