Memories of Monsal TrailMemories of Monsal Trail
Memories of Monsal Trail

Delve into the fascinating history of the Peak District's famous Monsal Trail with this retro gallery

Here are 14 pictures documenting the creation and use of The Monsal Trail

The Monsal Trail was opened in 1981. With a length of about 8.5 miles starting at Topley Pike junction and ending at Coombs Road viaduct. The trail was created from the former Manchester, Buxton, Matlock and Midlands Junction Railway. With the restrictions in place due to the Coronavirus, we hope these pictures bring back some good memories.