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Newport

Newport

Newport is a unitary authority within Wales, and in this directory Caerleon and Newport are featured under this area.

The River Usk flows through this region which has some beautiful attractions around.

Accommodation

There are many accommodation options available in this area for tourists.  There are hotels, inns, bed and breakfasts, self-catering units as well as camping options.  

Please view the accommodation directory for more information on places to stay.

Activities

There are a range of activities on offer in this area, some of which are listed below:-

  • Roman Amphitheatre - live music events, visual arts are staged
  • Caerleon Castle
  • Heritage trail - historic sites
  • Usk Valley Walk - follows the river
  • Cycling routes
  • Golf courses in the vicinity of Caerleon
  • The Millennium Wildlife Garden - nature garden on the banks of the River Usk 
  • Celtic Manor - private sport and leisure facilities
  • National Roman Legion Museum - excavated artefacts, including a collection of engraved gemstones
  • Saint Cadoc's Church
  • The Roman Baths Museum
  • Round Tower
  • Toll House at Caerleon Bridge
  • Riverfront Arts Centre
  • Newport Bridge
  • Newport Retail Park
  • John Frost Square - amazing clock in the shape of a Greek Temple
  • Newport Wetlands - great wildlife
  • Tredegar House - large country house set in a parkland - entrance fees apply
  • Steel Wave/Y Don Ddur - a huge red 15m high sculpture - a tribute to the Newport steelmakers.

Please see the activities directory for more information on all the things to do in Newport.

Businesses 

The business community of Wales as a whole does very well thanks to its tourism industry and tourist attractions. You will find many local products, shops, stalls and great local restaurants to choose from.

Please go to our business directory for a list of businesses, or add your own free business listing.