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Activities for Everyone

Whether you are exploring by foot, wheel or hoof, or visiting alone, with family & friends, or with furry companion in tow –

There is plenty to do at Cannock Chase… explore the ways you can enjoy this special place.

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Walkers & Runners

Cannock Chase is the perfect place to go for a stroll, no matter your ability or how much time you have to spare, we'll help you choose where to start.


Dog Walkers

There are plenty of places for you and your pooch to enjoy with acres to discover over a range of landscapes.


Mountain Bikers & Cyclists

Cannock Chase offers leisurely trails to suit the family, exhilarating tracks for the more adventurous and challenging routes for the experts.


Families & Friends

Enjoy quality time together in the outdoors. Un-plug, put down your phones and make history with your family and friends.


Horse Riders

Nothing beats experiencing the Chase on horseback. Take in the wonderful views with your horsey companion.



From basket weaving to live concerts... Cannock Chase has it all. Click here for the events pages of our main centres.



Click here to make your day easier and find out where kids can play, where to eat and where the toilets are.


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Visitor Centres

Historic landscapes, working histories, active adventure, nature and wildlife the six visitor centres of the Chase have it all.

Explore the 6 Visitor Centres

Chase Creatures

An augmented reality trail that introduces children and their families to the Chase Creatures that help children understand how they can look after Cannock Chase at Marquis Drive Visitor Centre.

Chase creatures poster strip

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Latest News

There are initiatives taking place all the time to help visitors enjoy the protected landscape of Cannock Chase sensitively.

Read all about it in our News section

Read Latest News

Cannock Chase Cycle Centre Visit the Biking Hub of the Chase

Live, Love, Cycle!

The best play to start your adventure to meet all your cycling needs:

Bike Hire                   Bike Wash
Bike Shop                 Bike Trails
Repair Workshop

A family run shop with a knowledgeable and committed team!


Feeling Hungry? Check out our Cafés

Fancy a bite?

Whether it’s a coffee and cake, soup or sandwich, we all need to refuel.

Click the link to see the different eateries on offer around Cannock Chase.

Where to Eat

GO APE! And Feel 50 Feet Tall

Live Life Adventurously

Have fun with all your family and friends amongst amazing valley views!

Visit the longest combined crossing of any Go Ape location
with nearly 1,500 metres of tree-to-tree crossings,
or maybe try your hand at forest Segway…

The Fun Awaits

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Are you a Future Guardian?

We need your help protecting Cannock Chase’s most fragile habitats.

Take a look at the free packs of information and activities to help young people enjoy the Chase and learn about it’s internationally important landscapes.

Future Guardians