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Sett Valley Trail

New Mills to Hayfield, New Mills, England
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lovely walk nice paths

Had a little walk along here when stayed in the area, plesant walk with good paths, the gravely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paul G
St Helens, United Kingdom
An easy walk through woodland and past a reservoir

An old ralway line, now part of the major cycle network. Gentle gradients, pleasant views, you have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David N
Harlech, United Kingdom
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A 2.5 mile trail that links New Mills to the village of Hayfield.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“old railway” (8 reviews)
“valley trail” (8 reviews)
“lovely walk” (13 reviews)
New Mills to Hayfield, New Mills, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a little walk along here when stayed in the area, plesant walk with good paths, the gravely type.

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An old ralway line, now part of the major cycle network. Gentle gradients, pleasant views, you have to cross a few roads. Both ends lead you directly into the centres of Hayfield and New Mills, both of which are worth spending time in.

Thank David N
Reviewed 9 June 2017

The Sett Valley Trail is a 2.5-mile cycle- and bridleway in Derbyshire, England, linking the village of Hayfield and the town of New Mills. The Sett Valley Trail is two and half miles in length and used for recreational purposes by walkers, cyclists and horse...More

1  Thank johnretroreload
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Great walk to bring your dog on, with dog friendly bars and eateries at both ends of the path. Plenty of benches and little parks along the way in case you want to sit down or play ball.

1  Thank tom r
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Nicely stone surfaced route to New Mills from Hayfield. New Mills has lots of old arches and railway architecture. Fairly litter free and good for walkers and runners too. As it was a railway it is fairly flat

2  Thank wrightjw1
Reviewed 17 April 2017

As an old railway track it's a nice gentle way of warming up (starting at New Mills in our case) before the rigours of the ascent of Kinder.

1  Thank Mapeda
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Ran from the New Mills end to Hayfield end and back. Lovely route gently up hill going out. Also I'm the past my children learnt to cycle there.

1  Thank Triingharder
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Really nice trail and not difficult , flat mainly with lovely views on the way.Stopped at a lovely cafe on the way. Cakes were deliciouls .

1  Thank PattiNottinghamshire
Reviewed 23 March 2017

An enjoyable walk from Hayfield to New Mills and across the Millennium Walkway, provided your not averse to being high up over the river Goyt! Worth the effort to see a Heron catching fish. Steep climb up to the rail station. Would have taken train...More

Thank bigcol2014
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The trail starts of a little dull at the New Mills end to be honest and also a little hilly. After a while though the scenery improves and the area around Birch Vale reservoir is stunning. The trail ends in the beautiful village of Hayfield...More

Thank Peter H
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Matt M
25 February 2017|
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Response from Ellen B | Reviewed this property |
Starts at the swimming pool in New Mills and Ends at Hayfield bus station (in a nut shell)