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Route to Health Sculpture Trail
(Average user rating: 4 unrated 3.8/5)

Grade of Trail:

  • Easy

Trail Waymarking:

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Length of trail:

1 miles

Trail is currently open


People on the Route to Health Community Arts Trail in Cannock Chase Forest, Staffordshire.The Route to Health community arts trail is a short gentle walk close to Birches Valley and the adventure play area with lots of things to see and do. 

The trail is a partnership project between the Forestry Commission, Cannock Chase District Council and Cannock Chase Primary Care Trust. The trail has been created by local artists, students, schools and community groups. The unique art pieces are all themed around health issues and are designed to generate interest in areas such as exercise, relaxation, mental health and a healthy heart. Created by volunteers and visited by thousands of people each season, the trail is truly worth a visit. Visit the very popular fairy wood.

What do other visitors say?

5 Stars 5 Stars

I found this trail by chance on a visit to the area and absolutely loved it! A fantastic resource and one that really inspired me. I enjoyed lying down and looking up at the tree tops; it was magical and thank you so much for providing this excellent trail!

Rachael, 14/Jun/2015
5 Stars 5 Stars

Such a fabulous place to go with the family for a day out on the fresh air, loads to see and do and plenty to keep the children intrigued on the walk. The fairy woods and houses are a particular favourite door my 3!

Anonymous, 4/Jan/2014
1 Star 1 Star

can you tell me please. I use a wheelchair that needs to be pushed by my wife we are both in our 60s will we be able to use any part of the forest trails David

david halpin, 5/Oct/2013

Hi Dave, The Route to Health community arts trail is a short gentle walk close to Birches Valley. The trail is flat and well surfaced. There are a number of benches and seat as rest stops.

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