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Couple walking through Cannock Chase

How to get here

By foot

Cannock Chase is easily accessible on foot from all of the surrounding towns and villages using the extensive network of public footpaths in the area. Public footpaths are well signposted on the ground, and routes can be viewed on the special map for the area published by HARVEY in conjunction with Cannock Chase AONB and the National Navigation Award Scheme.

By cycle

Instead of taking the car, why not visit Cannock Chase by cycle? It’s a great way to save you money, improve your health, and reduce congestion and air pollution. Staffordshire County Council has more information on cycling on their website.

By car

Cannock Chase lies to the east of the M6, close to junctions 12 and 13. The A34 between Stafford and Cannock runs along its western boundary; the A513 Stafford to Rugeley road lies to the north; whilst the A460 provides access from Cannock in the south. The A51 between Lichfield and Rugeley provides access from the south-east. If visiting the AONB by car or other types of vehicle please park in one of the many dedicated car parks on the Chase.

By public transport

Cannock Chase AONB can be reached from train stations at Rugeley, Hednesford and Cannock. Check train operators for routes and times of services. There are also various options for bus services in and around Cannock Chase. Visit Staffordshire County Council’s website for timetables and operator route maps.