Lichfield has so much going on.
One of the smallest cities in England, Lichfield is big on charm, history and beauty, right in the heart of the Staffordshire countryside.
Top 10 things to do in Lichfield
Lichfield Cathedral Highlights Tour
Trained guides offer a glimpse into the vast history of the Cathedral from Anglo-Saxon times, its unique architecture, stained glass and treasures. A voluntary collection is taken at the end.
- Guided Tour
City Of Sculpture Trail
This two-hour odyssey can be downloaded in digital map form to your phone or tablet. Starting at the Cathedral, it takes in a range of contemporary and historical monuments including Dr Johnson's statue and works by Peter Walker.
An Evening With Kate Humble
The writer and broadcaster, specialising in science, wildlife and rural affairs, shares stories from her life and career.
The Preston-based six-piece outfit fronted by Paul Melville plays blues, soul and old-school rhythm and blues.
Erasmus Darwin House
The house and gardens of Erasmus Darwin, scientist, doctor, man of letters and grandfather of Charles.
- Stately Home
The Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum
Learn about the history of the man at the site where he spent the first 27 years of his life.
Minster Pool & Walk
An ancient and mysterious pool of water that is believed to have been created or extended during early medieval times. There is an illuminated walkway next to it which was developed in the 18th Century by poet Anna Seward.
The Green Flag-accredited park extends over 70 acres, with floral displays, woodland walks, pond dipping and a community garden. Guided walks and children's activities take place throughout the year.
A pool that has been designated as a site of special scientific interest. It is home to a variety of birds, waterfowl and fish.