Cycle Routes in and around Fernilee

Goyt Valley Grinder

  • 15.2 mi
  • 1437 ft
  • Challenging

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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.