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Lichfield Cathedral

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Looks even more impressive due to the elevated position above the small city. Real splendid of days... read more

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The Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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Magnificent inside and out. Never tire of standing outside and looking at the Kings and wondering... read more

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Looks even more impressive due to the elevated position above the small city. Real splendid of days gone by when so much money was put into building religious sites

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Magnificent inside and out. Never tire of standing outside and looking at the Kings and wondering on the sheer skill of those many, many workers that must have worked on them for generations. A must see if you are in the Midlands

Date of experience: May 2019
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The only UK cathedral with 3 spires ("The Ladies of the Vale"), Lichfield Cathedral is a must visit if you find yourself in Lichfield. There has been a cathedral here since 700 AD - you can sense the history all around. A beautiful space inside...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we are visiting many cathedrals and this one did not disappoint. The tour guide was excellent and spent ages telling us details of the buildings which we would otherwise have never have known. A super place as it exudes history

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Andrew L
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we visited they had a moon landing exhibit on. There was a little elevated platform for you to see the moon floor covering, although it was no different to standing on the ground. They had a hidden heights tour on which we missed by...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An outing only an hour or so away by car from home in Cheshire has reminded me just how much this country has to offer the traveller. I have been to Lichfield only once years ago but never to the cathedral. Its famous three spires...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Grandchildren and grandparents loved jumping on the moon, great experience and such a beautiful place. Staff were very helpful

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Dorothy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful Cathedral but closed the Saturday we visited for a concert rehearsal. Nothing can be said about it's interior since closure was 12-30 pm until 17-39 pm then a ticket only concert all night. .

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank philrobson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

100% superb. The lighting effects were fantastic in this wonder cathedral. A great evening with great music Only issue - 10 minute walk to the nearest toilets. Surely there should be facilities inside the cathedral. Can’t think of ant other church or cathedral that hasn’t...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Could not understand a single word of the official documentary footage due to sound distortion, screen was out of focus, sound production on all vocals very poor, orchestral pieces better but not perfect. Many people left at half time, we left early into the second...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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KirstenL523
July 28, 2019|
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Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
I think assistance dogs can go in,not sure about house dogs. You could ring them. It could be dogmatic.
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64annd
June 4, 2019|
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Response from valerieb324 | Reviewed this property |
Yes as went around it with my rollator
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June 27, 2016|
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Response from sue-chesterton | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is misaligned. When part of the cathedral was altered in the 1170s, the north wall of the choir was not built in line with the nave. The thinking is that the rebuilding was started before a nearby chapel was... More
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