Welcome to The Rag Country Inn

Eatery … enjoy our real ales and our home cooked food

Drinkery … enjoy our real ales and our glasses of wine

Eatery … enjoy our delicious food for lunch or dinner

Sleepery … stay in our bespoke rooms

The Rag Country Inn at Rawnsley, Cannock Chase, Staffordshire

On behalf of Michael and Stephanie Benniston, and all the team, we would like to invite you to browse The Rag Country Inn website.

Nestling on the edge of Cannock Chase in Staffordshire, The Rag Country Inn offers an excellent base for walkers, mountain bikers and visitors to this area of outstanding natural beauty.

Set in approximately three acres of grounds, The Rag boasts a bowling green, large garden area, ample car parking, motorhome pitches and garage facilities for mountain bikes.

Easily accessible, The Rag is close to all major road networks, the Northern Relief Road is just five minutes away, with easy access to the NEC and Birmingham Airport.

We are just a 10 minute drive from the Cathedral City of Lichfield, the birthplace of Samuel Johnson.  Also close by is Beaudesert Golf Club, which has a challenging 18 hole championship course used for British Open qualifying rounds for many years.

Twenty minutes away is Drayton Manor Park and Zoo, and a 45 minute drive takes you to Alton Towers, the Midlands’ premier amusement park.

The Rag at Rawnsley has one goal in mind: providing an enjoyable dining experience. Thanks to our experience and dedication, we have become masters in our craft, providing dishes that are fresh, hearty and simply unforgettable.

Whether you wish to visit for lunch, an evening meal or you would like to stay in one of our tastefully furnished en suite rooms, you and your guests will be assured of a warm welcome – a relaxed, friendly atmosphere full of style and comfort awaits!

Opening Hours


Food Service

Monday – No food service
Tuesday to Friday  – 12 noon til 2.00 pm, 6.00 pm til 8.30 pm
Saturday – 12.00 noon til 8.30 pm
Sunday – 12.00 noon – 4.00 pm

Bar Opening Times

Monday – 3.00 pm – 11.00 pm
Tuesday to Saturday – 12.00 noon til 11.00 pm
Sunday – 12.00 noon til 10.30 pm

No under 14s in Bar or Restaurant



We take our food very seriously here at The Rag Country Inn, with an emphasis on using the freshest ingredients, locally sourced as far as possible, to provide you with a varied, seasonal menu at an affordable price.

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The Rag Country Inn at Rawnsley

Ironstone Road,
WS12 0QD

T: 01543 277491


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Ironstone Road,
WS12 0QD

T:01543 277491

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