Bakewell River & Monsal Trail Loop

Walks, England, Derbyshire, Derbyshire Dales

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  • Starting in the market place, head towards the River Wye. People seem to ❤️ this spot so much they have locked their love to this bridge 🔒

    Step 1: Starting in the market place, head towards the River Wye. People seem to ❤️ this spot so much they have locked their love to this bridge 🔒

  • On any given day, the Wye is teeming with fish, which you’ll be able to see clearly as you walk upstream.

    Step 2: On any given day, the Wye is teeming with fish, which you’ll be able to see clearly as you walk upstream.

  • There are also geese, swans, ducks, coots, dippers and gulls in abundance!

    Step 3: There are also geese, swans, ducks, coots, dippers and gulls in abundance!

  • The medieval bridge, with it’s five pointed arches, is one of the oldest bridges in the country - it’s been here for over 7 centuries.

    Step 4: The medieval bridge, with it’s five pointed arches, is one of the oldest bridges in the country - it’s been here for over 7 centuries.

  • Cross the bridge, leaving the town behind you...

    Step 5: Cross the bridge, leaving the town behind you...

  • At the junction of Baslow Road, Station Road and Coombes Road is an unusual Victorian drinking fountain/street light (Grade II listed).

    Step 6: At the junction of Baslow Road, Station Road and Coombes Road is an unusual Victorian drinking fountain/street light (Grade II listed).

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