Visiting Stowe Pool

Opening times

Stowe Pool is open every day all year round.

How to get here

Lichfield District is in southern Staffordshire, convenient for Birmingham and the National Exhibition Centre. The M6 Toll also runs down the western side of the district and links the M6 with the M42.

By road

The A38 and A5 meet in Lichfield and provide direct access to the Midlands motorway network: M42, M50, M40, M5/M6, and M1.

By rail or bus

Lichfield City Railway Station on Birmingham Road is a few minutes walk from the city centre. Opposite the bus station, it offers frequent direct services to Birmingham New Street station.

Lichfield, Burntwood and the district’s main villages are served by several bus companies that provide a range of services. We advise looking at route and timetable information before travelling.

For local bus and train times, call Centro on 0121 200 2700. If you are travelling from further afield, call Regional Travel Line on 0870 6082608.

How to find Stowe Pool

Stowe Pool is within easy walking distance from the city centre. It has various points of entry, the main one being from Dam Street. There are also entry points from St Chad’s Road, Stowe Road and direct from Cross Keys/Lombard Street car park.


Lichfield City is well-served by a number of long and short stay car parks all within easy reach of Lichfield Historic Parks. The nearest pay and display car park is on Cross Keys/Lombard Street. Find city centre car parks (external link).


Dogs are welcome in Stowe Pool. We do ask that owners keep their dogs under control at all times and away from the enclosed play area. We also kindly ask that you always clean up after your dog.

Barbecues in our parks

We generally allow barbecues in our parks and green spaces, but expect you to be sensible and to follow our guidance.

Drones & metal detecting

We do not allow drones to be flown or metal detecting to take place.