Visiting Wolverhampton


Wolverhampton is at the heart of the motorway and rail networks,within easy reach from anywhere in the UK and is an excellent base for exploring the Midlands.

Just 17 miles (20 minutes on a train) from Birmingham, Wolverhampton is the gateway between the historic Black Country and the beautiful countryside of Shropshire and Staffordshire. Maps and directions.


Residential accommodation is now fully booked.

Wolverhampton has many hotels based in the City Centre that are within walking distance of the university.

City Life

The City of Wolverhampton has plenty to offer, with over 1,000 years of recorded history and attractions ranging from an innovative and expanding art gallery, an all-weather, floodlit racecourse and spectacular gardens at West Park, St Peter's Church and Bantock House.

Other attractions include Bilston Craft Gallery and  two National Trust properties - Wightwick Manor and Moseley Old Hall.  

Wolverhampton is a multicultural city boasting a vibrant mix of shopping, art, theatre, sport and nightlife. 

By day, the city is a lively and attractive centre for shopping, culture and commerce. By night, it's a haven for revellers with numerous clubs, pubs, theatres and concert venues.

Sports fans can enjoy football at Molineux Stadium, home of Wolverhampton Wanderers, or spend a day at the races - horses, greyhounds and speedway.

For those who prefer a quieter time, why not visit the award winning art gallery or relax in one of the many restaurants, cafes and wine bars?

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