Situated in the county of Staffordshire, in the very heart of England, Lichfield is an ideal location to consider when planning group visits
Lichfield is home to many outstanding attractions such as the stunning Lichfield Cathedral; the Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum, Erasmus Darwin House and the Lichfield Museum and all within easy walking distance from the city centre.
The outstanding National Memorial Arboretum is a ten minute drive away and close at hand are also the Staffordshire Regiment Museum, Drayton Manor Theme Park and Tamworth Castle.
Lichfield is also an ideal venue for every shopping need, having many high street shop favourites within the Three Spires Shopping Centre including Debenhams. It’s also renowned for its wide range of individual and unique independent shops. There are a host of cafés, restaurants and eateries available to suit every taste and budget. With a traditional market operating every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday and the very popular Farmers’ Market on the first Thursday of every month, Lichfield is definitely a shoppers’ paradise!
Lichfield has received national recognition as a coach friendly city, having won the coveted Coach Friendly City award in February 2010. Coach groups are always welcome and there are plenty of allocated coach parking bays and drop-off points. Complimentary coach parking permits are available to those groups using our booking service.
A bespoke planning service can be provided for groups, Green Badge guided tours are also available, from general city tours to a specialised interest tour.
Special events packages are available including driver incentives.
Highlights for 2014 are the Food Festival on 30 and 31 August, Open Doors Heritage Weekend event on September 20 and 22 and Christmas Weekend on Saturday 6 and 7 December.
Jonathan Oates, Groups Officer, Visit Lichfield