Newport, Tipperary is an area of great natural beauty. It is a town which local people celebrate with pride and where rich traditions co-exist with progress.
Newport has a great range of activities to choose from to keep families and individuals entertained while visiting the area.
For those interested in fishing in Newport, Co. Tipperary, the River Shannon at Castleconnell, Co. Limerick and the Mulcair River (its tributary) are well renowned for Salmon fishing. All species of coarse fish are also available on the Shannon and Lough Derg.
Walking in Newport, Co. Tipperary is very popular. There are many walking routes to suit all levels. The Slieve Felim Way is a well signpost walking trail. This trail stretches from Murroe, Co. Limerick to Silvermines Village, Co. Tipperary. The route provides panoramic views of the region and in some parts it is possible to see parts of Counties Clare, Limerick, Offaly & Tipperary. There is a picnic area on the trail. The Clare Glens is also only a short drive away from Newport, offering an excellent looped walk in woodlands. This area is also popular with kayakers.
Newport is a great place to base yourself for taking in the sights of Co. Tipperary and is very close to the bustling city of Limerick. It's also close to Lough Derg for cruising and other watersports.
Traditional Irish music nights are held in some of the local bars at weekends.
If you are interested in learning more about Newport, County Tipperary, visit http://www.newport.ie