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Newport is one of the most desired and unbelievable holiday destinations. There are so many reasons to visit this place. Newport has officially become a hub of culture and industry, which is symbolic of how South Wales revitalised itself after the demise of the mining industries. This multi-cultural city has been turned more and more into a tourist destination.

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Why visit Newport?

  • Newport is surrounded by so much beautiful surroundings and landscapes, its simply breath-taking!
  • They have the best transport links in Wales!
  • This city is vibrant with a ton of tourist attractions to keep you busy!
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Wales is known for generally not getting unbearably hot or icy cold through-out the year, but the best weather is in spring and summer. Summer is peak season, so it is when Newport is very full with tourists wanting to enjoy their holiday.

There are various languages spoken in Newport which include English, Welsh, Arabic, Bengali, Cantonese, Czech, French, Georgian, German, Hindi, Italian, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Slovakian, Somali, and Spanish. English however, is the most understood and spoken language by most locals and tourists.

  • This is the largest town in the historic county of Monmouthshire and became a unitary authority in 1996.
  • July each year there is an Arts festival that is held in Caerleon and Roman Military re-enactment in the amphitheatre-this is the largest restored amphitheatre in Britain.
  • Newport's fortunes were based on exporting coal and iron.

There are tons of sights and attractions in Newport- so make sure you have enough time to visit them all. The main sights to go and see when on holiday in Newport, include Newport Museum, The National Roman Legion Museum, and New Port City Centre.

The food that is seen and found in Newport Wales is the traditional cuisine that represents this city's heritage. The traditional food is really simple and to-the-point, baking is also a very large part of Wales and its culinary culture. Dishes like Bara Brith, Fruitcakes, Cawl, and Welsh rarebit are all traditional meals found in Newport. The famous restaurants to try out when in town is definitely Le Bistrot Pierre, Shoboraj, The Ruperra, and Marenghi's.

The largest religion followed in Wales is Christianity. People in Newport are extremely friendly and welcoming, even though this city has a rich cultural heritage they are not too conservative-they know how to have fun.

Newport is a relatively safe city, but like many other cities crime can occur. The non locals may find themselves slightly intimidated at night as there are risks involved when it comes to venturing out at night so if you are visiting it is important to be aware of your surroundings. Keep in mind that not all the places in Newport are risky to go to, there are many safe areas.

The Egyptian embassy to the United Kingdom is located in London.

Address: No. 2 Lowndes Street London, SW1X 9ET United Kingdom.
Phone: +44 (0) 20 7235 9777
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7235 5684

About Newport

Bristol airport is located on the south-west side of Bristol city centre. This is an airport that holds a lot of history which stretches back to 1930, when it was the only third civil airport in the country.

Food and drink

The restaurants that are located in the airport include, Brunel Bar &Kitchen, Dexters, Burger King, SOHO, and Cabin.

Currency Exchange

Moneycrop operates three bureaux de change across Bristol Airport.

Lost luggage

For any lost item of luggage you are required to find out more about this at the information desk at the airport. You can also inform your airline handling agent for more assistance regarding this matter.

Airport Hotels

The hotels that are located near the airport include Acorns Guest House, The Old Chaff Mill, Apple Tree House, DoubleTree by Hilton Cadbury House, and Bridge Farm Guesthouse.

Airport hub

Bristol airport (code:BRS) is a hub for Aer Lingus Regional, Air Malta, Aurigny Air Service, Austrian Airlines, BH Air, Blue Islands, BMI Regional, Brussels Airlines, easyJet, Enter Air, Flybe,, KLM,Thomas Cook Airlines, Thomason Airways, Wizz Air, WOW Air.

Car Hire

The car hire dealerships that are available at the airport include Budget, Avis, Europcar, National, and Enterprise.

The information on this page is correct as of February 2016. While every effort is made to keep information as fresh as possible, takes no responsibility for any of the information being out of date or incorrectly noted.

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