Lichfield, United Kingdom
The cathedral city of Lichfield is located in Staffordshire, England, roughly 25 km (16 miles) north of Birmingham. It is hailed for its old cultural traditions and 230 buildings included on the Statutory List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. The city is renowned for being home to a magnificent three-spired medieval cathedral and for being the birthplace of the writer Samuel Johnson. ... Read more »
- Lichfield Cathedral
- Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum
- Lichfield Clock Tower
- Explore the Staffordshire Regiment Museum
- Take a trek around Cannock Chase, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
- Enjoy a picnic at Lichfield’s 81-acre Beacon Park
Lichfield enjoys average maximum temperatures of 22ºC (72ºF) in summer and 7ºC (45ºF) in winter. Rainfall occurs throughout the year, with the wintertime experiencing the heaviest levels of precipitation.
Getting There & Around
Lichfield is served by Birmingham Airport and East Midlands Airport, which are respectively 32 km (20 miles) and 55 km (54 miles) from the city centre. Taxis and car hires are available to take visitors to their destinations.
Lichfield is served by two main railway stations, Lichfield City and Lichfield Trent Valley. Lichfield boasts regular bus services both in and around the city. Lichfield is home to an extensive road network, rendering the city easy to explore by car.« Hide