Highlights of Cannock Chase

Introduction to Walk 1731

Photo from the walk - Highlights of Cannock Chase

Region - Cannock Chase

County/Area - Staffordshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Ascent - 800 feet / 242 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This walk explores some of the highlights of the Cannock Chase AONB and starts from the Marquis Drive Visitor Centre. The route vists two war cemetries, a war memorial and crosses heathland typical of the area with some good views. A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Other walks nearby

Walk 1801
1.2 miles / 1.9 km away
The Three Memorials, Cannock Chase
Grade - easy
Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km
Walk 1348
1.6 miles / 2.5 km away
Sherbrook Valley from Katyn Memorial
Grade - easy
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
Walk 1324
1.9 miles / 3.1 km away
Glacial Boulder & Sherbrook from Chase Road Corner
Grade - easy
Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km
Walk 1413
1.9 miles / 3.1 km away
Sherbrook, Stepping Stones & Freda's Memorial
Grade - easy
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 2023
2.8 miles / 4.4 km away
The Cannock Chase War Trail
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 1370
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Sherbrook Valley from the Punch Bowl, Milford
Grade - easy
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
Walk 1189
3.9 miles / 6.2 km away
Cannock Chase from Milford
Grade - easy
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 2911
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Seven Springs, Little Haywood, Shugborough & Milford
Grade - easy
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 2111
3.9 miles / 6.2 km away
Milford, Seven Springs, Little Haywood & Shugborough
Grade - easy
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 1802
4.1 miles / 6.5 km away
Shugborough from Milford
Grade - easy
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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Further Information

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Cannock Chase

Cannock Chase is one of the smallest AONBs and because of the proximity of large conurbations and rich mineral reserves is also one of the most threatened. 'The Chase' was once a medieval royal hunting forest and despite its proximity to areas of high density population it remains surprisingly remote. More Information

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