Find out the information you need to visit the Cathedral
Whether 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.
Admission: There is no charge to visit Newport Cathedral
Location: Stow Hill, Newport, NP20 4ED
Telephone: +44 (0)1633 267464
Opening Times: The Cathedral opens at 8 am, 7 days a week
Closing Times: The Cathedral closes (Weekdays) 5:30 pm, (Sat) 4:00 pm and (Sun) 6:00 pm
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.
The Cathedral Opens at 8 am, 7 days a week.
The Cathedral closes (Weekdays) 5:30 pm, (Sat) 4:00 pm and (Sun) 6:00 pm.
There are disabled facilities on site. An outdoor ramp is in place for those wishing to visit the toilet facilities downstairs. There is also a side entrance for those accessing the Cathedral itself.
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.
What To Do
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.