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Walking the trail

The 6.5 mile (10 km) trail takes about three hours as a circular walk from Ashford. It’s quite easy... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
Spectacular walk along disused railway

Cutting through a gorge alongside the river gives a feeling of awe. Viaducts, tunnels and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David L
Northampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The 6.5 mile (10 km) trail takes about three hours as a circular walk from Ashford. It’s quite easy and the walk up to Monsal Head is straight forward. The views across the Wye Valley are worth the detour! The walk back across the viaduct...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Cutting through a gorge alongside the river gives a feeling of awe. Viaducts, tunnels and embankments. The navvies achieved this without today’s building machinery. Well preserved and maintained route along which there appears a few branches to explore if you have time. Plenty of parking...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Views are stunning and it's so peaceful. Were in the Peak District on holiday and have loved it so far. we hired 1 regular and 1 electric bike from Hassop Station cycle hire. Decent price £12 and £17 for 2 hrs. the Only negative thing...More

Thank SherylL287
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a fun cyclist and by no means expert, this was a good, safe environment. Amazed by crossing a wonderful viaduct followed by long, well lit tunnels. Flat, well maintained and a comfortable 8.5 miles end to end. Recommended

Thank John U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We biked the trail to Bakewell from Blackwell Mill cycle hire (we parked here and cycled there and back). Amazing trail with great views, nice to be out and biking made it much faster than walking, although coming back was harder (I was more tired...More

Thank Catherine E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked part of the trail one day and cycled from north to south and back again the next the next. A great time for amateur geologists to look at the limestone outcrops! Dales scenery along with beautiful historical engineering!

Thank Notnab
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very busy at weekends, so if you can go midweek, well maintained paths and signage is good. Didn't complete the whole thing though!!

1  Thank Pauline C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked the walk from start to finish. Beautiful scenery, lovely surprises along the route. Felt a sense of achievement when I finished the walk. Met lovely people along the way, walkers, cyclists and runners. Great for families, dog walkers, nice flat terrain. Ideal for photographers....More

2  Thank Elle59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Bakewell and got the Trans Peak (TP) bus to Blackwell Turn. It's a short walk downhill to the start of the walk. The bus runs every hour around ten to the hour. Just over half way head up to the pub at...More

1  Thank lynneandkeith
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We parked at Hassop station lots of spaces pay and display and walked the trail towards Monsail Head. The tunnels are amazing and when we got to Monsail Head we took the path next to the viaduct to take pictures of it and it is...More

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9 August 2018|
Response from Rhian30 | Reviewed this property |
Only a couple where there are cafes.
sheri c
5 August 2018|
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Response from Ben P | Reviewed this property |
There are a couple of cafes on the way and an odd picnic table .
6 June 2018|
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Response from Susan G | Reviewed this property |
Hire bikes right outside the Trail at the tourist stop.