Cannock Chase Cadet Training Centre

Cadet Training Centre (CTC), Penkridge Bank Road, Pepper Slade, near Rugeley, WS12 4PR

Venue Overview

This Cadet Training Centre is located on Cannock Chase, an area of outstanding natural beauty, and with the added benefit of accommodation it provides a great venue for a combination of indoor and outdoor activities.

This venue is easily accessible via road, but the closest bus stop is two miles away. There is on-site parking for approximately 20 cars and a Forestry Commission car park opposite the centre (additional payment at the car park may be required).


This main hall has seating and tables for 30 people or can accommodate 50 people standing.  It also benefits from a fixed projector and screen.

Refreshments area

This smaller room has a serving hatch to the kitchen, can seat 20 people and is accessible from outside the building.


This conference style room can seat up 10 people and has a fixed screen


This functional kitchen is suitable for catering for up to 100 people.

Outdoor training area

There is an external area on the site suitable for tentage or gazebo, with limited tree cover. Cannock Chase is then on the doorstep and accessible, depending on activities the Forestry Commission may need to be contacted.

Male Adult Accommodation

Is located across three rooms with a total of eleven beds and one shared shower facility.

Female Adult Accommodation

Is located in one room with five beds and one shared shower facility.

Male Cadet Accommodation

Comprised of two rooms sleeping 46 and containing one room for four adult males. Separate showering facilities of Cadets and Adults.

Female Accommodation

Comprised of three rooms sleeping 34 and containing one room for four female adults with separate shower facilities.