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Shore Excursions Newport: Full Day Itinerary Ideas

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Shore Excursions Newport

Full Day Itinerary Ideas 

 
  • Wye Valley

    (Allow a day)
    In the 18th Century, the Wye Valley was the birthplace of British tourism, inspiring poets, artists and writers of the ‘Picturesque’ movement. Follow in their footsteps by visiting Wales’ oldest stone castle at Chepstow and along the river to the beautifully atmospheric Tintern Abbey in the Wye Gorge. Enjoy the market towns of Monmouth, which has the Nelson Museum, and the foodie heaven that is Abergavenny, famous for it’s fantastic local producers and the annual Food Festival.

    Tel: +44 (0)1291 623772
    email: chepstow.tic@monmouthshire.gov.uk
    website: www.visitmonmouthshire.com/places-to-visit/Wye-Valley-Monmouthshire
  • Blaenafon UNESCO World Heritage Site and Big Pit

    (Allow a half to a full day)
    Experience what life was like as a miner with a fascinating tour around the old colliery, visit the Ironworks and refurbished miner’s cottages, and enjoy the spectacular views at Keeper’s Pond. Activities available locally include caving, mountain biking and bird watching, or you can take a leisurely walk along the towpath of the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal.

    Tel: +44 (0)1495 790311
    email: www.museumwales.ac.uk/en/bigpit/
    website: www.worldheritagesite.org/sites/blaenavon.html
  • Brecon Beacons

    (Allow a day)
    Including Pen-y-Fan, the highest mountain in Southern Britain, this mountain range is beautiful, rugged and affords visitors the most spectacular views. Enjoy a stroll around the market town of Brecon and the internationally famous book town of Hay-on-Wye or visit one of the many castles in the area.

    Tel: +44 (0)1874 624437
    website: www.breconbeacons.org
 
 
  • The Celtic Manor Resort

    (Allow a half to a full day)
    Take time to visit the UK’s best conference and resort hotel and enjoy playing the new Twenty Ten course which was especially built for The Ryder Cup, or make the most of the magnificent leisure facilities which house the largest freeform spa bath in Europe.

    Tel: +44 (0)1633 431000
    email: bookings@celtic-manor.com
    website: www.celtic-manor.com
  • Cardiff

    (Allow a half to a full day)
    Just twelve miles from the port of Newport, the capital city of Wales offers quality shopping, attractions, entertainment and culture.

    Tel: +44 (0)29 2087 3573
    email: visitor@cardiff.gov.uk
    website: www.visitcardiff.com
 

 

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