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Places to Visit

Lichfield Heritage Centre

Discover “The Lichfield Story” through the Exhibits, Graphics, Displays and AV Presentations in our Exhibition which covers 2000 years of its fascinating history.

Market Square, Lichfield, WS13 6LG

Tel: 01543 256611

Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum

The Grade 1 listed building contains a varied mix of displays, reconstructed rooms and audio-visual media. Visitors are taken through the colourful life and major achievements of Lichfield’s most famous son, from troubled childhood, through literary obscurity and financial poverty, to world renown and success.

Breadmarket Street, Lichfield, WS13 6LG

Tel: 01543 26497

Lichfield Cathedral

One of the oldest places of Christian worship in Britain and the burial place of the Anglo Saxon missionary, St Chad. A medieval Cathedral with 3 spires in the heart of an historic City set in its own serene Close.

The Close, Lichfield, Staffordshire.

Beacon Park, Lichfield

Park for a leisurely walk, golf, children’s play area, crazy golf, tennis, basketball. Refreshments and ice cream available. baby changing facility

Beacon Park, Lichfield, WS13 6QZ

Curborough Craft Centre

One of the few remaining traditional craft centres in the West Midlands & Staffordshire. Based on a working farm at Curborough near Lichfield, Curborough has grown over the past years into a well known and thriving Craft & Antiques Centre. Over 22 Craft units and still growing, some of whom fully demonstrate their crafts.

Watery Lane (Off Eastern Avenue), Lichfield, Staffs. WS13 8ES


Friary Grange Leisure Centre

Family leisure centre offers a variety of facilities including a swimming pool, gym and aerobics studio, four squash courts and a sports hall, all available on a pay-as-you-go basis.

Eastern Avenue, Lichfield, WS13 7EU


King Edwards Leisure Centre

This modern centre offers a variety of indoor/outdoor facilities including a floodlit outdoor all weather synthetic pitch, squash courts and sports hall, all available on a pay-as-you-go basis.

Kings Hill Road, Lichfield, WS14 9DE

National Memorial Arboretum

Located in the heart of the country, the National Memorial Arboretum comprises 150 acres of trees and memorials devoted to the concept of Remembrance.

Croxall Road, Alrewas, Staffs, DE13 7AR


In and around Tamworth

Drayton Manor Park and Zoo

The UK’s best family theme park with kids rides, family fun, zoo, and thrill rides.

nr Tamworth, Staffs

Tel: 08708 725252

Tamworth Snowdome

Indoor snow slope with real snow, with rental fleet of skis and snowboards and also has snowblades and toboggans for hire.

Leisure island, River Drive, Tamworth.

Tel: 08705 000011

NAMCO Bowling

Tamworth’s largest interactive entertainment venue. With 26 professional bowling lanes, two stylish bars, a health and fitness centre, Kids Kingdom Indoor Soft Play Area, cutting edge arcade entertainment and a night club.

Castle Grounds , River Drive, Tamworth.

Tel: 01827 68448

Kingsbury Water Park

Kingsbury Water Park has 15 lakes situated in over 600 acres of country park. Stroll along the surfaced paths, explore hidden corners, spot birds and wildlife, hire a bike, join an organised event or host your own event. Whatever your idea of a countryside visit is, you will find it at Kingsbury. Also steam train rides.

Bodymoor Heath Lane, Bodymoor Heath.

Sutton Coldfield, B76 0DY

Tel: 01827 872660
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Ash End Children’s Farm

A family owned farm which has been operating as a Childrens Farm for over 25 years. Our aim is to provide an enjoyable and educational hands on experience for children of all ages. We are open to the general public and specialize in guided tours for school parties and play groups.

Middleton Lane,
Nr. Tamworth,
B78 2BL

Tel: 0121 329 3240
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