West Newbury comprises approximately 15 square miles of rolling hills with broad valleys, open fields, woodlands, ponds, and historic homes as the setting for a vibrant community. Hiking, bridle, and cross-country trails weave throughout the town. The Merrimack River flows along its Northern border, while the bustling historic port town of Newburyport lies to the east. Plum Island beaches are minutes away; New Hampshire and Maine are close by. Trains, buses, and Interstates 95 and 495 access Boston, roughly 40 miles to the South.