A true product of its history and location, Newport city has a rich industrial and strategic history and boasts a wealth of heritage. Furthermore, with The Forest of Dean and the Wye Valley right on the doorstep, and the Brecon Beacons less than ten miles down the road, Newport is the ideal base for exploring these areas of outstanding natural beauty.
As such, business and leisure visitors alike will find a broad range of accommodation to choose from, including five star resort hotels, as well as more affordable functional hotel options, not to mention that large number of charming bed and breakfasts in the area.
Newport’s phenomenal sports facilities make it a real magnet for national and international sportsmen and spectators alike. As well as Celtic Manor, the first golf course ever to be purpose built for The Ryder Cup, Newport is also home to the National Velodrome and the world-renowned Newport RFC – so there are plenty of reasons for sports fans to book a stay in one of Newport’s many city centre hotels.p>Keen golfers however might also want to look into accommodation options in the surrounding areas so that they can take full advantage of the 30 golf courses, including the aforementioned Ryder Cup Twenty Ten course, all located within easy reach of Newport.
If you have a passion for theatre, music and storytelling then make sure you book your hotel stay in time for the Caerleon Arts Festival that takes place in the first weekend in July, where you will discover an array of activities for all ages. The Riverfront Arts Centre meanwhile offers music, comedy and theatre all year round.
For those hoping to take a look into history, Newport is home to three museums, and your city centre accommodation would place you at the heart of the city’s rich heritage, which dates all the way back to Roman times.
A stay in Newport sets you up perfectly to explore the Wye Valley’s outstanding natural beauty, or perhaps you might want to try the calming delights of salmon fishing in the Vale of Usk. And with the ancient Forest of Dean and the Brecon Beacons just a short distance away, Newport is the perfect place to set up camp for exploring some of Britain’s most beautiful landscapes.
So why not check in to one of the many bed and breakfasts in the area, or indulge yourself in one of the country resort hotels to really soak up the soothing beauty of South Wales.
Newport is rapidly coming into focus as a national and international visitor destination, and this is reflected by its recent hosting of events including a NATO summit and The Ryder Cup. And with its wide range of hotels, hostels, bed and breakfasts and apartments you have a number of ways in which to experience this city’s unique blend of industrial heritage, contemporary culture and the boundless natural beauty.