A historic market town steeped in history, Lichfield is surrounded by beautiful countryside that is just waiting to be explored. As well as being a perfect retreat for those looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, this close knit community features a range of homes and new developments for those who wish to stay a bit more permanently. When it comes to raising family in a location with a host of amenities, Lichfield is certainly worth considering.
When it comes to public transport, Lichfield ticks all the boxes. The Lichfield Trent Valley train station provides good connections to both Birmingham and London, and for road links you’ll be located close to both the M6 motorway and M6 toll road, as well as the A38 for direct access into Birmingham itself.
In Lichfield you’ll have access to some great schools across the WS14 and WS15 postcodes. These include: Willows County Primary School, Charnwood Primary Academy and The Friary School.
From pubs and bars, to coffee shops and restaurants, there are plenty of fantastic places to eat and drink with your family and friends in Lichfield. But where to try first? Some of our favourites include McKenzie’s in the City (home to one of the best Sunday roasts in the area), Chapters ‘The Café in the Close’ for a delicious locally sourced fry-up, and don’t forget about The Four Seasons at Swinfen Hall for a truly magnificent afternoon tea – the height of sophistication!
There are plenty of spectacular public spaces in Lichfield, just ready and waiting to be explored with your little ones or furry friend. From the National Memorial Arboretum, the UK's Centre of Remembrance with 350 dedicated memorials, a restaurant, land train tour, gift shop and play areas for the kids to Cannock Chase park and forest, designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Getting our and exploring some beautiful areas couldn’t be easier round here!
Looking to enjoy a spot of culture at the weekend? You’ve come to the right place! In Lichfield not only do you have its magnificent cathedral which dates all the way back to the 12th century, but the Samuel Johnson Museum is also certainly worth a visit for fans of the legendary author. In addition the Wall Roman Site features a museum, Roman inn and bathhouse ruins, and visiting The Staffordshire Regiment Museum is a must for history buffs.