Lichfield Cathedral

About

Explore the stunning Cathedral and discover a rich world of history and architecture. Founded by the great Anglo-Saxon missionary, St Chad, the Cathedral has been welcoming visitors since 700 and currently sees over 125,000 visitors each year.

As you walk through our magnificent Cathedral, you will see treasures such as the Lichfield Angel, the St Chad Gospels and much more. Join us for one of our services and experience the long-held choral tradition of this beautiful place.

The Cathedral also hosts a range of exciting special events including exhibitions, concerts and fundraising events.

There will be a number of exhibitions and events throughout 2018 to mark the Centenary of Armistice - visit the website for more information.

The Great Exhibition 2018: ‘Imagine Peace’ - the second annual Great Exhibition following the success of 2017. The Cathedral will once again be transformed using light, sound and traditional forms of display. August 2018 - ticket only.

Cathedral Illuminated - The award-winning, Christmas themed light show on the west front of the Cathedral. December 2018 - ticket only.

Visitors can enjoy a range of specialist tours, exploring the importance and heritage of this most beautiful Cathedral.  Visitors can also enjoy delicious refreshments in Chapters ‘The Café in the Close’ and buy that special gift at The Shop at No.9.

Visit www.lichfield-cathedral.org for further information on all of the above and get regular updates by liking us on Facebook or following us on twitter @LichfieldCath

Getting here and parking

On Main Roadway

Lichfield is in the heart of the Midlands about 17 miles north east of Birmingham. It is also very conveniently situated close to the main motorway network. We are about 17 miles north of the M6 motorway and close to the M42.

On Frequent Bus Route

Lichfield is in the heart of the Midlands about 17 miles north east of Birmingham. It is also very conveniently situated close to the main motorway network. We are about 17 miles north of the M6 motorway and close to the M42.

Nearby Station

There is a regular train service (about every 20 minutes) from Birmingham New Street to Lichfield City station. Mainline services also serve Lichfield Trent Valley on the Euston/Glasgow line. The nearest airports are Birmingham International and East Midlands, both within about 45 minutes drive of the City.

Nearby Taxi Services

There are local taxi services throughout the city.

Parking Facilities

  • No dedicated parking

Times

Opening Times

  • Monday 7:30 - 18:15
  • Tuesday 7:30 - 18:15
  • Wednesday 7:30 - 18:15
  • Thursday 7:30 - 18:15
  • Friday 7:30 - 18:15
  • Saturday 8:00 - 18:15
  • Sunday 7:30 - 17:00

Facilities

  • Public toilets available
  • Weddings and Conference Facilities Available

Accessibility

Entering the Building / Attraction

  • The entrance has a permanent wheelchair accessible ramp
  • The entrance has a handrail

Access, lifts and ramps

  • There is level access to the main public areas
  • Some areas can only be reached using staircases

Services for wheelchair users and those with mobility issues

  • Wheelchairs available to borrow
  • Displays are at suitable heights for children / wheelchair users

Children and Babies

  • Baby changing facilities available

Services for the visually impaired

  • Guide dogs allowed
  • There is good contrast between the floor and walls
  • Tours available for the visually impaired - on request
  • There is clear signage throughout the attraction (i.e. colour contrasted, large lettering, use of pictograms etc)

Contact Us

The Close
Lichfield
WS13 7LD

01543 306100

info@lichfield-cathedral.org

http://www.lichfield-cathedral.org