Guided tours

Lichfield Tour Guides

Our team of enthusiastic and knowledgeable guides have been showing groups around Lichfield for over 25 years and provide a varied programme of insightful and historic tours throughout the year.

Tours last for approximately 1.5 hours each, other than those which include refreshments. 

How to book tickets

Please note that booking is essential for all tours - we will take your contact details when you book, so we can contact you if there are any problems.

To book, call our Tourist Information team on 01543 308924 or call into the TIC in Lichfield Library which is open 9.30am to 4pm Monday to Saturday. For more information email

If you do want to book on the day, please call our tourist information team on 01543 308924 or visit our TIC in advance of the tour to check availability. We cannot guarantee spaces will be available on the day.

Please wear sensible shoes and appropriate clothing, especially on the winter evening tours.

There are a minimum and maximum number of people for each tour, should a tour need to be cancelled due to insufficient numbers or bad weather, a full refund will be given. Full terms and conditions are available on request.


Gruesome and Ghostly Tours 2019/ 2020

Ghosts, Ghouls and things that go bump in the night.

Learn some gruesome and spooky secrets about Lichfield.


Monday 17 February, 7pm 

Wednesday 18 March, 7pm

£9.50 tours include refreshments following the tour in a city centre pub or hotel.


City Tours 2020 

All tours are 90 minute tours at a cost of £6 per person unless otherwise stated - please contact the Tourist Information staff on 01543 308924 to book your place. 

Discover Lichfield

Sunday 2 February, 2pm


NEW FOR 2020 - Regular Weekly 'Discover Lichfield' Tours

These are 90 minute tours at a cost of £6 per person - No need to book - arrive at TIC in St Mary's in the Market Square in time for the 2pm tour, and pay at the Tourist Information desk

Friday 17 January

Friday 24 January

Friday 31 January

Thursday 6 February

Thursday 13 February

Thursday 20 February

Thursday 27 February


Hideous History Tour

Looking for something to do this February half-term? - This 90 minute tour, suitable for 5-11yrs ( must be accompanied by an adult) is just the thing to intrigued your youngsters. With stories of the gruesome past of Lichfield and a fun look at the city's history. 

Thursday 20 February  2pm


Pool Walk with St. Chad

Take a relaxed stroll with our guide around Stowe Pool, to St Chads church and learn about the connections between St Chad and the city

Monday 2 March, 2pm


Cathedral Close Tour

Join our guide on a tour around the Cathedral Close and learn about the buildings and inhabitants of the past

Sunday 8 March, 2pm


Georgian Gems

Our guide will lead you on a fascinating tour revealing the Georgian history and architecture of the city

Saturday 14 March, 2pm


Private and Group Tours

Visit Lichfield are pleased to offer a wide range of private and group tours, please email your requirements to and we will email you back with a quote, alternatively please call our Tourism Officer to discuss your requirements on 01543 308924.

Meet our Tour Guides

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