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.



You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

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1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL24 The Peak District - White Peak area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

119 Buxton & Matlock, Bakewell & Dove Dale


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk d265 The Monsal Trail and Taddington from Wye Dale

In no particular order . . .

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

Cressbrook Seat

Photo: Craig Carter (58)

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 (14)

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: Justin Hart (2)

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

Stepping Stones in Chee Dale

Photo: Janice Black (25)

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

The River Wye in Monsal Dale

Photo: Roy Ellis (15)

Walk d265 The Monsal Trail and Taddington from Wye Dale - Viaduct over The River Wye in Chee Dale

Viaduct over The River Wye in Chee Dale

Photo: Janice Black (31)

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

Looking South up Deep Dale

Photo: David Dayton (10)

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

The Monsal Trail in Monsal Dale

Photo: Gilbert Rowbottom (8)

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

Sunset from Chelmorton

Photo: Les Singleton (11)

Walk d265 The Monsal Trail and Taddington from Wye Dale - Monsal Dale (The River Wye) from Monsal Head

Monsal Dale (The River Wye) from Monsal Head

Photo: Roy Ellis (8)

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 - Weir on the The River Wye in Monsal Dale

Weir on the The River Wye in Monsal Dale

Photo: Ian Windle (15)

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

River Wye Waterfall in Water-cum-Jolly Dale near Cressbrook

Photo: Justin Hart (1)

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

The weir on the River Wye in Monsal Dale in spate

Photo: Peter Woods (43)

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

The River Wye in Monsal Dale

Photo: Peter Woods (40)

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

The River Wye in Monsal Dale

Photo: Peter Woods (41)

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

The River Wye in Chee Dale

Photo: Janice Black (27)

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

The Monsal Trail in Wye Dale

Photo: Christopher Park (2)

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

Two Swans in Water-cum-Jolly Dale

Photo: Brian Cook (7)


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