The Newport Pembs blog

Hills and valleys around Newport, Pembrokeshire

Find great new places to stay and explore around Newport We’ve been busy over the past few days, collating a lovely collection of places to stay in the countryside around Newport. Sometimes overlooked areas of our stunning inland and even coastal areas have a great selection of self-catering, hotels, B&B’s and Inns in some quite […]

Winter walks in and around Newport

A few great walks to enjoy over the festive season Take a bracing winter walk on Newport Sands. Be sure to pick a blustery windy day to blow all the cobwebs out whilst trying to remain standing as the westerly howls and sends foam and sand flying across the beach. Our favourite route is across […]

Pubs of Newport

Updated 12/01/2024 At the beginning of the 19th Century, Newport had over 20 public houses. An early reference (1790’s) to a pub in Newport mentions the Green Dragon in East Street, another reference from 1812 mentions that a John Hughes was then the licensee of the Green Dragon. By 1830 the Green Dragon had been […]

A walk on Carn Ffoi

Monday July 20, 2020. A fine day for a walk onto Carn Ffoi on Carningli Mountain.We set off at 10am with our camera and a rucksack of snacks and drinks, just the two of us today so a great chance to explore parts of this rocky outcrop that our youngest is probably best kept safe […]