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Easy way to exercise and get some fresh air, blows the cobwebs away!

Old railway track, from the Beeching days, easy walking for the elderly, like us, my husband has a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Malaga, Spain
Great easy terraine walk with good pubs

Good walk from Bakewell along disused railway track with good views and pubs to stop off. Would... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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All reviews hassop station old railway cycle hire return journey buxton end easy ride disused railway line great scenery slight incline lovely walk miller's dale car park flat walk pay and display dog walkers ice cream van peak district
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Reviewed yesterday

Old railway track, from the Beeching days, easy walking for the elderly, like us, my husband has a bad knee. Used as well as cyclists and horse riders. The flat railway bed is ideal. No strain. The old station is being converted to a cafe,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Good walk from Bakewell along disused railway track with good views and pubs to stop off. Would recommend the Packhorse and Monsal Head pubs.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bettyblue76
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good for walking and cycling. Well worth a visit. Very flat and lovely picturesque views. Would return.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank marjoriejackson74
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staying in Bakewell, we caught the bus to the far end of the Monsal Trail near Buxton. Initially following a bridle path from the main road down to the start of the trail we then found the main route to be flat, well surfaced, well...More

Date of experience: January 2019
3  Thank alisonp679
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic well maintained and accessible path, really opens up some of the most beautiful countryside for people of all abilities, with plenty of places to park, rest, eat, drink and relax along the way

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank tripelthreat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This trail is such a pleasure and privilege to be able to use. The tunnels evoke such images of the steam trains that used to travel through them. Imagine the people who lived in the houses along the railway line and the surrounding cottages and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 221hennypenny
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Monsal trail follows the route of one of the old railway lines closed by Dr Beeching. It is reserved for walkers and cyclists so provides a safe trail for people of all ages - children in buggies, toddlers on trikes, dog-walkers, the more elderly,...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank layreader
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Monsal Trail is a must to visit for anyone who ventures in Gods own county of Derbyshire. It is best enjoyed by cycling along the length of the trail from Bakewell, cycle hire is available in the town or in places along the trail...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MRS140
Reviewed 11 December 2018

What a great place to walk (or cycle) for families of all ages, couples or even on your own. Fantastic views. My only criticism is that some may not like the tunnels (although this is one of the highlights) and there is no obvious circular...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nickyhants
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

We walked onto the trail and despite it being misty in the valley we had a great walk. The pubs nearby were all welcoming and friendly. It's easy to avoid paying for carparking if you're prepared to walk a very short distance. The trail is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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27 December 2018|
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Response from Annette H | Reviewed this property |
It is possible to do with a pushchair, we found it easy walking.
27 December 2018|
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Response from akelly1712 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay in me responding. Trip Advisor notifications are non-existent! Yes, you can walk this with a pushchair. It is a proper path all the way along. I would suggest you include Hassop Station Cafe as a food or... More
15 November 2018|
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Response from dolcevita892 | Reviewed this property |
There is a car park right outside bicycle shop and cafe. I think it's pay and display. You can't get lost as you just keep going straight and then you can walk back the way you came. Lots of people around, walkers... More