Walk d265 The Monsal Trail and Taddington from Wye Dale

A long but stunning walk along one of the Peak District's most beautiful dales


Route outline for walk d265:

Wye Dale  -  The River Wye  -  Blackwell Junction  -  The Monsal Trail  -  Chee Dale  -  Miller's Dale Station  -  Miller's Dale  -  Litton Mill  -  Water-cum-Jolly Dale  -  Cressbrook  -  Monsal Dale  -  White Lodge  -  Deep Dale  -  Taddington  -  Sough Top  -  Chelmorton  -  Burrs Farm  -  Marl Dale  -  Wye Dale



National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk 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 d265 The Monsal Trail and Taddington from Wye Dale

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Walk d265 The Monsal Trail and Taddington from Wye Dale - Looking North along Deep Dale

Looking North along Deep Dale

Photo: David Dayton (9)

Walk d265 The Monsal Trail and Taddington from Wye Dale - Water-cum-Jolly Dale

Water-cum-Jolly Dale

Photo: Tony Jacobs (3)

Walk d265 The Monsal Trail and Taddington from Wye Dale - Deep Dale

Deep Dale

Photo: David Dayton (13)

Walk d265 The Monsal Trail and Taddington from Wye Dale - East Buxton Lime Kilns near Miller's Dale

East Buxton Lime Kilns near Miller's Dale

Photo: Brian Robson (2)

Walk d265 The Monsal Trail and Taddington from Wye Dale - Sunset from Chelmorton

Sunset from Chelmorton

Photo: Les Singleton (9)

Walk d265 The Monsal Trail and Taddington from Wye Dale - Spring buds in Water-cum-Jolly Dale

Spring buds in Water-cum-Jolly Dale

Photo: Craig Carter (57)

Walk d265 The Monsal Trail and Taddington from Wye Dale - The Monsal Trail at Miller's Dale Station

The Monsal Trail at Miller's Dale Station

Photo: Janice Black (33)

Walk d265 The Monsal Trail and Taddington from Wye Dale - Approaching the weir on the River Wye in Monsal Dale

Approaching the weir on the River Wye in Monsal Dale

Photo: Peter Woods (42)

Walk d265 The Monsal Trail and Taddington from Wye Dale - The River Wye in Water-cum-Jolly Dale

The River Wye in Water-cum-Jolly Dale

Photo: Brian Cook (8)

Walk d265 The Monsal Trail and Taddington from Wye Dale - Monsal Dale Weir

Monsal Dale Weir

Photo: Teresa Tomlin (3)

Walk d265 The Monsal Trail and Taddington from Wye Dale - *Cressbrook Dale

*Cressbrook Dale

Photo: Kevin Lavelle (2)

Walk d265 The Monsal Trail and Taddington from Wye Dale - The Monsal Trail in Wye Dale where it emerges from one tunnel to reach a 2nd blocked one

The Monsal Trail in Wye Dale where it emerges from one tunnel to reach a 2nd blocked one

Photo: Christopher Park (6)

Walk d265 The Monsal Trail and Taddington from Wye Dale - Monsal Dale

Monsal Dale

Photo: Janice Black (22)

Walk d265 The Monsal Trail and Taddington from Wye Dale - The Monsal Trail at Bakewell

The Monsal Trail at Bakewell

Photo: Dorsal Finn (100)

Walk d265 The Monsal Trail and Taddington from Wye Dale - Monsal Dale Viaduct from Monsal Dale

Monsal Dale Viaduct from Monsal Dale

Photo: Ian Windle (16)

Walk d265 The Monsal Trail and Taddington from Wye Dale - The River Wye at Litton Mill

The River Wye at Litton Mill

Photo: Brian Cook (1)

Walk d265 The Monsal Trail and Taddington from Wye Dale - The River Wye weir in Monsal Dale

The River Wye weir in Monsal Dale

Photo: Roy Ellis (13)

Walk d265 The Monsal Trail and Taddington from Wye Dale - Stepping Stones in Chee Dale

Stepping Stones in Chee Dale

Photo: Les Singleton (6)

Walk d265 The Monsal Trail and Taddington from Wye Dale - The view from Sough Top

The view from Sough Top

Photo: Drew Haworth (3)

Walk d265 The Monsal Trail and Taddington from Wye Dale - The Monsal Trail in Water-cum-Jolly Dale

The Monsal Trail in Water-cum-Jolly Dale

Photo: Justin Hart (3)


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