Whittington trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Whittington

Trip Planner Europe  /  UK  /  England  /  Staffordshire  /  Whittington
(4.4/5 based on 45+ reviews for 1 attraction)
Things to do: museums
Whittington is a village and civil parish which lies approximately 3 miles south east of Lichfield in the Lichfield district of Staffordshire, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 2,591. The parish council is a joint one with Fisherwick. The Coventry Canal borders the village to the north and east.HistoryWhittington Heath was the site of the Lichfield races which had moved from Fradley in 1702. During the 18th century they were one of the largest and well attended race meetings in the Midlands and in 1773 a grandstand was erected near the Lichfield-Tamworth Road. However during the 19th century the popularity of the races dwindled, and military use of the heath grew.Under the Cardwell Reforms of the army, the War Office approached the Marquess of Anglesey in 1875 to buy the heath for the building of Whittington Barracks. Construction of the barracks for the depots of the two regiments and for a militia battalion (of which there were four in the county) started on Whittington Heath in 1877. 1881 was the date recorded as the formal handing over of the newly built barracks to the military.
Put Whittington at the heart of your travel plans by using our United Kingdom (UK) trip generator.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Whittington

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.
We'll find the best hotel deals
from all the top travel sites.

Best price guaranteed.
Powered by

Where to stay

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
Checking In:
Checking Out:

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Whittington:
Theme parks, outdoors, fun & games
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Parks, sightseeing, museums
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Wildlife areas, theme parks, golf
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Adventure, outdoors, golf
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »
Historic sites
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Staffordshire

1 day in Edingale BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Cannock BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Staffordshire BY A USER FROM SPAIN December, kids, popular PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Derby & Lichfield BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 37 days in United Kingdom & Dublin BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Great Haywood BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Rugeley BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Tamworth BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 32 days in Stoke-on-Trent BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Staffordshire BY A USER FROM GERMANY October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Alton BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: October, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News