Monsal Trail & Dale

Monsal Trail is based on the former Midland Railway line and spans 8.5 miles between Blackwell Mill in Chee Dale and Bakewell. Now one of the most popular and spectacular leisure routes in the area for cycling, walking and horse riding, the full route has been open since 2011.

There is a cycle hire and refreshments at Blackwell Mill which is open during the tourist season March to October which is accessible from the A6 road between Buxton and Bakewell. There is also many access points with car parks, the nearest to Tideswell being at the old train station at Miller’s Dale.