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Cannock Chase, Stafford

(4.5/5 based on 850+ reviews on the web)
Weekend warriors and extreme athletes alike have plenty of outdoor options at Cannock Chase. 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. Plan your Cannock Chase visit and explore what else you can see and do in Stafford using our Stafford trip itinerary builder.
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TripAdvisor
  • Have been many times and never tire of it, sometimes the car parks are busy but the Chase is wild and unspoilt. If you know where to look there are deer to be seen. 
  • Cannock Chase is a must visit if you are in the Staffordshire area. Abound with wild deer, a huge variety of birds, and an endless choice of stunning walks. There's a fabulous little area called 'The ...  more »
  • Great for walking. Can go on a long walk or short. Nice views. Good paths. Very well sign posted so maps not really needed. Decent cafe at the end too 
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  • Best place ever! stayed at a local campsite with NCS and did a 8 mile walk and came across this beautiful lake. Spotted a load of DUCKS! baby ducks were so cute until someone threw a shoe at the ducks head. :/ luckily our good friend, bravely swam into the lake to save the shoe!!! he was our NCS hero - written by a NCS graduate
  • Loved it be case 🐓🐣🐸🐍🐰
  • Great trails, great cafe and a handy shop. The foresty commission do great work generally but this is an absolute gem
  • Fun to explore around the woods
  • Plenty black eyed children running around...