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Good walk on (almost) level ground

Good walk to New Mills and back. Mainly on level ground but a few steepish places. Would suit most... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
Norfolk, United Kingdom
a lovely stroll

A stroll along an old railway line to be greeted by the treat that is Hayfield Village, for coffee... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
Linda P
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A 2.5 mile trail that links New Mills to the village of Hayfield.
New Mills to Hayfield, New Mills, England
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Good walk to New Mills and back. Mainly on level ground but a few steepish places. Would suit most able bodied people

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

This would be a lovely flat walk, especially for small children, if it weren’t for the frequent dog leavings to be found in the grassy verges just where kids would want to walk and look for sticks etc. Perhaps more bins could be provided to...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

A stroll along an old railway line to be greeted by the treat that is Hayfield Village, for coffee and artisan bakery treats.

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I went on this walk bases on the good reviews but needless to say we were a bit disappointed. It would be a nice walk for a family or if you're local area but if you have limited time I would pick...More

1  Thank Michael V
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Just a really pretty place to just go and enjoy the world, peaceful, pretty and yet only five minutes walk and your in the middle of new mills, brilliant!

Thank ajgater
Reviewed 4 November 2017

The Sett Valley Trail is an easy walk, good to visit at different times of year to see the changing of the seasons. The Hayfield end also provides a good opportunity to explore the village and get some refreshments.

Thank CloughTrekker
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Lovely, well-maintained path great for bikes, we took it from Hayfield campsite to New Mills with the kids. The round trip was about 7 miles, and there were plenty of places to stop for a rest along the way.

Thank Northernlass033
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We very much enjoyed our, 5 mile round trip, family (children 9 and 12) walk from New Hills to Hayfield and back. It was an easy, leisurely walk with a gradual uphill walk most of the way to Hayfield, with the obvious down hill return....More

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 7 August 2017

When I was a lad, (nearly seventy years ago), I used to fish the river Sett and, further upstream, the river Kinder. In those days these two rivers were full of small wild brown trout. It was wonderful sport, and very hard to come by,...More

Thank john_s552064
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Visited here for an hour or so to stroll amongst the trees and peace and quiet. Easy walk and good for those less mobile. Cafe at the end of the part of the trail we finished. Limited indoor seating but outdoor to the front. Look...More

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Response from Ellen B | Reviewed this property |
Starts at the swimming pool in New Mills and Ends at Hayfield bus station (in a nut shell)