• Visit Ironbridge
  • Southwater at Night Telford
  • Blists Hill Victorian Town
  • Family Attractions
  • Great Outdoors in Ironbridge
  • Family Attractions
  • Experiences



Newport is situated on the Shropshire / Staffordshire border and was itself planned as a new town during the reign of Henry I.

A great fire in 1665 destroyed most of the medieval buildings which were replaced by a fine selection of Regency and Georgian frontages. Today a wide variety of restaurants, pubs and bars offer added benefit to this rural unspoilt market town.

  • Independent and high street shops offering fashion, accessories, craft, art, food and more
  • Newport Farmers market: every 3rd Thursday of each month (March to December)
  • Indoor market offering food, fabrics, music, cards, cakes, toys and more
  • Newport Annual Victorian Carnival
  • Newport Nocturne bicycle race, held every two years
  • Tea rooms, coffee shops, pubs, restaurants and takeaways

Visit: Newport Canal | Shropshire Lavender

Newport Visitor Information Centre

Artefacts from the local history society, local books, prints,gifts, travel time tables,maps on local walks, leaflets for local attractions, accommodation and restaurants, booking service available.


3 Guildhall, High Street, Newport, Shropshire, TF10 7AR


Upcoming Events Nearby

Pancake Flipping Contest - Blists Hill, Ironbridge

Out & About Children & Families

Tuesday, 17 February 2015 until Tuesday, 17 February 2015
12:00 PM until 12:00 AM

Create a Kaleidoscope and discover more about light - Enginuity, Ironbridge

Children & Families

Saturday, 28 March 2015 until Sunday, 12 April 2015
10:30 AM until 3:45 PM

Would You Like Fries With That? Charlton School, Wellington

Indoors Children & Families Arts & Music

Thursday, 08 January 2015 until Friday, 09 January 2015
7:30 PM until 9:15 PM

Discover Secret Eygpt - Shrewsbury Museum

Indoors Exhibitions & Galleries

Saturday, 24 January 2015 until Sunday, 26 April 2015
10:00 AM until 4:30 PM

Getting Here

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