Cannop Ponds is a popular picnic site. It offers a large flat grassed area close to the car park and next to the ponds.
The ponds themselves are picturesque and are home to lots of wildlife including mandarin ducks, swards and dragonflies. the top pond is a wildlife trust nature reserve. The lower two ponds are fished by Yorkley Angling club.
The family cycle trail passes by the car park and picnic area.