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
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,
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
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
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
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.