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Monsal Trail

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Steam along the spectacular Monsal Trail over viaducts and through well-lit tunnels calling at the former stations along the way. Cycle hire and traffic-free. A great wet-weather option.

Monsal Trail route - click to enlarge

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Distance: 11.5km

Nearest Facilities: Hassop Station and Miller's Dale Station

Directions

  1. Access the trail at the rear of Hassop Station turning right to pass in front of the building and under the bridge
  2. Continue past Longstone Station, Headstone Tunnel, the Monsal Viaduct, and then two shorter tunnels before reaching Miller’s Dale Station and viaduct
  3. Continue along viaducts and tunnels, keeping left with the towering cliffs of Chee Tor above to the end of the Trail.

Monsal Trail Route Map (1MB) 

Alternatives

Start at Miller’s Dale for a shorter route to Chee Dale (2.7km) or for reversing the route to Hassop Station.

Getting there

Start at Hassop Station at Hassop Roundabout to the North of Bakewell. From the B6001 from Bakewell and Calver and via the A619 and A6020 from Baslow.

Ordnance Survey grid reference: SK 2175 7053

Postcode: DE45 1NW

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Or

Miller’s Dale Station. Via the B4049, from the A6 Buxton to Bakewell Road or South from Tideswell.

Ordnance Survey grid reference: SK 1384 7325

Postcode: SK17 8SN

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