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First walk out

This was our families first walk out with our new baby. We struggled to find it properly as wasn’t... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
via mobile
Closure of the walkway

Just rung New Mills Visitor Centre - the walkway is closed at the moment due to the sewage problem... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Susan B
Bolton, United Kingdom
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Explore the Torrs and the Riverside Park from the spectacular Millenium Walkway. It is a 160m long walkway that links New Mills, the Torrs and the Riverside Park. Follow the Midshires Way to discover Mousley Bottom Local Nature Reserve.Nearly 100...more
Torrs Gorge, New Mills, England
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Thought I would write this for people with any mobility problems as I know the trouble I had with finding out info online. This was the second attempt as the first time, we parked up at the car park behind Tor Top St. This has...More

8  Thank D and D T
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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Really disappointed to travel here yesterday (29th May) with 2 children to find the Bridge has been closed by the council. There has been some vandalism to the bridge which I understand is not the council’s fault, but no prior warning anywhere (online or local...More

5  Thank Steve M
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Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

This was our families first walk out with our new baby. We struggled to find it properly as wasn’t greatly sign posted and the hill down to it was very steep & bumpy (had to take my baby out the pushchair and carry him) When...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2018

Just rung New Mills Visitor Centre - the walkway is closed at the moment due to the sewage problem and they don't know how long the work will take. Ring the centre for updates before visiting ... 01663 746904

4  Thank Susan B
Reviewed 3 September 2018

This is a great modern innovation that improves access to a historical industrial site and park. It would be great to see some of the mills renovated for performing arts.

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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

As a former resident I visit family and friends often. Today I took some friends from out of the area to show them the Torrs and the amazing walkway. I was embarrassed to say the least. Not only was the walkway covered in filth, but...More

1  Thank RumTor
Reviewed 27 August 2018

On the afternoon of 25th Aug there was a leaking pipe spraying water all over the walkway - from the smell this was almost certainly raw sewage. This made the path slippery and was an obvious health risk. We saw walkers ahead of us break...More

1  Thank astronomer-at-large
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Great walk with lovely views along this walkway. New Mills is a good place to start or finish a walk.

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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Part of the river walk was closed due to rockfall so after retracing our steps back uphill past the car park, we walked to the New Mills Heritage and information Centre. The kind and knowledgeable staff provided a map and suggested a circular walk (around...More

Thank hello-fruity
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

The torrs is a hidden gem in New mills and the millennium walk way Is a great addition. It is great to see all the history and have a lovely peaceful walk. I can't recommend it enough.

Thank EvaJackson123
Reviewed 22 July 2018

A great start to a walk from new mills along the Goyt way . Follows the past The of the river for miles along a pretty good footpath. Definitely recommended . Good visitor centre in new mills for good guidance.

Thank cliff d
Reviewed 12 July 2018

The Millenium Walkway allows you to walk along a beautiful and extremely picturesque gorge in New Mills. The walkway itself isn't that long, but it's a very pleasant experience. You don't really feel like you're in a town at all and the river is incredibly...More

Thank JessLishman
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6 October 2018|
Response from 923Dan | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it can be. Only a small town. Easy to find your way around. Happy Travels. D
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Yes, no problem, we took our two.
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Response from Linda P | Reviewed this property |
Yes I it is also a small museum dedicated to the history. Sorry I'm late responding