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Stick Man trail at Birches Valley, Cannock Chase Forest

Join Stick Man on his forest adventure at Birches Valley, Cannock Chase Forest. Set off with a hop and a twirl and help get Stick Man get back to the family tree!

Stick Man trail dates and information

Thanks to your feedback, the trail will remain open for an extended period. You can now enjoy the Stick Man Trails until the end of 2016! It is aimed at younger children, but the whole family can enjoy finding the trail panels and completing fun activities as they go. No booking is required*.

Activity pack 

Set out on your twiggy adventure with the Stick Man activity pack! The pack contains the trail leaflet, activity sheets, pencil, crayon and pipe cleaners to make your Stick Man. Buy your activity pack from Birches Valley Café, Swinnerton Cycles and Go Ape. Cost £3.

Opening times

Opening times vary. See our planning your visit page

Trail starting point

Trail starts near the Go Ape Cabin and ends at the Play Area.

Length of trail

1 mile.


£1.50 for up to an hour or £4 all day.

*School groups

School groups can arrange visits by contacting Jacqui Blackford on 0300 067 5359 or

More information

Visit Cannock Chase Forest for more information on planning your visit, along with other activities available on site.

Copyright text: 2008 & TM Julia Donaldson/Axel Scheffler. Licensed by Magic Light Pictures Ltd.

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Last updated: 2nd August 2016

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What's Here?

  • Baby Changing
  • Cafe
  • Camping
  • Cycling
  • Cycling Hire
  • Mountain biking
  • Hi-Rope
  • Orienteering
  • Parking (chargeable)
  • Picnic
  • Play area
  • Segway
  • Walking
  • Toliets


OS Grid ref: SK 018171
Postcode: WS15 2UQ

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Cannock Chase

0300 067 4340
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