Newport is the third largest city in Wales, with a consensus of 145 000 recorded in 2011. Newport is located only 12 miles from Cardiff, making it an easy commute to the city centre where there is lots to do and on offer. It is also only 138 miles from London, which is just over a 2 hour drive.
Newport is also one of the warmer locations in Wales, although it does snow every year and also experiences rainfall on a weekly basis. Newport is home to many ethnic groups and even has over 50 churches catering to numerous religions. Newport also has many different industries and businesses, making it a hub of activity and vibrant life.
There are a lot of shopping centers on offer as well, with lots of amenities and hotels, inns and pubs for its residents and visitors to enjoy. Newport is close to Cardiff Airport and also has both buses and trains available for travel.