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An amazing place to cycle or walk

What a great place to walk (or cycle) for families of all ages, couples or even on your own... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nickyhants
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Southampton, United Kingdom
Always good

We walked onto the trail and despite it being misty in the valley we had a great walk. The pubs... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
StudentBum
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Reviewed 2 days ago

What a great place to walk (or cycle) for families of all ages, couples or even on your own. Fantastic views. My only criticism is that some may not like the tunnels (although this is one of the highlights) and there is no obvious circular...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nickyhants
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We walked onto the trail and despite it being misty in the valley we had a great walk. The pubs nearby were all welcoming and friendly. It's easy to avoid paying for carparking if you're prepared to walk a very short distance. The trail is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can still find lumps of good old fashioned empire building British coal along the sides of the trackbed, excellent and interesting reminder of a bygone age. Great cycle track for kids and lazy people as its flat, just like a railway trackbed should be.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great day out here, the path is very picturesque and wheelchair friendly, the cafe on the route is very popular and serves good food at a good price and quality.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Linda B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a gloomy day to walk part of the trail to Monsal head then just beyond. It is not difficult underfoot but undulating in places. In November I would recommend proper walking boots but summer dry months you could get away with less. I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

How amazing to have this trail available to walkers, runners, cyclists and horse riders. It’s mostly very flat with only slight inclines here and there so easy for all levels of walkers, even if you enter on part of the path! There are also plenty...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank smnthklly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Monsal Trail is accessible to all. Great for pushchairs, wheelchairs, bicycles and walkers. Fresh air, scenery, greenery, just everything you could wish for from a walk in Derbyshire. It's a must go place!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ChristineN1632
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at The H Boutique Hotel and decided that the weather was so good for November that we decided to walk part of the Monsal Trail. Walking over the Pedestrian Bridge out of Bakewell we followed the signs to the start of the Monsal...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 234mikequick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This track passes through beautiful countryside and is mostly flat and accessible - the only downside is that it is busy

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KarenSDerbycity
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked from Monsal Head to Bakewell along the trail which took about 2.5 hours with stops along the way. Definitely recommend especially if you have a dog!

Date of experience: May 2018
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newmrsh
15 November 2018|
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Response from dolcevita892 | Reviewed this property |
There is a car park right outside bicycle shop and cafe. I think it's pay and display. You can't get lost as you just keep going straight and then you can walk back the way you came. Lots of people around, walkers... More
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Chimper90
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Response from Rhian30 | Reviewed this property |
Only a couple where there are cafes.
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sheri c
5 August 2018|
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Response from 777benp | Reviewed this property |
There are a couple of cafes on the way and an odd picnic table .
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