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Monsal Dale & Magpie Mine - Guided Walk

  • Location Bakewell
  • Price from £38.00
  • Attractions
  • Historical
  • Tours
  • Walking / Hiking
  • Wildlife
  • Mindful escape
  • Learn new skills
  • Microadventure

Highlights

A beautiful and varied walk from the picturesque village of Ashford in the Water.
This is a particularly varied walk with the added bonus of a fantastic array of wild flowers and orchids in spring and early summer. The walk leaves the village of Ashford in the Water and climbs up and across fields to Monsal Head providing amazing views of the Wye valley. We then descend to the river before following along it's side through Monsal Dale. We continue into Deep Dale where there is an abundance of flowers including the early purple orchid, wild thyme, cowslips and many more in spring and early summer.
We progress up Deep Dale to Magpie Mine, where we explore the best preserved 19th Century lead mine in the UK, with it’s Cornish engine house, chimneys and even an old horse gin. The Peak District Mines Historical Society have done a great job in preserving what is now Derbyshire's top industrial heritage site. There will be further opportunities to see spring flowers on the return walk to Ashford in the Water, some of which have adapted to living in areas with a high lead concentration, such as the Leadwort and yellow mountain pansies.

Further details and a recommended gear list will be sent to you after booking. You can also visit our website for full details.

COVID-19 Guidance 
All our events are approved as "Good to Go" Covid-secure by Visit England. We plan to start operating again from 29th March in line with the schedule published by the government. If you would like further information or have any concerns please contact us or
visit our website

Book with Confidence Guarantee 
In addition to our standard terms we continue to allow you to reschedule your booking at any time for up to 12 months if required as a result of COVID-19. If local or national restrictions prevent you from attending you will also have the option of a full refund (minus booking or payment processing fees).

This adventure is perfect for individuals and small groups, and can be tailored for:

  • Charity fundraising
  • Corporates
  • Families
  • Hen / Stag parties
  • Dog Friendly

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Effort Level

You’ll be working up a sweat. Bring along a touch of enthusiasm and a little determination

  • Chilled
  • Active
  • Tough

Inclusions

Not-provided Accommodation

Not required.

    What's included

  • Other Experienced award winning guide and qualified Mountain Leader.

    What you'll need

  • Warm Clothing
  • Waterproofs
  • Food
  • Drink
  • Other Hiking Boots essential. A full list of recommended gear will be emailed to you upon booking, or you can contact us in advance for more information.

Cancellations

Custom Policy

Book with confidence COVID guarantee:
In addition to our standard terms we continue to allow you to reschedule your booking at any time for up to 12 months if required as a result of COVID-19. If local or national restrictions prevent you from attending you will also have the option of a full refund (minus booking or payment processing fees).

Standard Cancellation Terms:

  • Cancel before 31 days of your adventure and receive a 75% refund (minus booking or payment processing fees). 
  • Cancel within 30 days of the adventure with no refund. Alternative dates may be able to be agreed at no additional cost, but this is not guaranteed.

Minimum Numbers: Open group walks operate with a minimum number of 2 participants. If you are the only person to book on a walk or course we may contact you to offer you the choice of swapping to an alternative date or activity or to receive a full refund. Navigation Training courses, private guiding and other bespoke activities have no minimum numbers.
For full terms and conditions please visit our website

Location

Bakewell

Provider

myGuidedWalks

myGuidedWalks

myGuidedWalks is the experience provider for Monsal Dale & Magpie Mine - Guided Walk