Tucked into the heart of the West Midlands, Wolverhampton is known for its famous football club, museums, art galleries and parks. Queen Square welcomes you with a statue of Prince Albert, reflecting the city’s affection for history and tradition.
Things to do in Wolverhampton
Discover the history of Wolverhampton at Bantock House Museum, a restored Edwardian manor home with formal gardens and parklands. Head over to Wolves Museum for a dose of modern-day culture focusing on the Wolves football club with a Hall of Fame and an interactive game section. You can also take in a live game at Molineux Stadium.
To discover the world of pop art in the United Kingdom, visit the Wolverhampton Art Gallery to see works by Andy Warhol and other prominent artists spanning at least 300 years. Kids can dress up in Georgian costumes and partake in program activities. For a family night out, catch a play at Grand Theatre or concert at Civic Hall.
Explore the outdoors at Northycote Farm and Country Park, a Tudor farmhouse with vast woodlands and wildlife in natural habitats. Phoenix Park offers an adventure playground, sensory garden, fitness equipment and walking paths. At the Victorian-era West Park, you can enjoy a lake, conservatory and live concerts.
Visit Moseley Old Hall to see artefacts from the 1651 Battle of Worcester, when King Charles II took refuge in the 17th-century farmhouse. Tee off at South Staffordshire Golf Club or watch horse racing at Wolverhampton Racecourse.
Getting around Wolverhampton
Wolverhampton is well-connected by buses and metro trams. Taxis are available and you can rent a car in the city or at Birmingham Airport, about 45 kilometres away.