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Lichfield Cathedral

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Address: 19A The Close | The Close, Lichfield WS13 7LD, England
Phone Number: 44-1543-306100
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7:30 am - 6:15 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 6:15 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 6:15 pm

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A Hidden Treasure

We didn't know very much about Lichfield and actually stopped there en route to Bath for a coffee. Having explored the city, we shall definitely return to explore further. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Beverley, United Kingdom
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Beverley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

We didn't know very much about Lichfield and actually stopped there en route to Bath for a coffee. Having explored the city, we shall definitely return to explore further. We learnt a huge amount about the history of the ancient Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Mercia and were impressed by the architecture and treasures of the cathedral. The city itself is a... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Should you every be in Lichfield then you must visit the Cathedral.There is lots to see from the renovated windows to the stained glass given great coloured. There are a good number of volunteers all the Way round the cathedral who will answer any questions you have on the history of this great cathedral. There is no charge to enter... More 

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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

free to look around but you can make a donation towards the upkeep on leaving. Very knowledgeable volunteers to answer questions" very peaceful. Small gift shop inside but a larger one across the road. Lots for children (brass rubbing or trying to find the hidden cat in the stone work (located at the back wall of the side exhibition room... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Beautiful Cathedral. Stained glass windows wonderful. Went to see the renovated windows, the colours are spectacular.

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Horsham sussex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Lovely old cathedral with 3 spires. There are very knowledgeable volunteers who are more than willing to tell you anyhing you might ask about.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Lichfield Cathedral is special as this is to be the oldest one in England. Lichfield is a small town but quite spectacular with the two towers rising above the city. It’s definitely worth visiting. Also pass by the park on the other side of the road as you will find a statue of Edward John Smith, captain of the Titanic.... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Nice to see historical place, so much to learn from this place and admire the massive architecture. Excellent landmark.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

Joining a church full of past and present scholars, and their families, to celebrate 140 years of our school, it was wonderful to be back in this dramatic, ancient cathedral. The soaring arches & magnificent stained glass windows lent themselves to the occasion, with so many voices singing well known and much loved hymns. Wandering around beforehand, I was reminded,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Nice mosaics and stained glass windows. Unable to take photos unless you pay the camera charge of three pounds on way in so I did not bother. Interesting interactive games for adults and children like brass rubbings and plenty of info on cathedral to read as you walk around.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Approaching the cathedral from the west, you can be overwhelmed by the beauty of the red sandstone building and the three beautiful spires. Before you go inside, just wander around the outside and admire the beauty of the building; all the flying buttresses, the carved statues, the tracery of the windows and all the other work of the stonemasons. Whenever... More 

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