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Newport Wetlands

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A Walk in the Wetlands

We visited the Newport Wetlands whilst visiting South Wales. It was well worth the visit and had... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Mike D
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Worksop, United Kingdom
Beautiful.

Visited during recent half-term school holiday. My son wanted to visit Wales for the first time... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
markintorquay
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Torquay, United Kingdom
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All reviews the reserve bird watching reed beds bird life power station rspb shop play area zip wire coastal path fresh air severn estuary free entry pair of binoculars pond dipping lovely walk car park all ages
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited the Newport Wetlands whilst visiting South Wales. It was well worth the visit and had we had a very enjoyable afternoon. I must confess I got a little confused entering the site when parking, take the right hand entry! There were however plenty...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mike D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited during recent half-term school holiday. My son wanted to visit Wales for the first time. Took a long walk around the Wetlands. The whole area was very tranquil and well laid out. It was fun pointing out the English side to him from the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank markintorquay
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice place for a couple of hours. but overpriced if you only want a cup of tea as you have to pay for parking

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank chelseafan1955
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Had a great day out with the family here - plenty to see and well planned - DO NOT use their cafe - overpriced average food and quite dirty - picnic next time

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank davieslinda
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

If you take dogs you aren’t allowed through the central reservation which if fair enough as the birds need protecting. You need to go to the visitor centre to pay for a token for parking charge was only 80p as we got there after 1pm....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sharonsS4368FS
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Walking the WCP this is an ideal place to leave the car. The loos are great and so is the cafe. If you are a RSPB member you park free too. Friendly helpful people. Terrific day out for twitchers.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank nickmBedford
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely safe place to walk dogs and nice relaxing coffee shop Good views of the river. If you want to walk through the middle of the Wetlands you can’t take dogs but there is a long walk around the border you can still see wildlife.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank majewskij2
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Fantastic day out. Hidden away and great place. Cafe bit steep on price hence 4 star. But place is awsum.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Han N
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We were here on a group visit and were well hosted by the RSPB. There is no entrance fee so the car parking charge of £3.00 per car seems a very modest charge to make to help them in their considerable work, so vital to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SwordMaiden
Reviewed 27 September 2018

We used to walk the wetlands a lot, but since moving further away we haven't been for some time. We were surprised to now see a barrier across the carpark when we visited yesterday and it was only after entering we saw signs for a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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david m
15 March 2017|
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Response from Han N |
Is there any were safe in newport these days? U have use main roads and country lanes to get there.
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ChrisC9670
13 March 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!
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