Welcome to Cannock Chase

An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Cannock Chase is one of England’s finest landscapes, and the jewel of the West Midlands. Well known and loved for its scenery, wildlife and rich history, it offers superb walking, cycling and horse-riding in a tranquil and peaceful setting. The AONB Partnership of local authorities, agencies and community groups works together to look after this outstanding landscape for current and future generations. 

Farming in Protected Landscapes Programme

If you’re a farmer or a land manager within Cannock Chase AONB, you are able to apply for a grant to make improvements to the natural environment, cultural heritage and public access to your land.

Latest news

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Vacancy for Farming in Protected Landscapes Officer

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed individual to take on the role of Farming in Protected Landscapes...

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Upcoming meeting of the Cannock Chase AONB Joint Committee

The AGM and next meeting of the Cannock Chase AONB Joint Committee is taking place on Monday 12 July...

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The Growing Things – pop-up exhibition at Chasewater Innovation Centre

Chasewater Innovation Centre is hosting a pop-up exhibition by young photographer Sam Laughlin between 21 April – 28 May....

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Our partners

Cannock Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is supported by a number of organisations including: