Lichfield is Staffordshire's premier heritage city nestled in the heart of the country's most creative county, just north of Birmingham. With a city that's steeped in heritage and a district that's alive with action and adventure, we're well worth a visit!
Packed with things to do and see - from the thrills and spills of Drayton Manor, to the serenity of the National Memorial Arboretum - there's something to suit all tastes and budgets.
For a sumptuous treat, sample elegant splendour at the Cathedral coffee shop, afternoon tea at the The Tudor Of Lichfield, or visit theGreen Room at the Lichfield Garrick, which also plays host to wonderful evenings of free jazz and blues every Friday from 5pm. For a tasty treat to suit all pockets, visit the cafe at the Lichfield Heritage Centre.
As night falls you will be spoilt for choice. From country pubs, to city centre Thai, Italian, Indian, and fusion cuisine restaurants, there's something to tempt all tastes. And, with award winning restaurants including Chandlers Brasserie, even connoisseurs will be pleased.
The Lichfield Festival, an international arts festival, has taken place every July for 30 years. The festival is a celebration of classical music, dance, drama, film, jazz, literature, poetry, visual arts and world music. Events take place at many venues around the city but centre on Lichfield Cathedral and the Garrick Theatre. Popular events include the medieval market in the Cathedral Close and the fireworks display which closes the festival