Living in Walsall

Living in Walsall

Situated in the heart of the West Midlands, Walsall is a market town known for its rich industrial history, diverse culture, and blend of modern and traditional influences.

Things to do in Walsall

For contemporary art enthusiasts, the New Art Gallery Walsall offers a dynamic space, featuring avant-garde exhibits and a diverse collection that evolves throughout the year. This gallery serves as a vibrant hub, spotlighting both local and international artists, pushing the boundaries of modern creativity.

Nature lovers can visit the Walsall Arboretum, a tranquil park adorned with picturesque lakes and meticulously landscaped gardens. Ideal for leisurely strolls and picnics, the arboretum provides a peaceful escape from urban hustle, inviting visitors to immerse themselves in the ever-changing beauty of nature.

There are also lots of things to do with the family in Walsall, including going go karting at the town’s indoor racetrack – Ace Karting Plus – or challenging your kids with the thrilling Ninja Warriors UK obstacle course. 

Popular shops and places to eat in Walsall

Walsall is a haven for food lovers and avid shoppers alike, boasting a vibrant scene that caters to diverse tastes. 

Immerse yourself in the classic ambiance of The Lyndon, one of the more traditional pubs in Walsall, offering a perfect blend of character and refreshments. Or experience a one-of-a-kind dining experience at spots like the Lazy Hill Tavern Ale Pub & Kitchen, where flavours reflect a blend of creativity and passion for the art form of cooking. Or for world-class fine dining, try PankaWalla, continually voted one of the best restaurants in Walsall.

In terms of shopping, most of the big department stores – including the likes of New Look and Holland & Barrett - can be found on Park Street, the town’s main shopping district. 

Public transport in Walsall

From Walsall Train Station, you can catch regular services to nearby cities, with the Walsall to Birmingham train route proving to be particularly popular in part due to the city’s international airport. 

Walsall also boasts an extensive bus network which covers the town, as well as providing longer distance buses to the likes of Cannock, Birmingham, and other nearby towns and cities.


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