Suburb profiles

Morpeth

Morpeth is a suburb of the City of Maitland in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. It arose in 1821 and during its time as an industrial and agricultural hub, it helped lay the foundation for the development of the Hunter Valley. Its prestigious boutiques and vintage cafés provide a sense of comfort and warmth in this nostalgic town. Its historical feeling is something that carries on throughout the residential area and is seen mostly the town itself. Morpeth is a suburb that is history rich and continues to follow through on this. Located within a short 35 minute drive is the City of Newcastle.

Schooling:
Public:

  • Morpeth Public School
  • Largs Public School
  • Maitland Grossmann High School
  • Maitland High School

Religious (Catholic/Christian):

  • Maitland Christian School
  • Saint Joseph’s Primary School
  • All Saints College, Saint Peter’s Campus
  • All Saints College, Saint Mary’s Senior Campus

Private:

  • Hunter Valley Grammar School

Child Care Centres:

  • Joanne’s Family Day Care

Hospitals and Medical Centres:
There are over 100 medical centres located in the Morpeth and Maitland area, ranging in a variety of services to meet your needs. There are also 2 hospitals. Maitland Public Hospital and Maitland Private Hospital.

Restaurants:
There are limited restaurants in Morpeth; however, there are many heritage cafes that offer a wide range of food choices. There are numerous restaurants that reside in nearby areas such as East Maitland and Maitland.

Recreational facilities in the area and residing suburbs:
The local shopping centre, Green Hills is located within 15 minutes of Morpeth in a nearby suburb known as East Maitland. However, Morpeth is renowned for its heritage mall that contains vintage shops and cafés.

  • Morpeth Museum
  • Vintage Shops and Cafés
  • Maitland Park
  • Maitland Art Gallery
  • Aquatic Centres
  • Library
  • Maitland Gaol
  • Local Gyms
  • Sporting Facilities and Centres
  • Walka Water Works

Transport:
Although there are no train stations located within Morpeth, the nearest one is approximately a 7 minute drive to East Maitland where East Maitland Train Station is situated. There are also many bus services that have a continuous route through Morpeth and travel throughout the nearby areas.