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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]

On the M6, take junctions 7, 9 or 10, depending on the direction of travel.

By bus[edit]

Regular buses can be caught from the surrounding areas particularly Birmingham (51,951) and Wolverhampton (529).

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, . 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. Cafe. Free. The New Art Gallery Walsall (Q7753511) on Wikidata The New Art Gallery Walsall on Wikipedia
  • 2 Walsall Leather Museum, Littleton Street West WS2 8EW. Tells the story of the leather trade in Walsall, charting the town's rise from a small market town into an international saddle-making centre. Housed in a Victorian factory building. Free. Walsall Leather Museum (Q7963788) on Wikidata Walsall Leather Museum on Wikipedia

Do[edit]

  • 1 Walsall FC, Banks's Stadium, Bescot Crescent WS1 4SA (From jcn 9 of M6, or trains to Bescot Stadium on the line between Birmingham New Street and Walsall), +44 1922 651418, fax: +44 1922 613202, . "The Saddlers" play soccer in League 1, the third tier of English football. Adults £15-19 Concessions £11-14. Walsall F.C. (Q19644) on Wikidata Walsall F.C. on Wikipedia

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
ManchesterCannock  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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