Discover the wonderful High Peak Trail with excellent cycle hire from Middleton Top Visitor Centre. 17.5 miles of traffic free trail to enjoy and a range of bikes for all the family. You’ll pass through some of Derbyshire's finest countryside, with fascinating heritage along the route.
Middleton Top Cycle Hire and Visitor Centre near Wirksworth, offers easy access onto the High Peak Trail and amazing views of the surrounding countryside. Quality cycle hire at competitive prices, with bikes for adults and children, plus tandams, tag-a-longs, buggies and electric bikes for extra pedal power. Child seats and helmets are included. Open weekends and school holidays from February to November and every day June, July and August, our experienced staff are here to help.
You can enjoy a short ride or a longer more challenging outing. Running from High Peak Junction, near Cromford, to Dowlow, 6 miles south of Buxton, the High Peak Trail connects with the Tissington Trail and Carsington Water.
The Visitor Centre offers a wonderful selection of light refreshments, maps and guides, with ample parking, toilets and a picnic area.
Visit our website for more information and seasonal offers. You can also view our Cycle Derbyshire leaflet, with guidance and advice on making the most of routes around the county.
TERMS & CONDITIONS OF CYCLE HIRE: Proof of ID with photograph is required for each booking (e.g. new style driving licence, passport). £20 cash deposit (1-9 bikes), refunded when bikes are returned undamaged and on time. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Hire charges payable by cash or card. Full Terms and Conditions of hire can be viewed on our website.
Free entry, but parking charges apply.
- Disabled access - Tramper mobility scooter hire
- Disabled toilets
- On-site light refreshments
- Picnic site
- Baby changing facilities
- Children welcome
- Facilities for educational visits
- Facilities for groups
- Parking with charge - There is also coach parking
- Dogs Accepted
- Public toilets
- Accepts groups
- Coach parties accepted
|Season (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)|
* • Visitor Centre open 9.30am-4.45pm every day Easter to August; 9.30am-4.15pm weekends only September to March, plus October half term (excluding Christmas Day)
• Cycle Hire open 9.30-5.00pm or dusk if earlier; every day June, July and August; weekends and school holidays February to November
Map & Directions
Middleton Top (nr Middleton by Wirksworth) is well sign posted. From the A6 at Cromford take the B5036 and B5035 for AshbourneAccessible by Public Transport: Matlock station is 5 miles away.