Local Information & Attractions

Just a few miles from the Centre is the old market town of Newent. There are NISA and Co-op Supermarkets in the centre of Newent and the main supermarkets in Gloucester ASDA, TESCO, Sainsbury’s will all deliver to the Centre.

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There’s a wide choice of activities within easy travelling of TRAC suitable whatever the weather.

Information for the Forest of Dean area is available on Forest Web

Local Activities include:

Canoe hire on the River Wye
The International Centre for Birds of Prey
The Official Forest of Dean website
Dean Forest Railway
Go Ape
New for 2016 - BattleSportsGlos

Just added to our Downloads page is the ‘Newent Cycle Loop’ map.

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Newent Community School (about 1.5 miles from TRAC) has an indoor heated swimming pool available for private hire and public use outside of school times.
The telephone number for booking is 01531 821519
Pool availability term time is 12.00 noon - 1.00pm
Holiday period 9.00am - 12.00 noon
Cost inc 2 lifeguards will be £50.80 per hour

Local Churches:
Glebe Chapel (Independent Evangelical)
Western Way Chapel, Dymock
St Mary's Church, Church Road, Newent
Newent United Reformed Church
Our Lady of Lourdes, Ross Road, Newent