Gruffalo Sculpture at Cannock Chase

Visitor Information
Visitor Information: Cannock Chase Forest
  • Opening Hours
  • How to find us
  • Parking and Prices
  • Facilities and access
  • Contact Details

Opening Hours

Opening Hours

Open every day except Christmas Day.  

Monthly opening times are as follows:

January - 7:30am to 5:00pm

 February - 7:30am to 6:00pm

 March - 7:30am to 6:00pm

 April - 7:30am to 8:00pm

 May - 7:30am to 9:00pm

 June - 7:30am to 9:00pm

 July - 7:30am to 9:00pm

 August - 7:30am to 9:00pm

September - 7:30am to 8:00pm

October - 7:30am to 7:00pm

 November - 7:30am to 5:00pm

 December - 7:30am to 5:00pm

How to find us

How to find us

How to find us
Birches Valley, Rugeley
Sat Nav Postcode: WS15 2UQ
By Car

Look out for the brown tourist signs that have the white stag on a purple background.  

By Public Transport

The nearest train stations Rugeley Trent Valley and Rugeley Town are both approximately 2 miles away.

OS Grid Ref
SK 018171

52.7502954, -1.9763149

Parking and Prices

Parking and Prices

All our P&D machines accept coin and card payments.

Parking Charges

Up to 1 hour £2.00
Up to 2 hours £4.00
All day £6.00

Coaches/Minibuses charges

Minibuses - £8.00

Coaches - £10.00

Additional Information

Regular visitors can save money with a Discovery Pass - Find out more about the discovery pass
Coaches/Minibuses welcomed
Disabled parking available
Facilities and access

Facilities and access

For more information on planning your visit, take a look at our accessibility information:

Assistant dogs welcome
Baby changing facilities
BBQ
Cafe
Cycle hire
Disabled toilet
Dogs allowed
Easy access trail
Picnic area
Play Area
Toilets

Gruffalo Sculpture at Cannock Chase

If you venture into the deep dark wood you may bump into the Gruffalo from Julia Donaldson's hit story.

Each wooden sculpture has been carved in a different position - have you found the ones in our other forests?

Post your Gruffalo photos on our Facebook page  - we'd love to see them.

Activity information

The Gruffalo can be found by following the Ladyhill Trail.

Grade - Easy