Celtic Manor Resort

The Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, South Wales, won global acclaim for hosting a NATO Summit and the Ryder Cup. It’s poised to become a major international conference centre. Read on to find out why this extraordinary leisure complex, set in 2,000 acres (809ha) of parkland in the hills north of Newport, is also the perfect place for a family weekend break.

South Wales

The ultimate Welsh cheeseboard

We asked Melissa Boothman, whose Cheese Pantry sells some of the best Welsh and British cheeses in Cardiff, to pick seven of her favourites for the ultimate Welsh cheeseboard.

Find out why to visit the Wye Valley

The Wye Valley and the Vale of Usk offer a very lulling and rolling, very Welsh, sense of peace. You can get that feeling in a half-day away from urbanity, and then you’ll crave a week or more getting lost in the heart of the hills. Jude Rogers explains why.

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Wye Valley and Vale of Usk