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Blackwell Mill Cycle Hire

Bakewell Road, Buxton SK17 9TE, England
+44 1298 70838
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Blackwell to Buxton and back

Really great service. All gear included in the price, friendly advice and help with any questions... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tom E
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Worth doing

I was persuaded to hire a bike and cycle the route to Bakewell. We hire bikes from Blackwell mill... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Valerie O
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Cycle Hire situated at the START of the Magnificent Monsal Trail. 8.5 miles of traffic free cycling along a disused railway line. Experience the thrill of cycling through several lit tunnels,steep gorges and across the famous Monsal Viaduct.
  • Excellent94%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“monsal trail” (101 reviews)
“monsal head” (16 reviews)
“electric bikes” (11 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Bakewell Road, Buxton SK17 9TE, England
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+44 1298 70838
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really great service. All gear included in the price, friendly advice and help with any questions. Would definitely use again and the scenery around here is stunning. Thanks to the Blackwell Mill Cycle Hire!

Thank Tom E
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I was persuaded to hire a bike and cycle the route to Bakewell. We hire bikes from Blackwell mill and I had an electric cycle as I haven’t cycled for years ( and I was never very good ) All very simple to arrange ,very...More

Thank Valerie O
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Spent 5 hours cycling on the Monsal trail with the Family. Excellent day out with plenty of interesting places to stop. Hired bikes from Blackwell Mill Cycle Hire - good quality equipment and very knowledgable and helpful staff. The guys there gave us a map...More

Thank Dadster63
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great day out my partner has had knee surgery and used an electric bike which was perfect. The Monsal trail team were brilliant and made the whole day a great experience ...thank you. We would highly recommend

Thank Simon V
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friend and I decided to make the most of the sunshine and hire bikes to go to Bakewell and we are so glad we did. The couple that run Blackwell Cycle Hire were so friendly and knowledgeable and made sure everything was just right...More

Thank Laura C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent service and very knowledgable staff. A very picturesque trail slightly more challenging on the way back. Recommend locking the bikes and climbing up to Monsal Head for the views.

Thank Tim A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hired bikes for the day to cycle along the Monsal trail. We found the staff very friendly and helpful, pinpointing places along the route to eat and drink, and other places of interest. As well as this, they also recommended other cycle routes in...More

Thank lisarowley4
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you fancy some fresh air, a bit of exercise (but not too much) and some spectacular scenery the this is it. Bike hire made easy, knowledgeable staff , great bikes and a dog called Dave. if you are in the area the has to...More

Thank kevinpcampbell
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very well-maintained bikes with great gears and brakes and really comfortable seats. The trailer for our toddler was excellent. Helpful, friendly people. We had a wonderful day out. Highly recommended.

Thank vjt2010
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We hired two bikes for the day to cycle along the monsal trail to Bakewell. The staff were really friendly with explaining the trail and things to look out for on the way. Had a brilliant day, would definitely return!

Thank Nick B
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chrisdesilva2011
21 June 2017|
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Response from DocHoliday99 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I don't think they do electric bike hire - it is just a small bike hire shop. Blackwell Mill is at the northwest end of a disused railway line that is reasonably flat - down hill going southeast and then up hill... More
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