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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.
Chasewater hosts many leisure opportunities including water skiing, sailing, angling and a steam railway. There are regular exhibitions in the Forest of Mercia Innovation Centre and craft workshops. Chasewater was shortlisted for the National Picnic awards in 2009.
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...
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.
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.
Go Ape is the UK's number one Forest Adventure at Cannock Chase. It's the classic and original Go Ape experience. You will be briefed on the safety information before you fly down our zip-wires, leap off our Tarzan Swing and tackle our crossings whist enjoying some of...
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...
Lichfield Falconry and Hawking Centre was set up in 2013 by Josh Rees thanks to funding provided entirely by NBC Bird & Pest Solutions Ltd. NBC are a national wildlife management company and the franchise for the Midlands is run by Josh’s dad, Graham. The Falconry Centre...
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 the National Forest Adventure Farm, whatever the weather. You can meet and feed the animals, explore the outdoor Funfield and have fun in the huge indoor play area.
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. With 150 acres of beautiful woodland and gardens to explore and over 300...
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,...
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.
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.