Sett Valley Cafe – business for sale
Sep28

Sett Valley Cafe – business for sale

A great opportunity to own and run this fantastic cafe which has fast become a focal part of our community – whether you are a walker, cyclist or just like a fantastic coffee, breakfast or lunch you will know all about the Sett Valley Cafe. For further information please email...

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Flora and fauna – Mr Mole
Sep03

Flora and fauna – Mr Mole

A walk along the Sett Valley Trail this evening surprised us with this little corker exploring the hardcore. Much as I deplore them in the garden for their under-root explorations, moles are charming little things going about their subterranean lives generally out of sight (though they do surface surprisingly often). Moles live by their sense of touch and smell from their super-sensitive nose and whiskers, with hardly any eyesight at...

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The Firemans House at Torr Vale Mill
Aug02

The Firemans House at Torr Vale Mill

The Fireman’s House is one of three superbly located cottages in converted outbuildings of the Grade II* listed, Torr Vale Mill on the leafy banks of the River Goyt. Back when the mill was in use, the arrival of steam power meant that a fire always had to be kept burning to help power the machinery. Any outbreak of fire at the mill could have had disastrous results, so a fulltime fireman was employed to live on site. His original...

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The Barn at the Inn
Jul18

The Barn at the Inn

This detached, 2-storey barn conversion is located on the hillside to the rear of the owners’ friendly country pub (The Printers Arms for you ale buffs) in a quiet hamlet. The impressive kitchen and living room offer comfort and style with contemporary furnishings, plus a cosy woodburner. Upstairs, the galleried bedroom is beautifully decorated with a large leather sleigh bed and countryside views. Outside, the enclosed patio garden...

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The Clocking In House – Torr Vale Mill
Jun17

The Clocking In House – Torr Vale Mill

New Mills is blessed with some fantastic accommodation and over the coming weeks we will be featuring some on these pages – a full list can be found in the accommodation section on this web site. The Clocking In House is one of three superbly located cottages in converted outbuildings of the Grade II* listed, Torr Vale Mill on the leafy banks of the River Goyt. This historic and quirky cottage was where the mill workers would...

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Shop local in New Mills
May20

Shop local in New Mills

New Mills is a perfect place to visit for shopping, there are independent traders and businesses of all kinds across town, including an indoor and outdoor market, selling fresh, seasonal produce year round. Plenty of low food miles, British fruit and vegetables selling fast this week include English strawberries, Cornish new potatoes and English asparagus and free range eggs. You’re supporting the local economy, jobs and family...

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