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Middleton Top Countryside Centre

Middleton by Wirksworth Rise End, Middleton DE4 4LS, England
+44 1629 533298
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Great base for family access to White Peak

I walked here along the High Peak trail from (almost) Buxton and am delighted to report that... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
StaffordSteve49
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Stafford, United Kingdom
Very Helpful Lady

After a 15 mile walk and being rather wet we enquired about buses or taxis for our return. The very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
squirrelcorner
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Boston, United Kingdom
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Middleton by Wirksworth Rise End, Middleton DE4 4LS, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I walked here along the High Peak trail from (almost) Buxton and am delighted to report that whatever the weather it is a delight to visit Middleton Top and its sister visitor centres along the trail. There are three such sites with car parks, toilets,...More

Thank StaffordSteve49
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a 15 mile walk and being rather wet we enquired about buses or taxis for our return. The very helpful lady in the cafe went out of her way to help us by ringing round local taxis. We were most grateful. Also enjoyed a...More

Thank squirrelcorner
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

This is a great spot to start a walk or bike ride. We'd brought our own bikes so it didn't matter that the hire shop was shut. However, it was colder than anticipated. The woman in the cafe offered my son her jacket. We didn't...More

Thank PMc1965
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

For those who like to cycle there's a bike hire shop here and the Middleton Top engine house is open on certain days. It was closed when I visited it but an employee of Derbyshire Council very kindly opened it for me to have a...More

Thank Roy S
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

There are some magnificent views from Middleton Top. In addition, there are some excellent walks along the High Peak Trail. We opted to take the path that went towards Hopton where we found absolutely masses of wild flowers. It was a warm. sunny day, so...More

Thank mjc404
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

We brought a school group down for a few hours of cycling on a Sunday morning. The staff were fantastic from the initial booking up until the end of the Hire. All our pupils were issued with bikes and helmets very efficiently and Bob gave...More

Thank Terry M
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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent cycle hire for a ride along the historic train track. Great views and mostly flat riding. Staff really helpful. Some good offers for return visitors and bikes really well maintained, including 'all terrain' electric wheel chairs!

Thank novemberholiday
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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

What a lovely guy who runs the bike hire place, both my husband and I hadn't ridden in some time but throughly enjoyed our day cylcling to Hurdlow and back, the path was easy to follow and not too may steep parts! We were staying...More

Thank tetchy
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Popped up for a brief visit on a wet day - a very warm welcome in the cafe after a short walk and were shown around the engine house as a bonus. Only wish we had spared more time to explore this lovely location with...More

Thank Stephen P
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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Been before by walking from Cromford but this time drove to their car park only £2.90 for four hours but cash only. Then walked along the old railway track. High Point of the walk was Harboro rocks limestone peaks with wonderful views of Carsington water...More

Thank Robin R
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