Come to relaxing Cwmbrân and enjoy its spas, dining and entertainment.

Cwmbranalso boasts a leisure centre, community farm, theatre, stadium, and golf andcountry club. And with Newport’s rich industrial and historical heritage just afew miles to the south, and the BreconBeacons a short trip north you will never be short of things to do inCwmbran.

Shopping in CwmbranAt the very heart ofCwmbran is theCwmbran Shopping Centre, one of Wales’biggest shopping centres with 3,000 free car parking spaces and home to a hugeselection of top name stores, cafes, restaurants and even an indoor market. TheCentre takes particular pride in its impressive range of the latest designerclothing brand fashions and jewellery.

And beyond all the retailtherapy you could possibly need, if you’re looking to be entertained theshopping centre also has a cinema and bingo hall ensuring fun for all thefamily.

Sport in CwmbranHome ground toCwmbran Town football club,Cwmbran Stadium is a multi-purpose venue thatincludes floodlit outdoor football and hockey pitches, as well as astate-of-the-art fitness suite and various spa facilities and studios spaces.What’s more, the stadium is enjoying a period of redevelopment that includesthe creation of a vertical adventure playground, a soft play centre and a cafe.

If you like to keep fitthen you’ll want to check out the gym and sauna facilities atCwmbran’s local golf and country club, which alsoboasts a spectacular 18-hole golf course.

Culture and Events in CwmbranCwmbranboasts a lively cultural scene, not least of which is theCwmbran Big Event that takes place alongside thetown’s boating lake in June and is a joyous celebration of music, sport andchildren’s activities.

And of course Newport’sthree museums are very nearby and offer a wealth of Art and Natural History,Social History and Archaeology to explore.

Nature in CwmbranCwmbranis surrounded by some of the most delightful landscapes in the land. The WyeValley is so breathtaking in fact that it actually inspired the development andbirth of British Tourism as an organised and professional endeavour. The Valeof Usk meanwhile, with its famous salmon fishing, is a mecca for fishermen fromall corners of the land.

Ever so slightly further afield is the Forest of Dean,one of the last ancient royal forests inBritain, whilst a short drive north will bring you to the phenomenal BreconBeacons National Park, home to SouthWales’ highest mountain peak Pen y Fan.

Enjoy CwmbranA new town with a bigpersonality, Cwmbran makes the very most of itsscenic local and close proximity to both Newport and all of SouthWales’ much loved landscapes.

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Top hotels in Cwmbrân

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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Parkway Hotel & Spa
4 out of 5
Cwmbran Drive, Cwmbrân, Wales
£80/night
22 Sep-23 Sep
4.4/5Excellent! (485 reviews)

Located in Llantarnam, this spa hotel is 2.1 mi (3.3 km) from Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre and within 6 miles (10 km) of Friars Walk Newport and Belle Vue Park. ...

4.4/5Excellent! (485 reviews)

"It’s location .... friendly staff and great amenities."…"

Reviewed on 23 Aug 2019

Parkway Hotel & Spa
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Glebe Farm Cottage
3.5 out of 5
Glebe Farm Cottage Croesyceiliog, Cwmbrân, Wales
£317/night
20 Sep-21 Sep

Situated in a rural location, this cottage is 2.8 mi (4.4 km) from Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre and within 6 miles (10 km) of Pontypool Park and Isca Augusta. ...

Glebe Farm Cottage
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Clayton Hotel Cardiff
4 out of 5
St Mary Street, Cardiff, Wales
£52/night
22 Sep-23 Sep
4.3/5Excellent! (1,717 reviews)

Located in Cardiff City Centre, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Principality Stadium, Cardiff Bay and Cardiff Castle. National Museum Cardiff ...

4.3/5Excellent! (1,717 reviews)

"Perfect location (v close to train station, bus route to airport, city centre and Principality Stadium)"…"

Reviewed on 20 Aug 2019

Clayton Hotel Cardiff

Popular things to do in Cwmbrân

Principality Stadium
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Principality Stadium

The spiritual home of Welsh rugby, the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff is one of the most famous sporting arenas on the planet, envied the world over for its cauldron-like atmosphere and state-of-the-art facilities.

Cardiff Castle
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Cardiff Castle

Located in the heart of the city centre, Cardiff Castle is one of Wales’ most important cultural attractions. A rich history spanning 2,000 years is contained within its walls and fairytale-style towers.

Wales Millennium Centre
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Wales Millennium Centre

An architectural masterpiece, the Wales Millennium Centre is at the heart of Cardiff Bay, a wonderfully regenerated area full of striking buildings, wide open spaces and intriguing pieces of public art.

Llandaff Cathedral
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Llandaff Cathedral

Set in a peaceful, scenic conservation zone on the bank of the River Taff, Llandaff Cathedral is one of two cathedrals in Cardiff, the seat of the Bishop of Llandaff, covering the South Wales diocese. While the present-day structure dates from early in the 12th Century, the cathedral actually stands on one of the oldest sites in British Christian history, settled by St. Dyfrig in the 6th Century.

Castell Coch
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Castell Coch

Meander through this 19th-century castle and former home to admire its antique furniture, elaborately decorated rooms and Gothic-revival architecture.

Techniquest
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Techniquest

Want to find a way of keeping the kids entertained for hours, at the same time as perhaps learning something yourself? Want to find it in the heart of Cardiff Bay, just five minutes’ walk from the train station? If the answer is yes, head for Techniquest interactive science discovery centre on Stuart Street in Cardiff.

Top activities in Cwmbrân

Cardiff Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
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Cardiff Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

£8

Explore the vibrant and lively city of Cardiff at your own pace on this hop-on hop-off bus tour of the Welsh capital. Cruise to leading landmarks like Cardiff Castle, Alexandra Gardens, and the interactive attractions around the harbor, or simply sit back for a leisurely sightseeing tour through the city.

Cardiff Bay Boat Tour
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Cardiff Bay Boat Tour

£7

Enjoy the beautiful scenic landscapes of Cardiff Bay with the Cardiff Bay Boat Tour. Experience all of Cardiff Bay's beauty and unique locations such as the Welsh Assembly and the Dr. Who Exhibition buildings. You can also choose to join the tour at the Barrage and disembark in Mermaid Quay.

Day Trip to Cardiff via Train with Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
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Day Trip to Cardiff via Train with Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

£134

Hop aboard a comfortable train and head out of town to explore the charms of Cardiff on this full-day excursion. Pop between intriguing museums and cafe-lined lanes, visit Cardiff Castle, and—depending on the season—enjoy an exploration of the city by hop-on hop-off bus or check out Millennium Stadium.

Multi-Venue, Bar & Nightclub VIP Party Pass in Cardiff
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Multi-Venue, Bar & Nightclub VIP Party Pass in Cardiff

£10

Our popular VIP Party Passes offer a great variety of weekend nightlife entries. We have been booking groups small and large onto the guestlists all over the UK for a decade. We have designed our Nightlife Deals get you VIP entry into selected, popular clubs and bars.

The wildlife and history of South East Wales
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The wildlife and history of South East Wales

£49

A journey of beautiful birds, impressive historical landmarks, canals and nature reserves. An easy 4.5 mile walk for wildlife lovers. Start the day on the Crumlin Arms section of the beautiful Monmouthshire and Brecon canal where you will have sweeping views over the Ebbw valley.

Walk the majestic 4 waterfalls valley
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Walk the majestic 4 waterfalls valley

£49

Experience 4 breathtaking waterfalls in the heart of the Brecon Beacons. Let us pick you up and guide you on this low-level 5.5 mile walk along riverside scenery, with steep sided valleys and four breath-taking waterfalls.

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