Bakewell

  • Bakewell - Beeley Hill

    Bakewell - Beeley Hill is a mountain bike route in the White Peak side of the Peak District. It is graded as technically Moderate and is  20.6 miles long. The rolling limestone hills of this area give some good riding, which is combined with great scenery. Although the elevation is never that high there are some fun descents and testing climbs. While this route can get quite muddy it is always rideable. However, you will need to watch out for wet roots and limestone, they’re very slippery.


    Start from the car park by the stone bridge across the river Wye in Bakewell (GR220686).


    GPS log courtesy of Flattyres-MTB. A full route guide for this ride is available on their website here: Bakewell - Beeley Hill

  • Bakewell and Longstone Edge

    Bakewell and Longstone Edge mountain bike track is in the Peak district. It is graded technically moderate and is 8.5 miles long. It starts in Bakewell and travels through the rolling hills of the White Peak to Stoney Middleton and back. As well as some great riding there are some excellent views, especially on the trails across Longstone Edge.


    It begins from the old railway station car park on the Monsal trail (GR222690)


    GPS log courtesy of Flattyres-MTB. A full route guide for this ride is available on their website here: Bakewell and Longstone Edge

  • The Chatsworth Circuit

    This is an 18.5 mile mountain bike route that starts in Bakewell and travels through the hills around the Chatsworth area of the White Peak. It is a ride of two halves with the first being on well-draining gritstone trails and the second on loamy woodland trails and limestone double track. There is a lot of variety and some great descents, as well as stunning views.

    Start from the old railway station car park on the Monsal Trail (GR222690). Exit the car park by the road and turn left to ride away from the station building. A short distance later at the next junction turn left. Climb the lane and cross the bridge over the Monsal Trail. 

    GPS log courtesy of Flattyres-MTB. A full route guide for this ride is available on their website here: The Chatsworth Circuit