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Lichfield Cathedral, Lichfield
(4.7/5 based on 1,100+ reviews on the web)
Set in a stunning river location, Lichfield Cathedral is the only medieval English cathedral with three spires. For information and navigation, take a free guide on arrival--"Pilgrim Guide" for adults, "Angel Trail" for young children, and "Saints, Swords, and Saxons" for older children. The cathedral features fine examples of medieval stained-glass windows from the 1530s. The restaurant and coffee shop sits in the idyllic 13th-century walled garden, selling locally sourced and freshly prepared dishes. If you want to use your camera, you need a permit, which you can purchase on arrival. The cathedral is wheelchair accessible, with chairs available for use on a first-come, first-served basis. See Lichfield Cathedral and all Lichfield has to offer by arranging your trip with our Lichfield tour planner.
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  • As magnificent as I recalled from childhood. Allow plenty of time to look round, and to enjoy a stroll round the Minster Pool and the cafe. 
  • A truly amazing and beautiful Cathedral, the three spires dominate the local skyline and once at the cathedral they stand proud before you, once inside the place is very well kept and has some wonderf...  more »
  • I often visit Lichfield Cathedral as I live not far away. It is a beautiful place and I often take friends and relatives there from overseas and they are always amazed at how interesting it is. I rece...  more »
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  • A beautiful building. In a lovely city. Free entry but they do ask for donations. Only fair considering the couple of hours you can easily stay in there. The staff are all friendly. There were a number of tours going on during our visit. Each guide oozing information about the history and design. The craftsmanship is absolutely outstanding in this place. I highly recommend visiting
  • Impressive Gothic cathedral with three spires close to the city centre. Unlike some religious buildings this one has a happy, busy feel to it. Welcoming staff and free admission although a donation towards the maintenance costs would be welcome.
  • Stunning and definitely worth a visit. The meet and greet at the entrance was such a loverly touch. So helpful to have people standing by to give you some knowledge around it. The touch screens are also a great idea.
  • Surprisingly fabulous cathedral that's in need of some restoration and on the exterior. Interior is worth a good look around.
  • Only 3 spired Cathedral in UK. Some splendid artefacts. books, and other antiquities including gold and silver from excavation works locally. A tranquil setting where you can take a picnic if you wish.