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Planning Your Learning Visit

To help your visit to the forest go smoothly and to help you with your planning stage, example risk assessments, site safety information and suggested learning objectives are available.

When your group arrives at the forest, a member of your staff will need to report to main reception, to make us aware that your group has arrived. This is the perfect opportunity to discuss any last minute details with a member of the Forestry Commission staff.

For both led and self-led options a pre-visit is always recommended to ensure you know where you can go, what you will be doing and what resources are available.

On the day you can park in the main visitor car park near Go Ape - there is no additional charge for your coach parking.

A short walk from the car park you will find the toilets, cafe, play areas and the start of the walking trails. We have plenty of picnic benches in the forest but if you want and indoor space the why not hire the use of our Forest Classroom.

 Kids starjumping on Sherwood Heath

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For further information or to book your visit please contact the Learning Rangers on 0300 0675359 or email

Last updated: 7th September 2017


Cannock Forest Learning Team
Education Ranger
0300 067 5359

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