A great walk along part of the 8.5 mile Monsal Trail which runs along the former Midland Railway line between Blackwell Mill, in Chee Dale and Coombs Road, at Bakewell.
This walk is the section from Hassop Station Cafe and Cycle Hire to the far side of Cressbrook Tunnel through the recently re-opened tunnels along the former railway line.
Andrew was joined on the walk by British Olympic Mogal skier Ellie Koyander.
Distance/time miles (km)
Minimum time 2 ½ hours
Ascent/gradient ft (m)
Grade/Paths Easy - well maintained footpaths
with some lite tunnels
OS Map Explorer OL (Grid SE )
Dogs? On leads
Parking At Hassop Station cafe
Public Transport Bus -
Toilets/Refreshments At Hassop Station cafe
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A cafe/bookshop/cycle hire base in the old station building at Hassop - right along side the Monsal Trail.
BBC News - Go-ahead for reopening of tunnels
A short report showing what the trail looked like before the re-opening of the tunnels.
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