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High Peak Trail

Cycle route Recommended

GB | | 16.8 mi

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Route description

The High Peak Trail is a 17-mile (27 km) trail for walkers, cyclists and horse riders in the Peak District. Running from Dowlow (53.2059°N 1.8349°W / 53.2059; -1.8349 (High Peak Trail (Dowlow trailhead))), near Buxton, to High Peak Junction, Cromford (53.1004°N 1.5354°W / 53.1004; -1.5354 (High Peak Trail (High Peak Junction trailhead))), it follows the trackbed of the former Cromford and High Peak Railway, which was completed in 1831 to carry minerals and goods between the Cromford Canal wharf at High Peak Junction and the Peak Forest Canal at Whaley Bridge.

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Appropriateness as Cycle route: 0 comment
Paved: Paved (21.67% - 6 km unpaved)
Cycleways: cycleways (130.86% - 35 km cycleways)
Traffic load: traffic (low traffic)
Noise pollution: noise

Landscape Characteristics help
Nature landscape: nature
Urbanized area: urban
Near water: water

Dominant direction(gdir) help
dir:31% dir:45% dir:15%

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