AboutFor cycle hire on the Monsal Trail, situated at Blackwell Mill, Wyedale, 3 miles downstream from Buxton., Blackwell Mill Cycle Hire can be found at the beginning of the magnificent Monsal Trail in the Peak District National Park. Cycle hire is available to all ages. The Monsal Trail is a disused railway line recently converted into a cycle route that runs through the Monsal tunnels from Blackwell Mill near Buxton, to Bakewell giving 8.5 miles of traffic free cycling activity amongst some of the most spectacular scenery that Derbyshire has to offer. The 8.5 mile cycle trail follows the River Wye and takes you through several newly opened lit tunnels, between steep gorges, surrounding limestones valleys, Wyedale, the Wye Valley, Millersdale, Chee Dale and across the spectacular Monsal Trail viaduct, making this an exceptional cycling experience.
Now available -Eco Republic electric cycles.
For public transport information-phone Buxton Tourist Information -01298 25106
Electric Bikes: £20.00
Helmets provided free of charge.
Now available Eco-Republic Electric Cycles -£20 for the day (£50 deposit)
Booking & Payment Details
- Credit cards accepted (no fee)
- Accepts groups
- Children welcome
- On-site light refreshments
- Picnic site
- Parking with charge
Map & Directions
The centre is approached by entering the Wye Dale car park on the A6 (opposite the aggregate Topley Pike Quarry entrance) 3 miles south of Buxton towards Bakewell. There is alternative free parking at the above Topley Pike Lay-by on the A6 with a steep walk down to us.
Accessible by Public Transport: Buxton station is 4 miles away.