SK2070 : Monsal Trail

taken 7 months ago, near to Great Longstone, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Monsal Trail
Monsal Trail
View along the Monsal Trail.
The Monsal Trail (National Network Cycleroute 680)
The Monsal Trail is a traffic free route for walkers, cyclists, horse riders and wheelchair users through some of the Peak District's most spectacular limestone dales.
The trail runs along the former Midland Railway line ( LinkExternal link ), which closed in 1968, for 8.5 miles between Blackwell Mill SK1172 : The start of The Monsal Trail, in Chee Dale and Coombs Road, at Bakewell.
Most of the route was opened to the public in 1981 but four former railway tunnels had to remain closed due to safety reasons, with public footpaths taking people around them. In 2011 the four railway tunnels - Headstone Tunnel, Cressbrook Tunnel, Litton Tunnel, Chee Tor Tunnel were opened for trail users. Each tunnel is about 400 metres long and will be lit during normal daylight hours.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 10 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Saturday, 12 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2070 7095 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:14.1110N 1:41.4799W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 20676 70975
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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