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Newport

Disabled Access, Wheelchair walks, Easy Access, Access for All, Mobility, Walks on Wheels, Miles without Stiles - whatever the term the following is all about accessibility to the countryside and green spaces of Newport

Walks Greenspaces and Countryside

Beechwood Park - Paths are tarmaced, and wheelchair accessible, but some are quite steep see also www.newport.gov.uk

Belle Vue Park Newport - Victorian public park - (ACE note - we have been unable to find any accessibility info for this site please contact us with any access info.)

Cwmcarn Forest - The visitor centre is fully DDA compliant; there is also wheelchair access from the visitor centre to and around the lake. One camping pod is accessible and there is a fully DDA compliant wet room on the campsite. also see this site

National Roman Legion Museum - Wheelchair access. Disabled toilet facilities. Ample seating.High Street, Caerleon, Newport

Tredegar House Park and Gardens - 90 acre park - Tarmaced paths from the car park up to the entrance of the grounds proper when they become gravelled. Ground floor wheelchair access to the House.

Country Parks

 

Nature Reserves

Newport Wetlands NNR - A 6km network of re-surfaced paths around the Uskmouth reedbeds allow access for all. There are benches approximately every 100m. The paths are level with some gentle slopes and a ‘zig-zag’ ramp to climb the 5 metres up to the raised reedbed levels. see also RSPB site and this site

Gwent Wildlife Trust Reserve Guide - Download the PDF guide - includes details of access and maps of reserves

Other Useful Links

Gwent Valleys Sports Club for the Disabled - Our activities include : Discus, Athletics, Javelin, Petanque and Petanque. We are located in Willow Town near Ebbw Vale, Open to both males and females Open to all ages