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Best things to do in Newent

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

1 local recommends
Dog Run
“Offering a tranquil environment to take a picnic, for children to play, or to enjoy walking the dog, the 9 acre site is proving to be a popular place to get away from it all. Millennium Arboretum was created in April 2000 as part of the national Millennium celebrations. Over 5000 trees and shrubs were planted while local residents sponsored the installation of 25 benches and additional feature trees”
1 local recommends
“St Mary’s church holds a very interesting past. The churchyard site was an ancient burial ground going back to Anglo-Saxon times, confirmed by the discovery of a buried Celtic cross, dating back to approximately 750AD, which now sits proudly in the entrance porch. It also holds the record for being the largest unsupported wooden ceiling in the country!”
1 local recommends
1 local recommends
Salon / Barbershop
“The Secret Gallery is owned by artist and curator Hannah Ferguson, and as well as having some beautiful original artwork on display, from a fantastic variety of local artists and photographers, there is quite an array of limited edition prints and unique hand made gifts and cards”
1 local recommends
“Google maps is NOT showing the right location. Its near Box Bush on the right past Huntley and NOT in Newent. Absolutely breathtaking views and great for walks. Horse riding countryside and there are many ponies kept on the hill here. You can see for 100s of miles. Its the highest point around.”
1 local recommends
Meal Takeaway
“Long established Indian restaurant. They specialise in authentic, traditional cuisine from all sides of the Indian Continent. Large menu.”
1 local recommends
Car Repair
“Just in case you have a car problem whilst visiting the area, we recommend Direct Autos in Newent.”
1 local recommends
1 local recommends
Clothing Store
“Local country / outdoors store. Walking boots, socks, hats, etc. If you need wet weather gear, etc...”
1 local recommends
“Take change for car park if using the main town car park. 20p Free car park at the larger Co-Op, Market Square, Newent, GL18 1PS”
4 locals recommend
1 local recommends
Dentist's Office