Discover the local area and beyond. From sports and retail to historic attractions and stunning woodland trails, there’s plenty going on in and around South Wales throughout the year, and Tŷ Magor is the ideal base for your visit.
Around Ty Magor
Tredegar House is one of the architectural wonders of Wales and one of the most significant late 17th-century houses in the whole of the British Isles.
Situated within 90 acres of beautiful gardens and parkland, this delightful red brick house provides an ideal setting for a fantastic day out.
Newport Transporter Bridge
The remarkable Newport Transporter Bridge is one of only six operational transporter bridges left world wide from a total of twenty constructed. The bridge opened in 1906 and has dominated the Newport skyline since.
Newport Wetlands Nature Reserve
Tucked between the city of Newport and the Severn estuary, Newport Wetlands National Nature Reserve is one of the best sites in the country for viewing bird life and the great outdoors.
Walk up on to the wall at Goldcliff and follow the Wales Coast Path north, towards Redwick, for spectacular views across the Severn Estuary.
Perched high above the banks of the river Wye, Chepstow is a beautifully preserved Castle and a history lesson in stone and longevity.
The Monmouthshire Way is a 121 mile long distance circular route that explores the ancient county of Monmouthshire, perfect for guests staying in Newbridge on Usk looking to explore the towns of Chepstow, Monmouth, Abergavenny, Pontypool and Usk, as the route passes through diverse countryside.
Caerleon was one of the most important military sites in Britain under the Roman Empire. Today, this is brought to life at the imaginatively displayed Fortress Baths and Roman Legionary Museum, and the amphitheatre, scene of bloodthirsty entertainment and according to legend, the site of King Arthur’s Round Table.
Located in Gloucestershire’s gorgeous and historic Forest of Dean. From aliens to ancient Scowles and wizards to wildlife their unique and atmospheric ancient woodland is a natural stage that’s more than a home to history and nature, it’s an inspiration for authors and storytellers, where Stormtroopers and Time Lords have rubbed shoulders with dragons and unicorns.