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This listing only shows photos within Bakewell.
Go to the national CycleStreets photo listings for photos beyond.

Another apparently pointless obstruction on the path from Coombs Road into Bakewell.

The path where cyclists are asked to dismount (see #45880 and #45922) skirts this cattle-market car park.

Un-necessarily narrow gate on this path into Bakewell town centre.

Bakewell town end of the Monsal Trail. No dropped kerb here, and cyclists requested to dismount on this path to a car park.

Eastern end of the Monsal Trail.

Coombs Road info board

The former railway station at Bakewell. The track bed seems to have been raised to be level with the platform.

Monsal Trail

Blackwell Mill Tuck Shop and Cycle Hire. We hired our bikes from this friendly operation.

Info board on the Monsal Trail.

The western end of the Monsal Trail.

The end of the Monsal Trail. 'Walkers' can proceed down the embankment to the car park.

Riders on the Monsal Trail. We were surprised at how popular the route was even on this autumnal Tuesday. Lots of couples and small family groups on bikes. We also saw several big groups of walkers, a couple of what looked like school gr ... [more]

Info panel explaining how explosives were sometimes used to create these railway cuttings.

Cressbrook Tunnel

Info panel at Cressbrook on the Monsal Trail.

Great view of this old mill, (now an apartment block) from the Monsal Trail.

Superb viaduct over the river Monsal.

Monsal Dale info panel

We hired these Giant Twist electric assist bikes for the ride. As we whizzed passed other riders they unanimously called us 'cheats'.

Inside the Headstone Tunnel on the Monsal Trail. The tunnel was built wide enough for two trains to pass but only the central section is tarmacked, with gravel either side. There are white lines at the edges of the tarmac. The tunnel is ... [more]

Approaching the Headstone Tunnel on the Monsal Trail. The lights go off at dusk on this leisure route.

A hearing pod on the Monsal Trail. Wind the handle a few times and it gives out instructions and tells one of eight recordings about the history of this former rail route. While I was there it was used to the delight of a woman with a ... [more]

In the cutting for the Headstone Tunnel.

Passing through another former railway station on the Monsal Trail.

Trail Code of Conduct

Direction signage on the Monsal Trail.

Monsal Trail, at Hassop

At the former Hassop Railway Station on the Monsal Trail - which is now a popular cycleway.

Mixed messages on this pathway that leads past a cattlemarket area on the edge of Bakewell. Cyclists are asked to dismount, but cycling does not appear to be specifically prohibited.

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