Five Great Pubs to Visit Near Beacon Park, Lichfield

Nestled right in the heart of Lichfield, Beacon Park has been a public oasis since 18591. With over 70 acres
of formal gardens and open spaces, it's a treasure trove of natural beauty and local history.

So, after a day of exploring one of the UKs most visited free tourist spots (it’s estimated around two
million people visit each year), you deserve a great place to eat, drink and meet with friends.

Here’s our pick of five of the best pubs and restaurants near Beacon Park.


1. The Hedgehog, Lichfield

First and geographically the closest on our list is The Hedgehog. Picture yourself in a modern, vibrant pub where the atmosphere buzzes as much as its namesake (and yes, hedgehogs do buzz. And purr. Give it a Google. We’ll be here when you get back). From the innovative dishes to the extensive range of drinks, The Hedgehog is ready to offer you a warm welcome and a memorable culinary experience.

2. The Whittington Arms, Lichfield

Next up, we journey to The Whittington Arms. This traditional pub oozes charm, with its cosy corners and friendly staff.


Can you taste the home-cooked food, or feel the cool condensation on a pint of real ale? It’s all waiting for you at The Whittington Arms.

3. The Bull's Head, Lichfield

Our next stop, The Bull's Head, is a true gem. Picture yourself in a pub where history meets modern comfort, where every dish tells a story, and every sip of ale feels like a celebration. It’s not just a pub, it’s an experience.

4. The Tame Otter, Tamworth

Just a short drive away in Tamworth, we find The Tame Otter. Imagine relaxing in a tranquil riverside setting, enjoying a delicious meal made from locally sourced ingredients. Whether you prefer a classic pub meal or something a bit more contemporary, The Tame Otter has it all.

5. The Plough & Harrow, Walsall

Finally, we arrive at The Plough & Harrow in Walsall. This historic pub offers a blend of the traditional and modern, with its rustic charm and innovative menu. Can you hear the friendly chatter, smell the enticing aromas, and feel the warmth of the welcome? That’s the magic of The Plough & Harrow.


So, there you have it - five fantastic pubs near Beacon Park, each ready to serve up a hearty dose of
English hospitality AND you’ve learned something new about hedgehogs. Take that, Trip Advisor.