BSGE ASM 2019
About Newport and Celtic Manor
Situated halfway between the collaborative teams of Cardiff and Bristol, the Celtic Manor is a
perfect venue for BSGE 2019.
With excellent transport links, impressive conference facilities, beautiful accommodation and
fabulous social activities all under one roof, BSGE 2019 will be a memorable event.
Further details are available at https://www.celtic-manor.com/
Things to do around Celtic Manor / Newport
At Celtic Manor
This award winning spa immediately offers spa treatments and contemporary therapies, with access to pool, sauna and steam room.
Celtic Manor offers three world-class championship courses, a golf academy featuring a floodlit driving range plus two luxurious golf clubhouses. With a golf academy and tuition, the Celtic Manor caters to all abilities.
Historic & Interest
Caerleon roman fortress & baths
Caerleon was one of the most important military sites in Britain under the Roman Empire.
Today, this is brought to life at the imaginatively displayed Fortress Baths and Roman Legionary Museum, and the amphitheatre, scene of bloodthirsty entertainment and according to legend, the site of King Arthur’s Round Table.
Despite the shell of this grand structure being open to the skies, it remains the best-preserved medieval abbey in Wales set in the heart of the beautiful Wye Valley, an internationally recognised Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The Glanusk Park and Estate is privately owned by the Legge-Bourke family. The estate is situated in the beautiful countryside of the Usk Valley.
A place shaped by the local community, Tredegar House and its surrounding gardens and parkland stand proudly at the heart of Newport’s heritage. Tredegar House is one of the architectural wonders of Wales and one of the most significant late 17th-century houses in the whole of the British Isles. Situated within 90 acres of beautiful gardens and parkland, this delightful red brick house provides an ideal setting for a fantastic day out.
Newport Museum & Art gallery
Discover the story of Newport’s geological, archaeological and historical development through displays, a diverse exhibitions programme and a variety of event, activities and workshops. Explore our collections and learn more about Roman Caerwent, the Chartist Protest in Newport or life at the turn of the 20th Century. Enjoy Newport’s art collections and enjoy changing exhibitions.
This shopping and leisure area opened in Newport in 2015. There are a variety of popular high street stores, a cinema complex and restaurants in addition to a large multi-story car park on site.
JoJo Maman Bebe Outlet
If you have young children, or grandchildren, you may wish to find a window to visit the only UK clearance outlet shop for this popular children’s clothing brand. Offering seconds and end of line stock, at hugely discounted prices, it’s worth a visit. They can also pre-order items into store from their website.
St David’s Shopping Centre, Cardiff
If you are extending your stay in the area, you may wish to pay a visit to Cardiff’s large indoor shopping mall. Housing department stores, such as John Lewis and Marks and Spencers, in addition to many other high street and designer brands. Easily accessible by road or rail.
The Principality Stadium, Cardiff
Principality Stadium is the home of the Welsh Rugby Team and one of the most iconic stadiums in the world. Sporting the first fully-retractable roof in the UK, the venue is at the leading edge as a multi-purpose, multi-faceted event venue. The Stadium is established as a world class must play, must visit venue and has played home to major sporting bodies and music artists over the years. From Madonna and U2 to David Beckham and Joe Calzaghe, Rugby World Cups & Olympics events, some of the world’s greatest stars have set the stage alight here. Tours of the Principality Stadium are available through out the week. Experience the inner workings of the 74,000 seater stadium and see where the Welsh Rugby Team battle against opponents from across the globe and where the football titans of Europe fought for the 2017 Champions League Trophy.
Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff
This arts centre houses theatres for musicals, opera, ballet and dance, as well as cafes and arts organisations. It is located in the heart of Cardiff Bay.
Wales is an area rich in history, myth and legend for all to see in our many castles, with the Resort ideally situated to explore these fascinating cultural landmarks.
Caerphilly Castle is one of the great medieval castles of western Europe. It is the second largest in Britain and it is the first truly concentric castle in Britain.
Founded by the Normans, developed in royal hands as a stronghold in the Middle Ages and restored as a Victorian family home, it has a colourful history.
This little-known historical gem is located deep in Wales’s border country, today a tranquil landscape but in medieval times hotly disputed territory.
Perched high above the banks of the river Wye, Chepstow is a beautifully preserved Castle and a history lesson in stone and longevity.
This modern castle dates from between the 15th and early 17th-centuries, when successive ruling families created a luxurious, fortified castle.
Cardiff Castle is a medieval castle and Victorian Gothic revival mansion located in the city centre of Cardiff.