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Lichfield Cathedral

The Close, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13 7LD
Lichfield Cathedral

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On arrival you will receive a warm welcome and a free Pilgrim Guide to guide you round the Cathedral.


Free leaflets are also available for children (The Rainbow Guide) and young people (Blood, Bones and Battles: A Grisly Guide to Lichfield Cathedral). Souvenir Guides are also available at £3.99.

For more information contact one of our Welcomers, trained Guides or Chaplains in the Cathedral and they will be happy to help.

Take a Break at Chapters Coffee Shop and Restaurant
Hospitality is provided by Chapters, our own licensed restaurant, serving light meals, tea and coffee, wine and beer.

Browse at our Cathedral Gift and Book Shop.
Do just visit one of our two Gift and Book Shops, located opposite the West Front and also in the Cathedral itself. Every sale supports the work of the Cathedral. We have a wide range of books, souvenirs, gifts, CDs, jewellery, pictures, and confectionery to help you remember your visit.

Accessible toilets are available in the Cathedral Coffee Shop, and opposite The Old Stables. Public toilets are also available on these sites. Most of the building and the entire Close is accessible to wheelchair users.

If you would like to make a visit as a group, or bring a school party on a study visit, then please click on group tours and school visits

From time to time entrance to the Cathedral may be restricted because of services or concerts. We always recommend you call 01543 306100 to check before travelling and please also see the events calendar.

Cathedral Opening Times
Mon to Fri: 7.30 am to 6.15 pm
Saturday: 8.00 am to 6.15 pm
Sunday: 7.30 am to 5.00 pm

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  • Accessible toilets - Accessible toilets are available in the Cathedral Coffee Shop, and opposite The Old Stables. Public toilets are also available on these sites.
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors - Most of the building and the entire Close is accessible to wheelchair users.


  • On-Site café/restaurant

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge) - There are numerous car parking areas surrounding the Cathedral.

Provider Features

  • In town/city centre

Target Markets

  • Marketed Towards Families

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups - We welcome group visits throughout the year, but, as the Cathedral gets very busy, these do need to be booked in. The Life of Lichfield Cathedral Guided Tours are, normally, arranged between 10.00am and 12.00pm, and 2.00pm and 4.00pm. Standard tours introduce the visitor to the long history of the Cathedral, highlight some of its more important moments, and visit the main places of interest. You should allow at least one and a quarter hours for your tour. Please contact jo.burkinshaw@lichfield-cathedral.org

Tel: 01543 306 100

Fax: 01543 306109

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Opening Times

1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024


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