Walsall is a large town in the West Midlands, 9 miles north of Birmingham. It has direct access to the M6 with the M5 and M54 also in easy reach. It is well-connected by rail with commuter links to Birmingham, Rugeley, Stafford and Wolverhampton. It is also less than 30 minutes from Birmingham International Airport.
Walsall has an abundance of greenery containing Walsall Memorial Gardens and the Walsall Arboretum - a large Victorian park home to a boating lake and putting green. The Swag -a lake in nearby Aldridge used for sailing and canoeing, Walsall's golf courses, and 23 miles of canals, all provide sailing, walking, and cycling activities for all the family. The nearby Beacon Regional Park is also one of the largest areas of countryside in the West Midlands with picnic sites, nature trails and the Beacon Way to explore.
For the urban following there is also an array of nightclubs, pubs, wine bars, a casino, a multi-screen cinema and ten-pin bowling on offer. Walsall has a unique Art Gallery which is internationally renowned and is worth a whopping £22 million. Park Street is the main shopping street with Bridge Street containing two modest shopping centres Old Square and Bradford Mall.
The house prices in Walsall are cost-friendly costing just 70 percent of the national average! There are lots of large semi-detached and detached Victorian houses on offer as well as country-style houses in nearby villages. There are also some housing developments along the waterfront which are proving very popular.