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.
We have our signature festivals here in Wales - such as Hay Festival and Green Man - but if you’re looking for something in between these, there’s plenty to choose from. If you're interested in a bit of outdoors fun and alternative culture - read on!
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.