Take a tour with a difference!

Our Green Badge Guided Tours provide a wide range of fantastic tours for all the family to enjoy. For a run-down of what each tour offers, take a look at the descriptions below. The tours are really popular, so we advise that you book early. For available tours please scroll down the page. To book tickets please call Lichfield Tourist Information Centre on 01543 256611 or call into the TIC in St Mary's on the Market Square which is open 9.30am to 4.00pm Monday to Saturday.

If you would like to arrange a bespoke tour for your group please call Jonathan Oates on 01543 308210 or email jonathan.oates@lichfielddc.gov.uk  

Please note that all tours are subject to availability. Tours will last for approximately 1.5 hours each, other than those which include refreshments. Please wear sensible shoes and appropriate clothing, especially on the winter evening tours.

Booking is essential for all the tours listed below:

Boobies and Blockheads

This intriguingly named tour will tell you all you ever wanted to know about our most famous son, Dr Samuel Johnson. Find out who or what he termed a Boobie!

Dates: New dates soon to be announced.

Cost:- £6 per person to include a delicious cream tea at St Mary's coffee shop following your tour.

Pubs, Priests and Prostitutes

Hear about some of Lichfield’s historic and interesting characters.

Dates:  New dates soon to be confirmed.

Cost:- £6 per person to include a delicious cream tea at St Mary's coffee shop following your tour

Children's Blood Thirsty Tour

Designed especially for children, this tour gives a thrilling insight into Lichfield's gory past - from burnings at the stake, through to executions, battles and bloodshed.

Children need to be accompanied by a full paying adult.

Dates: 7 April, 10.30am

27 May, 10.30am

4 August, 2pm

Cost:- £2 per person

Secret Gardens of Lichfield

Enjoy a relaxing stroll through Lichfield’s parks, green spaces and secret gardens.

Dates:  New dates soon to be confirmed.

Cost - £6 per person to include a delicious cream tea at St Mary's coffee shop following your tour.

Summer Tours

From exploring Lichfield's Civil War history, its amazing array of historic pubs, or the beauty of our historic green spaces, we run a variety of walking tours every summer.

Dates: New dates soon to be confirmed.

Civil War Tour

Hear about the bloody battles that ensued and the events that had a huge impact on the city.

Dates: New dates soon to be confirmed.

Cost - £6 per person to include a delicious cream tea at St Mary's coffee shop following your tour.

For Lovers of Romance

Find out about the romantic liaisons of some of Lichfield’s most famous sons and daughters!

Date: New dates soon to be confirmed.

Cost - £6 per person to include a cup of tea or coffee, scone, jam & cream at Erasmus Darwin House following your tour.

Georgian Gems

Lichfield was home to many famous Georgian characters and this tour charts their history.

Dates: New dates soon to be confirmed.

Cost - £6 per person to include a delicious cream tea at St Mary's coffee shop followng your tour.

Alrewas Village Tour

A walking tour around the pretty and historic village which is also very close to the magnificent National Memorial Arboretum.

Dates: New dates soon to be confirmed.

Cost - £6.00 per person to include a cup of tea or coffee and scone at the George and Dragon public house.

Heritage Trail

Lichfield is one of the smallest cathedral cities in England and has a rich and varied past - learn more about our city on this heritage tour.

Dates: New dates soon to be confirmed.

Cost - £6 per person to include a delicious cream tea at St Mary's coffee shop following your tour.

Gruesome and Ghostly Tours

An evening to make your blood curdle and your spine tingle! The tour is rounded off with a visit to a local pub for a glass of mulled wine and a sausage roll.

Dates: 19, 21, 28, 29 October; 10, 18, 19, 25 November; 3, 7, 9, 14 December 2015.

** All the above tours are from 7pm - 8.30pm.

Cost - £6.25 per person to include refreshments at a local pub after the tour (mulled wine and hot sausage roll. Vegetarian equivalent available).