The local area:
All the things that make every day living easy and convenient are close to home. Yet with fantastic parks and opens spaces nearby, The Willows has all the ingredients for relaxed and modern 21st century living.
A few minutes walk away you’ll find a selection of shops on Middlepark Road. With a handy supermarket, it’s perfect for stocking up. There’s also a Tesco Express half a mile away, a large Asda just 1.5 miles away and a Londis and Aldi supermarket close by too.
intu Merry Hill Shopping Centre is less than 10 minute drive away. A shopper’s paradise there are over 200 stores, plus lots of places to grab a bite to eat. There’s also a 10 screen cinema here too.
The development is next to the popular Russell’s Hall Park, with a playground for children and lots of space to stretch the legs. Barrow Hill Nature Reserve is just a few minutes away too. This well-loved area includes ponds, ancient woodland and is packed with wildlife. Or you could take a short drive to Saltwells Nature Reserve. One of the largest urban reserves in the UK, it covers 247 acres and has lots of trails to help you explore this wonderful beauty spot.
You could try spotting Kingfishers at nearby Buckpool and Fens, or if you just fancy a walk, the Dudley Canal is close to home. You can pick up the naturally meandering canal near to the development.
A great location for growing families, with a choice of schools in the area. The nearest is Russell’s Hall Primary, which is within easy walking distance. For older children Holly Hall Academy is also a short walk away.
Out and about:
With the vibrant cities of Wolverhampton and Birmingham so easy to get to, you’re never far from all the attractions, entertainment, nightlife, culture and events they offer. The historic town of Stourbridge is just 5 miles away too.
Closer to home, Dudley itself has some great attractions. Dudley Castle and Zoological Gardens is a brilliant day out. This unique place not only has the stunning castle, but is also home to over 1300 animals, including some of the rarest creatures on earth. Or why not step back in time at the award-winning Black County Living Museum? This famous open-air museum tells the story of the region’s important industrial time in a fascinating way.
If enjoying the fresh air is more your thing, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Cotwall End Nature Reserve is just a few minutes drive away and is a great place to take a stroll around the woodland, pools, brooks and natural springs. Or why not visit nearby Baggeridge Country Park? With over 150 acres, it’s a countryside oasis right in the middle of the Black Country.
Just 9 miles away and you can be in the Clent Hills. Perfect for all the family, the National Trust run park has something for everyone.