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Newport Wetlands

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great place but now £3 ?

Great place for a walk and some fresh air and perfect if your a keen bird watcher and want to park... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2018
Claire Suzanne P
Family halfway meeting point

I thought this was tranquil and a great meeting place for my sister and I she lives near Bristol... read more

Reviewed December 30, 2017
Emma T
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West Nash Road, Newport NP18 2BZ, Wales
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All reviews the reserve bird watching bird life power station rspb shop play area zip wire fresh air coastal path free entry pond dipping severn estuary lovely walk car park all ages coffee shop great cafe
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Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

The day we visited, we saw very little Bird life , Sat in Hut for 1/2 hour to spot different birds , but we saw none . Then took 20 mins to get a cuppa tea in coffee shop , May be we just called...More

Thank Ian S
Reviewed January 3, 2018

Great place for a walk and some fresh air and perfect if your a keen bird watcher and want to park all day but for a half hour walk the new £3 charge is excessive so will give this a miss (unfortunately) and utilise one...More

3  Thank Claire Suzanne P
Reviewed January 2, 2018

Have been here a couple of times a year since it opened. Cafe is adequate but slow and rather expensive. Last time we were told there would be a 30 min wait for food, we just had a drink. Considering they just do soup or...More

2  Thank IanH1223
Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

I thought this was tranquil and a great meeting place for my sister and I she lives near Bristol kids loved the wobbly bridge and diversity. My daughter was sick and the volunteers were helpful I cleaned up they offered to but I didn’t want...More

1  Thank Emma T
Reviewed December 22, 2017

Having visited the Newport Wetlands now on two occasions I have continued to be impressed by the lay-out and gradual maturation of this wonderful facility situated on the once derelict wasteground of Uskmohth Power Station. The pathways enable anyone to access the hides and get...More

Thank Martin L
Reviewed November 13, 2017

I have enjoyed walking with my husband or with family at the wetlands, there is a nice restaurant and giftshop and also a children's play area.

Thank Drag0narty
Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

Had a great visit and the staff were all polite and very helpful and couldn't do enough to help when I asked for a mobility scooter it was with me in seconds ...thank you to all of them

Thank Julie T
Reviewed October 28, 2017

As we enjoy walking and wildlife we decided to visit The Wetlands.The car park is good and the staff in the visitor centre were very knowledgable. The cafe was nice but quite expensive and the toilets were clean.Some of the tracks can get quite muddy...More

1  Thank willtravel6062
Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

Wanting somewhere a little different to walk and in the vicinity thought this would be really nice and could grab a coffee. There is a good long walk around the wetlands down and around to the lighthouse in the photo I've attached. It's a good...More

5  Thank Joel M
Reviewed October 12, 2017

As a dog owners and loving all kinds of wildlife, my family and I were quite disappointed with the dog walking route. My daughter in particular hated it! One way is under huge pylons which I found terrifying and the other one had huge hedges;...More

6  Thank Helene D
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david m
March 15, 2017|
Response from Han N |
Is there any were safe in newport these days? U have use main roads and country lanes to get there.
March 13, 2017|
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Response from cgs11186463 | Reviewed this property |
Safe yes but quite a long ride! I would guess about 5 miles. You could get a bus from the bus station which is about a 5 min walk from the train station!