Glynogwr lies in the Ogwr Fach valley in Bridgend county, South Wales. Nearby towns and villages include Lewistown, Tonypandy, Clydach Vale, Bridgend, Pontycymer and Bettws. A small tributary of the Ogwr Fawr flows past Glynogwr before joining the larger river at Blackmill.
The 113-acre Bryngarw Country Park is 7.4km kilometres south west of Glynogwr near Brynmenyn. The park is divided into five sections, including woodlands, water features, formal gardens, grassland and amenities. Visitors will appreciate the beautiful rivers, trees and pastures of the country park.