So much history, perfect stop off, so much to see and do..
From theatre and comedy, through to literature and music, Lichfield is fast becoming recognised as Staffordshires Festival City.
Nestled in the heart of the country, just a short drive from Birmingham, Lichfield District has something to suit all tastes.
Lichfield is a history lovers delight just waiting to be explored. Be awed by the City’s 3 spired medieval cathedral, fascinated by Samuel Johnson, the father of the first modern dictionary, illuminated by the St Chad Gospels and the Staffordshire Hoard challenged by the foresight of Erasmus Darwin, physician, scientist and grandfather of Charles Darwin.
If it’s excitement, adrenaline and adventure you’re after, head to Drayton Manor Park and test your nerve on some of the countries scariest rides!!
For a contemplative experience, visit the National War Memorial Arboretum which is home to the iconic Armed Forces memorial, that plays tribute to those who have died whilst on duty from the end of the Second World War to the present day.
Stay at St Johns, and enjoy everything Staffordshire has to offer
Since planting began in 1997, the National Arboretum has been a special place honouring those who have served, and continue to serve, our nation in many different ways. It’s not a cemetery. It’s a place of life, represented by the 50,000 trees planted here, where older and younger generations alike can wander and wonder. Covering […]
The first performance at the Garrick took place on 1st July 2003 and the theatre has played host to many thousands since. During the past 10 years, the Garrick has enjoyed a national reputation for excellence in producing with two of its own productions transferring to London. Click on the Link below to see whats […]