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Published September 10th 2020
Sign up to a new card scheme and enjoy special offers
Local businesses and attractions throughout the historic city of Lichfield in Staffordshire have joined forces to offer residents, shoppers, and visitors a little extra over the coming weeks. They have come together to collectively run special offers and discounts through a new Your text goes hereVisit Lichfield Card. The discount card is being launched to help encourage people to visit, shop, dine, and stay locally. People will be able to find out more about the special offers and discounts on the Visit Lichfield website. All participating businesses will have stickers in their window, so passers-by know they are taking part. Cardholders will simply need to show their card to the participating business to receive the special offer or discount.
Use the new Visit Lichfield Card at The George Hotel
The free Visit Lichfield Card is available to anyone and can be applied for online or in person at Lichfield's Visitor Information Centre in St Mary's on the Market Square. To celebrate the launch, Lichfield District Council's Cabinet Member responsible for tourism, Councillor Iain Eadie, visited a number of the local venues that have put forward special offers, which fall under the headings of 'visit', 'shop', 'dine' and 'stay'. First on the whistle-stop tour was The Hub at St Mary's, which is offering a cake and a hot drink for the discounted price of £3.50. Next was a visit to The George Hotel, which has two offers running, including a discount on gin afternoon teas and a special offer autumn break. This was followed by a trip to Lichfield Antiques Centre, which is offering 10 percent off most items over £20. The final stop was Erasmus Darwin House which is offering a 10 percent discount in the museum's gift shop.
Councillor Iain Eadie said: "It was brilliant to meet with some of the local businesses and attractions who are running offers through the Visit Lichfield Card. The special offers and discounts are a wonderful way for our district attractions, shops, restaurants and accommodation to give something back to their loyal visitors and customers. I hope people will visit their local shops, restaurants, and attractions and help them in turn recover from the COVID lockdown. We're hoping even more district businesses will take part by sending us their exclusive special offers. In return, we'll help raise their profile on our Visit Lichfield website, through our social media channels and regular email newsletters."
Get money off the gift shop at Erasmus Darwin House