Camping in Cannock Chase AONB

Hikers, mountain bikers, and campers will find peace and quiet at The Chase.

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12 top campsites in Cannock Chase AONB

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White Peak Camping

15 units · Motorhomes, Tents2 acres · Buxton, Derbyshire, East Midlands
Camping on a Peak District farm near the Monsal Trail
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Abbey Home Farm

21 units · Glamping, Motorhomes, Tents1600 acres · Cirencester, Gloucestershire, South West England
Eco-camping for real. Cooking on an open fire. Unspoilt natural beauty.
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Four Winds Camping and Canoeing

13 units · Motorhomes, Tents5 acres · Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, East Anglia
A small, friendly riverside campsite in Cambridgeshire – with campfires allowed
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Cotswolds Camping at Holycombe

11 units · Glamping, Motorhomes, Tents5 acres · Warwickshire, England
Think Countryfile meets Time Team. Camping in six-acres of unspoiled Cotswold countryside, built in the grounds of a Norman castle.
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Camping at The Hollies

50 units · Motorhomes, Tents6 acres · Buxton, Derbyshire, East Midlands
Back-to-basics camping at the foot of the Roaches in the Peak District National Park
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£16
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Pwllyn Farm Camping

19 units · Motorhomes, Tents20 acres · Brecon, Powys, Mid Wales
A wild-feeling, adult-only campsite in the Brecon Beacons National Park, with impressive views of Pen y Fan
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White House Farm Campsite, Wardlow

60 units · Motorhomes, Tents4 acres · Wardlow, England
What a little Derbyshire gem: back to basics Whitehouse Farm Campsite is a simple site in a most scenic setting five minutes’ drive from the pretty village of Tideswell. The site’s central location in the Peak District National Park means it’s a top spot for those who want to ramble or ride bikes – several circular trails leave from Tideswell and the traffic-free Monsal Trail is a five-minute drive away. And there’s plenty more activity if you require it too, as activity centres nearby can sort you out days of horse riding, abseiling, climbing and caving. All this activity isn’t mandatory, of course – this is an equally fine location for days pottering off to local pubs, pigging out on pudding in Bakewell or taking a leisurely stroll around the Chatsworth Estate, 20 minutes away. And if even that’s too much, you’d be welcome to spend some time loafing about on site: there’s heaps of space here, and as facilities have been kept quite minimal (just showers and toilets) there should be a good serving of peace and quiet to go with it all. Guests are welcome to light up a barbecue or campfire for cookouts and keeping warm; Tideswell’s the place for supermarket supplies, and it’s also handily got a fish and chip shop and a couple of pubs for days when your firelighting skills aren't up to much.
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Burrs Manor Wild Camping

30 units · Motorhomes, Tents3 acres · Buxton, England
Nearly wild camping in the Peak District National Park, near Buxton
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Cotswolds Camping

71 units · Glamping, Motorhomes, Tents1 acre · Charlbury, Oxfordshire, South East England
Simple camping surrounded by all the delicious Oxfordshire and Cotswolds village food offerings
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Hamperley Hideaways

6 units · Glamping, Motorhomes, Tents5 acres · Church Stretton, England
Almost wild camping and rustic glamping in the Shropshire Hills, with campfires and compost loos
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Radcot Leisure on Thames

50 units · Glamping, Tents1 acre · Oxfordshire, South East England
A Thames’ island campsite in the Oxfordshire countryside – with a lovely pub just over the bridge
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Pentre Du Camping Club

33 units · Tents60 acres · Colwyn Bay, Conwy, North Wales
Simply good camping with campfires allowed near Colwyn Bay
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Camping in Cannock Chase AONB guide

Overview

It might be the smallest Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in mainland England, but what Cannock Chase lacks in size it makes up for in idyllic English countryside. Think rolling meadows, wildlife-filled woodlands, and sweeping heathlands that bloom with purple heather through the summer months and blaze with fall foliage through autumn. Miles of public access trails afford plenty of options for hiking, and bikes, horses, and dogs are welcome, too. Camping is available throughout the AONB, whether you prefer a family-friendly caravan park, a tranquil country campground, or a glamping pod with views across the heath.

Where to go

North Cannock Chase

The wooded valleys of the Punch Bowl, Seven Springs, and Abraham’s Valley are ideal for exploring on foot, by bike, or on horseback, and there are more than 80 miles of bridleways to discover. Hike along the Cannock Chase Circular Walk to see Fairoak Pool and the Stepping Stones; visit the 17th-century stately home and gardens of Shugborough Hall, a National Trust property; then park your motorhome at a quiet family campground.

Central Cannock Chase

Rugeley sits on the eastern edge of the AONB, affording easy access to the hiking and horseback riding trails of Cannock Chase Forest. Nearby, Birches Valley Forest Centre is a hit with mountain bikers, as well as offering Segway rides and a Go Ape Treetop Adventure course, or you can escape the crowds to wander the heathlands of Sherbrook and Oldacre Valleys.

South Cannock Chase

Cannock and Hednesford are the gateways to the southernmost stretch of Cannock Chase AONB, which is dotted with historic sites. Dive into the region’s fascinating WWI history at the Museum of Cannock Chase, marvel at the Iron Age hill fort of Castle Ring, or head to Chasewater Country park to ride the Chasewater heritage railway and go kayaking or paddleboarding on the lake.

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