A county town in Northumberland, Morpeth is a picturesque area due to its close proximity to the River Wansbeck. Morpeth can trace its history back to the 11th century and was a vibrant community during the Tudor period. It now has a population of about 13,000 as well as many landmarks such as a 17th century clock tower and a 13th century chapel.
Many notable people are associated with Morpeth such as the England Rugby Union player Toby Flood who attended school there. When spending time in Morpeth, many forms of leisure can be enjoyed. Many coaching inns which are very old are in Morpeth and so too are numerous churches which herald from the Victorian era.
With close links to the A1 road, travelling to London from Morpeth Railway Station takes three hours and is popular with business professionals who want to visit the City.