All about Wombourne

Nestled in Staffordshire, Wombourne is a charming village with a rich history. This website is all about our community – from beautiful landscapes to our lively community spirit. Wombourne is simply a peaceful and welcoming place, perfect for generations of residents. Explore with us.

Local Wombourne News

Battery Storage in Wombourne – Spark Ignited!

Battery Storage in Wombourne – Spark Ignited!

A proposed battery storage facility was the main topic discussed at last nights full Wombourne Parish Council meeting. Three representatives (a PR company, a 'town planner' and a company member) of Pathfinder Clean Energy (PACE) gave a presentation detail the proposed...

Charity Car Wash

Charity Car Wash

Need to get your car washed? Come to Wombourne Fire Station on Saturday 9th March 2024 between 9.30am and 1.30pm. Donations to The Firefighters Charity and Cancer Research.

Wombourne Christmas Lights Switch-on

Wombourne Christmas Lights Switch-on

It's here! The Wombourne Christmas Lights Switch-On will take place at 6pm on Friday 24th November 2023. Gather outside the Civic Centre at 5.40pm as Wombourne High School Choir treat us to some festive tunes to get us in the mood. The magical lights countdown starts...

Santa’s Sleigh Routes in Wombourne for 2023

Santa’s Sleigh Routes in Wombourne for 2023

Santa is back! The Rotary Club of Sedgley and Wombourne have been raising money for charity on the Santa Sleigh for 35-years. This years routes have been announced and you can even follow Santa live as he makes his way around the streets of Wombourne on the Sleigh...

A realistic look at the local housing market at the end of 2023

A realistic look at the local housing market at the end of 2023

Whilst times are starting to become harder in the housing market, we still maintain that the market is not as bad as the media is portraying. We are still busier than we were before the pandemic distorted the level of transactions that were occurring in what became a...

A Glimpse into the Past

Wombourne boasts a rich history that spans over centuries. Established in the Domesday Book of 1086, this village has witnessed the passage of time and the evolution of society. The striking 13th-century St. Benedict Biscop Church stands as a testament to the village’s enduring past, while its architecture reflects the intricate craftsmanship of eras gone by. As we stroll through the streets lined with charming cottages and heritage buildings, we are reminded that every corner of Wombourne has a tale to tell.

We’ve managed to collate many old photos of Wombourne from times gone by.

Embracing Nature’s Bounty

Wombourne is not just a haven for history buffs; it also appleals to nature enthusiasts and those seeking solace in the embrace of the outdoors. The village is graced with lush greenery, from the sprawling meadows to the winding paths that lead to enchanting woodlands. Breathe in the fresh air as you take leisurely strolls along the Wom Brook, a charming waterway that winds its way through the village. The tranquil surroundings make for a perfect escape from the bustle of modern life.

Thriving Community Spirit

What truly sets Wombourne apart is its strong sense of community. With a population of approximately 12,818, the village exudes a warmth that comes from the close-knit bonds shared among its residents. From bustling markets where artisans and farmers come together to share their creations, to community events that celebrate everything from art to music, the village is alive with shared experiences that bring us all closer. Each year there are events in the village such as the Scarecrow Hunt run by Kingsway Church and the Christmas Light Switch on which draw large crowds of people.

Eating out in Wombourne

For those with a taste for culinary exploration, Wombourne doesn’t disappoint. Coffee shops offer delightful treats and a chance to unwind with a cup of tea and a slice of homemade cake. If you’re looking for something heartier, the village’s pubs and eateries serve up a delectable range of dishes, from traditional British fare to international delights. .

Gateway to Adventure

Beyond the ambiance and historical charm, Wombourne serves as a gateway to a world of adventure. The village’s proximity to the stunning Staffordshire countryside opens up a plethora of outdoor activities, from hiking and cycling to horseback riding.

Preserving the Peace

As Wombourne gains attention for its peaceful beauty, the community is committed to preserving the village’s tranquility. Local initiatives focus on sustainable practices and conservation efforts to ensure that future generations can experience the same sense of wonder and peace that define Wombourne today.

In conclusion, Wombourne is more than just a village – it’s a tapestry of natural beauty, history, and community spirit that comes together to create an idyllic haven. Whether you’re seeking a peaceful retreat, a glimpse into history, or a warm and welcoming community, Wombourne has it all. So, come and experience the magic that lies within the heart of this hidden gem, and let its timeless allure captivate your senses.

Wombourne Council

Wombourne Parish Council was originally established in 1894 and took its present form in 1974. The council represents the first tier of local Government being the closest to the Wombourne Community.

They are located at Wombourne Civic Centre, Gravel Hill and are made up of three wards: North Ward (six seats), South East Ward (four seats) and South West Ward (five seats), a total of 15 Parish Councillors in all.

For more information on Wombourne Council, visit their website: