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Things to Do in Newport Near Holiday Inn Express Newport

Newport is a dynamic city that seamlessly fuses history, culture, and innovation. Located on the banks of the River Usk, Newport boasts a rich heritage dating back to Roman times.


Don't Go Home Without

No trip to Wales is complete without a visit to the capital! Head to sporting events or concerts at the Principality Stadium, or enjoy a trip to Cardiff Castle for a spot of culture. Cardiff Bay is ideal for nature lovers and there's a thriving arts and entertainment scene.

Must See

Famous as the filming location for the TV show Gavin & Stacey, Barry Island is a popular seaside spot. The promenade is lined with amusement arcades, shops, and cafes and the Pleasure Park has thrilling rides and attractions for the family.

Must Do

Visit The National Trust - Tredegar House, less than a mile from the hotel, for a stroll among 90 acres of parkland. Relax with a coffee at the cafe or enjoy a picnic if the sun is shining. When you're done, treat yourself to some homemade goods from the on-site shop.

Local Tips

With over 40 period buildings to explore, including a medieval church and 19th-century ironworkers' homes, you'll find yourself transported to different eras at St Fagan's National History Museum. Just 20 minute's drive away, the 16th-century manor house offers a captivating journey through time. Best of all? It's free to visit.

Nearby Attractions

  • National Trust - Tredegar House - 1.1 mi
  • Fourteen Locks Canal Centre - 2.9 mi
  • Cefn Mably Farm Park - 4.4 mi
  • The Riverfront Theatre & Arts Centre - 4.4 mi
  • Newport Stadium - 4.5 mi
  • Rodney Parade - 5.1 mi
  • Spytty Park - 5.1 mi
  • Caerleon Roman Fortress and Baths - 7.1 mi
  • Cardiff University - 10.7 mi
  • Cardiff Castle - 11.2 mi
  • Principality Stadium - 11.5 mi
  • St Fagan's National History Museum - 13.3 mi

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