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Welcome to the website of the Gwent Branch of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA).

Croeso i wefan Cangen Gwent yr Ymgyrch dros Gwrw Go Iawn (CAMRA).


Cider Pub of the Year

Our very own Cellar Door in Newport failed to secure the National Cider Pub of the Year against strong entries from across the UK, but has done extremely well to achieve Regional CPOTY for Wales. Maybe next year!

 Social Activities

Another highly successful and enjoyable Festival at Tredegar House on the weekend. A big Thank You to all who volunteered and of course to all who helped get rid of all the beer and cider!


To find out what the Branch is up to, join us at meetings, or socially.

The Branch welcomes ideas for Social gatherings for members to meet up for beer and conversation. Please get in touch with our Social Secretary with suggestions.

Please note that Volunteers at CAMRA Events are expected to abide by the


Beer Necessities

Beer Necessities is a Full Colour A5 Publication produced by the South East Wales branches of CAMRA. 8000 copies will be produced 3 times per year & distributed to real ale outlets throughout Cardiff, Newport, the Glamorgan & Gwent Valleys, the Vale of Glamorgan & Bridgend. It is targeted directly to real ale drinkers & contains a mixture of news and features covering the beer & brewing scene across the area.

All issues are available electronically, and can be read here

For further details, and to reserve your advertising space or if you have any queries please see advert




Join CAMRA today using the online Membership Form.

Remember, CAMRA members can login to the Beer Scoring site to record beer quality scores

The official CAMRA pubs website, "WhatPub" is now available to members the public.
Camra members can log in using your Camra Id and Password.
The contents of What Pub are uploaded from our local data, for which Gwent uses Pubzilla. Branch Members can log in to this site, and update any pub details known to be out of date. Alternatively e-mail such information to Pubs Officer