Guided tours

Lichfield Tour Guides

Private bubble tours

If you want to know more about Lichfield, why not book onto one of our specially designed tours?

Get together a group of five people, choose a date and time to suit you, and we’ll arrange for a guide to show you around and reveal the history, heritage and maybe a few secrets of the city.

Tours are £30 and take 90 minutes. To book, call 01543 308 924 or email 


Pre arranged guided tours  

Tours take 90 minutes, starting from Visitor Information at St. Mary’s in the Market Square, and cost £6 per person * £20 family friendly tickets available on selected tours (2 adults, one of which must be over 18 and responsible for the group, up to 3 under 12yrs.)


Discover Lichfield

Discover the history and heritage of the city.

Join one of our regular tours at 2pm each Thursday – to ensure you have a place, book onto the tour at Visitor Information, St. Mary’s in the Market Square or telephone 01543 308 924. Latest bookings taken at 1.30pm on the day.


Thursday 9 September

Thursday 16 September

Thursday 23 September

Thursday 30 September

Thursday 7 October

Thursday 14 October

Thursday 21 October

Thursday 28 October *


Gruesome and Ghostly

Hear about the Spine-tingling gruesome and ghostly tales of Lichfield.

Friday 11 September - 7pm

Friday 24 September - 7pm

Friday 29 October - 7pm

Saturday 30 October - 7pm

Sunday 31 October - 6pm

Sunday 31 October - 7pm


Lichfield's Water

Find out about the way water shaped the city's history and wellbeing. Explore the way it is stored, moved and used and how these methods helped to combat disease such as cholera.

Sunday 12 September - 3pm 

Saturday 30 October - 3pm


Sculpture Tour

Discover the art and sculpture in and around the city

Tuesday 12 October - 2pm             


Reading, Writing and Roaming

Discover the literary history of Lichfield.

Saturday 11 September - 2pm


Hideous History

A fun look at Lichfield's gruesome past - A family tour suitable for younger visitors

Tuesday 26 October - 2pm*


Pool Walk with St Chad

Take a walk around Stowe pool with St Chad, and learn how he influenced Lichfield.

Saturday 4 September - 3pm


Heritage Tour

Join our experienced guide as they take you around the city sharing their wealth of knowledge about the history and heritage of the city.

Saturday 25 September - 3pm

Friday 1 October - 2pm


Meet Our Tour Guides

To find out more about our tour guides go to our meet the guides page.


Coronavirus: Please see our latest advice on COVID-19

Please note that due to the recent updates to the Government Roadmap, we have limited the number of visitors per tour, and tour groups will be restricted to ten, socially distanced.

Please book early to avoid disappointment.

Please also be aware that due to changing national restrictions it may be necessary to cancel your tour at short notice – in this instance we will arrange to refund the cost of the ticket in full.