A Place of Pilgrimage, History and Prayer
Lichfield Cathedral is recognised as one of the oldest places of Worship in Britain as well as being the burial place of the great Anglo-Saxon missionary Bishop, St Chad. It is also the only medieval Cathedral with three spires.
Visited by tourists, pilgrims and worshippers alike, Lichfield Cathedral is the symbolic centre and Mother Church of the Church of England Diocese of Lichfield.
Dean of Lichfield, The Very Revd Adrian Dorber says:
"As a community, the Cathedral sets high store by its welcome and hospitality, in this it tries to be faithful to the friendship and freedom given in the good news of Jesus Christ. Do come and visit. We will be delighted to see you"
Discover Lichfield Cathedral
When you visit Lichfield Cathedral you will be offered a free Pilgrim guide of the Cathedral and grounds. Special guides have been written for children and Welcomers and trained Tour Guides are on hand to give advice and assistance.
The treasures of the cathedral include:
The Lichfield Cathedral Community reaches out to the local community through prayer as well financial support to national caring agenices:
Diocesan Sound Digest
Supplies over 500 tapes a month to the partially sighted across the diocese.
Lichfield Cathedral Gift Shop
They sell a wide variety of gifts including:
Souvenirs and gifts
And much more
Currently situated at the rear corner of the Cathedral.
Coffee Shop and Licensed Restaurant
Serving light lunches, drinks, afternoon tea, homemade cakes to visitors.
Situated right opposite the West door exit of the Cathedral.
Mother and Baby Group
A meeting place for young mothers and their first child.
Education and Encounter Programme
Tertiary level classes, lectures and talks in a wide range of subjects
Please visit our website for details of the next exhibition.
A warm welcome, hospitality and information is offered to all visitors to Lichfield Cathedral.
Would you like to bring a group or school party on a trip to Lichfield Cathedral? Then please visit our website for further details.
Cathedral Opening Times
Monday to Friday: 7.30 am to 6.15 pm
Saturday: 8.00 am to 6.15 pm
Sunday: 7.30 am to 6.15 pm
If you want to find out more about Lichfield Cathedral, please visit their website for further details. Don't forget to check out their rolling programme of events.
With special thanks to Lichfield Cathedral Photographers.
Absolutely beautiful. Such a special place and an honour to be able to visit it. We all loved it!
The Magic Flute on Friday evening. Very interesting presentation and unusual setting.
Always enjoy a visit to Lichfield - a great city with excellent shops, good pubs, restaurants and friendly people - plus a superb Cathedral: nothing more required for a short break or longer holiday.
On a recent tour we were taken to a visit to the wonderful Lichfield Cathedral. Always somewhere I had wanted to go but never got around to it. It was a lovely day and the staff were very knowledgeable. We...
What a wonderful place Lichfield Cathedral is? You just can't imagine how they even began to construct it all those years ago. If you have not been you are missing a reat treat.