How to find us
Lichfield Cathedral, The Close, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13 7LD
The Cathedral is situated in south Staffordshire, about 17 miles north east of Birmingham.
Please note there is no parking in The Close. There are, however, several car parks you can use throughout the city of Lichfield. Find out more here. We have a number of spaces outside the Shop at No.9, The Close, for blue badge holders.
We are conveniently situated close to the main motorway network.
From the south: Leave the M42 at Junction 9, then take the A446. Follow the A38 to Lichfield and then follow signs for the city centre.
From the north: Leave the M6 at Junction 12. Follow the A38 to Lichfield, then follow signs for the city centre.
There are two train stations in Lichfield; Lichfield City (10 minute walk to the Cathedral) and Lichfield Trent Valley (30 minute walk to the Cathedral). There are regular trains from Birmingham New Street to Lichfield City. We advise visitors to check for the most up-to-date train times, here.
The nearest airports are Birmingham International and East Midlands. Both are within a 45 minute drive of the city.
Please note, it is not possible for coaches to come through The Close. Coaches are advised to turn round at the Morrison's roundabout and drop visitors at the bus stop. There is a further dropping off point near the Registry Office on Beacon Street.
Alternatively, the Lichfield Bus Station (opposite Lichfield City Rail Station) offers coach parking.