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Discover New England

14 Days from £2,882.07

New England Holiday Package Tour

This tour is perfect for travellers who want to discover the splendours of New England visiting all six states.

Departure from: May 2020 - Sep 2020

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YOUR HOLIDAY INCLUDES

  • ​Return flights from Heathrow with Virgin Atlantic
  • 12 nights in hotels of a good standard plus 1 night in flight
  • 11 breakfasts
  • Travelsphere Tour Manager and Local Guides
  • Overseas transfers and other transportation
  • Porterage
CLASSIC TOURING

Included holiday highlights


 

  • Tour of Boston including the Freedom Trail
  • Discover Ogunquit and the coast of Maine
  • Visit the former ship-building town of Kennebunkport
  • See the iconic lighthouse at Portland
  • Explore Acadia National Park
  • Bar Harbor
  • The White Mountains and Franconia Notch State Park
  • Browse the shops and galleries of Woodstock
  • Mark Twain House and Museum
  • Tour of Newport
  • Martha's Vineyard visit
  • Meet New World Pilgrims at Plimouth Plantation
  • Cape Cod and Provincetown
  • John F Kennedy Library and Museum​

Your Itinerary

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Day 1 UK/Boston

Today you'll fly to Boston. On arrival we'll transfer you to your hotel in the newly developed Seaport District.​

Day 2 Boston & Ogunquit

You'll see many of Boston's highlights on a sightseeing tour this morning. We'll travel along the famous Freedom Trail and visit Beacon Hill, Quincy Market and Cambridge, home of Harvard University. Later we'll head to Ogunquit, a charming beach town in southern Maine, where you'll find quaint shops and lively restaurants. Whilst you're here, be sure to take a walk along the Marginal Way footpath for fabulous views of the New England coast.​

Day 3 Kennebunkport, Portland & Bar Harbor

First settled in the 1600s, the seaport of Kennebunkport was known for its shipbuilding and today you'll see some of the town's mansions, built by wealthy captains. Later we'll visit Cape Elizabeth and you'll see Portland Head Light – Maine's oldest lighthouse. Enjoy some time to explore the waterfront of Portland before our journey continues to Bar Harbor.​

Day 4 Bar Harbor & Acadia National Park

On today's visit to Acadia National Park you'll see an incredible natural landscape of mountains and marshland, forest and rocky coast. The area is home to a variety of wildlife, so be sure to keep a lookout for whales, seals, peregrine falcons and more. Later spend some free time exploring the village of Bar Harbor. There are some lovely seafood restaurants here, so you'll have plenty of options for dinner this evening.

Day 5 Bar Harbor & Bethel

This morning you'll have further time to explore the rocky coast of Bar Harbor or simply relax in one of the many cafes and maybe enjoy a Maine blueberry soda or a 'Maple Leaf' latte. Alternatively, join our optional excursion, a narrated cruise aboard the LuLu Lobster boat and see how the crew haul the lobster traps. Later we'll drive to Bethel.​

Day 6 White Mountains & Fairlee

You'll see glorious New Hampshire countryside today, as we travel through the White Mountains and along the Kancamagus Scenic Byway into Franconia Notch State Park. We'll make a stop at Flume Gorge, a natural granite valley where you can walk along an 800ft boardwalk with walls towering on either side. Our journey continues as we drive into Vermont and arrive at the town of Fairlee.

Day 7 Woodstock, Northampton & Hartford

Your day begins with a visit to the quintessential New England Town of Woodstock. After time to explore the boutiques and galleries, we'll head into Massachusetts and stop for lunch in Northampton, a charming town nestled in the foothills of the Berkshires. Later we'll make our way to Hartford, Connecticut's state capital.

Day 8 Hartford & Newport

Today you'll visit the house where Mark Twain lived with his family and wrote his most important works. Then you'll be able to shop for bargains when we stop at a Premium Outlet on our way to Newport, Rhode Island.​

Day 9 Newport

On today's tour of Newport, you'll see the church where John F Kennedy married Jacqueline Bouvier and stroll through the narrow streets of the Old Town. You'll also see some of the summer homes built by America's wealthiest families in the late 19th century. We'll admire Rosecliff, where 'The Great Gatsby' and 'High Society' were filmed.

If you wish to you can join a visit to The Breakers, the most ostentatious mansion of them all. It was built by the Vanderbilt family and is a 70-room Italian Renaissance-style palazzo. Later you'll have some free time to explore Brick Marketplace and the waterfront.​

Day 10 Martha’s Vineyard

You'll take a ferry to Martha's Vineyard this morning. This delightful island is where celebrities and presidents, past and present, choose to take their holidays and we'll be staying overnight. We'll take a tour of the island's six small towns, which include elegant Edgartown and Oak Bluffs, with its colourful gingerbread cottages. Tonight you can soak up the atmosphere in the island's lively bars and restaurants.​

Day 11 Plymouth & Hyannis

After returning to the mainland by ferry, our journey continues north to Plymouth. You'll visit the Plimouth Plantation where, in a recreated 17th century village, you'll 'meet' the pilgrims who travelled to the New World on the Mayflower. Our journey continues to Hyannis, capital of Cape Cod.​

Day 12 Cape Cod

On today's journey you'll travel along the beautiful Cape Cod National Seashore and make a stop at Chatham, home to Chatham Light. You'll also have time to explore eclectic Provincetown, where the cafés are an ideal spot to enjoy lunch if you wish.

Day 13 Boston/UK

You'll leave Cape Cod and head back to Boston this morning. You'll visit the John F Kennedy Library and Museum and have free time for lunch and last-minute shopping at historic Faneuil Hall. Later we will transfer you to the airport for your flight home.​

Day 14 UK

​You'll arrive back in the UK today. ​


Accommodation

Every hotel you will stay in on your holiday is hand-picked by us. We relish the challenge of finding the right accommodation for each and every tour, whether it's chosen for its location, its facilities or its downright quirkiness.

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Day 1 :

Element Boston Seaport
This hotel is ideally located with stylish, contemporary suites featuring city views, full kitchens and sitting areas, as well as complimentary Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. There''s also a heated indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness room

Day 2 :

Meadowmere Resort
Only a short walk from Ogunquit''s town center, this resort is a 15-minute walk from Ogunquit Beach. Rooms and suites feature free WiFi, TVs and air-conditioning. Amenities include a gym, a day spa, an indoor pool and a whirlpool, plus a seasonal outdoor pool and hot tub. Meals are available in a classic New England-style pub with a fireplace.

Day 3 - 4 :

Holiday Inn Resort Bar Harbor
This marine resort, overlooking Frenchman’s Bay, is located in Acadia National Park. Guest rooms feature wood furniture, desk and flat-screen TV, minifridge and coffee facilities. Free Wi-Fi is also available throughout the property. Other hotel amenities include a seasonal outdoor pool with hot tub, fitness centre, tennis court, paid boat docking and free local shuttle service. Worldwide cuisine may be tasted in one of 3 restaurants, located on-site, serving seafood, Italian cuisine or bistro snacks.

Day 5 :

Bethel Inn Resort
Located at the foot of the White Mountains, this classic resort is adjacent to the Broad Street Historic District. Warmly furnished rooms feature free WiFi, coffeemakers and cable TVs. Amenities include multiple dining options, a golf course (fee), snowshoeing trails, rental canoes, a fitness center and an outdoor pool.

Day 6 :

Lake Morey Resort
Formal rooms with classic Vermont-style decor offer complimentary WiFi, and satellite TV, while some add balconies and fridges. A lakeside restaurant serves American cuisine, and there''s a bar with live entertainment. Other amenities include a billiard room, indoor pool, tennis courts and a movie theatre.

Day 7 :

Hilton Hartford
Rooms offer chic decor with minifridges, flat-screen TVs and free WiFi. Dining options include a bistro serving modern American cuisine, plus a cocktail lounge. Other amenities include a fitness center and a heated indoor pool.

Day 8 - 9 :

Holiday Inn Express Middletown / Newport
The ideally located Holiday Inn Express has plently of amenities including an indoor pool and 24-hour fitness/business centers. Rooms come with minifridges, microwaves, work desks, cable TV, in-room movies and free Wi-Fi.

Day 10 :

Summer Camp Oak Bluffs
Set in a 19th-century building overlooking Oak Bluffs Harbor, this hip, summer camp–inspired hotel is 7-minute walk from the ferry terminal and a 10-minute walk from Inkwell Beach. The chic, airy rooms are decorated with trendy, colorful furnishings, and feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and Bluetooth radios. Harbor-view porches and balconies offer rocking chairs. Other amenities include loaner iPads, a retro-style snack cafe, a stylish lounge, and a game room with table tennis.

Day 11 - 12 :

Resort & Conference Center at Hyannis
This modern resort is a 10-minute walk from local restaurants. Rooms have free WiFi, flat-screen TVs, fridges, coffeemakers, and private balconies or patios. There are indoor and outdoor pools, a spa and fitness club. Other amenities include a golf course, 2 bars, a cafe, a sports pub, and a restaurant open for breakfast.


Dates and Prices

You have chosen to arrange your own flights and transfers and meet us at your first hotel. Please see essential information for full terms and conditions.

 
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13 days

Sunday 24 May 2020

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£2,314.77

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13 days

Sunday 07 June 2020

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£2,527.66

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13 days

Sunday 20 September 2020

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SUN 24 MAY 20

Edinburgh

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£3,198.00

£2,981.07

Available

Outbound
Delta Airlines

Sunday 24 May 2020

Departs

10:55 Edinburgh

Arrives

13:02 Boston (Logan Intl)

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Delta Airlines

Inbound
Delta Airlines - DL

Friday 05 June 2020

Departs

22:15 Boston (Logan Intl)

Arrives

09:25 Edinburgh

Operated by

Delta Airlines

SUN 24 MAY 20

Glasgow (Intl)

GUARANTEED

£3,198.00

£2,981.07

Available

Outbound
Aer Lingus

Sunday 24 May 2020

Departs

11:30 Glasgow (Intl)

Arrives

12:40 Dublin

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Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus

Sunday 24 May 2020

Departs

16:20 Dublin

Arrives

18:30 Boston (Logan Intl)

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Aer Lingus

Inbound
Aer Lingus - EI

Friday 05 June 2020

Departs

21:20 Boston (Logan Intl)

Arrives

08:40 Dublin

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Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus - EI

Saturday 06 June 2020

Departs

09:50 Dublin

Arrives

11:05 Glasgow (Intl)

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Aer Lingus

SUN 24 MAY 20

Manchester

GUARANTEED

£3,198.00

£2,981.07

Available

Outbound
Aer Lingus

Sunday 24 May 2020

Departs

11:35 Manchester

Arrives

12:50 Dublin

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Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus

Sunday 24 May 2020

Departs

16:20 Dublin

Arrives

18:30 Boston (Logan Intl)

Operated by

Aer Lingus

Inbound
Aer Lingus - EI

Friday 05 June 2020

Departs

21:20 Boston (Logan Intl)

Arrives

08:40 Dublin

Operated by

Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus - EI

Saturday 06 June 2020

Departs

09:50 Dublin

Arrives

11:05 Manchester

Operated by

Aer Lingus

SUN 24 MAY 20

Birmingham (Intl)

GUARANTEED

£3,198.00

£2,981.07

Available

Outbound
Aer Lingus

Sunday 24 May 2020

Departs

12:15 Birmingham (Intl)

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13:30 Dublin

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Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus

Sunday 24 May 2020

Departs

16:20 Dublin

Arrives

18:30 Boston (Logan Intl)

Operated by

Aer Lingus

Inbound
Aer Lingus - EI

Friday 05 June 2020

Departs

21:20 Boston (Logan Intl)

Arrives

08:40 Dublin

Operated by

Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus - EI

Saturday 06 June 2020

Departs

10:35 Dublin

Arrives

11:50 Birmingham (Intl)

Operated by

Aer Lingus

SUN 24 MAY 20

London (Heathrow)

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£3,099.00

£2,882.07

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Virgin Atlantic

Sunday 24 May 2020

Departs

17:20 London (Heathrow)

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19:50 Boston (Logan Intl)

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Virgin Atlantic

Inbound
Virgin Atlantic - VS

Friday 05 June 2020

Departs

22:10 Boston (Logan Intl)

Arrives

10:00 London (Heathrow)

Operated by

Virgin Atlantic

SUN 07 JUN 20

Edinburgh

GUARANTEED

£3,398.00

£3,200.06

Available

Outbound
Delta Airlines

Sunday 07 June 2020

Departs

10:55 Edinburgh

Arrives

13:02 Boston (Logan Intl)

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Delta Airlines

Inbound
Delta Airlines - DL

Friday 19 June 2020

Departs

22:15 Boston (Logan Intl)

Arrives

09:25 Edinburgh

Operated by

Delta Airlines

SUN 07 JUN 20

Glasgow (Intl)

GUARANTEED

£3,398.00

£3,200.06

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Aer Lingus

Sunday 07 June 2020

Departs

11:30 Glasgow (Intl)

Arrives

12:40 Dublin

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Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus

Sunday 07 June 2020

Departs

16:20 Dublin

Arrives

18:30 Boston (Logan Intl)

Operated by

Aer Lingus

Inbound
Aer Lingus - EI

Friday 19 June 2020

Departs

21:20 Boston (Logan Intl)

Arrives

08:40 Dublin

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Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus - EI

Saturday 20 June 2020

Departs

09:50 Dublin

Arrives

11:05 Glasgow (Intl)

Operated by

Aer Lingus

SUN 07 JUN 20

Manchester

GUARANTEED

£3,398.00

£3,200.06

Available

Outbound
Aer Lingus

Sunday 07 June 2020

Departs

11:35 Manchester

Arrives

12:50 Dublin

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Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus

Sunday 07 June 2020

Departs

16:20 Dublin

Arrives

18:30 Boston (Logan Intl)

Operated by

Aer Lingus

Inbound
Aer Lingus - EI

Friday 19 June 2020

Departs

21:20 Boston (Logan Intl)

Arrives

08:40 Dublin

Operated by

Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus - EI

Saturday 20 June 2020

Departs

09:50 Dublin

Arrives

11:05 Manchester

Operated by

Aer Lingus

SUN 07 JUN 20

Birmingham (Intl)

GUARANTEED

£3,448.00

£3,250.06

Available

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Aer Lingus

Sunday 07 June 2020

Departs

12:15 Birmingham (Intl)

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13:30 Dublin

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Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus

Sunday 07 June 2020

Departs

16:20 Dublin

Arrives

18:30 Boston (Logan Intl)

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Aer Lingus

Inbound
Aer Lingus - EI

Friday 19 June 2020

Departs

21:20 Boston (Logan Intl)

Arrives

08:40 Dublin

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Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus - EI

Saturday 20 June 2020

Departs

10:35 Dublin

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11:50 Birmingham (Intl)

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Aer Lingus

SUN 07 JUN 20

London (Heathrow)

GUARANTEED

£3,299.00

£3,101.06

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Virgin Atlantic

Sunday 07 June 2020

Departs

13:05 London (Heathrow)

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15:25 Boston (Logan Intl)

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Virgin Atlantic

Inbound
Virgin Atlantic - VS

Friday 19 June 2020

Departs

21:50 Boston (Logan Intl)

Arrives

09:10 London (Heathrow)

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Virgin Atlantic

SUN 20 SEP 20

Edinburgh

GUARANTEED

£3,398.00

£3,200.06

Available

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Delta Airlines

Sunday 20 September 2020

Departs

10:55 Edinburgh

Arrives

13:02 Boston (Logan Intl)

Operated by

Delta Airlines

Inbound
Delta Airlines - DL

Friday 02 October 2020

Departs

22:15 Boston (Logan Intl)

Arrives

09:25 Edinburgh

Operated by

Delta Airlines

SUN 20 SEP 20

Glasgow (Intl)

GUARANTEED

£3,398.00

£3,200.06

Available

Outbound
Aer Lingus

Sunday 20 September 2020

Departs

11:30 Glasgow (Intl)

Arrives

12:40 Dublin

Operated by

Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus

Sunday 20 September 2020

Departs

16:20 Dublin

Arrives

18:30 Boston (Logan Intl)

Operated by

Aer Lingus

Inbound
Aer Lingus - EI

Friday 02 October 2020

Departs

21:20 Boston (Logan Intl)

Arrives

08:40 Dublin

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Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus - EI

Saturday 03 October 2020

Departs

09:50 Dublin

Arrives

11:05 Glasgow (Intl)

Operated by

Aer Lingus

SUN 20 SEP 20

Manchester

GUARANTEED

£3,398.00

£3,200.06

Available

Outbound
Aer Lingus

Sunday 20 September 2020

Departs

11:35 Manchester

Arrives

12:50 Dublin

Operated by

Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus

Sunday 20 September 2020

Departs

16:20 Dublin

Arrives

18:30 Boston (Logan Intl)

Operated by

Aer Lingus

Inbound
Aer Lingus - EI

Friday 02 October 2020

Departs

21:20 Boston (Logan Intl)

Arrives

08:40 Dublin

Operated by

Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus - EI

Saturday 03 October 2020

Departs

09:50 Dublin

Arrives

11:05 Manchester

Operated by

Aer Lingus

SUN 20 SEP 20

Birmingham (Intl)

GUARANTEED

£3,398.00

£3,200.06

Available

Outbound
Aer Lingus

Sunday 20 September 2020

Departs

12:15 Birmingham (Intl)

Arrives

13:30 Dublin

Operated by

Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus

Sunday 20 September 2020

Departs

16:20 Dublin

Arrives

18:30 Boston (Logan Intl)

Operated by

Aer Lingus

Inbound
Aer Lingus - EI

Friday 02 October 2020

Departs

21:20 Boston (Logan Intl)

Arrives

08:40 Dublin

Operated by

Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus - EI

Saturday 03 October 2020

Departs

10:35 Dublin

Arrives

11:50 Birmingham (Intl)

Operated by

Aer Lingus

SUN 20 SEP 20

London (Heathrow)

GUARANTEED

£3,299.00

£3,101.06

Available

Outbound
Virgin Atlantic

Sunday 20 September 2020

Departs

13:05 London (Heathrow)

Arrives

15:25 Boston (Logan Intl)

Operated by

Virgin Atlantic

Inbound
Virgin Atlantic - VS

Friday 02 October 2020

Departs

21:50 Boston (Logan Intl)

Arrives

09:10 London (Heathrow)

Operated by

Virgin Atlantic

Prices are based on twin occupancy of a double or twin bedded room. Single occupancy supplements will apply. Travelsphere have made every effort to ensure the accuracy of the hotel images provided on this website and images of room types displayed may vary to those offered on your tour. Therefore due to the possibility of inadvertent errors we do not guarantee their accuracy. Hotels, airlines used and flight times are subject to change and will be confirmed in your final documents.

Optional Excursions

Experience even more of your destination by adding one or more optional excursions to your holiday before you set off. Right now is the perfect opportunity to do that – with everything booked and paid for you’ll have even more to get excited about and all you’ll need to think about while you’re away is having a great time.

By the way - look out for ‘Optional Excursion Packages’. For some holidays we’ve grouped a selection of excursions into a package which means you can make a saving when you book in advance.

Prices shown may vary according to departure date and are subject to change.  The full range of excursions will be detailed in your holiday information pack, sent approximately 15 weeks prior to departure.

USA - Bar Harbor - Lulu Lobster Cruise Prebookable Only

FROM £30.00

Sail from Bar Harbor Marina in a traditional Downeast-style lobster boat, which nowadays has cushioned bench seating for passengers. We will enjoy a narrated cruise learning how the crew haul in the lobster traps, and taking in the views of the shore.

Minimal walking – memorable experience

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USA - Newport - The Breakers Prebookable Only

FROM £20.00

The Breakers is the most ostentatious of the Newport mansions, a 70 room Italian Renaissance-style palazzo built by the Vanderbilt family, and we will get the chance to explore its breath-taking grandeur with entrance to the house. It was commissioned in 1893 and designed by an international team of craftsmen and artisans, inspired by the 16th century palaces of Genoa and Turin. Today, the house is a designated National Historic Landmark.

Minimal walking – historical experience

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Local Knowledge

We asked some of our Tour Managers to sum up what they really love about this tour. Here's what they said:

Local Knowledge

“Sunset drinks followed by a delicious dinner of freshly caught seafood. This is my favourite way to spend an evening in Newport”