High Peak Trail

The High Peak trail is the longest of the three trails in the local area spanning approximately 17.5 miles between High Peak Junction, (near Cromford) and Dowlow (just outside of Buxton).  As with the Tissington and Monsal trail, the High Peak trail is a traffic-free trail suitable for walkers, cyclists and horse riders.  It passes through some of Derbyshire’s finest countryside.  Cycle hire is available from Middleton Top Cycle Hire.

 Suggested stop offs:

  • The Royal Oak pub is located just off the trail at Hurdlow, serving food all day (details in our ‘Where to Eat’ section of our ‘Welcome Folder’
  • Cromford Wharf – Cromford Wharf is the historic terminus of the Cromford Canal. Built at the end of the 18th century, it is a nice spot to enjoy
  • High Peak Junction Visitors Centre
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