5km running route

The 5km route follows the Fairoak trail pass the Fairoak pools and continues on the uphill Sherbrook Trail. You will experience a short but testing incline before getting a taste of the wider forest with more challenging terrain underfoot including loose stone, mud and puddles.

This route will take in views of heathland habitats important for nightjars and woodlarks. 

Trail information

Cannock Chase Forest, Birches Valley, Rugeley, WS15 2UQ
Follow the pink markers.
Trail Length
3.1 miles (5 km)