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Walks in and around New Mills


New Mills Walkers are Welcome group has embarked on a series of leaflets describing walks in and around New Mills. These are available in printed form from Rock Mill Centre and as PDFs here:

  1. Goytside Meadows (1¾ miles) – an easy ramble to a local nature reserve (GPX)
  2. Lantern Pike from Rowarth (5 miles) – climb to a local viewpoint (GPX)
  3. Edith Nesbit Literary Trail (9½ miles) – explore the landscapes that inspired The Railway Children (GPX)
  4. A secular walk round the Churches of New Mills (past and present)– discover New Mills' places of worship, past and present (GPX)
  5. Parish Boundary Walk (18 miles) – a challenge walk that can be split into shorter sections using public transport
  6. Access to The Torrs Riverside Park – including guidance for those of restricted mobility
  7. Rail Ale Trail (6 miles) – a station-to-station walk around the licensed premises of New Mills
  8. The Mills of Newtown (1½ miles) – a short walk to look at the sites of mills now in New Mills that were formerly in Cheshire (GPX)
  9. The Mills of New Mills (2¼ miles) – a stroll around the mills of New Mills as it was when the River Goyt was the county boundary (GPX)

Video Walks

goytside meadow walk

The camera work is quite poor in places as I am still trying to find out how the (relatively simple) camera works...

Posted by New Mills Walkers are Welcome on Friday, 22 January 2021

Mystery History Walk, New Mills Festival 2020

New Mills Walkers are Welcome have led walks during New Mills Festival since we began.Last year's mystery history walkproved very popular, and we have previously led walks around the place of worship past and present, the lost pubs of New Mills, the locations associated with New Mills Co-op among others.This year, as we all know, there are challenges to leading walks in person.So join Mike Daniels for a virtual Mystery History walk and talk.We hope you enjoy it.

Posted by New Mills Walkers are Welcome on Tuesday, 1 September 2020

Other walking resources

The following sites have free resources for walkers in the New Mills area:

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