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10 Secret Spots In Wolverhampton Totally Worth Checking Out

10 Secret Spots In Wolverhampton Totally Worth Checking Out

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Wolverhampton has some amazing spots to check out! This list will ensure you're never bored when in Wolverhampton!

When you think of The Midlands you may think of Birmingham; with its renowned Bullring and range of different cultures all intertwining together in one city. Wolverhampton however may not be the first place you think off, but good old Wolves is definitely a place filled with little gems, all scattered throughout the city!

1.) Wolverhampton Art Gallery

Wolverhampton Art Gallery, located on Lichfield Street, is a family friendly art gallery with displays dedicated to key moments in history alongside regularly changing exhibitions that embrace a wide variety of mediums; from drawings to sculptures to photographs, the art on show is exquisite and a perfect setting for a relaxing trip out.

2.) Black Country Living Museum 

Located less than 20 minutes away from Wolverhampton city centre, The Black Country Living Museum, upon arriving allows you to immediately be transcended back to Victorian Times. You can explore the original period shops and houses while meeting an array of characters along the way in this open-air museum. As you uncover the past walking down the cobbled streets why not have some authentic fish and chips? You can even step foot foot inside a working replica of the worlds very first working steam engine. 

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3.) West Park

Previously known as “People’s Park” West Park is definitely that. Scattered amongst the spacious greenery, the park houses tennis courts, chalet tearooms, a boating lake, a children’s play area and a bowling green. From the time you had your first kiss under a tree to the time you walked your dog amongst the vibrant shrubbery and flowers, memories are scattered throughout this park and is a perfect setting for those summer days. 

4.) Essington Fruit Farm 

What’s better than on a warm summers day, driving to a farm and picking some fruit and vegetables? With the sun beaming down on you as you suck on a ripe strawberry (or a couple) Essington Fruit Farm is an award winning farm shop and tearoom located in just 15 minutes away from Wolverhampton City Centre. With crops from strawberries to onions to leeks to gooseberries the wide variety the farm has to offer is a great way to support an independent business as well as getting authentic and fresh vegetables and fruits. In October it’s perfect for pumpkin picking where you can get a tractor to visit further out fields. 

5.) The Little Desert Shop

From fluffy and delicate pancakes and waffles  to moist and rich slices of cake, the little desert shop is a must see spot in Wolverhampton. Walking up to the entrance the smell of freshly baked waffles linger in the air and setting foot inside, private booths are neatly arranged. With such a wide variety on offer it’ll be hard to choose just one dish! 

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6.) Canal Walk

When visiting Wolverhampton why not check it’s it’s renowned canal route. Taking a gentle stroll amongst greenery and a series of barges, bridges and locks you can find yourself on the Birmingham canal. It’s a perfect setting for an alternative day out for the family or even taking your dog for a walk. 

7.) Monmore Green Stadium

Located next to East Park, this greyhound racing track is a must see sight. The stadium features private suites, a restaurant and a number of bars. With non-stop entertainment at the weekends, the stadium is perfect for group bookings, whether that’s a hen party, birthday celebration or a good old night out! 

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8.) The Grand Theatre

Located in the city centre, the Grand Theatre is a highly renowned and admired venue. With its intimate and Victorian inspired three-tiered auditorium, The Grand Theatre has hosted a variety of touring productions from ballet shows to musicals to concerts.

9.) Wolverhampton Racecourse

One of Britains busiest racecourses, Wolverhampton Racecourse is filled with family friendly entertainment. With many bars, restaurants and hotels located nearby it’s a great venue to host weddings, parties etc. Its a great way to spend a day out, watching the horses run wild in the wind!

10.) Molineux Stadium

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The home ground of the Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club. The stadium has hosted a variety of of England Internationals and has a 32,050 capacity. Even Sir Bon Jovis has been here! Selling out the stadium back in 2003.

Have you ever checked out these spots in Wolverhampton? Or are there some we’ve missed out? Comment below!
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