Category Archives: Staffordshire

Over the Chase

On Sunday I led a walk over Cannock Chase for my local Rambling Club. 10 miles of relatively easy walking across lowland heath and pine forest with a stroll along the towpath of the Trent and Mersey Canal to finish. … Continue reading

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Milford reccee

Last weekend I was down in the Midlands doing a reccee for Crosby Rambling Club. I will be leading the ‘B’ party walk and I wanted to show the best of Cannock Chase and the surrounding area. The first part … Continue reading

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Distant memories from Cannock Chase.

My walk this weekend took me down to Cannock Chase. My intention was to do a 7 mile walk through Shugborough Park and Sherbrook Valley but it got kind of extended and became a bit of a history session. Cannock, … Continue reading

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Big skies over Cannock Chase.

Last weekend I was down in the Midlands visiting relatives and did a short walk over Cannock Chase.This was close to where I was born and it was where I first discovered the joys of rambling over 60 years ago. It … Continue reading

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Down memory lane

I’m just back from a trip down to the Midlands to visit relatives and I took the opportunity to do a short walk over Cannock Chase. It is designated an ANOB, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and it is … Continue reading

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Cannock Chase

For my latest walk in the ‘Adventures with Les’ series, I headed south to Cannock Chase, Staffordshire. Our route linked two of the Midlands long distance paths, the Staffordshire Way and the Heart of England Way. The Staffordshire Way (SW) … Continue reading

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Cannock Chase

June 12th 2010.   Fairoaks Valley.   Cannock Chase is now popular with mountain bikers and there are several dedicated routes ranging from Green (easy) through to Black (severe) I walked along one of the Green routes taking me round … Continue reading

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