Forestry England - Cannock Chase Forest: 3km

Cannock Chase Forest, Birches Valley, Rugeley, WS15 2UQ


Running distance: 3 km

About this run route

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This is a relatively flat, circular 3k route on well surfaced trails, ideal for those new to running or just getting back into it. The route includes turn back options for those wanting to run either 1km or 2km.

You will enjoy magnificent views of Fairoak Valley and pools where this wet, woodland habitat is an important home to many wildlife species such a white-clawed crayfish and kingfishers. You may also see Canada geese that are often seen around the Fairoak pools.

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All running routes at Cannock Chase Forest start and finish on the Fairoak Trail. This is located on the right hand side, just past the Go Ape Cabin.

Please note:

The layout and usage of the marked 3-2-1 running routes is the responsibility of the local authority or further education establishment that purchases the route marking signs and usual health and safety and duty of care considerations should be followed in laying out open, even-surfaced, easy-to-follow, safe, accurate, well lit routes at all times - with the landowner’s permission. RunTogether will not provide materials with which to attach the markers.