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For other places with the same name, see Newport (disambiguation).
Castell Drefdraeth-Newport castle in summertime

Newport (Welsh: Trefdraeth or Tudraeth) in Pembrokeshire is a town in Wales. There is a Norman castle standing tall over the town, and archaeological digs have unearthed substantial medieval development near the south bank of the river Nevern.


It is a small town nestling beneath Carningli Mountain on the North Coast of Pembrokeshire.

The Welsh name Trefdraeth or Tudraeth as it is sometimes called is old Welsh for Newport. Its literal translation in to English is Town on the Beach.

There is evidence to show that Trefdraeth is an ancient town with Standing Stones, Cromlechs and Bronze/Iron Age forts in abundance in the surrounding area.

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

By bus[edit]

Bus 412 from Cardigan and Fishguard Harbour (the nearest train station)

By ferry[edit]

  • Ferry from Rosslare (Ireland) to Fishguard.

By plane[edit]

By train[edit]

  • 2 trains a day from Paddington (London) to Fishguard, stopping at various stations along the way.

Get around[edit]

Good local bus service with Richards Bros.


Newport Beach

Traditional Welsh cottages, old harbour, Norman castle. Spectacular coastal and mountain views.

Pentre Ifan standing stones
  • 2 Pentre Ifan standing stones. A megalithic burial chamber dating from around 4000 B.C. Located near Fishguard.
  • 3 Castell Henllys. This Iron Age hill-fort. Roundhouses and a granary have been reconstructed on their original Iron Age foundations Castell Henllys (Q3399096) on Wikidata Castell Henllys on Wikipedia


Take a walk on the Pembrokeshire Coast Path or on to the moors of Carningli Mountain, visit the beaches that are within walking distance of the Town. Stop on the Iron Bridge and watch all sorts of bird life going about their daily business on the river Nevern.


Newport has some good shops, including general stores, arts and crafts, an iron monger, a bakery and others.


There are numerous restaurants and cafe's.


Newport has 3 public houses which also have restaurants. There is a members only boat club and also a golf course club house that serves drinks and food.


  • 1 Ael y Bryn, Eglwyswrw, Pembrokeshire, SA41 3UL (We are 1/4 mile from Eglwyswrw, on the A487 between Newport and Cardigan), +44 1239 891411, . 5-star B&B with evening meals, 10 minutes from Newport, on the edge of the National Park. From £96 for doubl/twin.
  • 2 Bury Bach (1 mile outside Newport). Five-star self-catering holiday cottage, sleeping four.
  • Coast and Country Holidays, The Old Bookshop, Market St, SA42 0PH, +44 1239 821910. Holiday cottages.
  • The Golden Lion Hotel.
  • 3 Llys Meddyg (Doctor's Court), East Street SA42 0SY, +44 1239 820008. Hotel in Georgian townhouse, dog-friendly, with good dining. B&B double £120.
  • 4 Llwyngwair Manor Holiday Park, Llwyngwair Manor, SA42 0LX (at the foot of the Preseli Hills on the A487 Cardigan to Fishguard road, 1 mile East from Newport), +44 1239 820498, . This holiday park is overlooked by Carn Ingli Mountain and is bounded by the river Nevern. It stands out for its beautiful location and well kept grounds. The park offers hotel, self-catering, touring and camping accommodation, onsite fishing, tennis and a licensed bar (available to all) that provides bar meals and Sky TV.
  • 5 Y Garth Boutique B&B, Y Garth,Dinas Cross, SA42 0XR (near Newport; within a 10-minute walk of coast path, 100 yards from coastal bus pick-up/drop off), +44 7814917920, . Free Wi-Fi; private parking. Visit Wales 5 * Gold Award for past 5 years; 2014 AA Breakfast Award. From £90 per double/twin room.
  • 6 Peerie Hoose, Parrog Road, Newport, SA42 0RW, +44 1256 892514, . Peerie Hoose is about 100 metres from the beach at Parrog. It is a centrally-heated, simply-furnished stone cottage with two bedrooms, a woodburning stove and broadband. From £285 to £560 a week.
  • Cnapan, East St SA42 0SY, +44 1239 820575. Outstanding B&B in Georgian house. No dogs. Cnapan no longer runs as a restaurant. B&B double £100.

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