1. West Midlands
  2. Staffordshire
  3. Rugeley

Attraction Information

Located north of Birmingham, Cannock Chase Forest is a fantastic destination for a fun and affordable day out in the Midlands! Come along on your weekends or during the school holidays for your family outing. 
Things To Do
Cannock Chase Forest is all about back-to-basics fun. Whether that be fishing, cycling, orienteering or horse riding, your brood is 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, especially with the innovative Pedal and Play area! This specially designed area encourages children to develop their riding skills in a safe and enjoyable way, making it perfect for families with young children. Whether you're a pro at cycling or a beginner, there are plenty of trails for all ages and abilities! From relaxing family routes to mountain bike trails! Or take it up a notch and zoom around on a forest segway - it's the perfect two-wheeled adventure!

Looking to keep your feet on the ground? There's acres of forest floor to explore. Pick a waymarked path or a public path and head out on your forest adventure. Walk through the forest clearing, enjoy the peaceful setting and enjoy your fantastic forest adventure on superb walking routes! Have you heard of Zog? We bet your kids have! Download the free app and join Zog on his adventure, collect golden stars and snap a selfie with him at the end of the trail! 

Feeling adventurous and the adrenaline? Reach the sky at Go Ape! Step along the high-ropes experience, zoom along the zip wires and enjoy the Tree Top Adventure course!
Your little ones can embark on a magical forest adventure on the self-led trails too!

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!

Cannock Chase Forest promises to be an unforgettable adventure for the whole family.

Food & Drink
Need a break? No worries, head to the cafe for a bite to eat and refreshments to quench your thirst! Or you can bring along a picnic and relax on the benches. There are even BBQ areas if you fancy something super tasty.

  • Trails & activities for all ages
  • Dog-friendly site
  • Family fun outdoors
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Opening Times

Open Daily except for Christmas Day

January 07:30 -17:00
February and March 07:30 - 18:00
April 07:30 - 20:00
May to August 07:30 - 21:00
September 07:30 - 20:00
October 07:30 - 19:00
November and December 07:30 - 17:00
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Pricing & Tickets

Free admission

Parking Charges:
Up to 1 hour £3.00
Up to 2 hours £5.00
All day £8.00

Book in advance for cheapest tickets

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Yes, there is parking onsite.

Parking Charges
Up to 1 hour: £3.00
Up to 2 hours: £5.00
All Day: £8.00

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Contact Details

Birches Valley
WS15 2UQ

Tel: 0300 067 4340

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