St Philip & St James Church is located within the picturesque vilage of Morton in rural North Shropshire with views to the Welsh Hills, between the larger villages of Knockin and Pant.
The hamlet is ideally placed for country walks being within close proximity to the Montgomery Canal, Llanymynech Rocks and Offa's Dyke. There are a number of nearby golf courses including Oswestry and Llanymynech. Pant and Knockin have general stores, public houses, village halls and churches.
Further extensive amenities can be found in the market town of Oswestry with its individual shops and supermarkets. The area is well served by a range of highly regarded schools including Packwood Haugh and Prestfelde preparatory schools, Oswestry School, The Marches, Morton Hall, Ellesmere College, Shrewsbury High and Shrewsbury School.
Morton is well placed for easy access to Chester and the
North West via the A5 and to the South, Shrewsbury,
Birmingham and the Midlands via the A5/M54. Regional
airports include Liverpool, Manchester and Birmingham.