Take a tour of Lichfield with an expert guide!


Our Green Badge Guides have been guiding in Lichfield for over 27 years and provide a varied programme of insightful and historic tours throughout the year.

Tours last for approximately 1.5 hours each, other than those which include refreshments (these last a little longer).

Spring and summer public tours 2017

Valentine's Special

Sunday 5 February, 2pm
Price £7.25 including refreshments 
Enjoy stories of Lichfield's many romantic liaisons with delicious refreshments in the beautiful surroundings of Erasmus Darwin House Tearoom.

Blood Thirsty Lichfield

Tuesday 18 April,10.30am & Monday 7 August,10.30am
Price £4 for both adults and children.
All children must be accompanied by an adult.
This tour gives a thrilling insight into Lichfield’s gory past - great for keeping the kids occupied during half-term and the summer holidays!

Darwin & the Lunarticks

Wednesday 17 May, 2pm
Price £4 per person
Learn more about Erasmus Darwin's role in the Lunar Society.

Lichfield and the Civil War

Wednesday 14 June, 2pm
Price £4 per person
Find out about how the English Civil War shaped Lichfield.

Georgian Gems

Tuesday 27 June, 7pm   
Price £4 per person
Lichfield was home to many famous Georgian characters and this tour tells their stories.

The Routes and Roots of Lichfield

Monday 10 July, 7pm
Price £4 per person
This tour describes Lichfield's beginnings and how its central location helped it develop as a key city in the Midlands.

Heritage and History Tour   

Tuesday 11 July, 2pm
Price £4 per person
Lichfield is one of the smallest cathedral cities in England but has a very rich and varied past.

Alrewas Village Tour - Sold Out

Sunday 16 July, 2pm
Price £7.25 includes a cream tea at The Crown pub, Post Office Road, Alrewas
Alrewas is a small, quaint village 20 minutes from Lichfield and has a fascinating history with chocolate box cover cottages - discover its secrets on this tour!  

Summer Romance Tour

Sunday 13 August, 2pm
Price £7.50 including refreshments
Enjoy stories of Lichfield's many romantic liaisons with delicious refreshments in the beautiful surroundings of Erasmus Darwin House Tearoom.

Heritage Weekend Tours

Saturday 23 September, 11am & 2pm
Special price of only £1 for Heritage Weekend
Enjoy stories of Lichfield's full and varied history celebrating Heritage Weekend in the city.

Christmas through the Ages

Sunday 2 December, 1.30pm
Price £7.50 including refreshments
Learn about Christmases past and traditional festivities in Lichfield. Includes festive refreshments at The George Hotel. 


Winter Gruesome & Ghostly tours 2017

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.
£7.25 per person

View the 2017 Ghost tour dates here


How to book tickets

Please note that booking is essential for all tours - we will take your contact details when you book, so we can contact you if there are any problems.

To book, call our Tourist Information team on 01543 308924 or call into the TIC in Lichfield Library which is open 9.30am to 3.30pm Monday to Saturday. You can also book by emailing info@visitlichfield.com

If you do want to book on the day, please call our tourist information team on 01543 308924 or visit our TIC in advance of the tour to check availability. We cannot guarantee spaces will be available on the day.

Please wear sensible shoes and appropriate clothing, especially on the winter evening tours.

How to book a private/bespoke tour for a group

If you would like to arrange a bespoke tour for your group please email aileenbeesley@lichfielddc.gov.uk or call 01543 308210.

Please note that all tours are subject to availability.