Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Newport

Learn about the unique charm of Newport with a stay in a private vacation home. Travelers like the sporting events, golfing and restaurants in this welcoming and romantic city. National Museum Wales and Cardiff Castle are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Newport

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Newport a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Techniquest (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Bristol Zoo (18 mi / 29 km)
  • We The Curious (19.4 mi / 31.2 km)
  • Cardiff International Sports Village (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Saint Pierre Park (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Chepstow Racecourse (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Newport

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Newport is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Roath Park (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Bute Park (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Sophia Gardens (11 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Victoria Park (12 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Trelai Park (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Sand Bay Beach (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Newport

The nearest airport is in Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.), located 18.6 mi (30 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), which is 19.7 mi (31.7 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Newport Station, Pye Corner Station and Rogerstone Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay around Newport?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 370 vacation rentals near Newport. From 142 Houses to 140 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Newport for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Newport?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Newport:

  • Clifton: 47 vacation rentals
  • Pontcanna: 77 vacation rentals
  • Saint Paul's: 56 vacation rentals
  • Riverside: 251 vacation rentals
  • Bristol City Centre: 58 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Newport?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Newport. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Tredegar House: 557 vacation rentals
  • Rogerstone Station: 571 vacation rentals
  • Newport Cathedral: 648 vacation rentals
  • Celtic Manor Resort Golf Club: 740 vacation rentals
  • Newport (XNE-Newport Train Station): 628 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Newport listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Newport?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 142 Houses in Newport. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Newport include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 140 rentals available
  • Cabins: 60 rentals available
  • Cottages: 60 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Newport?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 9 vacation rentals with pool available in Newport. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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