Monsal Trail Route Video

A new route video for the Monsal Trail – see the tunnels, the views, the stations, and the Lime Kilns from this popular Peak District trail. […]

By |2nd April, 2014|Categories: Routes|Tags: , , |

Manifold and Tissington Trail Loop

Grade: Moderate. 27.7 miles with 2800ft of ascent. I’ve described this route as moderate, but it does have a couple of steep climbs in it, notably up to Calton Village from Waterhouses, and Thorpe near Dovedale. […]

By |17th March, 2014|Categories: Routes|Tags: , , |

Cat and Fiddle, Wildboarclough and Macclesfield Forest

Grade: Challenging. 18.5 miles with 1850ft of ascent. This is a short, but hilly route that starts from the Railway Station in Macclesfield Town Centre. […]

By |2nd March, 2014|Categories: Climbs, Routes|Tags: , |

Chatsworth Loop

Grade: Challenging. 27.5 miles with 3000ft of ascent. Starting at Parsley Hay Visitor Centre, this hilly route offers a mixture of challenging climbs, with rewarding views, and visits some of the most iconic Peak District locations, mostly along quiet lanes. This route is suitable for road bikes, but not in icy conditions. […]

By |19th January, 2014|Categories: Climbs, Routes|Tags: , |

Monsal Trail

Grade: Easy. Now that the old Railway tunnels are fully open along this route, it is surely one of the most scenic cycle tracks in England, with some of the best views the Peak District has to offer. […]

By |22nd December, 2013|Categories: Routes|Tags: , |

Cat and Fiddle – Hill Climb

Grade: Challenging. Starting in Macclesfield, Cheshire, at the traffic lights where the famous Arighi Bianchi department store is located, this is one of the Peak District’s most famous hill climbs. […]

By |14th December, 2013|Categories: Climbs, Routes|Tags: , |

Manifold Trail

Grade: Easy. Quieter than the Monsal Trail, the Manifold Trail rivals the Monsal Trail for scenery, and interesting features to see. […]

By |8th December, 2013|Categories: Routes|Tags: , |

Tissington Trail

Grade: Easy. The Tissington Trail splits from the High Peak Trail just to the south of the Parsley Hay Visitor Centre, where there are refreshments, cycle hire, and car parking. […]

By |8th December, 2013|Categories: Routes|Tags: , |