Monsal Trail

Fly Fishing

Cressbrook & Litton Flyfishers’ Club is the custodian of eleven miles of premium river fly fishing on the Derbyshire Wye.  The Club maintains and protects the river. Extending from Blackwell, just below Buxton, to Ashford in the Water, the river is a haven for wild brown and rainbow trout and its lower beats have a …

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Lime Kilns

The Lime kilns to the east and west of Millers Dale Station are examples of commercial kilns built in the 19th and 20th centuries. Quicklime had long been produced in small kilns, mainly for agricultural use, but with the expansion of industry, especially the chemical industry, demand increased. Limestone from the quarries that opened adjacent to …

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Cycling To Buxton

The Monsal Trail is a great cycling experience. It is well surfaced and has easy gradients. The Monsal Trail runs from Bakewell to just near Buxton and there are cycle hire locations on the Trail at Hassop Station – http://www.monsaltrail.co.uk/Blackwell – http://www.peakblackwellcyclehire.com/ The Monsal Trail also takes you to a lot of locations with good …

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Upperdale Walk

This is a favourite walk. It can be varied and reversed depending on your wishes. The first part of the route doesn’t use the Mondal Trial, but the pathways over-the-top of the hills that Litton and Cressbrook Tunnels go through. The views from the top are amazing, but the paths are steep in places and …

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