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Monsal Trail

Hassop Station | Hassop Road, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1NW, England
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Wonderful day out

We are from Spain and everytime we fly to the East Midlands, we drive to Monsal head for a day out... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Marta M
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Stunning place for a flat walk or cycle

About 8.5 miles long, this flat tarmacked ex- railway line is a fabulous walk even through tunnels... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Hassop Station | Hassop Road, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1NW, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We are from Spain and everytime we fly to the East Midlands, we drive to Monsal head for a day out. The scenery is breathtaking and if you walk down there is a place with beautiful waterfalls.

Thank Marta M
Reviewed 2 days ago

About 8.5 miles long, this flat tarmacked ex- railway line is a fabulous walk even through tunnels and over a viaduct. It seemed to be enjoyed by cyclists, walkers, families, couples etc. and is great for a fair weather day. I would add it is...More

Thank lou1232013
Reviewed 3 days ago

Walked sections of the Monsal Trail with a group of friends. It is a wide and level well-surfaced path (after recent heavy rain, it was still well-drained). It is completely flat (being an old railway track), but offers only occasional views (often, it is hemmed...More

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoyed a traffic free Monsal Trail yesterday. The parking was full and we managed to get one slot right at the end. My 12 year son was keen to do cycling and I wanted to get my wife to try out cycling. The route...More

Thank Hari_Vikram
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We cycled from Bakewell station to Blackwell Mill. There were lots to see and trail is slightly up hill, but not hard at all. On the way back it took us only 45 minutes mainly free wheeling. We made sure we gave walkers notice when...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 days ago

Myself and hubby are not usually cyclist, unless the bikes have engines, but we saw the cycle hire advertised and thought it was a bargain. Rented two decent bikes from Blackwell mill cycle hire and set of for a wonderful day. Initially i was worried...More

Thank copiejo
Reviewed 6 days ago

The full trail is about 8 miles starting in Coombs Road in Bakewell, and follows part of the old railway line between Matlock and Manchester. It can be accessed at several points along the way, and is used by walkers and cyclists (and horse-riders too,...More

Thank PJandSJ
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Monsal trail is an old railway line converted to flat track through the gorgeous Peak District countryside. I believe it is about 16 miles from hassop to the end of the track and back but we only did 10 due to time commitment. Hired...More

Thank Jacquie B
Reviewed 1 week ago

As seasoned cyclists how could we have the opportunity of being in the area and not ride the Monsal trail? We hired 2 bikes for the day at peak e bikes at £17 at Hassop station. Rates for adults are £10 for 2 hours or...More

Thank alis0nsilvester
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time here. Arrived quite late to do much of the trail but probably managed about 4 miles. Good track - well maintained and flat. Nice views and interesting things along the way. Busy. Weather was good so that was a bonus. Feel it would...More

Thank RuthieD1963
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Sarah C
10 August 2017|
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Response from boots65 | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes if you have a well behaved dog who will come to you when called. The issue is the cyclists who don't let you know they are coming up behind you! I have walked and cycled along here with my dog off the lead... More
Khalifa M
16 July 2017|
Response from 202Mikey | Reviewed this property |
I am afraid I don`t know but research shows this if it helps Monsal Trail Cycle Hire T 01629 810558 with a website and prices Looks to be about £17 a day for an adult and £12 for a child
Chaithanya S
11 July 2017|
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Response from 202Mikey | Reviewed this property |
Hi Probably Millers Dale Car park Wormhill, Buxton SK17 8SN or Wyedale Buxton SK17 9TE ** You may be able to sort out a spot on the road on the B6049. These are only what I believe to be closest. Some walking will be... More