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Cannock Chase

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Walking the dog

Absolutely love this place. Great for walking the dog, sponsored walks etc. There’s always... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Dawn H
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Stunning scenery all year round

England's smallest AOB, this small (around 79 square km) area is stunningly beautiful at all times... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
DrMaggieBailey
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Stafford, United Kingdom
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Chaseways Cannock Road, Stafford ST19 5DT, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Hello, after visiting the Santa's grotto today, at Birches Valley, here's my humble advice. Be prepared to wait outside (in our wonderful summer weather), for at least an hour and a half. The helpful young member of staff's sage reply to my questioning about the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Absolutely love this place. Great for walking the dog, sponsored walks etc. There’s always something to see and do and the park by the visitors centre is brilliant

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dawn H
Reviewed 6 days ago

England's smallest AOB, this small (around 79 square km) area is stunningly beautiful at all times of the year. Miles of well-tended footpaths and trails for cyclists, walkers etc. The pretty River Sherbrook runs through it, there are lovely picnic spots, some with tables and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We do long walks here sometimes with our dogs. Also on our own just to keep fit.lots of path ways. Different walks some up hill. Some flat.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank SharronS87
Reviewed 1 week ago

I often visit an area of the Chase called Brocton Heights to capture images of the local deer population and also to have a good walk to clear out the cobwebs. Because the area is so vast you are never really bothered by the multitude...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank robcannell
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with our grandchildren to see Santa and they loved it! Excellent set up and Santa was great. Loved the tiny trees which are much better than a cheap present. Kids will love to see them grow. Only gripe is car park charges. Food stalls...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rachetjaw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Birches Valley is a lovely place, especially at Christmas time. The selection of xmas trees is great. However this year we paid £10 to see santa and it was such a let down! The walk to see santa is great with penguin figures, games and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I really enjoy Cannock Chase. Beautiful countryside with deer to be seen on many occasions. Routes for mountain bikes, hybrids etc, also roads for road bikes. Many walking trails from 1 mile to 9 miles. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 376marcosc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place for walk and family out there is place for BBQ and picnic aswell my son enjoyed most there is play area For Children

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Javad H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Despite the many Dog walkers & Mountain bikers esp at weekends, plus the appalling adjacent racket of Clay Pigeon shooting again I assume weekends only you can, within 10 mins from the seven springs Car Park ( one of many entrances) find yourself alone in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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heleneellis
September 23, 2018|
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Response from Zreen_I | Reviewed this property |
Yes, lots going on here for kids from Gruffalo hunting.. which is a lovely marked path that leads to a giant sized gruffalo sculpture-thingy-ma-bob. Also at the same place there is a cycling renting place and the Go Apes... More
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Ste P
July 27, 2018|
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Response from Elizabeth C | Reviewed this property |
The postcode is WS15 2UQ There is a lot of visitor info on forestry.gov.uk/planning your visit
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