Brocton is a village and civil parish in the English county of Staffordshire. It is within the borough of Stafford. The village describes itself as the Gateway to Cannock Chase, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a Site of Special Scientific Interest.
Location: Cannock Chase Visitor Centre, Cannock Chase Country Park, Marquis Drive, Hednesford, Nr. Cannock, Staffordshire, WS12 4PW Facilities: Parking, toilets, disabled access, disabled scooter hire, shops, outdoor activity grounds, Great War Hut.
cannock chase german military cemetery 4787 Visiting Information OPENING HOURS: Summer (1st April to 30th September) Weekdays: 08.00 - 16.00 Summer Weekends: 10.00 - 17.00 Winter (1st October to 31st March) Weekdays: 08.00 - 16.00 or dusk, whichever is earlier.
Cannock was called Chenet in the Domesday Book of 1086. It was called Chnoc c.1130, Cnot in 1156, Canot in 1157, and Canoc in 1198. Cannock is probably Old English cnocc meaning 'hillock', modified by Norman pronunciation by the insertion of a vowel to Canoc.
Hednesford Hills Local Nature Reserve & Site of Special Scientific Interest Hednesford Hills Local Nature Reserve & Site of Special Scientific Interest A nationally important example of a lowland heathland site made up of diverse heathland mixed with acid grassland.
Memorial in a peaceful woodland clearing to the than 4,500 Polish men murdered by the Soviet Union’s security police in Katyn Forest, near Smolensk, in 1940. The mass graves were uncovered by the Nazis in 1943. The victims, many of them with bound hands and still with their identity papers on them, had been shot in the back of the head.
Lichfield / ˈ l ɪ tʃ f iː l d / is a cathedral city and civil parish in Staffordshire, England. One of eight civil parishes with city status in England, Lichfield is situated roughly 16 mi (26 km) north of Birmingham. At the time of the 2011 Census the population was estimated at 32,219 and the wider Lichfield District at 100,700.
National Trust's Moseley Old Hall, Staffordshire, is a 17th century home famed for hiding King Charles II from Cromwell's army. National Trust's Moseley Old Hall, Staffordshire, is a 17th century home famed for hiding King Charles II from Cromwell's army.
Pelsall North Common Pelsall North Common Local Nature Reserve is one of the most valuable wildlife sites in the borough, and potentially the West Midlands region. Like its neighbour, Brownhills Common, it is an area of wet lowland heath, an increasingly rare habitat that supports a vast array of wildlife from specialist heathland butterflies and bees to a wide variety of birds and mammals.
Upcoming events, tickets, information, and maps for Prince of Wales Centre in Cannock from Ents24.com, the UK's biggest entertainment website. Upcoming events, tickets, information, and maps for Prince of Wales Centre in Cannock from Ents24.com, the UK's biggest entertainment website.
About the Museum of Cannock Chase The museum site was once home to the Valley Colliery, the training pit for thousands of young men beginning their working lives in the local coal industry. The pit has gone and in its place are over 30 acres of green space on the edge of Cannock Chase, at the gateway to the Hednesford Hills Nature Reserve.