Chasewater’s 300 hectares of water and open space is the perfect stage for a whole range of leisure activities including water-skiing, sailing, angling and even a steam railway. There is also some fantastic bird-watching and cycling opportunities.

Chasewater Railway – The railway regularly opens at weekends and bank holidays for steam and diesel train trips to take visitors to Chasewater’s North Shore. The Chasewater railway operates passenger and freight trains along the only remaining section of the former Cannock Chase coalfield network. The Brownhills West Station, built in traditional Victorian style, offers visitors and volunteers comfort and convenience. The station buffet offers a variety of hot and cold snacks and drinks. Some of the railway’s small relics collection will be on display in the main station building this year!

For further information:

Tel: 01543-452623



Water Skiing

The Water Ski Centre is situated on the South Shore and caters for several classes of powerboat, hydroplane, sports boat and water-ski.


Chase Sailing Club is situated on the North Shore and caters for sailboards and all classes of sailing boats. 


Sub-Aqua diving can be arranged for clubs who contact the site officer in advance of their required date. 


Although Chasewater is a challenging water to fish, there are specimen tench, pike and other species to be tempted. Anglers can purchase a day or season ticket from the Rangers’ site office.

Contact: 01543-452974/452302

Chasewater Country Park

Pool Road, Nr. Brownhills, Staffs. WS8 7NL

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