COVID-19 (coronavirus) – UPDATE

24 March 2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) – 24 March UPDATE Following yesterday’s government announcement, it is clear that the best thing to do right now is to STAY AT HOME to limit the spread of coronavirus. Heading to a beauty spot like Cannock Chase is not essential travel, and local amenities will be closed. So please ignore all previous … Read More

COVID-19 (coronavirus) – UPDATE

18 March 2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) – UPDATE 18 March 2020 Contacting us In accordance with latest Government guidance the Cannock Chase AONB team is working remotely for the foreseeable future. If you would like to contact us please email the relevant team member directly. Alternatively, email us at We will respond to you as soon as we … Read More

Great War Hut – Temporary Closure

17 March 2020

To protect visitors and volunteers from the risk of exposure to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the Great War Hut at Marquis Drive Visitor Centre is temporarily closed from today (17 March 2020). We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. We are closely monitoring the situation, and will re-open as soon as it is safe to do … Read More

Managing Cannock Chase – Update

11 March 2020

Over the last few years Staffordshire County Council, working with RSPB and Natural England, has been discussing and developing options for managing open habitats on Cannock Chase. The options included types of management that have been used for many years on the Chase, such as cutting and controlled burning of heather, cutting and spot treating … Read More