Newport is a city located in South Wales. The city is earning laurels by being the hottest spot for events like The Tour of Britain, The Wales Open, Tredegar House Folk Festival, and Carleon Arts Festival. Carleon is a splendid arts and crafts centre which has a beautiful section of shops for kids. The city of Newport is a Fairtrade city because of its growing shopping centre, cafes and restaurants.
Newport is spotted with scenic landscape including the Vale of Usk famed as a fishing region of Salmon, and the Wyle Valley that is an area of resplendent beauty. The Forest of Dean and the Beacons National Park are home to some of the rarest species of exotic flora and fauna. The Carleon Museum and Art Gallery is known for preserving the collections of Roman artifacts.
The museums in Newport are abode of the evidences supporting the history, geography, and culture of the people of Newport. The exhibits in the museums range from pre-historic times to the modern times. The main landmarks of Newport are Tredegar House, Newport Wetlands Reserves, Fourteen Locks, and Transporter Bridge.
Fourteen Locks is a canal centre that shows the visitors the trace of the canal and the computer based information known as virtual journey along the canal. The heritage centre close to the Fourteen Locks basically portrays the life of the canal workers. There is an amazing walkway and an exquisite picnic area along the canal path which is best for a relishing day out.