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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.


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This is so good

Anonymous, 11/Oct/2017

As a local, I am really pleased to see the efforts that the Forestry Commission are going to in order to make Cannock Chase Forest sustainable. After the success of the wonderful Gruffalo Trail (my kids love it), the 'Fairy Houses', the sculptures, the bike tracks, the music concerts and Go Ape, are there any more projects going to be happening at Birches Valley?

Anonymous, 24/Aug/2017

Thank you for your comments and we are glad you enjoy visiting our site. You can keep up to date with what's happening at Birches Valley be liking our Facebook page, and by looking on the event section of our website.

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How wheelchair friendly are the different areas please?

Jude, 9/Apr/2017

Thank you for your message, our full accessibility statement can be found on our website under 'Planning your Visit' section. If you require further assistance please email us at

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Last updated: 29th February 2016

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OS Grid ref: SK 018171
Postcode: Rugeley

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Cannock Chase

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England's Woods and Forests are cared for by Forest Enterprise England, an agency of the Forestry Commission.