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Activities at Cannock Chase Forest

Woman and girl cycling over bridge
Cycling and mountain biking trails at Cannock Chase Forest
Gruffalo's friend, Mouse sculpture in the forest
Gruffalo Sculptures at Cannock Chase
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Walking trails at Cannock Chase
Child looking at Zog panel
Zog activity trail at Cannock Chase
group of ladies on mountain bikes in a forest
Breeze into the Forest at Cannock Chase Forest
Tackeroo Camp and Caravan Site
Camping with Tackeroo at Cannock Chase
Husky dogs running
Cannock Chase Sled Dog Group
girl playing on a see-saw in the forest
Children's play area at Cannock Chase
Lady walking dog on agility trail
Dog activity trail at Cannock Chase
people on Segways on a forest path
Go Ape Forest Segway at Cannock Chase
Child flying through the woods on a zip wire
Go Ape Tree Top Adventure at Cannock Chase
A child on the Go Ape Tree Top Adventure Plus at Moors Valley
Go Ape Tree Top Adventure Plus at Cannock Chase Forest
Go Ape tree top adventure Cannock Chase
Go Ape Tree Top Challenge at Cannock Chase
Go Ride at Cannock Chase Forest
Go Ride at Cannock Chase Forest
Gruffalo orienteering activity pack on the grass
Gruffalo Orienteering at Cannock Chase
Horse riders on a woodland trail
Horse riding at Cannock Chase
junior parkrun solo runner
junior parkrun at Cannock Chase
Children running and enjoying the forest
Ladyhill trail at Cannock Chase
Forest Activity Bag Sherwood Pines
My Forest Activity Bag at Cannock Chase Forest
cannock chase nordic walking
Nordic Walking at Cannock Chase Forest
Group of three people walking past a tree
Orienteering at Cannock Chase
Children on bike trail
Pedal and Play Trail
couple enjoying a picnic in a clearing within a forest
Picnics at Cannock Chase Forest
two runners crossing a stream on a running trail in the forest
Running trails at Cannock Chase
Man and woman observing the texture of a tree
Sensory Walk at Cannock Chase Forest

Nearby forests

Sensory garden at Rosliston

From surfaced trails and cycle routes to outdoor play areas, a cafe and a sensory garden, a visit to Rosliston Forestry Centre is a great day out for everyone! 

Pick up a site guide when you arrive or download from our website and create your own adventure...

Meander through the mature woodland at Fox Covert to gain an insight of how the rest of The National Forest may look in the future. 

Large pond surrounded by tall trees on a sunny day

Once an aristocrat's dream, Dimmingsdale is now a delight for everyone.

Come and stroll down magnificent drives built by the Earl of Shrewsbury, where fine carriages once rode. The rolling countryside provides an abundance of woodland, streams, ponds and lakes which will transport you to a place of peace and calm.

Make sure to stop off for a drink and snack at the Rambler’s Retreat which offers a wide range of refreshments in a relaxed setting.

Sun shining through trees with bracken and grass covered in dew

Planted in 2002, this community woodland is the perfect spot for a family walk, a burst of exercise and even a picnic.

Seale Wood will become a working coppice woodland, with a goal to encourage the development of a local timber industry. 


bench in front of a lake

In the heart of the National Forest, Hicks Lodge is a former coal mining site that has been totally transformed by new plantings and exciting trails for you to enjoy.

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