During your stay at Celtic Manor, be sure to get out and about to take in some of the abundant history 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 which graphically portrays the daily life of the garrison. The amphitheatre, designed to hold 6,000 spectators, was the scene of bloodthirsty entertainment and legend has it that it was also the site of King Arthur’s Round Table.
With the impressive new Friars Walk shopping
destination right on our doorstep, there has
never been a better time to shop in Newport city
centre. This vibrant new retail quarter features
flagship department store Debenhams and a
host of leading high street names including
Next, H&M, River Island and New Look.
26th May – 5th June 2016
Every year, the Hay Festival brings together
writers from around the world at its festival in
the staggering beauty of the Brecon Beacons
A truly spectacular weekend of cycling, with up
to 18,000 riders embarking on a road cycling
sportive that takes in some of Wales’ most
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.