Parsley Hay


Follow along the Pennine Bridleway and a former railway taking in the scenery of the White Peak with refreshments, picnic opportunities and cycle hire.

Map of Parsley Hay - click to enlarge

Access for All

Distance: 4km to Ruby Wood

Nearest Facilities: Parsley Hay Cycle Hire and Hartington Station


1. Turn left along the trail in front of the cycle hire

2. Pass a bridge and bollards and keep right when the trail forks

3. Continue through cuttings and elevated areas until reaching the signal box at Hartington Station and then Ruby Wood.

Parsley Hay Route Map (1MB)


Start at Hartington Station for a shorter route to Ruby Wood (800m) or for reversing the route to Parsley Hay.

Getting there

Start at car park at Parsley Hay. Via the A515 Buxton to Ashbourne Road.

Ordnance Survey grid reference: SK1468 6371

Postcode: SK17 ODG

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Parking: 5 dedicated disabled

Toilet: open 24 hours, RADAR key


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