West Midlands

St. Peter's Collegiate Church: The church is located at the highest point and is the and is the seat of the Bishop of Wolverhampton. It is a graded building. A graded building in the UK is considered to be of exceptional interest, sometimes, internationally important.
St. John's Church: Like St. Peter's Collegiate Church, St. John's Church is also a graded building. It opened in 1760, but it was given its own parish in as late as 1847.
The Molineux Hotel: It is a former mansion house originally known as Molineux House, which later served as an hotel and is planned to be the home of the city's archive service. Like the St. John's Church and the St. Peter's Collegiate Church, the Molineux hotel too is a graded building.
The statue of Prince Albert: It is one of the most recognised landmarks within the city. It is colloquially known as "The Man on the Horse", and was unveiled by Queen Victoria, on what is reputed to be her first public engagement after the death of Prince Albert.
Cadbury World: It is a museum showing visitors the stages and steps of chocolate production and the history of chocolate and the company.
St. Michael's Cathedral: The 14th century church was largely destroyed by German bombing during World War II, leaving only the outer walls and the spire.

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Transport Facilities in West Midlands

Partly because of its inland central location, Birmingham the transport system in Birmingham is one of the best. Local public transport is by bus, local train and tram. 'A' denotes anti-clockwise and 'C' denotes clockwise in relation to the journey's direction around the city.

Wolverhampton has regular rail services to London, Birmingham and Manchester, and to many other major cities in the UK.
Buses from Wolverhampton provide a link with the city of Birmingham, and nearby towns including Dudley, Walsall, Sedgley, Bilston, Willenhall and Bloxwich. Buses in the city are regulated by West Midlands Passenger Transport Executive, also known as 'Centro'.

As well as serving suburbs of the city, buses from the center of Wolverhampton also provide a direct link with the city of Birmingham, and nearby towns including Dudley, Walsall, Sedgley, Bilston, Willenhall and Bloxwich. Private companies also run buses from the city center to other towns.

Climate in West Midlands

The climate in West Midlands is classified as a temperate maritime. The average maximum temperature in summers being around 20 degree Celsius, and in winters, it is around 4.5 degree Celsius. Extreme weather is rare but the county has been known to experience tornadoes. Birmingham has a considerable 'urban heat island' effect, which means it is relatively hotter than the surrounding areas. Birmingham is a snowy city, due to its inland location and comparatively high elevation.

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