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Large, bustling Midlands town with great leisure opportunities for those in the know


Dudley is a large, bustling town in the West Midlands. It has a rich heritage dating back to Anglo Saxon times. There is much to see and do in Dudley for young and old alike. Among it's most popular attractions are Dudley Zoo and Castle, The Black Country Museum and Dudley Museum and Art Gallery. There are also some lovely parks and open spaces, including the stunning Priory Park. The town has excellent shopping opportunities, two multiplex cinemas, a lively theatre, countless bars and clubs, top class sporting facilities and a diverse range of eateries.

Known for...   Dudley Castle


Did you know...

  • Largest settlement in the UK without it's own University.
  • Dudley Castle has stood on a hill overlooking the town since the 11th century, and is mentioned in the Domesday Book.
  • Of historical significance, the first Newcomen steam engine was installed at the Conygree coalworks a mile east of Dudley Castle in 1712.



 

  Attractions

Dudley Zoo And Castle

Dudley's most popular visitor attraction.
2 The Broadway
Dudley
DY1 4QB

01384215313

Recommended by Richard Ryder, Dudley
“'the castle grounds are a great place to sit and relax and take in the history of dudley '”

 

Dudley Canal Trust Trips

Fascinating trips along the famous underground canal routes.
Birmingham New Road
Dudley
DY1 4SB

01215576265

Recommended by Bill Harris, Birmingham

 

Wren's Nest Nature Reserve

Local educational and fun attraction in Dudley.
Wrens Hill Road
Dudley
DY1 3PD

01384812785

 

Broadfield House And Glass Museum

Interesting day out.
Compton Drive
Kingswinford
DY6 9NS

01384812745

 

Sycamore Adventure

Expansive adventure playground.
Old Park Farm Estate
Dudley
DY1 3QE

01384813755

 
 

  Children's Activities

Aerial Ropes Adventure Closer To The Edge

Aerial Ropes Adventure at Baggeridge Park.
Baggeridge Country Park
Gospel End
Dudley
DY3 4HB

08458802477

 
 

  Museums

Black Country Living Museum

Life in the Black Country.
Tipton Road
Dudley
DY1 4SQ

01215579643

Recommended by Richard Ryder, Dudley
“'its like stepping back in history this is a living museum with lots to see and do fun for all ages '”

 

Dudley Museum And Art Gallery FREE

Fascinating look at Dudley's history.
3 Priory Street
Town Centre
DY1 1EJ

01384815575

 
 

  Bowling

Bowlplex Dudley

Ten Pin Bowling.
Castlegate Way
Dudley
DY1 4TA

01384213413

 
 

  Cinema

Showcase Cinema Dudley

The ultimate film experience in Dudley now includes 3D movies.
Castlegate Way
Dudley
DY1 4TA

08712201000

 
 

  Theatre

Dudley Little Theatre

Popular theatre.
Netherton Arts Centre
Northfield Road
DY2 9EP

01384259267

 
 

  Golf

Dudley Golf Club

Golf Club.
Turners Hill
Rowley Regis
Warley
West Midlands
B65 9DP

 

Enville Golf Club

Golf Club.
High Gate Common
Enville
Stourbridge
Staffordshire
DY7 5BN

 
 

  Leisure centres

The Village

Health and fitness club.
Castlegate Park
Birmingham Road
DY1 4TB

01384216600

 

David Lloyd

Tennis, gym, health and fitness club.
Pensnett Road
Dudley
DY5 3YP

01384344044

 
 

  Water sports

Dudley Dolphin

Learn to scuba dive.
Dudley Water Ski Club
Lodge Farm Resorvoir
DY2 0HB

 
 

  Karting

Cannon Raceway

Indoor karting and laser quest centre.
4-5 Gough Road
Wolverhampton
WV14 8XR

01902565000

 

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