Newent is the largest town in north west Gloucestershire and situated north of the capital, Gloucester and surrounded by local towns of Ledbury, Dymock, and Ross-on-Wye. Newent is certainly one of the most attractive towns in the Forest of Dean area. It is a thriving, unspoilt market town with a wide range of attractions for the shopper and visitor. Many of the buildings date from the 13th century, and centrepiece of the town is the Old Market Hall, which was built in 1668.
Nearby Points of Interest
- Ross on Wye (15 mi)
- Ross on Wye traditional market town on the edge of the Wye Valley
- The National Bird of Prey Center (2 mi)
- Known as one of the best in Great Britain, the National Bird of Prey Center is a brilliant day out with displays throughout the day, conservation talks and one of the best selection of birds of prey on display.
- Three Choirs Vineyard (4 mi)
- Three Choirs Vineyard is England's leading and most awarded, single estate vineyard. It is now one of Gloucestershire's main attractions, offering a unique experience for both wine enthusiasts, and those just looking for a great day out.
Newent is located approximately 9 miles from the city of Gloucester
3 miles from the M50 motorway and seven miles from Ross-On-Wye
A very popular venue for tourists with many attractions, The National Birds of Prey Centre, The Cowdy Glass Center and The Three Choirs Vineyard.