Leek, Staffordshire, ST13, Tel: 01889 880100
Impressive gritstone edges and craggy rocks loved by walkers and climbers. It groups together two main gritstone outcrops - Ramshaw Rocks famous for the Winking Man rock formation and 'Hen Cloud' offering stunning panoramic views.
Staffordshire, ST16 1DJ, Tel: 01785 619619, www.stafford-towncentre.co.uk
For centuries, travellers by stagecoach and narrowboat have broken their journeys to enjoy all that Stafford has to offer. Today you'll find us even easier to reach by road, rail and air from every corner of the globe.
Welcome to Cannock Chase - central England's woodland jewel, packed with things to see and do. Take time to explore, walk, ride, trek, run. Come on your own, bring the family but most of all bring an open mind and visit the real outdoors!
Codsall, Staffordshire, WV8 1PX, Tel: 01902 696000, www.visitsouthstaffordshire.co.uk
South Staffordshire is a rural haven which is steeped in history and heritage. A great area for walks, with Stately homes aplenty, it offers a host of intriguing spectacular places including Weston Park, Moseley Old Hall & Chillington Hall.
From Runcorn - Shardlow, ST15 8YP
The Trent & Mersey Canal is a vital part of the network’s heritage, the ambitious project of the great canal engineer James Brindley. It is full of interesting features that reflect its history, including Harecastle Tunnel.
Birches Valley Forest Centre is an excellent starting point for an exhilerating day out on Cannock Chase. From the Midlands best bike trails and woodland walks to adventure play and go ape we've got a great day waiting for you.
The village of Abbots Bromley is internationally known for its annual Horn Dance, a fascinating ancient custom dating from 1226. The name orignates from Broom Leah (a clearing in a forest) set in the midst of Needwood Forest.
Rugeley, Staffordshire, WS11 1BG, Tel: 01543 464523, Email
Rugeley is a historic market town in the county of Staffordshire, England. It lies on the northern edge of Cannock Chase, and is situated roughly midway between the towns of Stafford, Cannock, Lichfield, and Uttoxeter.
Hulme End, Hartington, SK17 0EZ, Tel: 01538 483740
A deep limestone valley of steeply wooded slopes and towering rock pinnacles. Perfect for walks and cycling
Derbyshire, DE6 2AY, Tel: 01335 343666, Email
Dovedale is a renowned beauty spot -although it is actually around 2-3 miles long! The River Dove flows through Milldale, Wolscote Dale and Beresford Dale. Famous for its stepping stones, Lionshead rock, caves and literary connections.
Longnor, Nr Buxton, Staffordshire Moorlands, Tel: 01298 83515
Hollinsclough is a small farming hamlet which lies on the upper reaches of the River Dove. The situation of the village is a spectacular one, overshadowed as it is by the cocks-comb ridge of Chrome Hill.
The National Forest is England's most ambitious environmental project. In the Heart of England, across parts of Staffordshire, Derbyshire and Leicestershire more than 200 sq miles are being transformed to create a new forest.
Rudyard, Nr Leek, Staffordshire Moorlands, ST13 8XB, Tel: 01538 306280, www.rudyardlake.com
Rudyard Lake provides some of the most dramatic scenery to be found in the Staffordshire Moorlands. Over two miles long and surrounded by woodland.
Weeford is thought to have been a centre for the cult of Woden and the site of a pagan temple. The church is small and contains a window depicting Pilate washing his hands. supposedly stolen from the Duke d'Orleans in the French Revolution
Cannock, Staffordshire, WS11 1BG, Tel: 01543 464523, Email
Cannock is a town in Staffordshire, England, just north of the West Midlands conurbation. It sits to the south of Cannock Chase, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and is administered as part of Cannock Chase district
Eccleshall, Staffordshire, ST21 6NE, www.eccleshallguide.com
Eccleshall lies in the gentle unfolding Sow Valley, in one of the most picturesque parts of Staffordshire. It is easily accessible from the West Midlands and the North, yet retains an unspoilt charm which many other small towns have lost.
Nr Leek, Staffordshire Moorlands, ST13 7LP, Tel: 01538 300250
Upper Hulme is a tiny hamlet clustered around a now redundant mill on the upper reaches of the River Churnet and is the principal access to the fabulous Roaches and Hen Cloud and is a great place to base yourself for walking in this area.
Cheshire, Staffordshire, Shropshire, CW8 3QP, Tel: 01925 847700
The canal lies in the counties of Staffordshire, Shropshire and Cheshire It links the canal system at Wolverhampton, with the River Mersey and Manchester Ship Canal at Ellesmere Port, 66 miles (106 km) distant.
Staffordshire Moorlands, ST10 4BW, Tel: 01538 702077, www.alton-staffs.co.uk
Alton is a very ancient village and one of the area's prettiest; its dramatic, hilly setting in the Churnet Valley is truly enchanting. It is home to the world-famous Alton Towers Resort.
Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, ST14 7HN, Tel: 01283 508111, Email
The visitor will find a friendly market town of great attraction at Uttoxeter. Colourful outdoor markets are held on Wednesdays and Saturdays
C/o South Staffordshire Water, Waters Road, Abbots Bromley, Rugeley, Staffordshire, WS15 3DU, Tel: 01922 638282, www.blithfieldeducationcentre.co.uk
Blithfield is a large reservoir owned by the South Staffs Water PLC, situated approximately 4 miles North of Rugeley in Staffordshire. The reservoir is divided roughly in half by a causeway. One side is a nature reserve.