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48 Hours in Lichfield

Whatever you are looking for from your stay, Lichfield has the overnight break for you.

We can accommodate a range of tastes, needs and budgets…

The city is rich in heritage and culture with beautiful architecture, absorbing history, exhilarating attractions, delicious dining, tranquil parks and diverse evening entertainment.

Take a look at our suggested Itineraries to help you plan your visit

Day 1

Arrive in Lichfield - Enjoy coffee and cake at one of our many restaurants and cafes

Take a stroll around the city - Download a map and one of our city trails to help you discover the city, you can choose from,

Heritage Trail,

Sculpture Trail,

Real Ale Trail,

and for children we have

Children's Heritage Trail

Brass Rubbing Trail

Don't forget to check out the latest addition to our trail experience with Lichfield Time Travellers: AR Trail – a fabulous new interactive Augmented Reality (AR) trail, where you can meet characters from the city on your screen, while they tell you all about Lichfield.

Visit Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum

Explore the wide range of High Street shops, exclusive gift shops and independent boutiques

Dine in the city centre - choose from our many restaurants and public houses, prior to

Taking in a performance at Lichfield Garrick Theatre

Choose from a selection of comfortable locations to Relax in city centre accommodation

Day 2

Take breakfast at your chosen accommodation, or choose from our many restaurants, cafes and public houses

Join a highlights tour of Lichfield Cathedral - tours generally available at 11am and 2pm

Stop off for tea or coffee or a spot of lunch

Visit Erasmus Darwin House

Take a stroll around Beacon Park Museum Gardens

Dine in the city centre - choose from our many restaurants and public houses

Check out evening entertainment at the Hub

… A further 48 hours in Lichfield District

When you have enjoyed the city centre offer, look a little further afield and explore district attractions in your visit

Day 1

While away a few hours exploring the memorials, trees and wildlife in the beautiful location of the National Memorial Arboretum, or if you’re a thrill seeker head to Drayton Manor Park to experience a fun filled adrenalin rush at one of the country’s main theme parks.

Stop off for lunch at your chosen visit

Treat yourself to a little retail therapy at the Heart of the Country shopping Village or Curborough Hall Farm Craft Centre, both offer tea rooms/ coffee shops for an added indulgence to your visit.

An evening stroll at Chasewater Country Park or Fradley Junction and Nature Reserve offers a peaceful conclusion to your day

Choose from a selection of comfortable locations to relax in a rural location

Day 2

Enjoy breakfast at your accommodation of choice or choose from a large selection of city centre restaurants, public houses and café’s

Expand your knowledge of Roman history in Britain at Letocetum, the Roman remains at wall, or immerse yourself in the local history of the Staffordshire Regiment at the self-named Staffordshire Regiment Museum

Take a leisurely lunch at a rural restaurant or public House

Explore the nostalgia of steam at Chasewater railway, or discover the processes and nuances of English wines at Buzzard Valley Vineyard

Please do use our suggestions to plan your short break, however, access, availability and opening times can be subject to change and should be checked directly with the relative attractions and businesses before planning your trip.

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