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Distance7.08mi Vertical gain+509ft Vertical drop-509ft 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.

Distance7.49mi Vertical gain+1060ft Vertical drop-1060ft 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.

Distance4.58mi Vertical gain+262ft Vertical drop-253ft 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.

Distance6.28mi Vertical gain+374ft Vertical drop-404ft 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.

Distance1.66mi Vertical gain+82ft Vertical drop-82ft 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.

Distance7.03mi Vertical gain+1060ft Vertical drop-1037ft 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.

Distance3.51mi Vertical gain+112ft Vertical drop-125ft 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.

Distance4.17mi Vertical gain+207ft Vertical drop-213ft 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.

Distance6.61mi Vertical gain+486ft Vertical drop-479ft 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.

Distance6.3mi Vertical gain+407ft Vertical drop-407ft 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.

Distance8.35mi Vertical gain+1585ft Vertical drop-1575ft 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.

Distance4.43mi Vertical gain+630ft Vertical drop-627ft 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.

Distance6.61mi Vertical gain+151ft Vertical drop-135ft 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.

Distance5.09mi Vertical gain+604ft Vertical drop-630ft 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.

Distance4.19mi Vertical gain+459ft Vertical drop-453ft 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.

Distance2.01mi Vertical gain+230ft Vertical drop-253ft 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.

Distance6.84mi Vertical gain+1181ft Vertical drop-1171ft 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.

Distance8.17mi Vertical gain+1217ft Vertical drop-1198ft 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.

Distance7.76mi Vertical gain+804ft Vertical drop-781ft Duration4h10 Average Average
Starting pointStarting point in Ilam - Staffordshire

Lovely walk through one the Peak District's most famous dales, the beautiful village of Alstonfield, finishing with a traverse around Bunster Hill. This is a great walk on a sunny winter's day as the sun shines into Dovedale most of the day.