Why not organise a day trip yourself?

With great bus and train routes, you can easily plan some trips for you and your friends!

Find cheap rail fares via: thetrainline.com or raileasy.co.uk or why not travel by coach?  Check out: nationalexpress.com for all their prices and deals or for more local travel go to: networkwestmidlands.com


Why not visit the iconic sights of our capital city for a day? See the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, visit the Queen’s home at Buckingham Palace, wander down Oxford Street and do some shopping, or soak up some culture at London’s many museums, theatres and galleries.

From the modern London Eye, to the historic Tower of London, there are plenty of must-see sights on any London sightseeing trip. Many landmarks are free or discounted to visit when using a London Pass. Don’t forget to check if you can get a student discount too!

Visit: visitlondon.com for more information, travel advice, discounts and special offers.


The second largest city in the UK is right here on your doorstep! From museums, attractions and shopping centres to restaurants – take a look at what Birmingham has to offer and be inspired. Go to: visitbirmingham.com

In and around Wolverhampton

A short bus ride away from City Campus is the Black Country Living Museum. A remarkable place to explore, enjoy and spend time, its 26 acres provide one of the most extraordinary open-air museums in the UK; offering a glimpse into 200 years of history like no other.

In Wolverhampton itself you can find some great, inexpensive entertainment right on your doorstep.

Why not check out what performances are coming up at the University’s very own Arena Theatre?  Or there are touring shows at the traditional Grand Theatre offering theatre, dance, music, and the Great British Christmas Pantomime!

Have you been to the Light House near the train station in the Chubb building?  It’s your local cinema and holds exhibitions and events, as well as having a great little café bar. Or head to Wolverhampton Art Gallery for a wide range of temporary exhibitions as well as the biggest collection of Pop Art outside London.

Discover lots of interesting and free places to visit within walking distance plus keep up-to-date with events that are coming up  by visiting: wolverhampton.gov.uk/visit