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Cannock Wood

Cannock Wood is a village and civil parish in the Cannock Chase District of Staffordshire, England. Situated near Cannock and Lichfield and north of Burntwood. It is approximately 25 miles (40 km) north of Birmingham and 14 miles north-east of Wolverhampton. Cannock Wood has a population of 1,052.[1]

Cannock Wood makes up part of Cannock Chase which is a recognised Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Its mainly residential area is interspersed with open areas including various parks and public footpaths through the local countryside. The village hosts tourist attractions including Castle Ring, an ancient fort, and Nun's Well. Cannock Wood also hosts two pubs, The Park Gate Inn, and The Redmore. There is also a village hall, a children's play area, a cricket club and a hairdressers.

Most children living in Cannock Wood between the ages of the age 4 to 11 attend the primary school at Gentleshaw.

Cannock Wood has a general store which has previously closed twice due to lack of support, it re-opened for business for the third time on Tuesday 28 August 2007. As of July 2008, the store is currently open for a limited period each day after a lack of financial support forced it to reduce daily opening hours.

Cannock Wood and the surrounding district are twinned with Datteln, Germany and Western Springs, Illinois, United States.

Nearby places are: Burntwood, Hammerwich, Heath Hayes and Wimblebury, Gentleshaw, Cannock, Lichfield, Rugeley, Hednesford, Hazelslade and Prospect Village.


  1. ^ Census 2001

External links

  • Cannock Wood and Gentleshaw Village Hall Website
  • Cannock Wood Parish Council
  • Cannock Wood Cricket Club Official website

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