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Travelling around Cannock

Travelling around Cannock

From a rural community to a key player in the Industrial Revolution, the bustling South Staffs town of Cannock has much to offer. There is a cosmopolitan buzz to the town, where Victorian terraces vie with modern state-of-the-art houses against a backdrop of outstanding natural beauty at nearby Cannock Chase.

Whether you need a quick shopping trip (there is a shopping centre next to the bus station) or a fun day out, there is something here for all ages. You will find a theatre, library, cinema, ice skating rink and, if you’re in need of sustenance, a plentiful selection of eateries and pubs.

There are a selection of train and coach services from Cannock to the rest of the Midlands and beyond. Arriva buses offer an excellent bus service to and from Rugeley, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Stafford and the cathedral city of Lichfield. Getting around Cannock couldn't be simpler.

Cannock Market

The bustling town centre boasts a selection of high street shops and shopping centres, as well as independent boutiques for those looking for something a bit special. The town has both an indoor and outdoor market with lots of locally grown and seasonal produce – the outdoor market offers fresh fruit and veg, as well as independent stalls selling unique arts and crafts.

Take the children ice skating, to the cinema, or the leisure centre, and enjoy a relaxing coffee and cake in one of the cafés. For an evening out, book a show at the Prince of Wales Theatre or visit one of the local real ale pubs (some have live music). There are also many restaurants in the town centre offering a variety of culinary styles. 

For those who prefer a more tranquil, meditative trip, a gentle walk in the German Military Cemetery is a must, it’s a hidden gem with beautifully maintained grounds and a peaceful atmosphere.