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Wulfrunian territory – Wolverhampton of West Midlands

Wolverhampton a Wulfrunian territory

Ready to meet Wulfrunians? Then visit Wolverhampton in West Midlands. Wolverhampton was founded by Lady Wulfrun in 985. The town name originates from Anglo-SaxonWulfrūnehēantūn meaning high/ principal enclosure or farm. Woollen trade used to be a characteristic of Wolverhampton. Today, the major industries within the city are engineering based and within the service sector.

What to remember about when going for a long-distance journey

Major towns in the area of Wolverhampton include: Dudley, Walsall, Telford, Cannock and Sutton Coldfield. Cities around Wolverhampton are not limited to: Stafford, Birmingham, Coventry and Shrewsbury. It will take you about 2 hours and 50 minutes to reach Gatwick and 2 hours 30 minutes to arrive at Heathrow or Greater London. If you opt for a closer airport to Wolverhampton you are likely to end up at Birmingham airport. To reach Birmingham airport from Wolverhampton should not exceed 40 minutes. If you decide to take a cab, search for reliable and recommended taxi companies or private hire operators. Many of them have special taxi fares for frequent travellers. You may have to bear in mind that not all private hire cars or taxis are wheelchair accessible. If you are a wheelchair user or your travel companion is, you will have to make it clear to the service provider with whom you book your airport transfer for example. Otherwise, the taxi you order has no wheelchair access.

Spare time – what to see in Wolverhampton?

St. Peter’s Collegiate Church and Wightwick Manor are the major Wolverhampton landmarks. Obviously, churches and manors are not of interest of all of us. Possibly Wolverhampton is more a place to contemplate about your life than a party spot, well, still worthy visiting – for your own erudition for example J

 

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