General activities

Ynysyfro reservoirs

If you are looking for something a little different and fun-packed, check out the activities below, perfect for groups.

Cwm Hedd Lakes, Croesheolydd Farm, Bassaleg, Newport NP10 8RW  

Web: www.cwmhedd.co.uk

Blog: www.cwmheddlakes.com

Tel: +44 (0)1633 896854 during fly fishing opening hours

Tel: +44(0)7813 143034 out of hours

Only 5 minutes from J28 of the M4 and ten minutes from Newport city centre, Cwm Hedd, a Troutmasters water, has seven acres of spring fed lakes, well-stocked with rainbow trout.

Individual or group coaching can be arranged in advance, and equipment is available for hire.

Good lodge facilities, serving hot and cold food.

Ynysyfro Reservoirs, Newport NP10 9GN (see image above)

Web: http://nrffa.co.uk/

Email: nrffa@nrffa.co.uk

Tel: +44 (0)1633 838250

Located within 1 mile of Junction 27 of the M4 and approximately ½ mile from the Fourteen Locks Canal Centre, Rogerstone, the reservoirs consist of two lakes of 16 and 10 acres, are secluded and a good head of fish is maintained by regular stocking.

The lakes are open from 5 March - 31 October 2016 and open at 7am, closing 30 minutes after dusk.

Visitor fly-fishing day ticket is £12 for an adult catch and release ticket which includes the facility to take two fish. Boats are available on the lower reservoir for the use of members and their guests and there are toilet and shelter facilities on site. 

Peterstone Lakes, Walnut Tree Farm, Wentlooge, Newport NP10 8SQ

Tel: 07074 053332 
Email: birch_syndicate@hotmail.co.uk

Coarse fishing with well-stocked lakes of carp, pike and large bream in a beautiful location just a few minutes from J28 of the M4 and 10 minutes from Newport city centre.

Supakart Karting, Unit 10-11, Leeway Industrial Estate, Newport NP19 4SL

Tel: +44 (0)1633 280808

Supakart’s bigger, better 2 tier set up means you can compete in true performance style, on both levels.

Overtake your weaker competition, thanks to the wider track.

The track has the largest flyover in Europe, and a state-of-the-art video briefing room. 

Escape Charters, Penarth Marina, Cardiff Bay, South Wales 

Tel: +44 (0)1633 660488
Mob: +44 (0)7890 782344
Email: fish@escape-charters.com

Enjoy an unforgettable sea angling adventure, and a great day out sailing the Bristol Channel.

The Escape is owned and skippered by Wayne Cook, a keen fisherman who has 24 years boating experience who can help even beginners to land that big catch! 

Barefoot Ceramics, 27 Charles Street, Newport NP20 1JT

Tel: +44(0)1633 262830

Email: fun@barefoot-ceramics.co.uk

An activity with a difference! Try pottery painting with your family or friends or for your corporate event.

Have a go at throwing a pot and painting your own design on a huge range of pottery items.