Cycle a picturesque 18 miles taking in stately homes and standing stones. This route is available to download as a PDF and GPX file at the top of this page.
Start/End Point: Hassop Station Café and Cycle Hire car park (on Monsal Trail) DE45 1NW
97% road/3% trail
Cafes: Hassop Station, Baslow, Edensor, Chatsworth, Beeley, Rowsley
Pubs: Great Longstone, Hassop, Baslow, Beeley, Rowsley, Stanton in Peak, Youlgreave
Shops: Bakewell, Great Longstone, Baslow, Rowsley
From Hassop station car park go onto the Monsal Trail and turn right
Leave the trail at the first road crossing exit and turn right uphill
At the T Junction turn right (signpost Rowland and Hassop). Continue downhill to join the main road B6001. Turn left then immediately right by Eyre Arms pub (signpost Baslow 2 miles), taking care crossing the road.
At T-junction turn right. Continue on B6012 past Edensor, Chatsworth and Beeley. Take care as busy road B6001.
A T-junction turn right onto the A6, over river then turn left (signpost Stanton in Peak and Caudwell’s Mill). Follow the road round to the right, past the football field and steeply uphill.
At small crossroads go straight ahead towards Stanton in Peak. Turn right at T-junction and down past the church and Flying Childers pub to B5066. Turn right. After about 50m turn left (signs for Harthill Hall), then turn right at T-junction, go downhill over a small bridge into Alport, follow road to left, then turn left along the main road towards Youlgreave.
Turn right at the George pub opposite the church (signpost Over Haddon). At next T-jct turn right downhill to Conksbury river crossing and continue steeply uphill. Continue and at next T-jct TR downhill into Bakewell. TL onto the A6 (one way) and immediately take 2nd exit at roundabout, taking care through the town centre.
Cross the River Wye SA. Take second L signposted Hassop to return to the start.
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