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Walks from Series One - Monsal Trail

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

Walk Info
miles (8km)
Minimum time
2½ hours
134ft (41m)
Level of difficulty
Well maintained cycle path- gentle rise with tunnels
Grid SK 21742 70522
Keep on lead - cycle track
At Hassop Station
Public Transport
On route - Hassop Station
The Monsal Dale Viaduct - 1914
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Route Directions

  • Start at the pay and display Car Park at Hassop Station bookshop and cafe.

  • With the cafe on your left, join the Monsal Trail and turn right.

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Relevant Links

Hassop Station

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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