Just 8 miles from Birmingham city centre, Dudley is a vibrant, charming and historic town. It is part of the industrialised Black Country and is home to many attractions and sights that reflect its rich history. The centre of Dudley is filled with a mixture of Modern and Gothic architecture and is a bustling area filled with a variety of shops and retailers as well as cafes, pubs and the busy outdoor market. Dudley is home to the famous Black Country Museum, which is a living museum filled with fascinating exhibitions. It is also home to the 13th century ruins of Dudley Castle and Dudley Zoo.
Dudley is home to a number of retailers and businesses taking up commercial office space in the town. The head offices of Dudley Building Society are located on Stone Street. You will also find businesses and professionals such as accountants, solicitors, healthcare providers, and financial institutions in and around the town centre. Several hotels can be found close to the town centre of Dudley, including the historic Station Hotel, the Quality Inn and the Village Hotel.
Entertainment And Dining Out
You will be able to enjoy a variety of entertainment in the town centre, with something to suit most preferences. Plenty of small, charming pubs line the streets of Dudley and if you enjoy rock music, Ye Olde Foundry is the place to go. The Bostin’ Fittle pub is close by with bowling facilities right next door. The Showcase Cinema screens all the latest movie releases. When it comes to dining, you can enjoy an array of options in Dudley. For a great Indian meal, head to The Rickshaw by the main bus station or if you fancy some Italian, Bellagio is a great place to go. Frankie & Benny’s serve Italian American cuisine as well as excellent cocktails. Chiquito’s is a great place to sample Mexican food in a vibrant atmosphere.
Dudley is well connected in terms of transport. Dudley Port and Sandwell & Dudley railway stations are both within easy reach. Stourbridge Town station is also nearby. With its large bus station, Dudley offers numerous local bus and national coach routes. Taxis are also readily available throughout the town.