Cycle Routes in and around Derbyshire

Peak Forest Tramway Trail

Peak Forest Tramway Trail

  • 3.8 mi
  • 112 ft
  • Gentle

Sett Valley Trail

  • 5.5 mi
  • 150 ft
  • Gentle

Buxworth Bypasses

  • 6.8 mi
  • 708 ft
  • Moderate

Over Hills Around New Mills

  • 10.6 mi
  • 1358 ft
  • Challenging

Chinley Churner

  • 10.9 mi
  • 1519 ft
  • Challenging

Upper Peak Forest Canal

  • 13.3 mi
  • 56 ft
  • Gentle

Mills and Brows

  • 14.3 mi
  • 1218 ft
  • Moderate

Goyt Valley Grinder

  • 15.2 mi
  • 1437 ft
  • Challenging

Monsal Trail

  • 19.2 mi
  • 462 ft
  • Gentle

Hidden Hills in High Peak

  • 23.1 mi
  • 3319 ft
  • Very Challenging

Tissington Trail

  • 26.9 mi
  • 869 ft
  • Moderate

High Peak Trail

  • 35 mi
  • 1034 ft
  • Moderate

Blog posts featuring Derbyshire

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Cycling Safety

Long Hill closure opens a new “Snake Pass” for Derbyshire cycling

The A5004 Long Hill between Whaley Bridge and Buxton, one of the Peak District’s most spectacular roads, is closed for up to five months for major works to fix a landslip. With concrete barriers blocking the through route for motor vehicles, could this be Derbyshire’s next unintended “Snake Pass”-style cycling event? Yes: you can absolutely bet it will be.

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Cycling Access Safety Walking

Snake Pass closure proves case for car-free days on Peak District roads

If you’d hoped to join everyone else taking a spin on the Peak District’s most epic new traffic-free greenway, it appears you’ve missed your chance. As of today, the Snake Pass has reopened to motor traffic with what Derbyshire County Council laughably calls a “safety first approach”. But has this month of tranquility proved the case for regular, or even very occasional, advertised, motor-free days on Peak District roads?

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Cycling Features

22 Places to Cycle in 2022

Ready for another whole year of adventures by bike in and around the western edges of the Peak District? Whether it’s Derbyshire, Cheshire, Greater Manchester or all three, there are still so many cycling highlights ahead yet to be featured. But if you’re looking for fresh inspiration for your 2022 cycle heat map, let’s start here.