Walk d249 The Monsal Trail, Miller's Dale and Chelmorton from Wye Dale

The beautiful Derbyshire Dales


Route outline for walk d249:

Wye Dale  -  Blackwell Junction  -  The Monsal Trail  -  Chee Dale  -  Miller's Dale Station  -  Miller's Dale  -  Priestcliffe  -  Taddington  -  Sough Top  -  Chelmorton  -  The Midshires Way  -  Burrs Farm  -  Marl Dale  -  Topley Pike Quarry  -  Wye Dale



National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Midshires Way, a 362km (225 miles) linear footpath connecting Hampton Wainhill near Bledlow in Buckinghamshire, England with Stockport in Greater Manchester, England. The Midshires Way is waymarked by named posts. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Midshires Way.

Part of this walk also follows a section of The Monsal Trail, a 16km (10 miles) linear footpath connecting Blackwell Visitor Car Park, Wye Dale in Derbyshire, England with Coombs Road, Bakewell in Derbyshire, England. Originally part of a line connecting St Pancras with Manchester it was closed to rail traffic in 1968. The Monsal Trail is waymarked by name posts. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Monsal Trail.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL24
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 119
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk d249 The Monsal Trail, Miller's Dale and Chelmorton from Wye Dale

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Walk d249 The Monsal Trail, Miller's Dale and Chelmorton from Wye Dale - The Monsal Trail where it passes through a tunnel in Wye Dale

The Monsal Trail where it passes through a tunnel in Wye Dale

Photo: Christopher Park (5)

Walk d249 The Monsal Trail, Miller's Dale and Chelmorton from Wye Dale - Sunset from Chelmorton

Sunset from Chelmorton

Photo: Les Singleton (11)

Walk d249 The Monsal Trail, Miller's Dale and Chelmorton from Wye Dale - Sunset from Chelmorton

Sunset from Chelmorton

Photo: Les Singleton (10)

Walk d249 The Monsal Trail, Miller's Dale and Chelmorton from Wye Dale - The path through Chee Dale

The path through Chee Dale

Photo: Janice Black (26)

Walk d249 The Monsal Trail, Miller's Dale and Chelmorton from Wye Dale - The Monsal Trail in Wye Dale

The Monsal Trail in Wye Dale

Photo: Christopher Park (1)

Walk d249 The Monsal Trail, Miller's Dale and Chelmorton from Wye Dale - The River Wye in Chee Dale

The River Wye in Chee Dale

Photo: Janice Black (27)

Walk d249 The Monsal Trail, Miller's Dale and Chelmorton from Wye Dale - The Monsal Trail in Wye Dale

The Monsal Trail in Wye Dale

Photo: Christopher Park (2)

Walk d249 The Monsal Trail, Miller's Dale and Chelmorton from Wye Dale - Entrance to the recently reopened Litton Tunnel on the Monsal Trail

Entrance to the recently reopened Litton Tunnel on the Monsal Trail

Photo: Andrew Marriott (1)

Walk d249 The Monsal Trail, Miller's Dale and Chelmorton from Wye Dale - The recently reopened Litton Tunnel on the Monsal Trail

The recently reopened Litton Tunnel on the Monsal Trail

Photo: Andrew Marriott (4)

Walk d249 The Monsal Trail, Miller's Dale and Chelmorton from Wye Dale - East Buxton Lime Kilns near Miller's Dale

East Buxton Lime Kilns near Miller's Dale

Photo: Brian Robson (1)

Walk d249 The Monsal Trail, Miller's Dale and Chelmorton from Wye Dale - The Monsal Trail at Bakewell

The Monsal Trail at Bakewell

Photo: Dorsal Finn (100)

Walk d249 The Monsal Trail, Miller's Dale and Chelmorton from Wye Dale - The River Wye in Chee Dale

The River Wye in Chee Dale

Photo: Janice Black (29)

Walk d249 The Monsal Trail, Miller's Dale and Chelmorton from Wye Dale - The other end of the recently reopened Litton Tunnel on the Monsal Trail

The other end of the recently reopened Litton Tunnel on the Monsal Trail

Photo: Andrew Marriott (3)

Walk d249 The Monsal Trail, Miller's Dale and Chelmorton from Wye Dale - The River Wye in Chee Dale

The River Wye in Chee Dale

Photo: Janice Black (30)

Walk d249 The Monsal Trail, Miller's Dale and Chelmorton from Wye Dale - Miller's Dale Station Buildings

Miller's Dale Station Buildings

Photo: Brian Robson (3)

Walk d249 The Monsal Trail, Miller's Dale and Chelmorton from Wye Dale - The Monsal Trail crossing a footbridge over The River Wye in Chee Dale

The Monsal Trail crossing a footbridge over The River Wye in Chee Dale

Photo: Christopher Park (8)

Walk d249 The Monsal Trail, Miller's Dale and Chelmorton from Wye Dale - The unused Miller's Dale bridge east of Miller's Dale Station from the The Monsal Trail

The unused Miller's Dale bridge east of Miller's Dale Station from the The Monsal Trail

Photo: Craig Carter (68)

Walk d249 The Monsal Trail, Miller's Dale and Chelmorton from Wye Dale - The River Wye in Chee Dale

The River Wye in Chee Dale

Photo: Janice Black (28)

Walk d249 The Monsal Trail, Miller's Dale and Chelmorton from Wye Dale - The Monsal Trail and the River Wye in Wye Dale

The Monsal Trail and the River Wye in Wye Dale

Photo: Christopher Park (3)

Walk d249 The Monsal Trail, Miller's Dale and Chelmorton from Wye Dale - Chee Dale

Chee Dale

Photo: Les Singleton (7)


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