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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.
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.
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...
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 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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.