Cannock is located within the district of Cannock Chase in Staffordshire, England. Lying north to the West Midlands with links to the M6, A34 and A5 roads, as well as a railway station, Cannock is the perfect area to enjoy a stay and be able to access the nearby attractions with minimal hassle.
Lying in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Cannock is the perfect place for walks, nature spotting and cycling, however there is a lot more on offer from this town.
The Museum of Cannock Chase is located in the town, which was once the site of the Valley Colliery. Here you can learn the rich and fascinating history of the area, with many exhibitions housed permanently in the building. Kids will love the Paultons Park Theme Park within the area, where you can enjoy fun rides and games and the nearby Dungeons house live actors, shows and rides all while learning about the history of the Dungeons in the area.
Museum of Cannock Chase, Valley Road, Hednesford, Staffordshire WS12 1TD (01543) 877666
Previously home to the Valley Colliery, the Museum of Cannock Chase traces the history of Cannock Chase from its industrial origins to the present day.
For free admission, visitors are able to enjoy a toys and games gallery; a 1940s room; and the opportunity to crawl through a miner’s tunnel.