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Blackwell Mill Cycle Hire

Bakewell Road, Buxton SK17 9TE, England
+44 1298 70838
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Great day out

Friendly and helpful place to hire your bike to ride along the trail. Would definitely recommend... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Nic B
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Manchester, United Kingdom
A Scenic Joy

If your looking at these Photos and wondering what your missing! Then you really need to find out... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Spencer R
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Cycle Hire situated at the START of the Magnificent Monsal Trail. 8.5 miles of traffic free cycling along a disused railway line. Experience the thrill of cycling through several lit tunnels,steep gorges and across the famous Monsal Viaduct.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Bakewell Road, Buxton SK17 9TE, England
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+44 1298 70838
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Friendly and helpful place to hire your bike to ride along the trail. Would definitely recommend and use again

Thank Nic B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If your looking at these Photos and wondering what your missing! Then you really need to find out what A Scenic Joy The Monsal Trail is. What better way to get fit or improve your health than hiring a Bicycle from BLACKWELL MILL CYCLE HIRE....More

1  Thank Spencer R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I parked at the little Wye Dale carpark, £3.50 for up to 4 hrs or £4.50 for all day. FYI machine only seems to accept card payments. The sun was shining which made the pretty riverside walk to Blackwell Mill Cycle Hire a lovely start...More

1  Thank ClareMcGee
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and seven friends hired 4 electric and 4 mountain bikes yesterday from Blackwell Mill Cycle hire and cycled 17 miles to Bakewell and back in glorious sunshine along safe and wide tracks. We went through about 5 tunnels which made the bikes fly along...More

1  Thank nickymac99
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Used these guys bikes after not being on a bike that moves for ages. They really are a friendly helpful gang could do enough for us. Bikes were top notch with good gears suspensions brakes and the essential gel seats. Good value for a whole...More

1  Thank STEVE w
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We hired a couple of ebikes to ride the Monsal trail and they were superb. Really friendly staff told us the best places to stop for an ice cream, lunch or a drink; showed us how the ebikes work (you will never want to ride...More

1  Thank Adventura1405
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had such a great day out thanks to the team at Blackwell Mill cycle hire. Despite arriving later on a busy bank holiday with no booking, the friendly staff did everything they could to still accommodate us. This included both setting us up with...More

1  Thank Andrew B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I phoned up on the day as it was nice and sunny thinking I might have missed out, However to my surprise they had four bike available for me and my family. The bikes were great and the advice of the route was very good....More

1  Thank scott78521gregory
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recommended to me, and I'm happy to recommend to others. Great bikes, friendly service and a superb trail, packed with astonishing Victorian railway engineering and outstanding scenery. Allow 90 minutes for the outward run, and two hours for the return, which is all uphill. Not...More

1  Thank Andrew G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Third time cycling the Monsal Trail, and second time hiring from Blackwell Mill. Both times have been great. Rang ahead and booked the bikes and they were all ready for us when we got there. Friendly staff - could have been more helpful getting us...More

1  Thank AMcD1
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chrisdesilva2011
21 June 2017|
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Response from DocHoliday99 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I don't think they do electric bike hire - it is just a small bike hire shop. Blackwell Mill is at the northwest end of a disused railway line that is reasonably flat - down hill going southeast and then up hill... More
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