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Things to do in Newport

Large city, well located and with a wealth of attractions

Are you looking for things to do in Newport? We've got plenty of great ideas for you across the city.

Known for...   Transporter Bridge and River Usk


Did you know...

  • Newport stands on the banks of the River Usk.
  • The county borough of Newport was granted city status in 2002 to mark Queen Elizabeth II's Golden Jubilee.
  • Newport Transporter Bridge is one of the few remaining working bridges of its type in the world and featured in the film Tiger Bay.



 

  Attractions

Newport Castle FREE

The castle was established early in the fourteenth century, though the buildings belong to the later fourteenth and fifteenth.
Newport
NP20 1QU

 

Fourteen Locks Canal Centre

Impressive canal attraction.
Cwm Lane
Rogerstone
NP10 9GN

01633892167

 

Blaenavon Ironworks FREE

The ironworks were at the cutting-edge of new technology.
near Pontypool
NP4 9RN

 

Caerwent Roman Town FREE

Tribal capital of the Silures (Venta Silurum) - impressive fourth-century walls standing up to 17 feet (5.2m) high.
between Newport and Chepstow
NP26 5BA

 

Caerleon Roman Fortress And Baths FREE

The variety of the remains on view is unparalleled within these isles.
Caerleon
NP18 1AE

 

2016 SUBWAY Helping Hearts™ Family 5K Series Sunday 3 July

The SUBWAY Helping Hearts™ Family 5K series is bouncing its way back for 2016. With lots of free and fun entertainment including face-painting, games and a bouncy castle, it’s the perfect day out for the whole family to enjoy.
Tredegar Park Recreation Ground
Cardiff Road
Newport
NP10 8TF

 

Llanmelin Wood Hill Fort FREE

Iron Age defended site of considerable strength, possibly a pre-Roman tribal centre of the Silures.
Caerwent
NP16 6LN

 

Caerleon Amphitheatre FREE

Famed in the Middle Ages as ‘King Arthur’s Round Table’, the amphitheatre at Caerleon was built to serve the Roman legionary fort.
Caerleon
Newport
NP18 1AE

 

Tredegar House

National Trust - Tredegar House is one of the architectural wonders of Wales.
Newport
Gwent
NP10 8YW

 
 

  Museums

National Roman Legion Museum FREE

In AD 75, the Romans built a fortress at Caerleon. Today at the National Roman Legion Museum you can learn what made the Romans.
High Street
Caerleon
Newport
NP18 1AE

 
 

  Cinema

Cineworld Newport

Multi-screen cinema.
Spytty Road
Newport Retail Park
NP19 4QQ

03303334444

 
 

  Theatre

Dolman Theatre

Popular local theatre. Full listings available.
8 Emlyn Square
Kingsway Centre
NP20 1HY

01633263670

 

The Riverfront Theatre And Arts Centre

Live music, comedy and drama.
Bristol Packet Wharf
Newport
NP20 1HG

01633656757

 

Caerleon

Once a Roman Legionary Fortress, linked with King Arthur, rich in history and legend. Hosts open air theatre.
Caerleon
Newport
NP18 1AE

 
 

  Live Music

TJ's

Legendary Live Music Venue.
14-18 Clarence Place
Newport
NP19 0AE

01633216608

 
 

  Leisure centres

Bannatyne

State of the art health and fitness club.
Enterprise Way
Newport
NP20 2AQ

01633266688

 

DW Fitness

Health and fitness club.
East Retail Park
Newport
NP20 2NN

01633266988

 
 

  Karting

Supakart

Premier Indoor Karting Centre.
Leeway Industrial Estate
Newport
NP19 4SL

01633280808

 
 

  Sport

Newport Speedway

Enjoy a day the races.
Plover Close
Nash
NP19 4SZ

01633278998

 

Wales National Velodrome

Indoor cycling centre.
Velodrome Way
Newport
NP19 4RB

0(01633)656757

 

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