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Distance7.38km Vertical gain+80m Vertical drop-77m Duration2h20 Easy Easy
Starting pointStarting point in Salt and Enson - Staffordshire

A short Staffordshire walk that begins by following a section of the Trent & Mersey Canal through the Trent Valley. The walk continues to include some pleasant Staffordshire countryside and the glorious parkland of Sandon Hall.

Distance7.13km Vertical gain+192m Vertical drop-191m Duration2h30 Easy Easy
Starting pointStarting point in Leekfrith - Staffordshire

The Roaches are a dominant feature of the North Staffordshire landscape and this walk provides a perfect introduction to this rugged area. An integral part of the Peak District National Park, this gritstone edge has superb views over the surrounding area.

Distance11.31km Vertical gain+323m Vertical drop-316m Duration4h00 Average Average
Starting pointStarting point in Leekfrith - Staffordshire

This North Staffordshire walk starts from Tittesworth Reservoir and climbs onto the Roaches, a popular rocky escarpment in the Peak District National Park. The return includes the summit of Hen Cloud before crossing typical Staffordshire countryside.

Distance2.67km Vertical gain+25m Vertical drop-25m Duration0h50 Easy Easy
Starting pointStarting point in Hanbury - Staffordshire

This Staffordshire stroll visits the site of the largest non-nuclear explosion in the world - the Fauld Crater. It is an easy walk and offers an interesting diversion for an hour or so.

Distance12.05km Vertical gain+323m Vertical drop-323m Duration4h15 Average Average
Starting pointStarting point in Wetton - Staffordshire

This Peak District walk explores The Manifold Valley in Staffordshire. The mostly high-level route is full of interest including Thor's Cave and Throwley Old Hall with magnificent views throughout.

Distance6.71km Vertical gain+63m Vertical drop-65m Duration2h05 Easy Easy
Starting pointStarting point in Berkswich - Staffordshire

This Staffordshire walk begins with an exploratory look at a small part of Cannock Chase - now designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It then includes a walk through the parkland surrounding Lord Lichfield's Shugborough Hall before concluding with a look at some of Britain's canal heritage.

Distance10.64km Vertical gain+148m Vertical drop-146m Duration3h25 Average Average
Starting pointStarting point in Brocton - Staffordshire

The war memorials on Cannock Chase provide a poignant reminder of our past history. This Staffordshire walk starts from the village of Brocton and offers an intresting insight into the landscape of Cannock Chase whilst visiting the war memorials.

Distance10.14km Vertical gain+124m Vertical drop-124m Duration3h10 Average Average
Starting pointStarting point in Berkswich - Staffordshire

This Staffordshire walk explores some of the highlights of Cannock Chase AONB in the vicinity of Milford. The route includes heathland, a section of canal and a walk through Shugborough Park.

Distance13.44km Vertical gain+483m Vertical drop-480m Duration5h00 Average Average
Starting pointStarting point in Ilam - Staffordshire

This walk captures many of the highlights of southern Dovedale in the Peak District National Park. Starting from near Thorpe Cloud, the walk takes the high level route, avoiding the crowds and provides dramatic views across the valley to both Derbyshire and Staffordshire.

Distance11.4km Vertical gain+155m Vertical drop-155m Duration3h40 Average Average
Starting pointStarting point in Berkswich - Staffordshire

The heathland of Cannock Chase in Staffordshire offers plenty of walks. This route starts from Milford, near Stafford, and visits some of the highlights of the area including the Stepping Stones and Seven Springs.

Distance10.64km Vertical gain+46m Vertical drop-41m Duration3h10 Easy Easy
Starting pointStarting point in Hopton and Coton - Staffordshire

This Staffordshire walk combines field and canalside paths to the east of Stafford. There are some interesting histroical buildings along the way which adds an historical focus to the route.

Distance8.19km Vertical gain+184m Vertical drop-192m Duration2h45 Average Average
Starting pointStarting point in Staffordshire

This North Staffordshire linear walk starts in the village of Rushton Spencer near Leek and follows the Staffordshire Way to the summit of the Cloud. This local landmark offers some wonderful views across north Cheshire and north Staffordshire.

Distance6.74km Vertical gain+140m Vertical drop-138m Duration2h15 Easy Easy
Starting pointStarting point in Kinver - Staffordshire

A short Staffordshire walk that includes the chance to visit the Holy Austin Rock Houses that are preserved by the National Trust. The route uses generally well-signed paths although a good ense of direction is useful in this area.

Distance10.11km Vertical gain+114m Vertical drop-123m Duration3h10 Average Average
Starting pointStarting point in Berkswich - Staffordshire

A Staffordshire walk that explores some of the highlights of the northern part of Cannock Chase AONB. The route includes heathland, a section of canal and a walk through Shugborough Park.

Distance3.24km Vertical gain+70m Vertical drop-77m Duration1h05 Easy Easy
Starting pointStarting point in Stone Rural - Staffordshire

This walk explores an attractive area of Staffordshire woodland and heath between Stone and Barlaston. The route includes some excellent views over the surrounding countryside and also further afield into neighbouring Shropshire.

Distance11.02km Vertical gain+360m Vertical drop-357m Duration4h00 Average Average
Starting pointStarting point in Leekfrith - Staffordshire

The Roaches are a popular place to walk offering dramatic views in this part of North Staffordshire. This walk includes Lud's Church a deep chasm that has some interesting historical connections.

Distance13.14km Vertical gain+371m Vertical drop-365m Duration4h40 Average Average
Starting pointStarting point in Quarnford - Staffordshire

A Peak District walk that includes counties - Staffordshire, Derbyshire and Cheshire. The route uses a mixture of paths, tracks and minor roads and also includes a section of the Dane Valley Way.

Distance5.65km Vertical gain+34m Vertical drop-38m Duration1h40 Easy Easy
Starting pointStarting point in Staffordshire

This short walk explores the Staffordshire countryside between the eastern outskirts of Stafford and the Cannock Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The route offers views to Cannock Chase and the chance to explore the villages of Walton-on-the-Hill and Brocton.