Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK
With the amenities and pleasure of a county town on your doorstep, and a short distance to road and rail networks that can take you both into rural and city locations, Radbrook is a pleasant, green and desirable residential community.
Those with young children are spoilt for choice of places to play, to learn and to enjoy. Whether the latest exhibition at the Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery, half term activities at Attingham Park, engaging with animals at Acton Scott Victorian Farm or simply taking in the breathtaking views at Stiperstones - youngsters will be delighted, absorbed and beguiled by the array of entertainment on offer.
Of course, not every day is a holiday - and for most parents the choice of school makes up a huge part of the consideration when moving house. Residents of Radbrook Village need not be concerned, with a choice of excellent schools within catchment.
Radbrook Primary School achieved outstanding results in all subjects at SATS level in 2017, with the combined score of 91% being an impressive 30% *above* the National Average.
Secondary Schools within a short distance of Radbrook include The Priory, Meole Brace College and of course the renowned Shrewsbury School caters for children from infant to college level.
Whether it be a pint of milk, your weekly shop, a takeaway, stamp or bunch of flowers - Radbrook has a shop within a short amble. Should you be under the weather or simply need to collect a repeat prescription, the heath facilities all within walking distance include a surgery and pharmacy - with more acute needs met at the nearby Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.
Within the historic town walls and amongst winding cobbled streets an array of independent boutiques, more well-known high street shops, and Britain’s Favourite Market await. Amongst this vibrant medley of shops are peppered a vast range of eateries and bars to please the most discerning epicure - or just those who wish to meet for a coffee.
Life in Shrewsbury can be lived to the full, or at a slower pace, depending on your mood and preferences. Annual festivals include Kidsfest, the Flower Show, Folk Festival, Food Festival and even an Internationally renowned Cartoon Festival. On a smaller scale, involvement in an active community is offered locally through various groups - from knitting to baby massage, Zumba to bridge - all at the Radbrook Community Centre.
This is Radbrook Village.