Trip Planner:   Europe  /  UK  /  England  /  Derbyshire  /  New Mills  /  Trails  /  Sett Valley Trail

Sett Valley Trail, New Mills

(75+ reviews on the web)
Hiking Trail
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.
Using our international travel planner, New Mills attractions like Sett Valley Trail can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Source
map
Create a full New Mills itinerary

Plan your trip to New Mills

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Derbyshire by other users

6 days in Derbyshire BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Kedleston BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Derbyshire BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Matlock BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Derby BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Glossop BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Matlock BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 18 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM CANADA June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 1 day in Bolsover BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 24 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Midlands BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Melbourne BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • 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 »