Attractions

Top Choice Cathedral in Lichfield

Lichfield Cathedral

Crowned by three dramatic towers, Lichfield Cathedral is a Gothic fantasy, constructed in stages from 1200 to 1350. The enormous vaulted nave is set slightly off line from the choir, creating a bizarre perspective w…
Historic Building in Lichfield

Erasmus Darwin House

After turning down the job of royal physician to King George III – perhaps a lucky escape, considering the monarch's descent into madness – Erasmus Darwin became a leading light in the Lunar Society, debating the or…
Museum in Lichfield

Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum

This absorbing museum charts the life of the pioneering lexicographer, wit, poet and critic Samuel Johnson, who moved to London from his native Lichfield and devoted nine years to producing the first major dictionar…
Roman Site in Lichfield

Wall Roman Site

The village of Wall was once the Roman settlement of Letocetum, which became a key staging post on the Roman road to Wales, and the remains of its inn and hot and cold thermae (baths), dating from 130 AD, are still …
Museum in Lichfield

Lichfield Museum

Exhibits cover 1300 years of Lichfield history at this museum inside the old St Mary's Church. Climb the tower's 120 steps for sweeping city views.