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Enjoy Beacon Park for a leisurely walk, golf, children's play area, crazy golf, tennis and basket ball. refreshmants and icecream available. Baby changing facilities. Summer activities include mini cars, bouncy castle, giant board games and donkey rides in good weather.
Borrowcop Gazebo was built in 1804 and provides stunning views of Lichfield and surrounding areas. It is said to be the location of the burial ground of three Christian kings killed in battle by Roman troops.
This impressive leisure centre offers a wide variety of indoor/outdoor facilities including two swimming pools, gym and health suite all available on a 'pay as you go' basis. If you are searching for a fun and invigorating leisure experience, or an...
Chasewater boasts a beautiful reservoir and acres of wet lowland heathland that is home to deer, newts and many bird species. There is a fully working railway with vintage steam and diesel trains to enjoy. Regular exhibitions take place at Chasewater Innovation Centre...
The volunteer-run Chasewater Railway operates vintage steam and diesel trains in Chasewater Country Park, just off the A5. Trains run between Brownhills West and Chasetown (Church St.) with stations at Norton Lakeside and Chasewater Heaths (adjacent to the Burntwood Bypass).
Conkers, the award winning attraction at The Heart of the National Forest, is a unique mix of indoor and outdoor experiences to keep you and your family engaged for hours. At the Discovery Centre there are four discovery zones designed for children and adults of all...
Britain's premier motorsport venue for speed sprinting against the clock began life as an airfield, but over the years has been converted into a fantastic national facility.
Drayton Manor Theme Park is packed with amazing rides and attractions making it a firm favourite with families and group visitors.
The 15-acre Drayton Manor Zoo is home to over 100 different species of animal from around the world. There’s a cheeky meerkat mob, a pair of endangered black leopards, apes and primates, parrots and owls and an adorable baby tapir, Nickolas, who was born just before Christmas....
The Georgian Grade II listed walled garden, nestled in the village of Elford, has been brought back to life over the past few years thanks to the tireless efforts of a group of volunteers called the Elford Hall Garden Project.
Georgian home of Erasmus Darwin, Grandfather of Charles Darwin and leading doctor, scientist, botanist, inventor and poet of the 18th Century. Museum displays, interactive features and herb garden. Located in the idylic surroundings of Cathedral Close.
This family leisure centre offers a variety of facilities including a swimming pool (closed for summer 2013*), gym and aerobics studio,two squash courts and a sports hall, all available on a pay-as-you-go basis. If you are searching for a fun and invigorating leisure...
The Garden of Remembrance is a tranquil green haven, nestled between Minster Pool, Museum Gardens and the Cathedral. It is a lovely quiet spot to contemplate and rest, during a busy day in the city.
The city based leisure centre offers a variety of indoor/outdoor facilities including a floodlit outdoor all weather synthetic pitch, squash courts and sports hall, all available on a pay-as-you-go basis.
Discover what Roman Britain was like at the remains of this important Roman staging post and settlement, including mansion (Roman Inn) and Bath House.
Stunning Lichfield Cathedral is a hidden gem in the heart of the country. The 800 year old cathedral is the third building on the site, and has a fascinating history. We invite you to come and discover in for yourself...
Aimed at Children, aged between 5 and 12, this trail guides you around the city. Through a series of questions, tour goers get to find out fun and interesting facts about Lichfield including burnings at the stake and civil war shootings! At the end of the tour, children who answer...
Lichfield Clock Tower, also known as Friary Clock Tower, is a 19th century Grade II listed clock tower located on The Friary, just opposite Festival Gardens, in the heart of the city. The tower dates from 1863, when it first stood on the junction of Bird Street and Bore Street over the site of the...
The Lichfield Garrick is a thriving theatre in the centre of Lichfield, attracting well over 100,000 people each year. Boasting an auditorium of 560 seats, a 150 seat studio theatre and a wide variety of entertainment to suit all - from comedy to...
Lichfield District Council's Council Chamber and Chief Executiveâ€™s office are housed in two of Lichfieldâ€™s most historic buildings â€“ Lichfield Grammar School and the School Masterâ€™s House. The two buildings date back to 1682.
The Lichfield pinfold is situated on Beacon Street, and dates back to the times of cattle markets in Lichfield.
Lord Brooke was an English Civil War Roundhead General, who commanded Parliament forces in Warwickshire and Staffordshire. Lord Brooke was killed during the 1st siege of Lichfield Cathedral in 1643.
This impressive karting centre is one of the top circuits in the UK - perfect for a fun day out for the family, a fabulous kids party, a birthday event, a team or corporate hospitality day, stag and hen parties and much more.
Minster Pool & Walk is a beatiful tranquil spot in the heart of the city, nestled between Beacon Park, Stowe Pool and Lichfield Cathedral. The pool affords delightful views of the Cathedral's spire across the water.
Monks Walk Garden is a charming hidden garden, located in the grounds of Staffordshire University and Lichfield Library and the public has free access at all times. Feel free to visit, spend time and contemplate in our beautiful surroundings.
Museum Gardens is a beautiful tranquil spot, in the heart of the city centre. It is home to a stunning water feature, three statues, including one of Commander Smith, Captain of the Titanic. It was restored to its former glory in 2011 and in the summer boasts glorious displays of...
A day of adventure awaits at Staffordshire's Tourism Experience of the Year 2014, the National Forest Adventure Farm. Meet and feed the animals, explore the outdoor Funfield, take a tractor and trailer ride and have fun in the huge indoor Playbarn.
We offer guided nature walks in beautiful surroundings. Our llamas carry a buffet picnic and chairs to make the stroll more enjoyable. You feel calmer when you walk a llama.
The National Memorial Arboretum is the UK’s year-round Centre of Remembrance where you can celebrate and honour the men and women who have served our Nation in many different ways. A spiritually uplifting place which honours the fallen, recognises service and sacrifice, and...
NPF Bassetts Pole provide unforgettable paintball and outdoor activity experiences to all ages. With 28 years of knowledge and passion for our field we deliver a whole range of different days out that people of any ages or any amount of experience will love and enjoy.
Prince Rupert was the nephew of Charles I. He was arguably the most famous and distinguished Royalist of the English Civil War. Amongst his notable victories was the capture of Lichfield Cathedral Close in 1643. Prince Rupert created an artillery mount, known as St Rupert's Mount,...
Discover the life and times of Samuel Johnson, England's greatest man of letters and famous wit. Follow the story of the young Samuel Johnson from his difficult childhood to national celebrity and Dictionary fame. Experience five floors of exhibits in a...
Journey through the historic estate of Shugborough and discover a bygone era of costumed living history characters bringing the past to life. Shugborough, the UK’s only complete working historic estate is no ordinary stately home but a living, working experience of life as it was...
Speakers' Corner Lichfield was launched in May 2009, with the help of the Speakersâ€™ Corner Trust, to much applause. Hundreds of people joined in the celebrations which featured over 30 speeches, musical and dance performances, as well as star appearances from BBCâ€™s Jo Malin and ex Corrie Star...
The Hospital, a place of hospitality and now providing sheltered housing for retired people is one of the finest 15th Century brick buildings in the Country. Notable stained glass window by John Piper (1984). The Chapel is open to the public for quiet enjoyment.
Enjoy scrummy cakes, delightful gifts, souveniers, a museum, visitor information and much more at our fantastic visitor centre.
The regimental museum and archive of the Staffordshire Regiment showing 300 years of history with galleries, live interpretation for groups, a reproduction WWI trench system and research facilities by appointment.
Stowe Pool is within easy walking distance from the city centre and provides a relaxing setting for course fishing, roach, perch, carp, pike and tench. The site, designated as a site of special scientific interest, is also home to a variety of birds, waterfowl and endangered species.
Come and spend time in the footsteps of the city's Franciscan Friars, an order of monks founded by St Francis of Assisi in 1209, and who created a Friary in Lichfield in 1237, the remains of which can still be seen in a beautiful public gardens.
On 24 November 2012, at Wall in Staffordshire, a lasting monument to the Queen's Diamond Jubilee was unveiled alongside Watling Street, close to its junction with ancient Ryknild Street, where once stood a milestone of the reign of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius Claudis (268-70).
Come along to view the work in progress to restore the Lichfield Canal which was filled in during the 1950s. The main restoration site is currently at Tamworth Road in Lichfield where Locks have been restored and a short section has been returned to water. ...
The ‘Brewing Experience’ at the NBC incorporates large elements of the original Bass Museum.
The National Forest is one of England’s most ambitious environmental projects. Across parts of Leicestershire, Derbyshire and Staffordshire, 200 square miles are being transformed, blending ancient woodland with new planting to create a new National Forest.
Explore the city's old prison, on this site since 1548. See original cells, discover the inmates' stories and find out about law and order in Lichfield in this small display.