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Play area at Birches Valley Forest CentreOur play area is perfect to keep your young ones entertained and give you a minute’s peace. Set within huge Pine trees with play structures such as climbing frames, scramble nets, swings & slides

The play equipment is suitable for 4 –13 years olds. The area is fenced area, with several benches/picnic tables both inside and around the perimeter of the play area.

The play area is located a short walk from Cafe, located between the lower and upper car parks.


What do other visitors say?

5 Stars 5 Stars

my class loved the play area and hoped to go there with their family.[they liked that they did not have to wear school uniform] !!!!!!!!!

school, 3/Apr/2016

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Forestry Commission Response
5 Stars 5 Stars

really enjoyed our day out, we did the stick man trail and the kids loved it with the park at the end of the trail it was just perfect end to it

Anonymous, 27/Feb/2016
5 Stars 5 Stars

fab fab fab! loved the gruffalo trail. kids loved it too. wicked adventure playground and my son loved cycling around. what a great day out.

debbie dollin, 23/Aug/2014

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Last updated: 29th February 2016

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OS Grid ref: SK 018171
Postcode: Rugeley

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