You are most welcome to bring your own bikes, we have a shed to store them in.  If you do not want to bring your own bikes we have some that you may borrow( adult bikes only). There are also cycling helmets and tools that you may borrow. We also have a drying cupboard if you get wet!  In the cottage there are books and pamphlets about local cycle routes.

Bike repairs/shops
– eZe Rider, a mobile bicycle repair unit. Tel 0800043 1966
– Buxton: Mark Anthony Cycles, tel:01298 72114
– Leek: Halfords, Broad Street, tel:01538 370900

Cycle Hire on –

Manifold Trail

– Brown End Farm, Waterhouses, tel:01538 308313, ST10 3JR

Tissington & High Peak Trails

– Parsley Hay, tel:01298 84493, SK17 0DG

– Ashbourne tel:01335 343156, DE6 2AA

– Middleton Top, tel:01629 823204, DE4 4LS

– High Peak Junction Workshops tel:01629 822831,

Monsal Trail
– Hassop Station, tel:01629 810588, DE45 1NW
– Blackwell Mill, tel:01298 70838, SK17 9TE




Local Bus Services

– General Enquiries: Buxton, Bakewell, Ashbourne & Leek:

Tel: 0871 2002233

– Moorlands Connect: local pre booked bus serving villages around Leek. Route variable on request (will stop at Swainsley Farm). Book in advance (tel: 0300 111 8003) for journeys between 8am-6pm Mon-Fri, 9am-1pm Sat. Only £1.90 or £3.60 return any journey.
– Buxton/Warslow/Hartington/Ashbourne, service 442, tel:01298 812204

– Hartington/Bakewell, service 171, tel:0871 2002233



Country wheels.  Private hire and taxi, Ipstones, ( 5 miles) Tel: 01538260012


Weather tel:01870 9000100 or 01392 885680



Countyside Code

Be safe, plan ahead and follow any signs

Protect plants and animals and take your litter home

Keep dogs under control

Leave gates and property as you find them

Consider other people