Fun Days Out in Wolverhampton

Whatever your reason for renting a studio apartment in Wolverhampton, you’ll find a vast selection of great pubs, restaurants, shops, cafés and entertainment venues right on your doorstep. But there’s so much more to do in and around Wolverhampton during your stay here at TheStudios, so we’ve put together this guide to eight great days out you can have without having to travel too far.

All info and prices were correct at the time of publishing this blog.

Wightwick manor and Gardens 

Just a 10-minute drive east of TheStudios lies the delightful National Trust property of Wightwick Manor and Gardens. The house stands as a testament to the Mander family’s love of Victorian art – indeed the family still maintains an apartment in the house, though the property has been a National Trust fixture since 1937. The grade I listed house was commissioned in 1887 and is a fine example of the interior décor work of William Morris and his Morris & Co company, with original wallpaper, upholstery and wall hangings still present. Whether you’re an art aficionado, enjoy the tranquillity of large gardens or are seeking a family-friendly outing, Wightwick Manor offers a fascinating glimpse into a bygone era.

Admission fee: £15 for an adult

More information: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/visit/birmingham-west-midlands/wightwick-manor-and-gardens

Royal Air Force Museum Midlands

Just a 10-mile drive northeast of your Wolverhampton studio apartment lies the midlands site of the Royal Air Force Museum. This free-of-charge attraction offers an engaging day out to families, groups and individuals alike, and is a treasure trove of aviation history in this country. With several hangers and exhibits to visit, centrepieces include the world’s oldest spitfire, the National Cold War Exhibition and the War in the Air exhibit. There is a vast array of training aircraft on display, and the museum regularly updates its temporary exhibits to ensure each repeat visit brings something new. Whether you’re an aviation enthusiast or looking for a family adventure, the RAF Museum Midlands promises a memorable journey through air and space history.

Admission fee: free (though pre-booking is essential)

More information: www.rafmuseum.org.uk

 

Northycote Farm and Country Park

Baby Cow

 

 

Alvar Karting and Laser Centre

Go Karting

 

 

 

Wolverhampton Art Gallery

Wolverhampton Art Gallery

 

For a little bit of art and culture, and just a 10-minute walk from TheStudios, you can explore more than 300 years of creations in the Wolverhampton Art Gallery. With a range of fantastic and ever-changing exhibitions, you can be sure to see a vast array of art. You can even dress up as a Georgian! If you feel peckish during your visit, you can enjoy a great range of sandwiches, lunchtime salad platters and cakes.

Admission fee: free

More information: www.wolverhamptonart.org.uk/visit/wolves/

 

 

Dudley Zoo

Tiger

Just a 25-minute drive down the A4123 (and right next to the Black Country Living Museum) is one of the best zoos in the UK. Dudley Zoo is home to an extensive collection of animals and is the perfect location for those living in Wolverhampton to take a day trip. The zoo is set around an 11th-century castle (entry to which is included) and gives you the opportunity to witness the most exceptional animals. From lions to tigers, penguins to alpacas, you will be sure to see a wide range of animals. You can also have a ‘close encounter experience’ with the lemurs, orangutans and even the creepy crawlies (if you choose to).

Admission fee: prices vary but a pre-booked adult ticket is £20 at the time of writing

More information: www.dudleyzoo.org.uk

 

Go Ape! Cannock Chase

Go Ape

At Go Ape, you will be sure to experience a day filled with fun and adventure. From treetop challenges to zip trekking and even some axe throwing! Whichever challenge you engage yourself with, you will be sure to get your adrenaline pumping. You can visit the site to view the wide range of courses and plan your adventure in advance. Expert staff can assist with any queries and even help plan your bespoke activities.

Admission fee: prices vary by activity, see website

More information: goape.co.uk/locations/cannock-chase  

 

Molineux Stadium Tours

 

Whether you’re a dyed-in-the-wool football fanatic or not, with the famous Molineux Stadium – home of Premier League club Wolverhampton Wanderers – on your doorstep, a visit is simply a must. Aside from regular Premier League matches throughout the football season, Molineux also offers behind-the-scenes stadium tours on Thursdays, Fridays and weekends, lasting approximately 90 minutes. For a fascinating insight into the workings of a top-flight football club, and also a visit to the Wolves Museum, it’s got to be worth the 7-minute walk from your studio apartment in Wolverhampton.

Admission fee: £22

More information: events.wolves.co.uk/molineux-stadium-tours

 

There’s Always Something To Do

 

We’ve barely scratched the surface of the sheer amount of great places to visit in and around Wolverhampton, but one thing’s for sure, whatever your reason for co-living in Wolverhampton in our luxury high-rise haven, you’ll never be bored in your spare time!

Are you looking for an apartment studio for rent in Wolverhampton? As you can see, TheStudios is ideally placed not just for transport links around the West Midlands and convenience to Wolverhampton city centre itself, but there are also a near-endless number of ways to stay entertained, fit and cultured during a stay with us here. Contact us for more information.

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