The nation's forests are open, but please read our coronavirus guidance before you visit - read our guidance.
Barbecues are currently not permitted at Cannock Chase Forest

Picnics at Cannock Chase Forest

Enjoy a tasty treat in the forest at our beautiful barbecue and picnic area; just bring along good food and company!

Pingle Slade, known as our concert site, is a large open area within the Pine Forest. Perfect for picnics, and ball games. Pingle Slade is a short walk from the car park/main visitor area. If you follow the signs for the Ladyhill trail this will bring you out to Pingle Slade.

To prevent forest fires and reduce waste, please do not bring any barbecues into our forests.

 

Useful information

Cannock Chase Forest, Birches Valley, Rugeley, WS15 2UQ
The forest is a beautiful place, so we ask that visitors take away all rubbish or use bins provide at the cafe.
Visit our café
Fancy a warm drink with your picnic? Visit the Birches Valley Café, open 364 days a year!