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"Lovelly place to visit, clean and staff very friendly. Recently opened and ideal location, so was very suprised to find the...Food was horrible Sunday Roast. The chicken was pink and not ..." More

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"The Royal Victoria is a lovely, welcoming pub/hotel on an old cobbled street, ideally placed for shopping & a short walk to the canal (non-working). It is steeped in ..." More

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Straddling the Staffordshire / Shropshire border is the market town of Newport nestling in the centre of a rural farming area. An interesting and picturesque town its design is typical of the Norman influence that prevailed at the time however today few of the medieval buildings remain whilst the remaining architecture is rich with Regency and Georgian buildings. Located as it is on a sandstone ridge the Romans first visited and used this for access to Whitchurch and this helped the town become an important centre for road communications between North Wales and London. The town grew in importance as a trade centre, trading in leather, wool, and fish there was a fish farm close by which the local residents managed and they had the right to supply fish for the Royal table. In the mid 17th century there was a fire and this unfortunately destroyed much of the Tudor and Medieval buildings that formed this picturesque town. Its importance grew in the 18th century as a coaching town between London and Chester and in the 19th century the canal and railway arrived and today the Market Hall, built in 1860, remains as testament to the increase in wealth that the town saw. Today the residents of Newport tend to work in the larger towns in the area but when you visit this town you can appreciate their reluctance to live elsewhere simply because of the convenience that Newport offers.

Attraction

Lilleshall Abbey
Moreton Corbet Castle

Budget

Premier Inn Newport/Telford *book online*

Camping

Kings Head Park

Classes

Dance - Severn Valley School of Dance

Estate Agent

Barber & Son

Farmers Market

Newport Farmers Market

Inn

Royal Victoria Hotel
The Swan at Forton

Market

Church Aston Car Boot
Newport Country Market
Newport Farmers Market

Performing Arts

Beaumaris Singers

Pub and Bar

Barley Mow
New Inn
Pheasant Inn
Three Fishes

Restaurant

Norwood House

School

Castle House School

Self-Catering

The Owl House

Wharf Cottage

Taxi

Ultimate Taxis

Vet

Bishop Hendry & Edwards

Sports Clubs

Boughey Gardens TC (Tennis)
Newport (Salop) RUFC (Rugby Union)

Shops

Mere Park Garden Centre
Millingtons Garden Centre
Just Healthy
The Book Nook
Goldfish Crafts

Activities

The Audco Archers(Archery)
Newport (Salop) CC(Cycling)

Places to Stay near Newport

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Royal Victoria Hotel (0.03 miles)

Royal Victoria Hotel
Newport was an important Coaching town being central to Chester and London. Now conveniently situated for easy access to Stafford, Shrewsbury, Telford and Wolverhampton all with main rail links. Close to Motorways M54, ... More | visit website
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Newport Arms Hotel (0.12 miles)

Newport Arms Hotel

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The Newport Arms Hotel offers you regency elegance with the warmest of welcomes from your hosts, Nigel and Vanessa Pugh. All of our bedrooms are individually furnished and have their ... More

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Premier Inn Newport/Telford (0.90 miles)

Premier Inn Newport/Telford
The Premier Inn Newport/Telford is just one mile from Newport and a 15-minute drive from Telford. It offers affordable rooms, an on-site Beefeater Restaurant and free parking. Rooms at the Newport/Telford Premier Inn feature shower rooms, ... More | visit website
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The Swan at Forton (1.39 miles)

The Swan at Forton

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This classic English country inn has open fires, wooden floors, oriental rugs and a warm welcome.
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Lilleshall National Sports Centre (2.04 miles)

Lilleshall National Sports Centre

Originally built in 1831 as the hunting lodge and family retreat of the Duke of Sutherland, Lilleshall Hall is now better known as Lilleshall National Sports Centre. Set in quite spectacular and secluded surroundings in ... More | visit website

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Moreton Hall Farm B&B (2.25 miles)

Moreton Hall Farm B&B
Moreton Hall Farm is a 19th century farmhouse set in the beautiful Shropshire and Staffordshire borders. The farmhouse is typical of its period and features exposed beams, original sash windows, inglenook fireplaces and is enhanced ... More | visit website
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Oulton House Farm (3.06 miles)

Oulton House Farm

Oulton House Farm has a marvellous setting perched on the top of a sandstone ridge with fantastic views over the valley. Our long farm drive keeps us well away from any traffic and the silence ... More | visit website

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The Owl House (3.49 miles)

The Owl House
The Owl House holiday cottage provides luxury accommodation in the Shropshire countryside. If you want to feel "at home" this is cottage for you. Set in a peaceful rural location, with stunning views over the ... More | visit website
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White House Hotel (3.80 miles)

White House Hotel

The Hotel is a privately owned business set in two acres of lawn and gardens just a few minutes from Telford Town Centre and Commercial Parks. Well situated for touring the historic towns of Shrewsbury, ... More | visit website

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Wharf Cottage (3.82 miles)

Wharf Cottage

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Delighfully located on a quiet lane overlooking a marina on the Shropshire Union Canal, this comfortably furnished detached cottage boasts a first floor sitting room and balcony ... More

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