Restricted Visiting Information

Find out the information you need to visit the Cathedral
during the current post-Firebreak regulations

Cathedral Visits

Newport Cathedral InternalWhether you are a Newport Cathedral regular or a new visitor on your first visit, we’re glad to welcome you and hope you discover something new. We hope you will feel at home and enjoy your time with us, whether in prayer or exploring our history and architecture.

Newport Cathedral is a part of the community and we are here to support and welcome pilgrims and other visitors who find their way to us. Whatever stage of your journey you are on, we are pleased to welcome you and look forward to seeing you again soon.

We're Here

Admission: There is no charge to visit Newport Cathedral

Location: Stow Hill, Newport, NP20 4ED

Telephone: +44 (0)1633 267464


Opening Times: Following the end of ‘Firebreak’ the Cathedral will again be open for private prayer only, as well as the advertised Services. This will be on weekdays 8.30am to 12 noon, and then Saturdays and Sundays 12.00 noon to 3pm.  All are very welcome.  You are asked to observe the usual advice, to use the hand-sanitiser, wear a face-covering and keep socially-distanced.

Visiting Us


There is no admission charge for entry to the Cathedral. Visitors are very welcome. Please also note the times of regular services, which you are able to join if your visit permits.

Arriving by Car

Exit the M4 at junction 27 and follow the signs for the city centre, after ¾ mile take the 2nd exit at the roundabout, continue along Risca Road for about 1.5 miles, and as the road bears left the Cathedral is on your right.  

Nearby parking: Parking is available on Stow Hill. The maximum stay is 2 hours. There is limited on-street parking next to the Cathedral.

Set your SatNav: NP20 4ED

Taxis are available at Newport station

Arriving by Bus

It’s a short but steep 10-minute walk from Newport Bus Station up Stow Hill to the Cathedral.

Arriving by Rail

Newport is well served by Rail transport. It’s a short but steep 10-minute walk from Newport Railway Station up Stow Hill to the Cathedral.

Opening/Closing Times

Opening Times: As from Monday November 9th, the Cathedral will again be open for private prayer and meditation on weekdays from 8.30 am until 12 noon, and on weekends from 12 noon until 3.00 pm.  Certain areas of the Cathedral will be roped off, to enable the staff to adhere to guidelines.​
Please note that the toilets in the Cathedral will not be accessible.


Also please be aware that the usual information leaflets etc will not be available during this phase of regulations. However, there will be one of the Cathedral staff or Volunteers in attendance, who will be happy to provide information or answer questions.

Disabled Facilities

At present it is uncertain that the usual disabled entrance will be accessible. In addition, the toilets will be closed. Please check back here for any update on this.

Information On Site

There is an information point in the porch (narthex) of the main entrance at the west end of the Cathedral.


Taking photographs in the Cathedral is not a problem generally. However, the exception is when a service or ceremony is in progress. If in doubt, please ask one of our volunteers.

Introduction To The Cathedral

Join us for a walk around Newport Cathedral, both outside and inside.   You won’t get the whole story or see all the little surprises waiting for you if you visit in person. Gain an introduction to the Cathedral and explore the grounds, architecture and interior of this historic building and grounds.

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