In the heart of the West Midlands, 2 hours by train from London's Euston station, sits Wolverhampton. You will often hear it referred to as Wolves especially when discussing Football (Soccer) clubs whose stadium is a central point when driving through the city.
Wolverhampton has an industrial background, like most cities in this part of England, which has evolved into a more light industrial and engineering focus in the 21st century.
There are many cultural areas tucked away in Wolverhamton including St. Peter's Collegiate Church and the Wightwick Manor. While not a popular English tourist city it is very close to Birmingham and could be a spot to pass through during your travels. A trip through England should involve some exposure to the Black Country, an affection nickname from the old days of coal mining which dominated the area.
One of the most progressive cities in England, and considered to be the second largest in terms of population, Birmingham is a massive metropolitan area in the West Midlands region of the cou…