Morpeth is a market town in Northumberland, England. Located on the River Wansbeck, it is the administrative centre of the district of the same name and the historic county town of Northumberland. With a population of around 12,000, the town has a rich history, with many attractions and amenities.
Morpeth is a great place to live, with excellent amenities and transport links, including a railway station with direct services to Edinburgh, Newcastle and London. There are a variety of local shops and services, leisure facilities and a twice-weekly market. The town also boasts a number of historic buildings, including a castle and a priory, as well as two conservation areas.
For families, Morpeth has an excellent selection of schools, including the Northumberland Church of England Academy, which was rated ‘Outstanding’ in its recent Ofsted inspection. The town also has a range of primary and secondary education options, including King Edward VI School, St Robert’s Catholic High School and Morpeth All Saints CE Aided Primary School.
The town also has a variety of housing options, from traditional terraced houses to new-build developments. With competitive prices and a range of housing styles, Morpeth is an attractive option for those looking to buy property in Northumberland.