COVID-19 information

6 January 2021

Following the new national lockdown in England announced on Monday 4 January 2021, there are some changes to the government guidelines which are relevant to anyone wishing to visit Cannock Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) at this time. The updated guidance includes the following information: You can only leave your home to exercise, … Read More

Second round of Cannock Chase AONB funding now available!

19 October 2020

Do you have a project in mind that will make a difference to Cannock Chase AONB, its wealth of wildlife and heritage and its communities? Projects must support the conservation and enhancement of this special area by providing an environmental, economic or social benefit – ideally all three. Anyone (individual, groups or organisation) can apply … Read More

A way forward to manage future recreational growth on Cannock Chase

29 September 2020

Cannock Chase AONB Joint Committee has set out its views of the proposals put forward by the Cannock Chase Special of Area of Conservation (SAC) Partnership in a Position Statement published today. The body which has responsibility for protecting the nationally designated landscape believes that the proposals for car parking and visitor management offer a … Read More

Another successful year for Cannock Chase AONB

27 July 2020

2019/20 was another busy and successful year for the Cannock Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Partnership. Our latest Annual Review has just been published. It highlights some of our many achievements to conserve and enhance the natural beauty of Cannock Chase, and balance our responsibility to look after its precious ecology whilst at … Read More

Cannock Chase AONB funding now available!

9 July 2020

Do you have a project in mind that will make a difference to the landscape, wildlife, heritage and communities of Cannock Chase? Community groups, schools, organisations and individuals could be eligible for a grant of up to £3,000 from Cannock Chase AONB’s Sustainable Development Fund (SDF). The fund is provided by Defra, and you will … Read More

Respect the countryside and each other

19 June 2020

With warm weather forecast for Father’s Day weekend Staffordshire residents are being urged to respect the countryside and each other. Until recent colder, damper weather discouraged some visitors, parks, lakes and rural places open to the public have been very busy as people allowed outdoors to exercise once more flocked outdoors following lockdown. But Staffordshire … Read More

Thinking of visiting?

13 May 2020

Following the Government’s updated guidance on exercising and staying safe during the Covid-19 pandemic, car parks on Cannock Chase are beginning to re-open. Information is being constantly updated, so for the latest details on which car parks and facilities are open and what you may be asked to do during your visit, you are advised … Read More

Staying inspired – Cannock Chase brought to you!

21 April 2020

The lockdown is continuing and the Government is asking us to stay indoors a bit longer to save lives and protect the NHS. To help you enjoy nature from your own homes, we thought we would bring the sights and sounds of Spring on Cannock Chase to you! We asked one local resident living on … Read More