Best Things To Do & Days Out In Gwent

Here at Where To Go With Kids we've found 37 fun things to do in Gwent for you and the family to discover. Finding the right Gwent day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Gwent with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

Things to do in Gwent

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Big Pit National Coal Museum

Big Pit National Coal Museum, Pontypool, Gwent, NP4 9XP

Things to do at Big Pit National Coal Museum review The Big Pit National Coal Museum is free to visit and is located near Pontypool in South Wales. It is a real coal mine with underground tours and miner guides. You can explore south Wales' history of coal...
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Greenmeadow Community Farm

Greenmeadow Community Farm, Greenforge Way, Cwmbran, Gwent, NP44 5AJ

Things to do at Greenmeadow Community Farm review The Greenmeadow Community Farm is set in over 80 acres and they have a wide range of pedigree and rare breed animals which you can come and meet close up. There are daily activities. They have been a working farm for...
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Hollywood Bowl Cwmbran

Hollywood Bowl Cwmbran, Leisure at Cwmnbran, Glyndwr Rd, Cwmbran, Torfaen, NP44 1QS

Things to do at Hollywood Bowl Cwmbran review The rebranded Hollywood Bowl Cwmbran, South Wales, is a ‘new generation’ Hollywood Bowl, including 20 pre-bookable, fully computerised lanes with plush seating. Plus a new ‘Hollywood Diner’ concept and upgraded bar, with new décor celebrating all things Americana. Visitors can enjoy freshly-made American...
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Raglan Farm Park

Raglan Farm Park, Chepstow Road, Raglan, Gwent, NP15 2HX

Things to do at Raglan Farm Park review Raglan Farm Park is open all but one day of the year and is located near Raglan in Gwent, South Wales. As well as animals there is plenty to do inside and outside. The Williams family opened their farm to the...
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Raglan Castle

Raglan Castle, Castle Road, Raglan, Gwent, NP15 2BT

Things to do at Raglan Castle review Raglan Castle is in Raglan, Gwent, Wales. It is a Welsh fortress-palace that was transformed into a regal residence. The 15th-century castle is characterised by its pale colour and has a complete hexagonal keep known as the Great Tower or the...
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Tredegar House

Tredegar House, Jamaica Cir, Coedkernew,, Duffryn, Newport, Gwent, NP10 8YW

Things to do at Tredegar House review Tredegar House is a National Trust property near Newport in South Wales. It is one of the most significant late 17th century houses in the UK and it is situated in 90 acres of beautiful gardens and parkland. For over five...
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Cefn Mably Farm Park

Cefn Mably Farm Park, Began Road, Cardiff, Glamorgan, CF3 6XL

Things to do at Cefn Mably Farm Park review Cefn Mably Farm Park is a large all-weather family farm set in the countryside near Cardiff and Newport in South Wales. They have animals and indoor/outdoor play areas. The farm has recently reopened after a huge investment of money...
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Caerphilly Castle

Caerphilly Castle, Castle St, Caerphilly, Gwent, CF83 1JD

Things to do at Caerphilly Castle review Caerphilly Castle dates back to around 1268 and it is a medieval fortification in Caerphilly, South Wales. The castle was constructed by Gilbert De Clarea and is second only in size to Windsor castle. There are massive walls, towers and gatehouses...
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Walnut Tree Farm Park

Walnut Tree Farm Park, St Brides, Glamorgan, NP10 8SG

Things to do at Walnut Tree Farm Park review The Walnut Tree Farm Park is a rural farm attraction for families with go-karting, animals, play areas, pony rides and tractor rides. They are located near St Brides in South Wales. The farm is home to over a dozen different...
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Dewstow Gardens and Grottoes

Dewstow Gardens and Grottoes, Caerwent, Caldicot, Gwent, NP26 5AH

Things to do at Dewstow Gardens and Grottoes review Dewstow Gardens and Grottoes can be found in Caerwent near Caldicot in South Wales. They are one of the lesser-known attractions but are reported as being one of the most interesting. They were built in the 1890s by James...
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Llangorse Multi Activity Centre

Llangorse Multi Activity Centre, Gilfach Farm, Llangorse, Brecon, Powys, LD3 7UH

Things to do at Llangorse Multi Activity Centre review The Llangorse Multi Activity Centre is located in the Brecon area of Powys, Wales. It is a premier award-winning indoor and outdoor activity centre. Set in the stunning Brecon Beacons National Park there are a good range of family-friendly...
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Tintern Abbey Wales

Tintern Abbey, Tintern, Gwent, NP16 6SE

Things to do at Tintern Abbey review Tintern Abbey stands on the England/Wales border and is managed by Cymru Wales (the Welsh equivalent of English Heritage). Tintern Abbey was originally founded by Walter de Clare, Lord of Chepstow, on 9 May 1131. Today it is one of the greatest monastic ruins...
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Rhondda Heritage Park

Rhondda Heritage Park, Coedcae Road, Pontypridd, Glamorgan, CF37 2NP

Things to do at Rhondda Heritage Park review The Rhondda Heritage Park is home to the Welsh Mining Experience. Located near Pontypridd in South Wales visitors can experience the life of coal miners on a guided tour of a mine shaft. They are based on the former Lewis...
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TeamSport Go Karting Cardiff

TeamSport Go Karting Cardiff, 11 Dominion Way, Newport Rd, Cardiff, Glamorgan, CF24 1PT

Things to do at TeamSport Go Karting Cardiff review Race your family and friends on their 500-metre multi-level track in Cardiff, South Wales. TeamSport has a number of venues across the UK. Their state of the art, professionally designed track, features swooping bends, hair-pin turns and straights. An average...
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Chepstow Castle

Chepstow Castle, 1 Bridge St, Chepstow, Gwent, NP16 5EY

Things to do at Chepstow Castle review Chepstow Castle is in the heart of Chepstow in Monmouthshire, South Wales. It is the oldest surviving post-Roman fortification in Britain. It is perched high above the banks of the river Wye. Construction on the castle began in 1067 less than...
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