Wolverhampton Travel Guide
Bratch Locks Toll House
Bratch Locks Toll House
The Crooked House
Flower Garden showing the Clock Tower
Sports & Outdoors
Moseley Old Hall
About 4 miles north of the city is the Elizabethan farmhouse of Moseley now a National Trust property. King Charles II is said to have hidden here after the battle of Worcester in 1651 during the English Civil War. The house is open at weekends and limited days during the...
About 6 miles west of the city in the village of Wombourne are the Bratch Locks. An impressive set of three locks on the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal complete with toll house that was opened in 1772. It's a popular spot with walkers, fishermen and familys at...
As I said earlier the purpose of our trip was to see a New Order gig here. It's an excellent place to watch live music, there's plenty of standing room and just a small balcony with seats, I'll stand every time, not so many places allow it now though - why is that?
Wolverhampton City Show
The Wolverhampton City Show which is held once a year in the West Park is now one of the most popular summertime events in the Midlands. It was my first visit to the Park since I was a little girl even though I don't live too far away, so it was a very nostalgic and...
West Park Wolverhampton
The West park in Wolverhampton has been named as one of the best in the country in the first ever guide to the United Kingdoms most impressive green spaces and the Royal Horticultural Society Good Parks Guide states it is on the finest Victorian parks in England. The book is...
Royal Air Force Cosford Air Show 2006
The Cosford Air show is an event that happens every June and is well worth the visit if you are interested. It is known to be one of the most popular and successful events in the British aviation calendar. There is lots going on during the day and something for everyone to...
black country museum
Gives visiters an idea about how people in the black country lived in the past. As you walk round you go into a house and it is like going into someones home. There is someone there baking or cleaning or just having a drink. As soon as you step into the museum you step back...
1 Review and 52 Opinions Just a 10 minute walk (short bus or taxi ride) into the centre. Very comfortable hotel, friendly and...
The Westacre: Serves lovely Food
It has been a long time since I had been in the Westacre the last time being about 5 years ago with my friends from work and it has improved a lot since my last visit. The Westacre have special nights on ranging from Quiz Nights, Curry Nights and Grill Nights. All the meals...
Habib: Tasty curry
City centre curryhouse, not too far from the Civic Centre so, ideal for us. First ones in early on a Sunday evening, attentive service and a good quality curry. Mrs Bonio especially impressed with her vegetarian thali.
The Queens: Cantonese Restaurant
It was all deliciuos and I'm convinced that the fact that I was starving had nothing to do with it. It was just excellent chinese, all of it, and they serve it really quick. Well, they served it into my car parked just outside in only few minutes.This is the list what I can...
Local pubs: Bonio's good beer guide
We managed to visit a couple of pubs, both sold recommendable beer. They were:-Combermere Arms on Tettenhall Road, handily between the centre and our hotel, then,Posada, right in the centre, a good pint of Landlord for me.
Wolverhampton Civic Hall: The Civic
We went to watch Paul Weller play at the Civic, he was absolutely superb and pulled out an excellent non-stop performance packed with songs from his days in The Jam, The Style Council and his solo days.The Civic Hall itself is a small compact venue with standing in front of...
Midland Metro Tram
The Metro the first tram to run in the West Midlands for over 40 years was opened in the summer of 1999. It runs from Wolverhampton to Snow Hill in Birmingham City Centre. The system was designed to reduce traffice congestion and pollution in the West Midlands. It is very...
Wolverhampton Railway Station
June 2004 The railway station is being being improved. A fourth through platform is being built in order to improve the train access into the station and reduce the queues of trains to get into the station. At the same time a new footbridge and passenger lifts are being...
Midland Metro to Birmingham
The current service is a tram every 8 minutes on Wolverhampton's only tram service, from the Bus Station to Snow Hill Railway Station in Birmingham via West Bromwich. The entire service is above ground . The route is 12.6 miles long with 23 stops (only 6 in Birmingham) and...
Virgin trains travelling at 125mph
From 20.12.03 Virgin will start to run some of their new electric Pendlino trains on the Euston to Wolverhampton service. These are the new 140mph tilting trains, but initially they will not be exceeding 125mph.10.1.2004 This service will soon be extended to Glasgow
How to feel tipsy without having a drink
I have put the Crooked House on the off the beaten track instead of places to visit because that is exactly where it is. Situated off the Himley Road down Crooked House Lane which is narrow in places that you have to pull over to let the cars pass coming in the opposite direction you will arrive at a dead end which is where you will find the Crooked House. It is a very popular tourist attraction and in the summer months gets very very busy. Built in 1765 as a farmhouse in an area that was extensively mined for coal. The southern part of the house sank by several feet when the area was hit by a subsidence problem. The building survived and later became a pub known as Siden House (Siden being Black Country dialect for crooked). It was later named the Glynne Arms after Sir Steven Glynne the landowner and and brother in law to William Gladstone. The pub was condemned in the 1940's but the decision was reversed when Wolverhampton and Dudley Breweries bought it and later became know by its present name The Crooked House. It is one of the few pubs where you can feel disoriented and dizzy without touching a drop. Visitors can experience a variety of optical illusions including marbles rolling uphill and drinks sliding up the table. The Crooked house is supposedly Haunted
Updated Apr 15, 2007
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