From rugby, football and cricket, to food festivals and theatre shows, there’s plenty going on in and around the Welsh capital city throughout the year. Celtic Manor makes an ideal base for your visit, with the iconic Principality Stadium, SWALEC Stadium, Cardiff City Stadium and Wales Millennium Centre all within a 30 minute drive of the resort.
The pinnacle of international rugby in the northern hemisphere, nothing beats supporting your team to victory so make sure you are there when the
RBS 6 Nations comes to the Principality Stadium on 11th February (Wales v England) and 10th March (Wales v Ireland).
History will be made when Cardiff’s renowned Principality Stadium plays host to the 2017 UEFA Champions League final on 3rd June, the first
European Cup decider to be held in Wales. Be there to witness two European heavyweights battle it out in front of a capacity crowd of 74,500 in the world’s biggest club football match.
Welcome spring and kick start the gardening season with the first major RHS outdoor show of the year in Cardiff from 7th – 9th April. Pick up
inspirational ideas from award-winning show gardens bursting with colour and creativity.
This truly spectacular weekend of cycling returns on 9th July, with up to 18,000 riders embarking on a road cycling sportive that takes in some of Wales’ most breathtaking scenery covering a route of up to 140 kilometres (87 miles).
During your stay at Celtic Manor, be sure to get out and about to take in some of the local events, attractions and stunning scenery of the surrounding area.
Caerleon was one of the most important military sites in Britain under the Roman Empire. Today, this is brought to life at the imaginatively displayed Fortress Baths and Roman Legionary Museum, and the amphitheatre, scene of bloodthirsty entertainment and according to legend, the site of King Arthur’s Round Table.
Founded by the Normans, developed as a stronghold in the Middle Ages and restored as a Victorian family home, Caldicot Castle has a romantic and colourful history, set in beautiful tranquil gardens and a wooded country park.
Despite the shell of this grand structure being open to the skies, it remains the best-preserved medieval abbey in Wales set in the heart of the beautiful Wye Valley, an internationally recognised Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
With the impressive Friars Walk shopping destination right on our doorstep, there has
never been a better time to shop in Newport city centre. This vibrant retail quarter
features flagship department store Debenhams and a host of leading high street names
including Next, H&M, River Island and New Look.