Getting Here

New Mills has long been a transport hub and is often seen as a gateway to both the bright city lights of Manchester and Sheffield but also to the moorlands of Kinder and the Peak District – whichever way you choose to travel you will be made to feel welcome in the many cafes and pubs

New Mills map

Car – New Mills is within 8 miles of the M60 Manchester ring road and wider motorway network and well signed off the A6 from Stockport and Buxton, there is plenty of on street and pay & display car parking in the town centre.

Torr Top St Carpark

Market St Carpark

Train – New Mills is very fortunate to have two train stations with direct connections to Manchester and Sheffield along the stunning Hope Valley line from New Mills Central and to Buxton, Stockport (linking in with the Virgin West Coast line to London and Scotland) from New Mills Newtown

Bus – New Mills Bus Station is located at the top of Union Road and has several services

  • 60 – Macclesfield
  • 61 – Buxton
  • 62 – Hayfield and Marple
  • 199 – Manchester Airport and Buxton bus
  • 389 – town circular service

Cycle – National Cycle route 68 passes right through New Mills – there is a very good bike shop (Sett Valley Cycles) on Union Road and the New Mills Heritage and Information Centre has lots of local route maps for either gentle cycle ways like the Sett Valley Trail or more technical routes around Mellor, Big Stone or Kinder

Taxi – There are several small taxi firms in New Mills – it is advisable to book in advance

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