Monsal Trail (Peak District, Derbyshire) Reviews
Newest Review: ... side the trail allowing you to park up. The old station at Millers Dale is still present along with part of a platform. The station does look a little run down. We found when we arrived this part of the trail was quite busy. The old station did have toilets within it and there was also an ice cream van parked up with it being the summer holidays. From here you are straight over the viaduct. The iron work at this part of the trail is fantastic and is worth standing and having a good look at it. The trail is pretty flat on foot and felt quite easy to walk on. Litton Tunnel The first tunnel we personally came to (unfortunately we had miss... more
Customer Monsal Trail (Peak District, Derbyshire) Reviews (1)
by - written on 09/09/11 (Very useful, 124 readings)
Whilst camping in the Peak District this summer we decided to do the Monsal trail. Having two young children and one of them being a pushchair it sounded perfect a disused Railway. We had previously that week done the Tissington Trail and had enjoyed it this one sounded even better with tunnels to go through. The trails history The Monsal trail follows the route of the old Midland Railway line; the trail runs from Topley Pike junction to Coombs viaduct which is a mile from Bakewell. It was built in 1863. The Monsal trail is roughly eight and a half miles long. It was in 1968 when the line was closed and eventually in the 1980's the Peak ... Read the complete review
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