‘The Great Outdoors’ - the well-known saying....well in Cannock Chase we have the Great Outdoors on our doorstep in the form of Cannock Chase.


Did you know that Cannock Chase is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and has many areas that are of great scientific and historical interest? How lucky are we to have this on our doorstep and can create fantastic family memories here!


Whether it is rain or shine there is plenty of fun to be had.

Here are 5 things every child should do on Cannock Chase, see how many you can tick off:

1) Build a Den
Birches Valley is the place to go, with some great spaces for you to build an amazing den.


2) Go on a Welly Walk
Rain maybe falling but that doesn’t stop us, put on those wellies and see how many puddles you can jump in.


3) Visit RAF Hednesford
Did you know that Marquis Drive is the former RAF Hednesford site? Have a walk around and see if you can image what it would have been like as a military camp.

4) Get on your bike
Cannock Chase a wide range of bike trails, plenty that are family friendly. Pedal hard and enjoy the wind on your face.


5) Family Picnic
The sun is shining, it is time to grab the whole family and head to one of the visitor centres and find that perfect spot for a picnic.


I am sure you can think of lots more fun activities to do on Cannock Chase, these are just a start.


Cannock Chase the perfect place for you to be active as a family.