Join Us

Why not try out our group for up to a maximum of 3 visits before paying our annual membership charge.

For Monday evening indoor events, we meet at the Ridgeway Community Centre, Ridgeway, Newport NP20 5DF

For Monday and Thursday evening walks and weekend walks, we meet at the start location of the walk as described by the walk leader/organiser. For all events please refer to our programme or the NOG Facebook Page for meeting times.

  • The best way to enjoy the great countryside
  • A great way to meet new people and make new friends
  • You will learn a host of new skills
  • An excellent way of keeping fit
  • NOG website hosting
  • Challenge Walks website hosting
  • Mileage expenses
  • Group annual 3rd party liability insurance
  • Payment in advance for the reservation of accommodation at youth hostels and other venues
  • Payment for guest speakers
  • Payment for indoor meeting accommodation and refreshments during the winter months
  • Printing costs and postage
  • “The organisation of the NOGs is excellent and efficient and all my walk experiences with the group have been very satisfying and enjoyable.”
  • “I think the group is brilliant. I always feel safe and can keep up on most of the walks on offer. Very well organised.”
  • “I think the walks are excellent and I always enjoy the weekend walks.”
  • “Meeting interesting and new people.”

Annual Membership Fees



Child (Under 16)


If you wish to become a member of Newport Outdoor Group (YHA), please print the Participation Statement below, complete your personal details, and either bring it along to a group event, or scan and email it to the Membership Secretary (see Committee page for email details).

Download a PDF copy of the form here

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