Cannock Chase Forest | Day Out With The Kids

Cannock Chase Forest

Rugeley, Staffordshire, England

  • Someone taking a photo of a girl at Shaun the Sheep Farmageddon Glow Trail
  • Two kids doing an activity at Shaun the Sheep Farmageddon Glow Trail
  • Cannock Chase Forest

Attraction Information

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Ages: all ages

Venue type: Outdoor

Cannock Chase Forest is all about back to basics fun. Whether that be fishing, cycling, orienteering or horse riding, your brood are sure to enjoy getting outdoors and active. There’s also a great, big adventure play area for the kids, so the little ones will have a great time too.

Whip around the forest bike trails or take the tech up a notch and explore via segway! There’s a fantastic Go Ape high ropes experience plus the A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon Glow Trail* which takes fans on an adventure deep into the wood. Fancy a break? Bring a picnic bag, or have a BBQ.  

At Cannock Chase Forest, the whole family is invited, including dogs. You’ll find rest areas with water bowls located below benches for when you and your furry friend need a quick pant and power up. There’s even a dog activity trail!

  • Trails & activities for all ages
  • Dog-friendly site
  • A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon Glow Trail

    *Running in partnership with Aardman and Studio Canal, in celebration of the new A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon (In cinemas from 18th October 2019). To enjoy the Shaun the Sheep Farmageddon Glow Trail –  download the app for free and pick up your activity pack on site.


  • Restaurant Restaurant Onsite
  • Snacks Snacks Available
  • Picnics Picnics Allowed
  • Toilets Toilets Available
  • Baby Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Disabled Toilets Available
  • Wheelchair Wheelchair Friendly
  • Pushchair Pushchair Friendly
  • Parking Parking Available On-site

Getting There and Contact Information


Birches Valley, Rugeley, Staffordshire, WS15 2UQ, England


Click here to visit Cannock Chase Forest's website
0300 067 4340

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Daylight access


Free admission

More Information

Pets allowed

Dogs are welcome

Parking facilities

Parking Charges
Up to 1 hour: £2.00
Up to 2 hours: £4.00
All Day: £6.00

Eating information

Grounds Café Summer
Monday to Friday 09:30 – 17:00
Saturday and Sunday  09:00 – 18:00