Weekend warriors and extreme athletes alike have plenty of outdoor options at Cannock Chase AONB. You can explore both forest and open heathland solo or enjoy professionally guided hiking and horse tours. Bike trails, zipline courses, fishing ponds, and mountain biking attract thousands of visitors each year. With advanced notice, the visitors’ center can help you tailor activities based on your interests and physical ability. If you plan to explore the grounds on foot, be sure to bring sturdy walking shoes. Many of the trails twist and turn on a level plane, but ramble on and on for miles. Daily weather conditions will determine what you’re able to see and do. Stop by the visitors’ center before starting out. Mobility scooters available; they must be booked at visitors center. Put Cannock Chase AONB on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Stafford driving holiday planning site.
Cannock Chase AONB Reviews
Beautiful forrest and the Gruffalo trail is a nice idea for kids. However is there any chance the gruffalo trail can be restricted to walkers? My kids were nearly skittled over 3 times yesterday by... more »
We live not far from Cannock Chase and we go here very often. There are many great MTB trails. Green is great for young children or those who just want to go on a simple walk. Blue is also good for a.... more »
Great place for to visit. Beautiful nature, and options for exercise like mountain bike trails and tree climbing adventure. Pro tip: bring food and drink with you, as the main food & drink places at the beginning of the park can get easily crowded.
Great place to to go to get out of the rat race enjoy some fresh air and look for the wildlife. If you go at the right time the chances are good for spotting deer fox rabbit and even badger.
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