About the Café

Grounds Birches Valley is located at Cannock Chase Forest in Staffordshire. Cannock Chase Forest sits on Cannock Chase, the smallest Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on mainland Britain. Cannock Chase is best known for its open heathland and pine forest and its mining and military history which stretches back several hundred years and still effects how the land is managed today.


The Birches Valley Forest Centre offers a wide range of things to do such as; walking the trails, fishing, children’s play area, lovely spaces for picnics, live music concerts, dog walking paths and also offers a premier centre for mountain biking. After all of these activities you can come and relax in our café.


This site also offers a room hire services, suitable for conferences, meeting rooms and parties. Contact the site manager or the link below for more information. Grounds can happily cater for most events on site, please check the link below for our buffet options.

Opening hours:

Summer Hours (February to October)
Mon – Fri : 9:30 – 5:00pm
Sat – Sun : 9:00 – 6:00pm


Winter Hours (November to January)
Mon –Fri: 9:30am – 4:00pm
Sat-Sun: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Contact Manager – Gary


Lady hill, Rugeley, WS15 2UQ

Tel: 01889 574475