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Pleasant. Ironing stroll.

A lovely valley to enjoy on a dry day. Some parts are shared with vehicles, but there is a 20 mph... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
David L
Northampton, United Kingdom
Lovely walk.

We walked from Hulme End to Thor's Cave and back, a lovely walk of about 8 miles. You can get... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A lovely valley to enjoy on a dry day. Some parts are shared with vehicles, but there is a 20 mph limit and fairly quiet. Great scenery in some parts.

Thank David L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We walked from Hulme End to Thor's Cave and back, a lovely walk of about 8 miles. You can get excellent refreshments at the Tea Junction at Hulme End and also at Whetton Mill tearoom. A note of caution - there is a dark and...More

Thank JennyGlos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have previously walked various sections of it around Thor's Cave but started from Hulme End car park at a cost of £3 for four hours (near Hartington) and cycled the full 8 mile trail to Waterhouses, which is slightly uphill in this direction, then back...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

The Manifold Railway ran from 1904 to 1934. 9 Miles from Hulme end to Waterhouses. As a light railway served the farming community carrying milk and cheese from the isolated dairy at Ecton. Now with the track lifted serves as a pedestrian and cycle way....More

Thank Alan P
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

This is a cycle ride we’ve been meaning to do for years but never quite made it until this weekend - and then only because plans changed at the last minute. We started at the car park in Waterhouses. The cycle way is on an...More

Thank KimWoodsYoga
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Nice path taking in some good views and easily accessible for walkers and cyclists highly recommended to visit

Thank 432kev
Reviewed 9 July 2018

My husband and I cycled from Hulme end, through the tunnel and all the way to the little gem of shop near a small lake Took us about half hour there and back to the car park. Was a great cycle route. Plenty walkers and...More

1  Thank sknightblonde
Reviewed 2 July 2018

We have had the pleasure of cycling the extremely lovely Manifold Way four times now - from Hulme End to Waterhouses, and each time it has been an absolute delight. It is very peaceful (we always go in the week when it’s quieter though) and...More

3  Thank MR MARK P
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

We rode from Waterhouses car park to Hulme End which is 16 miles round trip. It’s a very easy cycle ride through beautiful countryside with 2 or 3 cafes on the route so you can take your time and stop off for a rest. A...More

Thank SueTimmis
Reviewed 4 June 2018

We took a quick trip out to the Manifold Way on Sunday afternoon from Ashbourne. Started at the Waterhouses car park and went up the track for a short while. The tracks as commented before is very narrow in parts so glad we left it...More

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