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Families & Friends

fun for everyone

Whether its ways to fill your days with the little ones, something for the weekend
or maybe you need inspiration to keep everyone entertained during the holidays.
Above all, the Chase offers plenty of opportunities to enjoy quality time together in the outdoors.

Un-plug, turn off the tablets and make history with the family.

Our visitor centres have tailored their visitor experience to make a great day out in nature
whilst providing the amenities and facilities you need to make it that extra bit enjoyable.

Also of interest

Visitor Centres

There are 6 centres associated with Cannock Chase AONB. There's plenty to do at each one... which will you visit first?

Visitor Centres

Where to Eat?

Bit peckish? Nothing beats coffee and a cake! Have a look at all the caf├ęs and eateries at the Chase to build back that energy.


Childrens Play Parks

Let them blow off some steam... a list of all the outdoor children's play parks at Cannock Chase for you to take your pick.


Go Ape!

Test your nerve on the longest combined high-ropes crossing of any Go Ape location or wind through the woods on all-terrain Segway's!


Leisure Bike Trails for the Family

Easy, circular walking or cycling trail for all the family - this is a multi-use trail so please be aware of other users on this trail.


Grow Up Great

A website for families with children 11 years and under, showcasing many opportunities, activities and events local to Cannock.


Cannock Chase SAC Partnership

  • Staffordshire County Council
  • Stafford Borough Council
  • Cannock Chase Council
  • Lichfield District Council
  • South Staffordshire Council
  • East Staffordshire Borough Council
  • City of Wolverhampton Council
  • Natural England
  • Forestry England
  • National Trust
  • RSPB
  • Staffordshire Wildlife Trust
  • Cannock Chase AONB