How to get to Cirque Du Tattoo
The first Cirque Du Tattoo Festival will be held at the Banks’s Stadium, Walsall, with great access links from road, rail and air. The full address is: Walsall Football Club Limited, The Banks’s Stadium, Bescot Crescent, Walsall, West Midlands, WS1 4SA.
From M6 South
Leave the M6 at Junction 7 and take the A34 towards Walsall (beware though of speed cameras on this stretch of dual carriageway). At the end of the dual carriageway turn left at the Bell Inn public house into Walstead Road (sign posted Bescot Stadium, Bescot Station Park & Ride). Continue straight on this road for two miles, passing another pub called the Tiger on your left. You will come to Bescot Stadium and entrance to the away end on your right.
From M6 North
Leave the M6 at Junction 9 and take the A461 towards Walsall. Bear right on to the A4148 (Wallowes Lane) and turn right at the second set of traffic lights. You will see the ground on your left.
The nearest train station to Walsall’s Banks’s Stadium is Bescot Stadium Rail Station and is a short 5 minute walk away.
Trains from Walsall Railway Station take approximately three minutes to arrive at the stadium. Remember to allow extra travel time on days when a larger crowd is expected.
Local bus service 45 stops outside the stadium in Bescot Crescent.
Services 4, 4H, 4M stop close by on West Bromwich Road and services 11 & 13 stop on Bescot Road.
If you are travelling from abroad and need a flight into the UK, the nearest airport is Birmingham International Airport (BHX). You can then take the train, from Birmingham International Rail station to Birmingham New Street. Change here to go to Walsall Rail Station before changing once more to go to Bescot Stadium Rail Station. The venue is then only a short 5 minute walk.
A1 Express Taxis – 01922 622222
A1 Pleck Cars Walsall – 01922 626000
Central Taxis – 01922 505050
Walsall Radio Cars – 01922 500500