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Cannock Chase Forest

Forestry England
Birches Valley
WS15 2UQ

Tel: 0300 067 4340

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Guide Prices

Entry is free into the forest, however parking charges apply.
Up to 1 hour - £3.50
Up to 2 hours - £7
Up to 3 hours - £9.50
All Day - £11
Minibuses - £10
Coaches - £10

The car park Pay & Display machines accept coin and card payments.
You can also use RingGo at Cannock Chase Forest which allows you to pay for parking online or via an app. Please download the RinGo App before travelling if you can.

Alternatively, you can purchase a Membership Pass for only £50 for the whole year. Buy it through the Forestry England website.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Cannock Chase AONB is located between the towns of Cannock, Hednesford & Rugeley. The Forest Centre can be accessed via the A51 or A34 following directional white on brown signs to the Visitor Centre.

Use Sat Nav Postcode WS15 2UQ.

OS Gird Ref SK 018171  

Public Transport Directions

The nearest railway stations are Rugeley Town, and Rugeley Trent Valley approximately 3 miles away.



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      • Disabled access
      • Disabled toilets


      • On-site catering
      • On-site light refreshments
      • Picnic site


      • Baby changing facilities
      • Children welcome


      • Education/study area
      • Facilities for educational visits
      • Facilities for groups


      • Parking with charge

      Property Facilities

      • Dogs Accepted
      • Gift shop
      • Public toilets
      • Telephone (public)

      Target Markets

      • Coach parties accepted


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      Opening Times

      Open New Year
      May - August (1 May 2024 - 31 Aug 2024)
      Monday - Sunday07:30 - 21:00
      Bank Holiday07:30 - 21:00
      September (1 Sept 2024 - 30 Sept 2024)
      Monday - Sunday07:30 - 20:00
      October (1 Oct 2024 - 31 Oct 2024)
      Monday - Sunday07:30 - 19:00
      November & December (1 Nov 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)
      Monday - Sunday07:30 - 17:00
      Bank Holiday07:30 - 17:00

      * Open daily from 07:30am. Closed Christmas Day

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