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War Memorial, Thornton Cleveleys

Cleveleys

in the county of Lancashire

Grisedale Pike in the Lake District

Grisedale

in the county of North Yorkshire


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Recommended Towns & Villages near Cannock Wood

Royal Oak Hotel, Cannock Town Centre.

Cannock (37 Pictures)

in the county of Staffordshire (4.1 miles, 6.6 km, direction W)

Think of Cannock and nearly always there springs to life a vision of the wonderful landscape of Cannock Chase, originally a giant "Royal Forest" gradually reduced in size and grazed by numerous flocks of sheep until the turn of the 20th century...

Lichfield Cathedral

Lichfield (216 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of Staffordshire (4.6 miles, 7.4 km, direction E)

The Lichfield Markets have been held on the historic Market Square since King Stephen granted the first charter for a market in 1153. In the past martyrs were burnt at the.....

The Soup Kitchen, Stafford

Stafford (55 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Staffordshire (10.5 miles, 16.9 km, direction NW)

Set in a landscape of contrasts with constantly changing scenery from the Royal hunting forests of Cannock Chase to the breweries of Burton, it is pleasurable to come across the.....

Tamworth Castle, Staffordshire

Tamworth (32 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Staffordshire (11.4 miles, 18.3 km, direction SE)

In the 8th century the Saxon Kingdom of Mercia was ruled from Tamworth. Later in AD 913, a fortress was built here by the daughter of King Alfred...

Wolverhampton

Wolverhampton (38 Pictures)

in the county of West Midlands (11.6 miles, 18.7 km, direction SW)

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Canal boats

Bodymoor Heath (16 Pictures)

in the county of Warwickshire (13.8 miles, 22.2 km, direction SE)

This lovely rural area is well known as the home of the training ground for Aston Villa Football Club...

Marketplace houses, Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire

Burton upon Trent (54 Pictures)

in the county of Staffordshire (13.9 miles, 22.4 km, direction NE)

Burton-on-Trent is an attractive town, it has a pleasing market place surrounded by pleasant properties, some being timber-frame black and white...

Sudbury Church, Derbyshire

Sudbury (16 Pictures)

in the county of Derbyshire (14.3 miles, 23.0 km, direction NE)

The village of Sudbury lies in a landscape of contrasts where old Royal hunting grounds meet with the industrial heritage of 19th-century England...

winter morning, Kingsbury water park, North Warwickshire.

Kingsbury (229 Pictures)

in the county of Warwickshire (14.3 miles, 23.0 km, direction SE)

Kingsbury lies in a quiet corner of Warwickshire, it is most notable for its water-park which offers an oasis of calm for visitors escaping the hurried life of Birmingham and other nearby cities and large towns...

Tutbury, Staffordshire: Tutbury Church

Tutbury (50 Pictures)

in the county of Staffordshire (14.6 miles, 23.5 km, direction NE)

This picturesque little town in the Dove Valley is dominated by the ruins of the medieval castle...

Dudley Castle, Dudley, in the West Midlands

Dudley (78 Pictures)

in the county of West Midlands (14.8 miles, 23.8 km, direction SW)

Dudley is a market town, it was granted its market charter in the 13th century, since then the lively outdoor market has been a focal point which has drawn regular visitors to the town...

Victoria Square, Birmingham

Birmingham (224 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of West Midlands (15.3 miles, 24.6 km, direction S)

Birmingham, Britain's second city, known as the city of a thousand trades, has long been recognised as one of the World's most important manufacturing and commercial centres...

Parish Church, Church Broughton, South Derbyshire

Church Broughton (1 Pictures)

in the county of Derbyshire (16.7 miles, 26.9 km, direction NE)

Church Broughton is an attractive Derbyshire village lying in open countryside that is perhaps best noted for its ancient church dedicated to Saint Michael...

Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Edgbaston (28 Pictures)

in the county of West Midlands (17.0 miles, 27.3 km, direction S)

Edgbaston is a district of wide leafy roads lined with elegant houses, lately these have become interspersed with more modern buildings, yet the suburb has somehow managed to retain much of its 19th and early 20th century charm...

Winter Sunrise at Denstone, Staffordshire

Denstone (7 Pictures)

in the county of Staffordshire (18.1 miles, 29.0 km, direction N)

Denstone is a peaceful village set in the midst of rural Staffordshire countryside, where farm meadows are watered from a myriad of sparkling rivers flowing down from the Peak District National Park...

The town of Halesowen in the West Midlands

Halesowen (5 Pictures)

in the county of West Midlands (18.4 miles, 29.6 km, direction S)

For several centuries Halesowen was a farming region and despite the spread of urban sprawl the region still has nearby open beauty spots...

St. Wystans Church, Repton, Derbyshire.

Repton (9 Pictures)

in the county of Derbyshire (18.6 miles, 30.0 km, direction NE)

Repton is one of England's most ancient towns, it was once the capital of the Saxon Kingdom of Mercia and the church there is the burial ground of Saxon Kings...

Weaver Hills, Staffordshire. Weaver Summit - Aug 2004

Alton (29 Pictures)

in the county of Staffordshire (18.8 miles, 30.3 km, direction N)

The village has many elegant stone buildings, and there is a circular lock-up and the romantic ruins of a 12th-century castle...

A picture of Stourbridge

Stourbridge (14 Pictures)

in the county of West Midlands (19.5 miles, 31.3 km, direction SW)

Within the vast urban sprawl that surrounds Birmingham, otherwise known as the City of a Thousand Trades, lies the once great centre for crystal glassware, Stourbridge...

The Bullring with All Saints Church in background. Claverley, Shropshire

Claverley (3 Pictures)

in the county of Shropshire (19.6 miles, 31.5 km, direction SW)

Claverley is surrounded by agricultural land, a short distance from delightful Bridgenorth, a picturesque town on the banks of the River Severn...

Recommended attractions near Cannock Wood

Sunrise in Beacon Park, Lichfield

Lichfield Cathedral (112 Pictures)

(4.2 miles, 6.8 km, direction E)

Most recently Lichfield Cathedral has been the scene of an important archaeological find which has astounded the world of.....

Sunrise through the Pines, Cannock Chase

Cannock Chase Country Park (140 Pictures)

(5.7 miles, 9.1 km, direction NW)

Once upon a time this vast area was the 'Happy Hunting' ground of Kings and Queens of England who came here to enjoy a good day's.....

The River Trent, Shugborough Estate

Shugborough Estate (37 Pictures)

(6.8 miles, 11.0 km, direction NW)

Shugborough Hall with its vast surrounding estate has been the seat of the Earls of Lichfield, the Anson family, ever since it.....

Stafford - Shire Hall

Shire Hall Gallery (1 Pictures)

(10.3 miles, 16.6 km, direction NW)

Stafford's handsome Shire Hall Gallery with its impressive porticoed frontage, served for a time as the local Crown Court. .....

Ancient High House, Stafford

Ancient High House (1 Pictures)

(10.3 miles, 16.6 km, direction NW)

Dominating Stafford's Greengate Street, is an impressive Elizabethan building that has stood at the centre of the town for over.....

Tamworth Castle, Staffordshire

Tamworth Castle (9 Pictures)

(10.8 miles, 17.4 km, direction SE)

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Stafford Castle, Staffordshire

Stafford Castle (10 Pictures)

(11.0 miles, 17.8 km, direction NW)

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Zoo at Drayton Manor

Drayton Manor Park (6 Pictures)

(11.1 miles, 17.9 km, direction SE)

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Wolverhampton - St Peter`s Gardens & Art Gallery

Wolverhampton Art Gallery (8 Pictures)

(11.6 miles, 18.6 km, direction SW)

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Aston Hall, Birmingham

Aston Hall (10 Pictures)

(13.9 miles, 22.4 km, direction S)

This magnificent Jacobean mansion is currently undergoing a 10 million pound make-over to both the Hall, its range of buildings.....

The Black Country Museum

The Black Country Living Museum (26 Pictures)

(14.1 miles, 22.7 km, direction SW)

This is a delightful outdoor museum developed with flair and imagination to celebrate all that is best of the rich social and.....

Sunrise over icy lake, Kingsbury Water Park, North Warwickshire.

Kingsbury Water Park (210 Pictures)

(14.3 miles, 23.0 km, direction SE)

This vast landscape of lakes nestling on the eastern edge of Birmingham provides a wonderful escape from seething city life. .....

A picture of Soho House

Soho House (1 Pictures)

(14.3 miles, 23.0 km, direction S)

Matthew Boulton was born in Snow Hill, Birmingham in 1728. His father was a Toy maker, and the young Matthew was eventually to.....

Bridge across the Lake

Sudbury Hall (22 Pictures)

(14.4 miles, 23.2 km, direction NE)

This delightful historic house which was built in the early 17th century for the Lords Vernon, has all the ingredients for a.....

Ghostly tavern

Dudley Castle (17 Pictures)

(14.5 miles, 23.3 km, direction SW)

Dudley possesses one of the most important ruins in the West Midlands, the panorama from the keep of this fortress which was once.....

Tutbury, Staffordshire: Tutbury Castle ruins

Tutbury Castle (6 Pictures)

(14.7 miles, 23.6 km, direction NE)

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Seventeenth Century Weston Park House

Weston Park (5 Pictures)

(14.8 miles, 23.9 km, direction W)

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Sea Life Centre in Birmingham

The National Sea Life Centre (1 Pictures)

(15.8 miles, 25.4 km, direction S)

The Sea Life Centre offers a unique insight into the lives of a myriad of creatures from shrimps to sharks...

The building housing the Cold War exhibition

Royal Air Force Museum (39 Pictures)

(16.4 miles, 26.5 km, direction W)

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Twycross Zoo, Leicestershire. Prairie Dog

Twycross Zoo (58 Pictures)

(17.4 miles, 28.0 km, direction E)

Come face-to-face with over 900 animals of more than 150 species, including some of the most endangered on our planet, at.....


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