An insider guide to Newport Newport native Darragh Mortell's insider guide to Newport, South Wales - the history, where to eat, drink and hang out. Must do in Wye and Usk The Wye and Usk valleys offers dramatic landscapes and nature trails, as well as great food. Black Mountains, Wye Valley Abergavenny Food Festival, Vale of Usk Tintern Abbey, Wye Valley Usk Castle, Wye Valley and Usk Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal National Roman Legion Museum in Caerleon, Vale of Usk The Alligator Grotto in Dewstow Gardens, Wye Valley View from the Blorenge, Usk Valley Chepstow Castle in Monmouthshire, Wye Valley The Black Mountains Abergavenny Food Festival Tintern Abbey Usk Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal Roman Fort in Caerleon Dewstow Gardens Tread and Trot Trails Chepstow Castle The Inn at Penallt, Monmouth View full list Things to do in Abergavenny, Wales Our guide to the best things to do in Abergavenny, a quaint Welsh market town surrounded by the Brecon Beacons. Sun-dappled trails: Wye Valley AONB With beautiful woodlands and lush riverside scenery that attracts artists and poets, the Wye Valley is an inspiring place for an active break. Spotlight on Chepstow With a magnificent Norman castle, Chepstow makes a great base from which to explore the Wye Valley. Celtic Manor for families The Celtic Manor is the perfect place for a family weekend break. Down on the family farm Writer Sali Hughes takes her family on an unforgettable trip to a working Monmouthshire farm. A Celtic Manor getaway The extraordinary Celtic Manor is a brilliant place for an action-packed getaway Enjoy Hay on Wye 10 ideas for fun things to do at any time of year from local resident Emma Balch. The GLC guide to Newport Rhys Hutchings from Newport rap outfit Goldie Lookin Chain takes you on a tour of his beloved city.