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Birches Valley Forest Centre

Forestry Commission
Cannock Chase
WS15 2UQ

Tel: 0300 067 4340

Birches Valley Forest Centre

Guide Prices

Entry is free into the forest but parking charges apply.
Up to 1 hour - £2
Up to 2 hours - £4
All Day - £6
Minibuses - £8
Coaches - £10
Please note our Car Park Pay & Display Machines are COIN ONLY and do not give change. Please make sure you bring the correct change with you.
Alternatively, you can purchase a discovery pass for only £40 for the whole year .

Map & Directions

Road Directions

The nearest railway station is Rugeley, which is 0 miles away.




  • Disabled access


  • On-site light refreshments


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

Property Facilities

  • Public toilets

Site Features

  • Regional Tourist Board Member

Opening Times

Season (1 Nov 2018 - 28 Feb 2019)
Monday - Sunday07:30 - 17:00
Season (1 Mar 2019 - 31 Mar 2019)
Monday - Sunday07:30 - 18:00
Season (1 Apr 2019 - 30 Apr 2019)
Monday - Sunday07:30 - 20:00
Season (1 May 2019 - 31 Aug 2019)
Monday - Sunday07:30 - 21:00
Season (1 Sept 2019 - 30 Sept 2019)
Monday - Sunday07:30 - 20:00
Season (1 Oct 2019 - 31 Oct 2019)
Monday - Sunday07:30 - 19:00

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