Newport is a market town in the north of Shropshire. With a bustling high street of independent shops and a few national favourites including Waitrose and Costa and highly regarded schools, Newport has a growing population.
Schools are very highly regarded in Newport. Adams Grammar is a grammar school for boys aged 11 – 18 with both day facilities and boarding facilities. The school has been awarded grade 1 outstanding by Ofsted. Newport Girls High is an all girls school for students aged 11 – 18. Castle Hill School is an independent primary school for boys and girls aged 2 – 11 whilst Moorfield Primary School is the state school, also rated grade 1outstanding. Burton Borough High School is the town’s comprehensive school which has been rated as good in the Ofsted inspections.
Newport is ideally placed for commuting by car being in the centre of several large towns and cities including Shrewsbury, Telford, Wolverhampton, Birmingham, Stafford and Stoke. Major road links run past the town including the A41 which leads into Birmingham for connection with M5 and M6 and up to Liverpool with connections to further North. If you commute by train, Telford Central Station and Stafford Station both have regular services to Birmingham, London, Manchester and beyond.
Eat and Drink
The Aston is a family run bar and restaurant with a friendly relaxed atmosphere, a menu of fresh British classics and a selection of wines and real ales.
The New Inn
The New Inn is a trendy yet traditional pub and restaurant with a great, relaxed atmosphere. The menu features steaks, burgers and fish whilst their huge drinks selection is definitely not one to be missed. This also makes them the perfect host for the annual gin festival and beer festival held here, along with regular live entertainment.
The Fox is definitely a favourite of both locals and people from further afield. Just outside Newport in the village of Chetwynd Aston, The Fox is a stylish restaurant with a traditionally British menu but with influences from across the world.