Lichfield

 

Visit Lichfield is the perfect group destination proud winners of CPT Coach Friendly City Award in 2009

Nestled in the heart of the country, just north of Birmingham, Lichfield District has something to suit all tastes.

Lichfield District is at the heart of things and has so much to see and do.  From the breathtaking National Memorial Arboretum, and the thrills and spills of Drayton Manor Theme Park, through to discovering more about the secrets of the Staffordshire Hoard, which was found just outside Lichfield.

As Staffordshire’s Premier heritage city, Lichfield is a visitor’s delight.  With great museum and stunning historical buildings,  all in easy walking distance – from Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum, and the home of Erasmus Darwin, through the city’s most famous landmark – the breathtaking  Lichfield Cathedral. 

Green Badge guided tours
Absolute must for those wishing to explore Lichfield! Our fully qualified guides know more about the city than anyone else, and are happy to share their knowledge with you. All tours can be tailor maid to your need’s and can last from an hour, to a whole day. Some tours are available in overseas languages.

 

Day and half day visits to Lichfield

A Premier Heritage Day Out
Start your day off in style with morning tea or coffee into eh beautiful Cathedral Close.  This full day visit includes a guided tour of Lichfield Cathedral and a guided tour of the city.

Wings of a Dove
This tour combines the themes of home, peace and humanity – bringing together the social and military history of conflict from 1914 to the present day.  You will visit the Staffordshire Regiment Museum, National Memorial Arboretum, Commonwealth and German War Graves and the Museum of Cannock Chase.  There is also the option to have either lunch or afternoon tea’40’s style’ at the Roman Way Hotel, Cannock.

A Tale of Two Lichfield’s
Visit two of Staffordshire’s most stunning buildings – Lichfield Cathedral and Shugborough

Heritage and Honour
This tour includes choices of Lichfield Cathedral or city tours, Tamworth Castle or town tour or why not visits the National Memorial Arboretum.

City Tours
Lichfield has so many city tours to choose from why not try?

1.         Stroll Around the Gardens of Lichfield

2.         Pubs, Priests and Prostitutes

3.         Behind Close Doors

4.         The Civil War in Lichfield

5.         Alrewas Village Tour

6.         For Lovers of Romance

7.         Boobies and Blockheads – a tale about Samuel Johnson

8.         Georgian Gems

9.         Heritage Trail

10.        Tavern Tales

11.        Gruesome and Ghostly from September to March

 

Attraction names and websites

1.         Lichfield Cathedral – www.lichfield-cathedral.org

2.         The National Memorial Arboretum – www.thenma.org

3.         The Samuel Johnson Museum – www.samueljohnsonbirthplace.org.uk

4.         Drayton Manor Theme Park – www.draytonmanor.co.uk

5.         Erasmus Darwin House – www.erasmusdarwin.org

Brief GROUP TOUR Itinerary:

DAY of DEPARTURE

Depart from your choice of pick up point in your hometown giving plenty of time to make the leisurely journey to Lichfield. Regular comfort stops and a lunch halt will be made en-route as traffic dictates

On reaching the hotel, the driver will unload the luggage for immediate check in. The rest of the evening is free at leisure

DAYS in RESORT

Free time in Lichfield, take your choice of day excursions, stay 1,2,3,4 or 5 nights or more

DAY of RETURN

After breakfast, we say a fond farewell to the hotel and its staff and rejoin the Five Star Travel coach for the return journey home. Comfort stops will be made at regular intervals when time and traffic allows

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Transport:
We will collect you from your chosen pick up point(s) in a choice of 25, 29, 35, 49, 51, 74 or 83 seater coaches.

Accommodation:
Is provided in 2, 3 or 4 bedded rooms with private en-suite facilities
A limited number of single rooms are available at a small supplement, maybe even free if the hotel is willing

Evening Entertainment:
Most hotels provide evening entertainment of some form, you will be advised on which nights when booking

Meal Plan
All rooms are booked on a bed & breakfast cooked basis.
An evening meal option is available at a supplement on any nights of your stay
 
Optional Extra Night(s)
Why not stay extra night(s) and spend more time in resort or have a choice of optional day excursions

Day excursion ideas, when extra nights booked:





Local Tourist attractions:

Lichfield Cathedral – www.lichfield-cathedral.org

The National Memorial Arboretum – www.thenma.org

The Samuel Johnson Museum – www.samueljohnsonbirthplace.org.uk

Drayton Manor Theme Park – www.draytonmanor.co.uk

Erasmus Darwin House – www.erasmusdarwin.org


All itineraries are suggestions and can be adapted to suit your group requirements