Celtic Manor Resort

Celtic Manor - Wales

Celtic Manor has gained the reputation of being one of the finest conference resorts in Europe and is set in 1400 acres of panoramic parkland in the Welsh Usk Valley. Although situated in the Wales on the border with England this location is easily reached by international delegates coming into London airports or main rail stations with a journey time to Newport of less than two hours and special low price rail fares available for SRHE Conference delegates. For delegates who wish to extend their stay, the resort offers many leisure facilities and other activities details of which can be found on their website:

The Celtic Manor Resort in Wales is a world class conference venue which provides us with the space and facilities to bring together researchers from around the world to explore the key topics and most challenging issues faced today by the international higher education community.

This venue provides unparalleled networking space and guarantees conference participants the opportunity to meet and talk with colleagues engaged in higher education research throughout the event.


Celtic Manor is only 90 minutes from London Heathrow, 45 minutes from Bristol and Cardiff-Wales International Airport and 5 minutes from the Severn Bridge (M4 Motorway). It is located close to inter-city rail services at Newport, with direct trains to Cardiff, London Paddington, and Birmingham.

Celtic Manor Resort
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Great Western Railway exclusive rate London Paddington to Newport

Great Western Railway

Delegates attending a conference at The Celtic Manor Resort can now enjoy an exclusive rate when travelling by train with First Great Western between London Paddington and Newport:

Standard Return - £42 per person

First Class Return - £86 per person

Book online - - Select 'Newport' from the list to avail of the special rate.

Tickets can be booked up to 3 months in advance, subject to availability, one ticket at a time.

Proof of conference attendance required. Terms and conditions available on the Celtic Manor website.

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