Tissington Trail

In a nutshell

Take the Derbyshire 13-mile traffic free route on two wheels or on foot following the old railway between Ashbourne and Parsley Hay. Ideal for pushchairs.


Mapleton Lane, Ashbourne, Derbyshire

Contact details

Activity type

Gardens and Open Spaces, Outdoor Activities

Suitable for

Ages 5 - 12, Schools and Groups, Teenagers, Under 5s

Price guide


(based on family of 4)

Tissington Trail details...

One of the lovely trails that criss-crosses the Peak District National Park is the Tissington Trail following the old railway line route between Ashbourne and Parsley Hay where it then joins up with the High Peak Trail. Take the 13-mile traffic free route on a relaxing family day out on the level track that is easy for toddlers, pushchairs and cyclists of all ages.

Choose the distance you want to walk to admire the surrounding Derbyshire countryside, you can talk a toddle with little ones or a longer hike with older children. Enjoy the exercise and fresh air, pack a picnic and let the kids study the map to choose your stopping points.

There are various access points which can be located from the Peak District National Park website and there is a car park at Mapleton Lane and Thorpe.

Check out the Peak District National Park website for full details of numerous trails and hiking routes through the Derbyshire White Peak and Dark Peak, they can be down loaded before you set out. Plan your next outdoor adventure with the kids!


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