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    Bearwood Area Guide


    Bearwood is booming. Sat between Birmingham and Sandwell this remarkable area, which has come through some tough times of late, is now a hive of activity, offering some wonderful shops, cafés and days out for the whole family to enjoy.

    Bearwood is one of those places that should be on the must-visit list for all Brummies. The recently renovated Lightwoods House & Park is one of the areas highlights.

    The House itself allows you to discover some of the area’s history and doubles as a fantastic function room. Adjacent to the House is Jonathans in the Park a fantastic reimagining of the Hagley Road’s famous Jonathans restaurant that serves great food every day of the week.

    Like all good parks, Lightwoods Park has plenty for your kids to explore, including a play area, or a skate park if they are a bit older. Throughout Bearwood, delicious new coffee shops and vegan restaurants are popping-up every few weeks.

    Smethwick Swimming Centre is another particular highlight of the area, giving residents everything they need to stay fit while having a great time with friends. You’ll never have a dull moment while living in Bearwood.


    Bearwood is well served by major bus routes, with the Bearwood Interchange at the crossroads of the Hagley Road and Bearwood Road. Some other bus routes cross the Bearwood Road by The Bear.

    Although Bearwood doesn’t feature its own station, Smethwick Rolfe Street train station is only a 5-10 minute drive away, giving access to the train line between Wolverhampton and Birmingham New Street.

    Local property professionals

    Our Estate Agents in Bearwood give your home maximum exposure online & offline, getting it more views from potential applicants, therefore more offers, and ultimately the highest possible finishing value. This means you end up with more money in your pocket and you enjoy a higher quality service. We pride ourselves on the range of properties we offer, from houses for sale, warehouse apartments, penthouses and flats for sale to commercial properties.

    Call us on 0800 862 0870, download our property app or book a free online property valuation today. If you are interested to know the house prices in this area, read our article: How much does a house cost in Bearwood?

    Restaurants near Bearwood

  • Standard Tandoori: 453 Bearwood Rd, Smethwick B66 4DH
  • This restaurant is set with you the customer at mind, open-air table setting provides maximum space and comfort, large enough to cater for large bookings and parties.

  • The Raja Tandoori Indian Takeaway: 23 Bearwood Rd, Birmingham, Smethwick B66 4DF
  • At The Raja you can order online choosing from traditional Curries, Specials, Masala’s, Biryani’s and more, so go to their online menu and have a look for yourself.

    Bearwood Area Guide
    By David Price