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Monsal Trail

Aldern House Baslow Road | Baslow Road, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1AE, England
+44 1629 816200
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Great fun for all the family

Hire your bikes or bring your own. This is a great activity for all. Beautiful scenery save cycling... read more

Reviewed yesterday
395skier
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
Rail loss is Walkers' gain!

The Monsal Trail follows the course of a former railway line through beautiful scenery near... read more

Reviewed yesterday
mikeworcester2017
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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  • Average3%
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Aldern House Baslow Road | Baslow Road, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1AE, England
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+44 1629 816200
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"disused railway line"
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"great walk"
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"return journey"
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"easy ride"
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"great scenery"
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"miller's dale"
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"slight incline"
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"flat walk"
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Reviewed yesterday

Hire your bikes or bring your own. This is a great activity for all. Beautiful scenery save cycling and cafes for refreshments along the way.

Thank 395skier
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Reviewed yesterday

The Monsal Trail follows the course of a former railway line through beautiful scenery near Bakewell in Derbyshire. It is easily accessible at a number of points for walkers wishing to walk the whole 8-mile length or just a part of it. Local bus routes...More

Thank mikeworcester2017
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Just lovely, away from roads and little places along the way for drinks / food. Lots of nature. Great for cyclists, too. A delightful stroll, nothing arduous.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Hired bikes for 4 hours to cycle the entire trail. It is very slightly uphill, and of course downhill on the return. It's an easy enough cycle on a sunny day very pleasant. Except the tunnels. Freezing cold once inside. Guy prepping the bikes was...More

Thank Susan G
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very helpful and cheerful at Blackwell Mill cycle hire shop with all sizes of bikes to choose from. Trail is level as follows disused railway track. Views are stunning with lots of information boards along the way. Hassop cafe is excellent with some outdoor tables...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Limited parking and can get quite busy. The views from the top are fantastic. Nice shop at the top for a snack. Expensive tho. Down in the valley isnt suitable for folk who cant get about as its very uneven.

Thank Rich B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were going to do the Tissington Trail from Hayfield. Our friend had damaged their muscles so we decided to do the Monsal Trail as it was flatter. We tried to park in Bakewell which was a mistake as it was Market Day. There is...More

Thank VanessaRoad
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an easy but 12km long walk and very enjoyable, could also hire bikes but you have to return bike to were hired from which makes this impractical. There needs to be a depot each end to leave bikes when finished the ride one...More

Thank andyhum
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walk the dogs down the track towards the river lovely views from the top,nice walk as i have 2 reactive collies that dont to cycles so was

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Great Longstone which is very close to the trail . Fully recommend a couple of the pubs there . The White Lion & the Crisspin Inn . All very welcoming & the food was very good. Also the ice cream van at...More

Thank fhemills
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paul b
23 May 2018|
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Response from VanessaRoad | Reviewed this property |
There is bike hire also at the end of the Trail. Give either of them a ring. I think it’s £15.00 a day for hire
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Jamie G
4 May 2018|
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Response from CharlesGraham79 | Reviewed this property |
Monsal trail is not a loop but it flat and there are places you can eat you will find it hard to find push chair friendly walk. In a hilly area
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