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Things to Do

Newport City is a vibrant place to live and to visit with lots of activities for people of all ages. From sporting events to art exhibitions, a vibrant music scene and beautiful parks and countryside to explore, you are spoilt for choice whatever your interest.

Foodies Festival 2024

10th - 12th May

Each Foodies Festival is a celebration of the food in each region, encouraging local artisan producers and local food produce.

Tredegar House & Park
National Trust Tredegar House is the ideal location for a family picnic or walk and also the location of beautiful independent shops.
Newport Wetlands RSPB Nature Reserve
Discover the RSPB Newport Wetlands reserve.
Fourteen Locks Canal Centre
“An idyllic place where time stands still and history overwhelms!”
Newport Medieval Ship
Discover the Newport Medieval ship, which was unearthed on the bank of the river Usk during the build of the Riverfront Theatre.
Caerleon Roman Museums and Amphitheatre
Discover Caerleon, an attractive historic place and one of the most important military roman sites in the United Kingdom.
Tredegar Park
From playing fields to a play park and skateboard park, Tredegar Park is the perfect venue for a family outing.
Belle Vue Park
Attractive at all times of the year, this beautiful Victorian park is perfect for everyone.
Castle Trail
Why not create your Castle Trail with Newport Bus and visit some of the neighbouring castles! Fun and historical trips for all
Monmouth
Enjoy a day in this lovely market town, known for wonderful independents shops and restaurants as well as its historic buildings.
International Convention Centre (ICC) Wales
One of the UK's newest venues for conferences and events welcomes an exciting programme of shows, concerts and dazzling experiences.
The Riverfront Theatre and Art Centre
A lively theatre and arts centre in Newport city centre that offers performance, cinema and workshops to all.
Spirit of Wales Distillery
NEW to Newport, discover a no-nonsense distillery that creates Commemorative Welsh spirits and authentic Welsh spirited experiences
Chepstow Racecourse
Chepstow Racecourse, home of the Coral Welsh Grand National, with up to 31 meetings annually, both flat and jump racing.
Ffoto Newport
An independent photo gallery showcasing local and international photographers from all walks of life throughout the year.