Newport was a town founded by Normans in the 12th century, Newport became busy when its port, at the Parrog became a busy point for the wool trade. Newport now is essentially two streets one running from the village’s quirky castle on the Carningli Mountain that looks over the town, the other the A487, travelling east to west towards Fishguard. Newport is also a great place for food lovers, beach lovers and local historians, with plenty of options for eating, bedding down and exploring, despite its small size.
Newport Memorial Hall is a delightful arts venue, presenting an exciting programme of music events, film and theatre, which also offers a surprising array of fairs, sales classes and activities. With the beautiful village of Newport as a backdrop, it also provides the perfect venue for wedding receptions, parties and other celebrations. The Hall was built in 1922 as a memorial to those who died in the First World War to provide a place for the people of Newport to meet and socialise and has been at the heart of the village ever since.