Walsall originally Walesho/Walshale is a town within the metropolitan borough of Walsall, metropolitan county of West Midlands, West Midlands Region, England, United Kingdom. It lies near the northwestern border of Birmingham with a soil of limestone and clay. Its earliest known history goes back to the Iron Age primarily dominated by the Celts. The town today is famous for its industrial economy, shopping destinations and cultural heritage. The area's Barr Beacon, local arts and historical destinations make it one of England's most sought after destinations.
The prime roads of the A34, A454 and M6 serve the town. Visitors with private vehicles are recommended to take any of the said motorways to reach the town. Birmingham
, Dudley, Oldbury, Tamworth and Wolverhampton
are the nearest places from the area.
Top Attractions within and nearby WalsallJerome Klapka Jerome Birthplace
lies within the Belsize House, Bradford Street, Walsall, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom. The place celebrates the life and works of Jerome K. Jerome the author of the famous book "Three Men in a Boat," as it showcase items related to the author within his birthplace. New Art Gallery
is located within the Gallery Square in Walsall, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom. The venue hosts a wide variety of touring shows and showcases a large number of artworks e.g. paintings and sculptures by local and popular European artists. Walsall Arboretum
is close to the town centre and within the park's 170 acres are gardens, parkland, lakes and trees. You can also take part in activities such as bowls, cricket, golf and tennis and there are also trim trails, measured walks, a children's play area and special events. Facilities include a cafe and a picnic area. Walsall Leather Museum and Garden
can be found within a finely restored leather factory that is located along Littleton Street West of Walsall, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom. The venue celebrates the area's long and illustrious history of Leather industry. Visitors can get to see skilled leather workers work on their craft, see historical items related to the industry and even try crafting a leather good as well. Walsall Museum
is located at Lichfield Street, Walsall, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom. The venue showcases a large number of historical items that tell of the town's history, heritage and industries. The museum showcases its artifacts in a very exciting manner that it is highly recommended for everyone to see. Wolverhampton Art Gallery
is located approximately seven miles away from Walsall of which, is along Lichfield Street of Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom. It is housed within a beautiful ancient building with Georgian-Victorian architectural styles and is famous for its family friendly facilities and for featuring wide a variety of art and crafts. The entrance to the gallery is free of charge.