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Wolverhampton Travel Guide, United Kingdom


Wolverhampton, UK - Overview: Ethnic, cultural & historical beauty of Wolverhampton

Wolverhampton has been acknowledged all over the world for being summoned as the town of great character.

Monuments and Landmarks

It is also at times, called as the “town on the hill”. Some of the important monuments and landmarks of the city are St. Peter’s Collegiate Church, St. John’s Church which was built in the year 1760, St. Peters Church Gardens, which is the oldest creation of man in the city, the Wolverhampton art gallery, the Lone Rider, the Prince Albert statue and the statue if Lady Wulfrun which was created by Sir Charles Wheeler and which had marked in the centenary of the newspaper in 1974.

Art and culture

The art and culture has developed in the phenomenal manner in the city. There are several world acknowledged artists hailing from this city, who have established their own niche in the international platform. At the same time, there are several theatres, galleries and museums which endow a deeper insight into the past and incredible history live by the city during the world wars. Some of the famous theatres are the Arena Theatre, the Light House Media Centre, the Grand Theatre, the Bilston Craft Gallery and Museum, the Bantock House and Park and the Wolverhampton Art Gallery.

Park and gardens

There are innumerable parks and gardens literally spread around the entire city reviving its picturesque environment and scenic beauty. Some of the famous parks are the Health Town park, the Hickman Park, the West park, the Northwood Park, the Ashmore Park, the Claregate Playing Field, the Smestow Valley Local Nature Reserve and the Northycote Farm country Park.

Famous Places

Wolverhampton endows the tourists with several places which deserve more than just one time visit. Some of these places are the Art gallery, the Weston Park, the Boscobel House and the Bantock house. Each of these places has their own unique history.


The high quality shopping facilities which are offered by the city can be easily guessed by the recent bagging of the BCSC laurel. There are several different types of special stores, chain stores, department stores and miscellaneous stores which cater to the needs of the natives and tourists in the phenomenal manner. The city has also been pedestrianised so that shopping becomes a simple and safe option. The Wulfrun and Mander sections are the best possible destinations for shopping.

Thus, it’s quite clear that Wolverhampton tends to be an eminent city with innumerable features.

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