Newbrough boasts one of the finest Town Halls in Tynedale, built in 1876 and extensively modernised in 2000. Newbrough Church of England Primary School has pupils from age four to eleven. The Red Lion, an old coaching inn, dates back to the 1190s. The spiritual needs of residents are served by St. Peters C of E Church and the Fourstones and Warden Methodist Church.
Newbrough Parish stretches from the South Tyne to the Roman Wall and extends as far as Northumberland National Park to the west. Local residents and visitors enjoy walking, cycling and riding along the paths and bridleways that cross the attractive landscape of the parish.
Other smaller settlements within the parish include Settlingstones and Allerwash.