Wonderful Wales

Must-see, must-do and must-not-be-missed!

From rugby, football and cricket to flower shows and food festivals, there’s plenty going on in and around South Wales throughout the year, and Celtic Manor can be the ideal base for your visit.

Six Nations Rugby

February & March
Don’t miss the excitement when the Six Nations comes to the Principality Stadium on 23rd February, Wales v England and 16th March, Wales v Ireland. Watch all the action live in our resort bars or at Coldra Court.

ABP Newport Wales Marathon

5th May
One of the UK’s flattest and fastest marathon courses, taking in a host of iconic landmarks, picturesque medieval villages and Newport’s recently regenerated city centre.

RHS Spring Flower Show

12th to 14th April
Kick off your gardening year at the RHS Cardiff show, packed with seasonal ideas for your garden, spectacular floral displays and fun family activities.

Newport Live

An excellent multi-purpose facility in the heart of Newport City Centre. Have a dip in the pool, keep fit in the gym or take part in numerous sporting activities, treat yourself in the Café, enjoy a live music concert or you can host your own party or business event.

The Principality Stadium, Cardiff

Visit the official website of the Stadium with information and news about forthcoming sporting and music events at the venue, located in the heart of Cardiff.

Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

This arts centre housing theatres for musicals, opera, ballet and dance, as well as cafes and arts organisations is located in the heart of Cardiff Bay.

Motorpoint Arena

Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff hosts world-class concerts and entertainment to conferences, sporting events, exhibitions and trade shows. It is the perfect place to make memories when you are visiting the area.

Wales is an area rich in history, myth and legend for all to see in our many castles, with the Resort ideally situated to explore these fascinating cultural landmarks.

Caerphilly Castle

Caerphilly Castle is one of the great medieval castles of western Europe. It is the second largest in Britain and it is the first truly concentric castle in Britain.

Caldicot Castle

Founded by the Normans, developed in royal hands as a stronghold in the Middle Ages and restored as a Victorian family home, it has a colourful history.

Castell Coch

While resting on ancient foundations, Castell Coch (Red Castle) is relatively modern, the by-product of a vivid Victorian imagination, assisted by untold wealth. The Middle Ages fascinated the Victorians as much as the Victorians fascinate us today. High Gothic was the order of the day.

White Castle

This little-known historical gem is located deep in Wales's border country, today a tranquil landscape but in medieval times hotly disputed territory.

Chepstow Castle

Perched high above the banks of the river Wye, Chepstow is a beautifully preserved Castle and a history lesson in stone and longevity.

Raglan Castle

This modern castle dates from between the 15th and early 17th-centuries, when successive ruling families created a luxurious, fortified castle.

Cardiff Castle

Cardiff Castle is a medieval castle and Victorian Gothic revival mansion located in the city centre of Cardiff.    

During your stay at Celtic Manor, be sure to get out and about to take in some of the abundant history, fabulous shopping and stunning scenery of the surrounding area.

Roman Caerleon

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.

Caldicot Castle

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.

Tintern Abbey

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.

Glanusk Estate

The Glanusk Park and Estate is privately owned by the Legge-Bourke family. The estate is situated in the beautiful countryside of the Usk Valley.

Friars Walk

With the impressive Friars Walk shopping destination right on our doorstep, there has never been a better time to shop in Newport city centre. 

St Davids, Cardiff

With fabulous fashion, lick-the-plate dining and much more, St David’s has the perfect variety of top brands for every occasion. Whether you’re looking for the perfect outfit for that big night out, on the hunt for new season beauty or catching up with friends, St David’s has the perfect place for you. Shop 'til 8, dine late and enjoy!

With John Lewis, Hamleys, Game, M.A.C and many more big name brands there is something for all the family!

7th - 24th May

Have mega fun in marvellous May! Take a look at our activity planner and start planning your next weekend of fun and adventure!

May Half Term 25th May - 2nd June

We've got a whole host of new and exciting activities to tire out the little ones this May Half Term - Come take a look!

3rd June - 20th July

Summer = Fun, laughter and lots of outdoor activities! Come take a look at the fun we've got planned 👇👇👇

Summer Holidays 20th July - 1st September

It's the Summer Holidays which means... lots of fun every day! The Resort is your one-stop spot for all activities, all in one location ☀
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