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

Sett Valley Trail, New Mills

(4.6/5 based on 65+ reviews on the web)
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

12 days in London, Oxford & Two Dales BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Derbyshire, Lake District & Newcastle upon Tyne BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, outdoors, popular PREFERENCES: September, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Brighton & Derbyshire BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM May, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Derby BY A USER FROM CROATIA April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Matlock BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Buxton BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 27 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM BELGIUM June, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 4 days in Derby BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM February, romantic, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Midlands BY A USER FROM AUSTRIA April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Chester, Liverpool & Ilkeston BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Derby BY A USER FROM CYPRUS January, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: January, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Matlock & Derby BY A USER FROM CYPRUS January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Stayed in Hayfield and walked to New Mills using the Sett Valley Trail. It's 2.5 miles each way. Not too muddy but boots would be recommended. There's a cafe half way in Birch Vale however, it's only ...  more »
  • This trail is great for those who want to have a reasonable walk without the hills. From Hayfield into New Mills it is somewhere between 3-3.5 miles long. Very pleasant walk and some lovely views. 
  • Great place for a walk with the children and dogs. Just needed plenty of water to keep cool in the warm weather. Nice scenery to enjoy during a leisurely stroll.