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Walsall

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Walsall (pronounced wall-sawl) is an industrial town in the West Midlands. It is one of the largest towns in the UK.

Understand[edit]

The Metropolitan Borough of Walsall includes Aldridge, Bloxwich, Brownhills, Darlaston, Willenhall

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

Lying firmly along the M6, take junctions 7, 9 or 10.

By bus[edit]

Regular buses can be caught from the surrounding areas particularly Birmingham (51) and Wolverhampton (529).

National Express (51): Birmingham → Newtown → Perry Barr → Great Barr, Scott Arms → Walsall

National Express (529): Wolverhampton → Neachells → Willenhall → Bentley → Walsall

By train[edit]

Regular trains run from 1 Walsall station to Birmingham New Street.

Get around[edit]

By bus[edit]

See[edit]

  • 1 The New Art Gallery Walsall, Gallery Square (Parking at nearby Crown Wharf retail park, max. stay 4hrs.), +44 1922 654400, fax: +44 1922 654401, e-mail: . Tu-Sa 10AM - 5PM, Su 11AM - 4PM, Monday Closed. Permanent home of the Garman-Ryan collection comprising extensive works of Jacob Epstein plus works from Monet, Constable, Van Gogh, Picasso and Rembrandt. Temporary exhibitions change regularly (check website for what's on). Interactive activities are available to keep kids interested. Great building, great art, great price. FREE. The New Art Gallery Walsall on Wikipedia The New Art Gallery Walsall (Q7753511) on Wikidata

Do[edit]

  • 1 Walsall F.C., The Banks's Stadium, Bescot Crescent, WS1 4SA (Access to the ground can be made from j9 of the M6, or via trains thats run between Birmingham New Street and Walsall (N.B. only a selection of trains will stop at Bescot Stadium)), +44 1922 651418, fax: +44 1922 613202, e-mail: . Games usually kick-off at 3PM Saturday. Currently plying their trade in League 1, the saddlers command a loyal following around 5000. The current team is a mix of youth and experience and enjoyed promotion in the 06/07 season. The football on show isn't always top notch but the balti pies are excellent. Adults £15-19 Concessions £11-14 (£2 discount is available for advance purchase). Walsall F.C. on Wikipedia Walsall F.C. (Q19644) on Wikidata

Buy[edit]

Eat[edit]

  • 1 Arbor Lights, 127-128 Lichfield St, WS1 1SY, +44 1922 613361. With a name derived from the now defunct illuminations held in the neighbouring park, this eatery is a bespoke gem. The high class menu and comfortable environment make Arbor Lights a perfect venue for meals in Walsall when the plethora of Indian restaurants have given you curry fatigue. Main £10-15.

Drink[edit]

The local branch of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) elected "The Fountain" as its 2017 Pub Of The Year.

  • 1 The Wharf, 10 Wolverhampton St, WS2 8LR (At the top of the high street, next door to the art gallery), +44 1922 613100. Indie bar showcasing upcoming bands.
  • 2 The Fountain Inn, 49 Lower Forster St, WS1 1XB, +44 1922 633307. M-Th: noon-2:30PM, 4:30PM-11PM, F-Su: noon-midnight.

Sleep[edit]

The Premier Inn in Walsall Town Centre in 2013
  • 1 Lyndon House Hotel, 9-10 Upper Rushall Street, Walsall, WS1 2HA, +44 1922 612511. A self-styled traditional English hostelry, the Lyndon house is situated in the shadow of the ornate St. Matthews church, aside the historic Walsall market. Single £45-65, Double £55-90.
  • 2 Premier Inn Walsall Town Centre, Wolverhampton Street, WS2 8LR, +44 871 527 9374. A fantastic location at the heart of the Walsall Waterfront. A vibrant canalside position offering excellent transport links to the M6. Single £52.00, Double £52.00.

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Go next[edit]

Routes through Walsall
Stoke-on-TrentStafford  N UK-Motorway-M6.svg S  Birmingham
StaffordCannock  N UK road A34.svg S  Birmingham
Wolverhampton  W UK road A454.PNG E  Sutton Coldfield


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