Lichfield Cathedral has been welcoming visitors for over 1,300 years and hosts a range of exciting special events, exhibitions, concerts and tours throughout the year.
There are stunning floral displays and avenues of trees along with the centrepiece fountain. Look out for the statues of Captain Smith of the Titanic and King Edward VII.
Cosy tea shops, elegant restaurants, trendy coffee shops – whatever your tastes are, Lichfield is heaving with eateries and places to sit back and watch the world go by.
Most people are aware of his famous grandson, Charles, but discover more about Erasmus Darwin and you will see where he inherited his ideas! Visit Erasmus Darwin’s Georgian home and discover more about this leading 18th century doctor, scientist, botanist, inventor and poet.
Samuel Johnson’s Birthplace Museum is located in the heart of Lichfield and you can discover more about Johnson’s fascinating life, try on Georgian costumes and explore the 17th century architecture.
There is entertainment to suit all – from comedy to drama, tribute acts to opera and ballet to pantomime at Lichfield Garrick.
Drayton Manor is home to rollercoasters, a 4D cinema, a 15-acre zoo and the hugely popular Thomas Land. The park can provide groups with a range of lively educational talks, workshops and events and activity days.
The NMA is the UK’s year-round centre of remembrance and the expansive 150-acre site has over 330 though-provoking memorials. A yearly programme of events ensures there is lots of everyone to explore, discover and remember.
The Old Guildhall Prison Cells is a small display in our Guildhall, but worth a visit to find out about law and order in Lichfield.
Chase Valley Railway
The volunteer run Chasewater Railway is a 15-minute drive from Lichfield and operates heritage steam and diesel trains and has lots of special events to relive a bygone era.
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