Tag Archives: Newport

Wyndcliffe Court: sculpture garden

Wyndcliffe Court is to close its sculpture gardens after September 25th this year.  It was urgent to visit, and we were lucky with the weather; not so lucky with Mike’s navigation from Newport, where we picked up my Swindon friend … Continue reading

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Wales Coastal Path: a city stretch round Newport

We completed a short stretch of the Coastal Path near Newport at the end of March.  The beginning was trafficky although the handsome bridge and River Ebbw view better matched the sunny walk. In order to get onto the Coastal … Continue reading

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Wales Coastal Path round Newport: Gwent wetlands

A sunny Friday afternoon was the opportunity for a walk, and for partner Mike to mark off another section of the Coastal Path as “done”.  The coast near Newport was the target and we walked across Great Traston meadows and … Continue reading

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Newport’s Riverfront Galleries: Women’s Arts Association exhibition

Newport’s exhibition in celebration of International Women’s Day is this year in the Riverfront Galleries – a multi-level space with some wonderful work by Gwent-based women artists and makers. It is on for all of March.  Curator Ella Wilding has … Continue reading

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Celebrating IWD in Aberdare & Newport

After a sun-soaked morning ride on my horse, we headed off to the Cynon Valley Museum & Art Gallery in Aberdare.  Aberdare is an attractive town, but its council owned buildings are threatened by cuts, and without them it would … Continue reading

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Tredegar house and park, Newport

“Why don’t we meet in Newport?” Kath emailed.  “Somewhere green,” wrote Linda.  And I suggested Tredegar House and park as being easy to reach from the station, and it turned out well.  First though, finding the bus was a pain … Continue reading

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