GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Newport Wetlands

2 miles (4 km)

This circular walk takes you around the beautiful Gwent Levels near Newport. The reserve covers 1,080 acres of the Caldicot Levels attracting a wide variety of wildlife. These include Cetti's warblers, Bearded Tits, Little Egrets and Little Grebes.
There are well laid out footpaths taking you to ponds, reedbeds, grassland, lagoons and along the lovely Severn Estuary. On the Orchid walk you can look out for beautiful plants and flowers. The RSPB facilities are very good with a visitorcentre, picnic areas, play areas and cafe.
The section along the estuary and past the Usk Power Station is part of the National Cycle Network so you can bring your bike too! It's a lovely traffic free ride, passing the East Usk Lighthouse with views of the River Usk.
The reserve is located just a few miles south of Newport town centre. You can park at the reserve if coming by car or you could follow National Cycle Network Route 4 and other local cycle routes to the reserve.

Newport Wetlands Postcode

NP18 2BZ - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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Newport Wetlands OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Newport Wetlands Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


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Little Egret

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Reedbeds and Lighthouse in the Background

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RSPB Visitor Centre

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Uskmouth Power Station

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East Usk Lighthouse

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Welsh Hills

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Reserve Sign Posts Showing the Visiting Birds

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Bench by the Grassland Area

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GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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