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Sett Valley Trail, New Mills

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The Sett Valley Trail is a 2.5mi cycle- and bridleway in Derbyshire, England, linking the village of Hayfield and the town of New Mills (via Birch Vale and Ollersett). It runs along the lower valley of the River Sett and follows the trackbed of a former branch railway line from to, which opened in 1868 and closed in 1970. The line was purchased from British Rail by Derbyshire County Council in 1973. The station buildings at Hayfield were demolished in 1975, and an information centre, picnic area, car park and toilets built on the site. The Pennine Bridleway follows the section of the Trail between Hayfield and Birch Vale.
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  • 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 us...  more »
  • 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.  more »
  • 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 fa...  more »

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