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Free Activities in Wolverhampton

Free Activities in Wolverhampton


West Park is located on Park Road West , Wolverhampton, WV1 4PH, the 525 bus will stops outside the park. West Park is a great place with a range of activities which are free or a very low cost. The range of facilities on offer are:

  • Tennis courts
  • Chalet tearooms
  • Boating lake
  • Children's play area
  • Bowling green
  • Putting green
  • Disabled access
  • Guide dogs welcomed

Bantock Park is located on Finchfield Road, Wolverhampton, WV3 9LQ, the buses 543 & 513 will take you to Bantock Park. Bantaock Park also offers a range of activities for little or no cost. The range of facilities on offer are:

  • Recently re-built changing rooms
  • 18 hole pitch and putt golf course
  • Tea room
  • Bantock House Museum
  • Georgian farm buildings (home to a range of nature, educational, dance, music and theatrical events, activities and exhibitions)
  • Gift shop in the house
  • Enclosed childrens play area

East Park is located on Hickman Avenue, Wolverhampton, WV1 2BS, The 529 bus will take you to East Park. East park not only boasts the usual things we enjoy in parks such as dog walking and walks and scenic areas, it also provides the following facilities:

  • Football pitches
  • Childrens play area
  • Paddling pool
  • Tennis courts
  • Rangers events

Hickman Park is located on Wolverhampton Street, Bilston, WV14 0LZ, the number 79 bus will take you to Hickman Park. An ideal place to play sports with its sports arena and terracing, the park also offers the following facilities:

  • Mini football pitches
  • Toddler/childrens play area
  • Urban sports court (multi-ball)
  • Rangers events
  • Wildflower meadow
  • Sons of Rest group
Other Local Parks

Alongside these larger parks in Wolverhampton, there are also a number of smaller parks across the city all with their own unique scenery and play areas. The list below shows the other local parks available:

  • Wednesfield and King George V Park
  • Northwood Park
  • Ashmore Park
  • Phoenix Park
  • Heath Town Park
  • Claregate Park
  • Fowlers Park
  • Tettenhall Upper Green

Northycote Farm is a country park and has a great deal of history attached to it. It is located on Underhill Lane, Bushbury, Wolverhampton, WV10 7JF. The 613 bus will take you to Northycote Farm. Many of the parks visitors come to see the farm animals such as the; pigs, Norfolk black turkeys, geese, chickens, ducks, guinea fowl, Shropshire sheep and the Hereford cattle. Entry into the farm is free along with free parking; the farm also has a delightful tea room on site. Northycote farm also host a number of events throughout the year which are also normally free or for a small charge, these are shown below:

  • Easter egg trails
  • May Day celebrations
  • Music
  • Town and Country show
  • Annual flower & vegetable show
  • Harvest festival
  • Halloween events
  • Christmas events; including log dressing, wreath making and traditional Christmas fayre's with Father Christmas

Smestow Valley Local Nature Reserve is located at Meadow View Terrace, Wolverhampton, WV6 8NX; the 501 bus will take you to the nature reserve. The main attraction of this reserve is the vast area of the great outdoors that it has to offer, most visitors enjoy the bird watching, wildlife and cycling down the former railway track. Also the Staffordshire and Worcester canal run through the reserve adding to its beauty.

Pendeford Mill Nature Reserve is located on Pendeford Hall Lane, Wolverhampton,WV9 5ET, the reserve is an area of precious environmental and historical importance. There are different things to see at the reserve depending on the seasons and all visits do need to be booked in advance, to contact the reserve to book a visit call, (01902) 397640.

Wolverhampton Art Gallery is located in the city centre of Wolverhampton and has won three national awards for the way the gallery presents its art to the public. The 543 and 513 buses will drop you outside the art gallery. To find out more about Wolverhampton Art Gallery visit their website - http://www.wolverhamptonart.org.uk/visit/wolves/.

Bilston Craft Gallery is located on Mount Pleasant, Bilston, WV14 7LU, buses 79 and 545 will take you to Bilston Craft Gallery. To find out more about visiting Bilston craft gallery visit their website - http://www.wolverhamptonart.org.uk/visit/bilston/. The gallery also has a shop where you can purchase various craftwork and gifts.

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