Wolverhampton may be one of the UK’s newest cities – but it’s also one of the most modern, vibrant and welcoming.
Steeped in history and proud of its rich cultural diversity, Wolverhampton has lots to offer residents and visitors.
Factor in the stunning West Park, the Grand Theatre and Wolverhampton Art Gallery - which features one of the world's best collections of Pop Art – there’s something for everyone.
The historic capital of the Black Country, Dudley is a borough with a rich industrial and geological heritage. It is home to one of the UK’s only UNESCO Geoparks and vibrant green spaces are never hard to find. Other famous attractions include the Black Country Living Museum and Dudley Canal and Caverns, as featured on TV’s Peaky Blinders.
Glass has been produced in Dudley for centuries and a world-renowned collection is based in the Stourbridge area. With four busy town centres and Merry Hill, one of the largest retail parks in Europe, Dudley borough is also a fantastic place to shop.
Parts of the course are also located in South Staffordshire, a location steeped with a wealth of history, heritage and rural splendour.
There really is something for everyone. With no dominant settlement, South Staffordshire is defined by 27 unique parishes, all with their own story just waiting to be discovered. You could uncover the extraordinary number of historic houses, keep the kids busy at a variety of family friendly attractions, or enjoy the great outdoors in a series of beautiful open spaces.
Be sure to check out the Festival Sites in central Wolverhampton and Dudley or one of the many other Festival activities taking place across the region.
If you’re visiting from further afield why not stay overnight and enjoy all that the region has to offer.
Whether visiting for the day or staying a little longer, you’ll find lots to do in the area. Discover more about what to do and where to stay locally or elsewhere in the West Midlands here.