New homes in Newport
New homes in Newport
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One of Wales’ major cities, sitting on the M4 corridor, this Cathedral City provides easy access both east and west along the motorway. With lots of civic art and surrounded by countryside, new homes in Newport are ideal for people working in the city or commuting to Cardiff, Bristol and beyond.
The centre of Newport is a convenient shopping area, combining high street shopping with an indoor mall at Kingsway Shopping Centre. There are also a number of out-of-town retail parks.
Newport Central Library can be found in the town centre, and Newport International Sports Village has sports facilities, including the Welsh National Velodrome.
Places of interest
Surrounded by lovely countryside, Newport is within easy reach of amazing scenery. The RSPB Newport Wetlands is home to lots of birdlife including Swifts and Swallows; while the National Trust’s Tredegar House is a 17th century mansion set within 90 acres of parkland and gardens.
The Caerleon Roman Fortress and Baths are an excellent day out for the whole family, where you can explore Newport’s history. The National Roman Legion Museum is also a popular attraction.
The five-star Celtic Manor Resort hosts the Wales Open, and was the centre of global attention in 2010 when it hosted the Ryder Cup as well as in 2014 when it held the NATO Summit. Celtic Manor also has first-rate spa facilities.
The city also has many interesting buildings and structures. Opening in 1906, the Newport Transporter Bridge is one of only six of its kind in the world. The Riverfront Arts Centre and Dolman Theatre provide theatrical entertainment to the city, while the Newport Food Festival showcases local food each year.
Newport is a rugby city, with Newport RFC playing in the Welsh Premier Division.
Newport has two higher education establishments; the University of South Wales and Newport School of Art, Media and Design.
Bristol can be reached by car in 40 minutes along the M4. Cardiff is a 20 minute drive south east, and Cwmbran can be reached in little over 10 minutes by car.
Newport’s train station provides easy access east, west and north. Gloucester is 45 minutes by train, and Birmingham can be reached in 1 hour and 40 minutes along the same line. Trains to Bristol Temple Meads from Newport are regular, and take just 30 minutes. Heading in the opposite direction, trains to Cardiff Central are very regular and the journey lasts 13 minutes.
Routes to the capital are also quick. A car journey to London from Newport, along the M4, lasts 2 hours and 20 minutes, while regular trains to London Paddington take 1 hour and 50 minutes.